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SEO Account Manager

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13 Dec 2021

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Marketing & PR
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Full Time
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SEO Account Manager


People make Sage great. From our colleagues delivering ground-breaking solutions to the customers who use them: people have helped us grow for more than thirty years, and people are driving our future as a great SaaS company. We're writing our next chapter. Be part of it!

At Sage, we recognize that the world of work has rapidly shifted over the last few years, particularly how we work. That is why we have committed to working in a hybrid way going forward. Human connection is an essential ingredient of the 4 principles that make up our Flexible Human Work hybrid framework and we want to be transparent in what that looks like when you join our Sage family. On one hand, our offices will continue to play an important role in our future and serve as a place for spontaneous conversations, connection, collaboration as well as focused time. On the other hand, we have learned to reimagine where and when we work and to unlock that flexibility and innovation for our colleagues offering them the opportunity to work flex across their home, Sage offices or customer sites.

We invite you to join us and help us write our next chapter. Follow us on our social media sites to join in conversations about open positions and company news! #lifeatsage #sagecareers. If you would like support with your application (or require any adjustments) please contact us at for assistance. All qualified applicants will be thoughtfully considered and never discriminated against based on their race, color, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Job Description

We're looking for an ambitious, ideas-driven SEO Specialist to join Sage in helping us transform our digital web experiences.

Your mission is to support with the delivery of a world-class SEO strategy for our extensive web portfolio across multiple global markets. You'll have worked closely with an SEO team, and so will be familiar with fundamentals, but you're looking for an opportunity to delve deeper and learn more about the role of organic search in digital marketing.

This role involves working with several different teams across the business; both at a global and local level, so you'll need good experience of working with a variety of stakeholders, building strong relationships and highly organised in the day-to-day management of your work. Excellent communication is a must.

You'll be the first point of contact for all thing's SEO in your region, providing strategic recommendations that have maximum impact whilst helping us achieve global consistency in every country.

Most importantly, we're looking for a team player who is willing to get involved with projects outside of their own priorities. Proactive in sharing ideas supporting colleagues both in SEO and the wider business.


Key Responsibilities

What you'll be responsible for:
1.Conduct research and analysis to support the SEO strategy

2.Work with internal teams and external agencies to deliver on-site optimisations as well as business as usual checks as per best practice, including but not limited to Google Analytics & Google Search Console checks, site crawls and analysing new site content.
Partnering with web content management, product marketing, customer experience teams, and more, to ensure seamless delivery.

3.Manage and report on the performance of your regions, ranging from supporting in the creation of monthly reports, including increasing internal awareness of industry developments, as well as taking a more ad-hoc approach to asses performance of campaigns and activity vs targets, supporting the internal teams and directing agencies to take remedial action where necessary.

4.Communication and project management is a key to this role, with direct communication internally with your regions and other internal teams, as well as with our external agencies.
Being a truly global business, and SEO team, clear and open communication, using a mix of Slack, Microsoft Teams, email & phone, is key to everybody's success.

5.Being a self-starter, setting stretch targets and designing your own personal development plan to further your learning and enhance your experience at Sage.
To be considered for the role, we expect you to be:
•Highly numerate with demonstrable experience of working in SEO or with an SEO team
•Experienced in digital analytics platforms such as; Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Screaming Frog SEO Spider, SEO Monitor, SEM Rush or similar
•Strongly skilled in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PPT
•A great communicator who can build strong relationships with stakeholders globally
•Strong with written and verbal English

It would also be great (although not required) if you had:
•A background in Accounting, Technology or Payments industries highly beneficial.
•Knowledge of second languages
•Experience of working in a large, matrix-style organisation and familiarity with the challenges and opportunities that come with it

The main KPIs for the role are:
•Organic Search Performance
•Global & Regional Stakeholder Feedback




United Kingdom

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