SEO Recruit

Harrogate, UK
Closing date
16 Oct 2020

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Technology & New Media
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Based in central Harrogate, our client is an independent digital company who manage a large portfolio of websites which attract millions of unique visitors every month.

Our client's online presence is continuing to grow, so they're looking for a talented SEO Recruit to join their friendly team.

The Role
As an SEO Recruit, you will work alongside a team of in-house Web Managers, Content Writers, Designers and Developers. You'll be responsible for developing and managing a handful of websites and advising and consulting on proposed changes, with the aim to drive organic traffic and site conversion rates.

You'll have a flair for spotting new opportunities and be able to grow the website's search presence through on-site and off-site optimisation. You'll be confident at carrying out keyword research and regular competitor reviews, suggesting tactics and initiatives to increase site traffic and search visibility. You'll also have the opportunity to work on new website launches and projects, working on the initial planning to post-launch optimisation and site maintenance.

You'll regularly be auditing sites, analysing traffic and delivering monthly SEO reports for our client's extensive portfolio of websites. Once established, you will oversee the development and implementation of all aspects of SEO across a range of websites. Keeping up to date with the latest SEO industry changes, you'll be responsible for feeding this back to the team and testing new SEO techniques on sites. This is a key role in driving the business forward by increasing organic traffic to our client's websites.

This is a great opportunity for a candidate who is looking to take full responsibility of SEO and grow within a company. As our client's business continues to expand, there will be opportunities for you to progress within the role, through day-to-day responsibilities as well as managing and developing an in-house team of SEOs and Web Managers.

About You

You will have a thorough and extensive knowledge of SEO, with an excellent understanding of the principles which form best practice for both on-site and off-site optimisation
Proven track record in delivering successful SEO strategies (not just writing agency SEO reports)
Experienced in using Google Analytics, Search Console and other analytical and keyword research tools
Confident in performing day to day tasks such as on-page optimisation, reporting, link building, technical audits, keyword research, website crawls and sitemap checks
Strong technical skills
Up-to-date with algorithmic changes and industry standards
Ability to edit, manage and publish to websites, with a basic understanding of editing HTML & CSS
Strong communication skills
Ability to manage deadlines and work on multiple projects simultaneously
Outstanding attention to detail
Minimum 2 years SEO experience
Our client's team is made up of website designers, developers and digital marketers, and they like to welcome new faces to the team. They work hard at what they do, and their expanding online presence is testament to that, but they don't take themselves too seriously. They want you to succeed too, so all their expertise and resources will be at your disposal to help you develop your skills to their fullest potential. Our client will offer you a competitive salary of £24,000 to £30,000, and 28 days annual holiday (including statutory holidays). Other perks include:

Centrally located modern office, accessible by public transport
1 additional day of annual leave for each full year of service, up to an additional 5 days
Flexible start times
Casual dress code
All-you-can-drink Nespresso (or tea, if that's what you prefer)
Free tuck shop
Discounts at local bars and restaurants

How to Apply
If you like the sound of the role and believe you have the skills and enthusiasm to excel, send us your CV with a covering letter telling us why you're the person for the job. We'd also like to see some of your previous work, so please provide some examples with your application.

Please note that eRecruitSmart is a Recruitment Agent and not a direct employer. Your CV will be sent to the Hiring Manager at the company who is responsible for the vacancy that you have applied to. Please only apply if you consent to these terms.

You must have eligibility to work in the UK. Please note, only suitable applicants will be contacted. If your address and contact details are not on your CV, you will not be considered.

We look forward to hearing from you
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