Job description

SEO Manager, Media Agency

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Digital & Ecommerce

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary

  • Contact:

    Becky Smith

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    0161 914 8556

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Becky Smith

SEO Manager, Global Media Agency, Manchester City Centre

Forward Role are proud to be working with this exceptional media agency based in the centre of Manchester who are looking for an SEO Manager to join the team as a pivotal member of their Northern offering.

As SEO Manager you will be responsible for taking ownership of organic search strategy, implementation and all client communication. This is an exceptional opportunity to be the agencys lead SEO Manager with the scope to grow a team around you.

Due to recent growth and new client wins the team is expanding and this is a great opportunity to be part of a newly formed digital team where you will have the chance to work alongside a team covering Display and Paid Media.

As SEO Manager you will be an all-rounder, someone who is comfortable with technical SEO but also with the ability to manage your own accounts and work with the London team to lead their growth.


  • Day to day management of campaigns, with accountability for deliverables
  • Reporting, analysing and presenting results and findings to clients
  • Perform technical assessments, deliver on outreach with the content team and roll-out onsite optimizations
  • Investigate ways to improve the agencys approach to SEO and including performance and research.
  • Implement SEO strategies tailored to the client
  • Undertake audits
  • Support in new business pitches

For this position you will have a track record of delivering great results in organic search, alongside a proven knowledge of technical SEO, on page optimisation and outreach. This role requires someone with the ability to lead the search offering for the agency, baked up with the desire to implement your plans. The capability to explain complex situations to clients and enable the growth of both business and the team.

This agency works with a high calibre of clients, including instantly recognisable brands across both brand planning and performance based campaigns and as SEO Manager they are looking for someone who is curios and has the ambition to grow a team!
They offer an exceptional benefits package and you would join a close-knit team where collaboration is key. Apply now or send your CV to Becky Smith at Forward Role.

SEO Manager, Global Media Agency, Manchester City Centre

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