SEO Executive

Yolk Recruitment
From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Negotiable Depending on Experience
04 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
SEO Executive The Opportunity My client are an exciting and rapidly growing digital agency, with an impressive client base. They’ve got an opportunity to join the digital team as a technically minded SEO Executive, acting as the go- to person for SEO advice in the agency, reporting into the Head of Digital. Responsibilities You’ll be the “go-to” person for SEO advice in the agency, and part of the role will be to promote the benefits of organic search internally. Strong Google Analytics and Tag Manager skills are essential, and you’ll be comfortable assisting Account Managers compile performance reports and identify key statistics and opportunities for their clients. · Site auditing – Identifying potentially problematic technical issues on our clients’ websites, (e.g. crawl errors, broken links and pages, site speed, mobile usability) and working with internal development teams to fix them. · Onsite SEO – Optimising new websites in preparation for going live, including carrying out keyword research, creation/optimisation of meta tags, site content, and URL structures, working with our UX team on site architectures, development of website migration plans etc. · Campaign analysis – Using Google Analytics and other tools to identify user-engagement trends and to compile recommendations for performance improvements. Analysing competitor activity, backlink profiles and industry trends using various tools in order to spot opportunities. · Reporting – Provide bespoke performance reports for clients using Google Analytics and other tools · Training - Provide SEO and/or Google Analytics training to clients and internal teams when required. Requirements · Previous experience of working in an SEO/web development role and looking for that next career step. · Possesses strong website analysis skills, and able to confidently interpret data provided on tools such as Google Analytics. · Comfortable using popular SEO and keyword research tools such as Search Metrics, SEM Rush, Majestic, Open Site Explorer, Google Keyword Planner etc. · Google Certifications in Analytics and AdWords preferred but not essential. · Knowledge of programming languages (e.g. HTML & CSS, Javascript, PHP) and CMS’ (e.g. WordPress, Drupal would also be advantageous. · A personable, confident communicator, comfortable working with internal teams, as well as facing clients for meetings, training sessions or new business pitches. · Works with high standards, an organised approach and acute attention to detail. Location · Oxford Benefits · Excellent salary depending on experience · Free parking · 22 days holiday plus bank holiday · Private healthcare and dental insurance · A modern marketing agency environment · Many additional exciting benefits How to Apply If you believe that you have the skills and experience for the role – then please get in touch. We also offer a referral scheme for any candidates whose details are passed to us that we successfully place. If you have any further questions then please contact Becky Lloyd at Yolk Recruitment on 02921 673 729. Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying – then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities. This job was originally posted as