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SEO Lead

Job Title: SEO Lead

Location: Essex/ Hybrid

Salary: £45,000 – £65,000


If you’re an experienced SEO looking to take the step into a client leadership position, this is a chance to have real freedom and creativity in your work that you don’t want to miss!


About the Company

Due to exciting new client and business acquisitions, a start-up digital marketing agency is looking for an SEO Lead to join the business and take the lead on client accounts in a variety of industries. The agency has a 100% retention rate of their client base, showing their expertise and the quality of work that the agency produces.

As you join the business you will work closely with the agencies exciting client accounts, support the junior members of the SEO team, and be instrumental in the development of the agencies SEO strategies.

Based in East London, the start-up SEO focused agency offers hybrid and flexible working: The agency is eager to work with you and will support you to work however is best for you.


SEO Lead Role and Responsibilities

As the SEO Lead, you will be taking the lead on 4 – 5 key client accounts, with the support of the SEO Account Directors and Senior Management. Additionally, you will:

  • Building out and managing these client relationships, to ensure long-lasting partnerships and account growth where possible.
  • Line management of junior SEOs in your team, delegating and reviewing work.
  • Oversee the work of and support these junior members of the SEO team.
  • Conducting the full-range of technical SEO tasks: Technical Audits, Website Crawls, Indexing, Core Web Vitals, On-page optimisations etc.
  • Reporting on SEO campaigns to senior SEO team and clients.
  • Still remaining hands on with SEO optimisations as you progress into a strategy role.


Skills and Experience

Your professional development will be an active focus for the business: For example, the business recently invested in GA4 training for the entire team, to ensure their team have the support they need to work at their best. The agency does ask that you have:

  • 2+ years of well-rounded SEO agency experience.
  • Strong experience working with both content and technical SEO.
  • Agency experience is essential for this position, due to its heavily client-facing nature.
  • Confidence in communicating, managing, and working with clients of a variety of seniority.
  • Experience managing client budgets of at least £3,000 pcm.
  • Experience with the usual SEO tools: SEMrush, Google Analytics, Screaming Frog, WordPress etc.
  • A passion for SEO, with an eagerness to continue your learning.


Company Benefits

  • Hybrid working with flexible working hours to suit your personal need.
  • The potential for rapid career progression and continuous training and development.
  • Regular internal and external training with a generous annual training budget.
  • 20 days holiday, plus bank holidays, with an extra holiday day per year with every year of service.
  • An additional day off for your birthday.
  • Company social events and parties, to reward you for your hard work.
  • Office closed over the Christmas period.


If you’re interested in this SEO Lead position, but are unsure if you meet all the criteria, we would still love to hear from you. Please apply and we will be in touch regarding this or one of our other SEO roles.

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