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Search Marketing Manager

Friday Media Group
Closing date
23 Feb 2021

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Marketing & PR
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Job Details

Friday Media Group is growing fast, and entering a new and exciting stage of development so it's a great time to join us. Our strengths lie in niche web marketplaces, e-commerce, recruitment and digital services. We are expanding in the UK and internationally, and currently operate from offices in Brighton, Preston, Pembroke, Miami, Bangalore and Barcelona.

The Role

We're looking for a talented, principled Search professional to manage and deliver the organic search strategy for our websites and also oversea our paid strategies. You'll be strong from a technical SEO standpoint, but also have experience in off-page practises and link building methods, alongside a strong understanding of paid search.

You will be an integral part of the team, reporting into senior management and will be responsible for the growth of the traffic. There is of course significant room to grow with us, this is perfect for an ambitious person who is ready to step into a leadership role.


You'll be responsible for:

  • All aspects of SEO for Friday Media Group sites..
  • Developing first-class SEO campaigns for a range of websites.
  • Putting together technical website audits and recommendations in order to improve their visibility.
  • Communicating with colleagues and customers to provide recommendations and advice regarding the SEO strategies.
  • Contributing to the commercial development of the SEO product for customers.
  • Undertaking technical audits, to improve the offering of our product. Ensuring we at the forefront of SEO technology.
  • Carrying out both on-page and off-page audits.
  • Liaising with key FMG personnel and departments to deliver the strongest possible commercial and strategic offering.
  • Overseeing and working with Paid Marketing staff to ensure our organic and paid search marketing campaigns are aligned.
  • Running workshops and seminars for marketing team.
  • Ensuring that your knowledge of the digital marketing industry is kept up to date and relevant by researching/reading blogs and news sources.
  • Analyse the SEO industry and identify threats and opportunities.
  • Sharing knowledge and ideas.
  • Assisting with training of other staff members.


We are looking for talented individuals with drive and ambition who will stand out from the crowd and really help us grow. We're looking for good technical SEOand PPC knowledge, as well as creative abilities and excellent personal skills.


  • Proven history of working in SEO, and getting results.
  • Excellent understanding of Google Algorithms
  • Fully proficient in Google Analytics and Search Console.
  • Experience using SEO tools such as MOZ, Screaming Frog, Majestic, SEMrush etc.
  • Ability to liaise with directly developers, as well as non-technical staff.
  • Ability to distinguish good quality backlinks, from toxic.
  • Strong knowledge of paid channels (hands on and strategical).
  • Professional, confident and friendly manner.
  • Exemplary organisational skills.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ambitious and hardworking.


  • Agency and In House background would help.
  • Experience with website migrations.
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS and content management systems.
  • A good understanding of other aspects of online marketing including PPC, Social Media, Content Marketing, CRO etc.
  • A geek when it comes to Excel and Sheets.

What Friday Media Group Will Offer You:

  • Outstanding personal development opportunities.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Flexible working, with both work from home and office accommodate.
  • 25 days holiday.
  • Additional Birthday day off
  • A vibrant, relaxed and non corporate working environment in central Brighton.
  • Ride to Work Scheme
  • Perks and discounts through Perkbox
  • Opportunity to develop your SEO career and deliver growth on market leading websites.
  • Opportunity to work alongside highly talented digital marketing professionals.
  • Company Pension scheme.

Location: Brighton

Contract: Full-Time, Permanent

Salary: £35,000 - 45,000 DOE.
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