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SEO Account Manager

Job Title: SEO Account Manager

Location: London / Hybrid / Remote

Salary: £35,000

Do you want to work with luxury brands, the likes of Gaucho, Jimmy Choo, and Clive Christian? Does taking ownership of client accounts at a fast-growing independent agency, without the red-tape and micromanagement of a larger corporate agency sound like something you’d be interested in? If so, then read on…

Ideally you will be well rounded in SEO, with previous experience as an SEO Executive/ Account Executive role, looking to take that next step into project management, client relationship building and team mentoring.


About the company

Due to continued successes and growth, the business is looking for an SEO Account Manager to aid in project management and to help train and mentor junior members of the team. The SEO team works closely with Client Services to take care of admin tasks, giving you more time to hit your KPIs and allows for quicker progression within the company.

While based in Central London, working out of their trendy Shoreditch based office, flexible working is offered in terms of what hours you work and where you work.

What do you hate about your job? Can’t stand link-building? No problem.

The company has recently acquired access to a brand-new network of thousands of digital freelancers. You will have an annual budget to spend on outsourcing the work you can’t stand, giving you more time to focus on what you enjoy; whether that’s passing your experience on to junior members of your team or working on new business pitches.


SEO Account Manager Role & Responsibilities

As the SEO Account Manager, you will take leadership of the SEO strategy of industry-dominating clients. With a flat company structure, you will work with, not be micromanaged by, the Senior SEO Managers and Directors. Additionally, your role will include:

  • Developing technical, on-page and off page SEO strategies that are best suited to individual client requirements.
  • Working with the SEO Account Director and other Account Managers to create training programmes for new team members and the wider agency.
  • Leading at the client strategy level, offering insight and ideas to improve campaigns and client satisfaction.
  • Supporting the SEO Account Director to create opportunities for new business, with upselling and cross-selling when required.
  • Collaborating with Creative and Digital PR teams for content creation on campaigns you design.


Your Skills & Experience

Your professional development will not just be encouraged, but an active focus. You will have a personally tailored plan of formal training and clearly defined career progression to Senior SEO Account Manager. The company does ask that you have:

  • 2+ years of hands-on SEO Experience*.
  • Well-rounded SEO skills, technical and content understanding.
  • Confidence communicating and working closely with clients, to better understand their needs and get the best results.
  • A mathematical and analytical mindset, being confident and flexible as you use data to adapt your strategies as necessary.
  • Management experience is ideal but not a necessary, as you’ll be supported with training to aid with team and project management.
  • Experience with all the usual SEO tools, AhRefs, SEMRush, Google Analytics & Search Console, Screaming Frog, Deep Crawl etc.

*Previous SEO Experience may have been as a SEO Executive, SEO Account Executive, Senior SEO Executive, Senior SEO Account Executive, SEO Manager, or something similar.


Company Benefits

  • Hybrid working and flexibility due to core office hours. You will be supported to work however works best for you.
  • A flat hierarchal structure, so more autonomy in your role and the potential to progress quickly as the company grows.
  • Financial contribution to personal development, through gym membership or mental health support.
  • 25 days holiday with the option to buy extra. You work best when you have time to recharge and spend time with friends & family.
  • A welcoming and vibrant company culture, including but not limited to free beers on Fridays, breakfasts catered all week round, quarterly socials.
  • Two-month sabbaticals offered after two and four years of service.
  • An eco-friendly work environment and a ride to work scheme to support that pledge.

Does this sound like the perfect position for you? Or not sure if it’s right? Email me at or give me a call at 07536 900830 for a chat to find out more about this position.

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