Head of SEO

LOCATION: Liverpool City Centre (Office Based)

Salary: £40,000 per annum

We’ve quadrupled the size of our business in just 24 months and we couldn’t do that without an amazing team who love to come into our stunning penthouse office in Liverpool every day!

We know the importance of looking after our talent which doesn’t just mean paying a good wage and providing you with awesome coffee (we do that obvs) but we also have a comprehensive health and wellbeing benefit package, pension scheme, strong community focus, regular socials, flexible hours and…did we mention awesome coffee?!

If you’re a skilled SEO professional looking for your next challenge and want to work with a team as passionate about delivering results as much as you are then we want to hear from you.

It’s an exciting role working with new and existing clients across the country so get your CV over right now…what are you waiting for?

Key Accountabilities:

  • Track, report, and analyse website analytics and campaigns
  • Manage campaign expenses, staying on budget, estimating monthly costs and reconciling discrepancies.
  • Optimise ecommerce websites
  • Lead generation for clients through organic channels.
  • Improving visibility for client’s local search queries
  • Responsible for development of SEO executives and SEO Manager
  • Work with Digital PR department to earn backlinks and support wider SEO strategy
  • Research search engine optimisation recommendations
  • Research and analyse competitor advertising links
  • Develop link building strategy
  • Work with the development team to ensure SEO best practices are properly implemented on newly developed code
  • Work with content and creative teams to drive SEO in content creation
  • Recommend changes to website architecture
  • Full campaign management including reporting and updating your Client Services Manager.
  • Creating unique and forward-thinking SEO strategies for clients in your portfolio as well as for Blaze Media
  • Attending meetings to outline how SEO can help a potential client
  • Assisting design & content team to deliver appropriate briefs
  • Delivery of SEO work on your clients, and where appropriate, assigning out and managing tasks to other team members for completion
  • Bringing fresh ideas into the SEO team and ensuring that we remain at the forefront of the very latest SEO standards
  • Play an active part in the growth of not only client campaigns but also the wider team and business

Knowledge, Skills & Behaviours:

  • Comfortable completing SEO audits which are presentable to clients. You should be able to manipulate large data sets in Excel/Google Sheets
  • Ability to explain SEO best practices to your team and Client Services Manager
  • Able to communicate SEO in business terms to key stakeholders.
  • Be highly creative and imaginative, and curious about clients’ products or services
  • Work well in a team and with a range of creative people
  • Be able to work under pressure and manage workloads effectively
  • Be able to see other people’s points of view and take on board feedback
  • Setting and managing department KPIs and budget
  • Have an eye for detail

Training and Qualifications:

  • You should be comfortable with using CMS platforms such as WordPress & Shopify.
  • At least 3 years of SEO experience and be comfortable with managing multiple client campaigns of different sizes
  • Experience in using GSuite, SEMRush, Google Analytics, Screaming Frog, Google Data Studio, Google Search Console at a minimum. For any other software or tools, training will be provided

Up for the challenge?

email your CV to work@blazemedia.co.uk

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