Head of SEO Job - January 2014

This is a great opportunity for an experienced and proven Head of Search with agency experience; we’re looking for a commercially confident SEO, PPC and Social specialist to provide strategic direction across a diverse portfolio of brands and verticals.

To be successful you will need to live and breathe digital marketing. You’ll have the common sense to be able to filter out what’s real from all the hype that surrounds the search industry while your commercial acumen will allow you to make sensible decisions about which strategies are right for different clients.

Dedicated to ongoing learning and knowledge sharing you’ll be as happy helping others to develop their skills as you are in developing your own. Rewards in the role are not only financial, each day you’re likely to be enjoying a new challenge as well as working with a fun and hard working team.


  • Strategic overview and on-going direction of search campaigns
  • Keep the company up-to-date with future search developments
  • Introduce best practice, process and procedure for search
  • Inform commercial planning and decisions based on the future of search
  • Support Client Managers by developing client campaign strategies
  • Attendance of key client meetings and assisting with new business meetings and pitches
  • Assist with commercial decisions relating to pricing and baselines
  • Maximise synergies between SEO and other media channels

Essential Skills

  • Self-motivated, with the ability to execute and drive all aspects of projects and deadlines effectively with minimal direction
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of search engine ranking algorithms
  • Hands on experience of managing technical SEO, CRO, Content Marketing, Social and PPC campaigns
  • Proven results for SEO campaigns in competitive sectors
  • Good understanding of web technologies such as HTML, JavaScript, PHP etc.
  • Good understanding of architecture and design for SEO
  • Experience using analytics & analysis software, especially Google Analytics
  • Experience of Google Webmaster Tools
  • Experience and knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience of presenting to clients
  • Experience of managing and developing a team
  • Understanding of multilingual SEO & PPC campaigns
  • Knowledge of a wide range of verticals
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills


  • Competitive Salary
  • Fast growing business means great Career Opportunities
  • Quarterly paid-for Team Building and Social Events
  • Monthly Award Scheme
  • Annual BBQ
  • Annual Christmas Party
  • Hours flexible to suit
  • Your Birthday as a Holiday!
  • Personal Development Plan

To be considered for this opportunity please email your CV for immediate review together with your availability, existing salary and salary expectation to John Courtney at john@strategyinternetmarketing.co.uk

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