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SEO Manager

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    Digital & Ecommerce

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  • Salary:

    £35k - 50k per year

  • Contact:

    Phill Stott

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Phill Stott

SEO Manager - Online Retailer 


£35k - £50k 

2 days working from home post Covid restrictions 


This eCommerce client, based in the heart of Lancashire is looking to recruit an talented SEO Manager to drive their SEO strategy. This is a brand new role to business as the Client looks to bring SEO back in house with the aim of growing their own team in the near future. You will act as a specialist, managing site optimisation, content campaigns and blogger relationships. You will be responsible for the delivery of campaigns from ideation through to completion and reporting, with guidance from the Head of Digital. This is the role for someone who wants to utilise their SEO skills in an imaginative and entrepreneurial environment, while continually growing their knowledge and skills within digital and influencer marketing.

As the SEO Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Delivery and implementation of various SEO strategy’s and campaigns including on/off page, technical SEO changes to the website and outreach initiatives
  • Develop, implement, and deliver sustainable SEO campaigns to meet business targets including increased and sustained rankings and traffic volume targets
  • Lead for SEO on offsite and onsite campaigns in target market
  • Measure campaign effectiveness and develop follow up tactics
  • Ensure that the site is technically optimised to drive rankings and organic visits
  • Work closely with the editorial team to ensure that existing content on the site is compliant
  • Use Google analytics, SEMrush, Webmaster tools or similar to spot trends, issues and opportunities
  • Provide detailed analysis on campaigns and their impact on traffic and overall organic revenue
  • Conduct extensive keyword research using market leading tools such as Google Adwords, Hitwise, SEMrush

As the SEO Manager you will have the following skills:

  • Educated to degree level or experience gained from a similar role and environment either in a client side role or within an agency. It would be preferable if you have retail, eCommerce or B2C experience but not essential
  • Highly numerate and commercially aware
  • Experience delivering SEO campaigns
  • A blend of creative and analytical skills
  • Social listening and social media experience
  • Ability to conduct SEO analysis across backlinks, analytics, influencers
  • Strong analytical skills and experience of working with large volumes of data
  • Experienced in using Google Analytics
  • Extensive knowledge of Google Webmaster Tools and Bing Webmaster Tools
  • Experienced in using Buzzstream, SeoMoz, advanced webranking tools or similar SEO tools

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