Head of SEO - Hertfordshire - Hybrid - Herd Digital

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Head of SEO

Location: Hertfordshire/ Hybrid

Salary: £80,000 – £100,000 + Performance Bonus and Commission Structure

Do you think you’ve got what it takes to be the Head of SEO at one of the world’s largest retail brands? To be an instrumental part in the drive of organic growth for the brands multiple retail businesses? If this sounds like you, then read below!


About The Company

An industry leading, global retailer is looking for a Head of SEO to take the lead on their SEO strategy. The business has thousands of stores spread across the globe and is a Fortune 100 company. They pride themselves on their training and development and offer real career progression: even for a Head of SEO.

Ideally, you will have strong SEO experience in a similar role and are looking to join a business where you will have the creative freedom and support you need to grow the businesses eCommerce revenue. While based in Hertfordshire, the business offers a hybrid and flexible working environment, whatever works best for you.


Head of SEO Role & Responsibilities

As Head of SEO, you will take charge of eCommerce SEO strategy and efforts, across the multiple businesses the brand owns. Additionally, your new role will include:

  • Continually develop the businesses SEO eCommerce strategy, staying ahead of industry changes.
  • Being hands-on when necessary.
  • Ensuring that best SEO practice is adhered to in all SEO efforts.
  • Delegating work to SEO Managers and Executives.
  • Being involved in the development of the growing team of SEOs.
  • Collaborating and coordinating with the other digital departments of the business.
  • Communicating with senior stakeholders, providing them with quarterly reports and forecasts.
  • Managing agency support, from the agencies that work with the business.


Your Skills & Experience

  • Strong rounded SEO experience. Ideally specializing in Technical SEO, but not necessary.
  • Strong leadership skills, who enjoys working with people and leading a team.
  • Consumer and eCommerce experience is ideal.
  • Staying up to date on industry news and innovations, incorporating these industry changes into your work and the work of the teams.
  • Experience managing multiple projects across different brands and businesses.
  • Results driven and analytical mindset.


What’s in it for you

You are trusting the company with the next stage in your career, so they want to create an atmosphere, culture and role that makes you want to stay. As Head of SEO, you can expect a fantastic work environment and a superb benefits package that includes:

  • Discretionary, performance-based bonus.
  • The company offer flexible and hybrid working options to suit your needs, so you can work however works best for you.
  • A personalised training and progression programme and an annual training budget for external training opportunities.
  • Shares and stock grant.
  • Life insurance and family health insurance.
  • Monthly car allowance.

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