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SEO Manager

Job description

SEO Manager
£60k - £65k
Full Time
Manchester (M50 Hybrid)

Are you an experienced SEO with a strong background in driving traffic and building online publishing brands? 

If you're a creative search marketer / SEO who enjoys the challenge of ranking sites and news articles within highly competitive sectors, including entertainments and crypto, this opportunity could be just for you. You'll be working across multiple client brands to deliver SEO initiatives, drive innovative search ideas, and define areas of opportunity for building traffic volumes and visitors across brand new and established online assets.

The Job...

Reporting into the business unit Marketing Director, and working closely with the SEO Director / Search Director you'll be defining best practices, and monitoring adherence to ensure their clients publishing sites are properly optimised for search engine success.

You'll be responsible for:

- Ensuring their client’s websites are constantly audited and provided with recommendations for improvement with both technical and non-technical opportunities to grow organic traffic.
- Leading the roadmap for SEO projects, ensuring coverage of all aspects of search: performance, crawlability, on and off page requirements, and keyword planning and targeting.
- Working closely with the Marketing Leaders to ensure content is SEO-optimised including planning, structuring and posting all to deliver maximum page ranking optimisation and traffic delivery.
- Coordinating cross-functional input, deliverables, timelines, and communicating properly documented progress and issues of marketing programs.

About You...

You'll be a high performing SEO with strong leadership skills and the ability to influence unpopular decisions whilst maintaining strong working relationships with a range of stakeholders at different levels.
Here's some of the key experience you'll need to demonstrate:

- Over 5 years of experience in SEO, with significant experience building online publishing brands.
- Experience working for a publishing/media group that is listed in Google News.
- Proven experience in managing large scale SEO programs including digital PR and the technical management of large, high traffic volume sites.
- Experience of owning and driving SEO Strategies, with demonstrable experience in both On and Off-site SEO and their day-to-day management.
- Exceptional analytical skills and the ability to report on performance against targets in a clear and understandable way.
- Demonstrable experience in Analytics and Reporting including GA, search console and other industry standard SEO tools.
- The ability to build deep client and industry knowledge and to understand the consequences for SEO when either of these change.
- Being comfortable with ambiguity and able to change direction quickly when required by client or project needs.

The Company...

This is a digital marketing business enjoying hyper-growth at the moment. They are experts within the entertainment arenas. For a successful SEO, with a creative, traffic-hungry, approach, you'll have the chance to work within teams and on the types of search marketing projects you won't be able to anywhere else.

They also have a track record of promoting from within, so as more brands come online, more opportunities for promotion prospects will naturally appear.

In addition to an attractive salary of £60k-£65k DOE, the company also provides flexible hybrid/remote working, along with exciting future prospects.

Some additional benefits include;

- Private health cover
- Death in service benefit
- Pension
- Various discounted products and services

Want To Apply?

We're interviewing and shortlisting for this role right now, and expecting to get suitable candidates in for interview quickly. If you're interested, please apply with your up-to-date CV today.