SEO Manager role - Remote/Hybrid based - Herd Digital

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SEO Manager

Location: Remote/ Hybrid with offices in Bristol & Sheffield

Salary: £35,000 – £45,000 + Performance Bonus


Are you an SEO Manager looking to lead an agencies SEO team? Or maybe you’re a Senior SEO Executive with the experience and drive to step up to the plate and take the direction of your own work? If this sounds right for you, then read on…


About the Company

Due to exciting new client acquisition, an SEO focused agency who specialises in SaaS is looking for an experience and confident SEO Manager to join their team. The business has dedicated teams for SEO, content, and Link building. So, you will be predominantly focused on the pure SEO strategy and campaign management.

The agency is currently based in Bristol with a new office in Sheffield being opened soon. The agency offers hybrid, flexible and remote working to its team, with only occasional travel to the office as necessary.

The company is looking for an SEO Manager with previous experience in an agency background, handling campaign budgets of over £7,000 pcm, to take charge of their new client acquisitions.


SEO Manager Role & Responsibilities

As SEO Manager your primarily responsibility will be to lead the SEO team and be an expert in all things SEO. Additionally, your role will include:

  • Executing the SEO strategy for new markets, using market research.
  • Working on multiple, simultaneous client campaigns. (Client management, however, is largely delegated to the account management team.)
  • Create client reports, analysing the effectiveness of SEO efforts and optimising where necessary.
  • Working closely with Heads of SEO and Content to optimise offerings and SEO strategy.
  • In-depth keyword research and analysis: Making executive decisions on keyword strategy.
  • Delegating your strategic vision to the executives in your team.


Skills and Experience

The company is committed to the development of its team through individually tailored training and clear progression plans as you work towards your promotion. The business does ask that you have:

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with SEO.
  • Experience in an agency background is essential.
  • Previous experience of handling campaign budgets of over £7,000 pcm.
  • Rounded SEO experience is ideal.
  • Being comfortable implementing simultaneous, successful SEO campaigns across a variety of verticals.
  • Experience with data and analytics tools: Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Screaming Frogs, AhRefs etc.
  • Experience working with a variety of CMSs is ideal.



In return, as SEO Manager you can expect a supportive work environment with a superb benefits package that includes:

  • Hybrid working and flexible working hours, suited to your personal needs.
  • Individual performance-based bonus.
  • The opportunity to work abroad for up to 3 months.
  • A training budget to aid in your personal development, individually tailored to your needs and career progression.
  • Generous maternity, paternity, and adoption packages.
  • Healthcare package, to support you when you need it.
  • 31 days holiday, including bank holidays and Christmas shutdown. With an extra 2 days per year, reaching a total of 39 holiday days.


No one person will tick all the boxes for the requirements for this role. If you feel like you could be right for this role, but aren’t sure, please apply and we will be in touch to discuss this or any of our other relevant roles with you.

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