SEO Lead

Job Type
Emp Type
Full Time
Functional Expertise
Sales, Business Development, and Marketing
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Job Description

Are you an experienced marketer with exceptional SEO knowledge?


Do you have experience with analytics packages and tools?


Are you looking for your next opportunity?


SEO Lead

Location – Folkestone, Kent 

Salary up to £37,000 per annum, depending on experience 

Full-time hours 37.5 hrs per week (Hybrid role after training)

Permanent role 


If so, we have an exciting opportunity in Folkstone for an SEO Lead to work for one of our clients who is an award-winning digital marketing agency and is a growing force in the field. 


In this role, you would be able to work flexibly, with hybrid/remote working options after a period of training.


As the SEO Lead your responsibilities would include 


  • Conduct in-depth technical SEO audits and develop prioritised roadmaps
  • Collaborate with SEO Managers to interpret client needs and develop tactics to meet objectives
  • Deliver technical and strategic SEO tactics across key client accounts
  • Support website migration projects
  • Ensure cross-channel integration by collaborating with various teams across the agency
  • Support the SEO team in daily optimisation and account management
  • Provide knowledge sharing within the SEO team
  • Deliver internal and external training
  • Identify and implement new SEO processes to stay at the forefront of organic search innovations
  • Uphold and develop key SEO competencies to stay current with best practices


SEO Lead Person Specification: 


  • Must have a passion and aptitude for SEO
  • Requires an understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Thorough knowledge of search ranking and optimisation factors, and key algorithm updates is a requirement of the role
  • Ideally hold an innovative mindset, always working on process or service improvements
  • Must me a confident user of Google Analytics, able to form detailed analysis of performance
  • Have experience using other Analytics platforms such as Adobe software
  • Must be able to complete monthly report commentary with thorough observations and detailed analysis on the reasons why performance may be up or down, and make strategic recommendations for next steps
  • Can complete in-depth and complex technical audits for clients, providing analysis and prioritised next steps
  • Can make recommendations for the client's strategy and next steps based on their current SEO performance and their desired objectives and KPIs
  • Confident with auditing JavaScript issues on a website and can provide clear guidance for the client's developer on the required actions to resolve any issues
  • Familiarity with CMS platforms such as Magento, Shopify, and WordPress
  • Confident user of SEO tools with the ability to incorporate them consistently into daily workflows and tasks and can train more junior members of the team on how to use: Screaming Frog, SEMrush, Page Speed Insights, Google Analytics, AWR and Google Search Console Google Analytics Certified
  • Must have a proven track record in implementing successful SEO strategies
  • Preferably hold informal or formal qualifications preferred, but not necessary


SEO Lead Benefits


  • Flexible Working 
  • EAP scheme 
  • 6 monthly performance/pay review 
  • Free drinks, and snacks 
  • Office - games, gaming, sports tables 
  • Hybrid/flexible working with 1 day per quarter expected in the office
  • Social days & nights out 
  • Annual holiday  
  • Shopping discounts and cashback 
  • Healthcare cash plan for you and your children 
  • Profit share 



To find out more about the SEO Lead position, please apply and we will be in touch to discuss the role in more detail 


This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career within this industry with a collaborative, supportive and ambitious employer in Kent that is well on the way to growing rapidly over the next 5 years. 


 If you wish to be part of this exciting journey, please apply online today. 



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