Head of SEO

Job Title: Head of SEO
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Reference: 43251
Contact Name: Becky Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 07, 2019 11:37

Job Description

Head of SEO, Award-winning Integrated Agency, Manchester, £50- £60k

Forward Role are proud to be working with this multi award-winning integrated agency in Manchester who have a fantastic client base and a vibrant team! Joining their digital team as Head of SEO, this role is a key hire for the agency and you’ll take a lead with clients search strategy and plans as well as shaping the ongoing growth of the team.

This is a genuinely exciting time to join the agency as they are on a fast moving growth trajectory at the moment and with the development they’re going through, the Head of SEO would play a key role in shaping this. You’ll be given the autonomy and freedom to develop, with plans to double the current SEO and PPC teams to 20 in the next 12 months.  

Working in their creative office space you’ll work alongside development and performance teams and will focus on integrating SEO with content and CRO. You’ll have the opportunity to work with a number of well-known brands across B2B and B2C, acting as the account lead and building strong relationships with your clients.

They are looking for a Head of SEO who takes pride in delivering the best outcomes for clients and can work closely alongside the Board to map out the growth of the SEO team moving forwards. Through your work, you’ll devise fluid strategies that will improve traffic and revenue and will formulate the approach of the team in regards to clients SEO plans.

This is a unique chance to build your career in a highly-respected agency, where those who are hungry to develop will be given the responsibility to make a real difference to team expansion but also your own career development.

As an agency their values are based on teamwork and imagination and so they are looking for a passionate individual who wants to join a team who challenge each other, whilst having fun!

You’ll be proactive and strategic and will have the following:

  • A proven background in SEO.
  • The ability to lead a team and inspire those around you
  • Ability to use tools such as Google Analytics, SEMrush and Ahrefs to analyse performance data and find opportunities.
  • Agency experience ideally
  • Able to build relationships and earn the trust and respect of clients

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Head of SEO to join a fully integrated agency and work closely with a talented team of creatives, strategists and commercially minded people. You’ll benefit from a clearly mapped out development plan where you’ll be rewarded for your hard work.  They are looking to hire ASAP.

Head of SEO, Award-winning Integrated Agency, Manchester, £50- £60k

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Please note, you must have the right to work in the UK in order to be eligible for this position