Head of SEO - London - independent agency - c. ??75K

65000.00 - 75000.00 GBP Annual + benefits
10 Sep 2019
17 Sep 2019
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type

Head of SEO - London - c. ??75K

The Company

My client is an independent agency based in a trendy part of town. They are a friendly yet dynamic team and they are looking to bring on a Head of SEO who will be able to lead the SEO team. The agency have going for about 20 years and are well established. They are focused on building a loyal team, hence culture fit is important. They know how to have fun and provide a platform for their employees to enjoy work. It is a great opportunity to take the next step in your career and lead a successful SEO team.

The Role

The remit of the role is to oversee work that will be delivering the best SEO service to our clients as well as handling around 10 accounts across various sectors. As a big part of the role is related to creating and nurturing relationships with clients, you will need to be a confident individual with the ability to interact well with others on both a personal and professional level and to thrive in a fast-paced, high pressure environment.

Main Job Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing Technical and Content focused SEO and setting the strategic direction for the department
  • Investigating and working with the latest SEO software
  • On-site and off-site optimisation
  • Communicating with potential and current clients via phone, email and face to face meetings
  • Working closely with clients to ensure a full understanding of their business, digital marketing needs and priorities
  • Supporting our new business process, providing input into SEO proposals, ensuring the best solution for clients
  • Being involved in new business pitch meetings
  • Developing the processes and systems to ensure the smooth delivery of service
  • Ensuring that the result of our work is meeting all expectations our clients might have and taking the appropriate action if not
  • Identifying opportunities and methods to improve work
  • Overseeing the distribution of resources, this could include audits, strategy, technical and bespoke work
  • Recruiting talent as we expend
  • Oversee the training of the SEO team

Key competencies and experience:

  • Demonstrate considerable SEO knowledge across Technical and Content focused SEO
  • Great organisational skills, able to manage themselves and the SEO team
  • Agency experience - managing an SEO team
  • Knowledge of SEO tools, such as, SEMrush, Screaming Frog, SEO Monitor, Majestic, Ahrefs etc
  • Knowledge of SEO plugins on Wordpress/Magento and other CMS systems
  • Able to lead in developing our SEO services and client base

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