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Digital Marketing Lead – SEO

  • Job Reference:R0014515
  • Date Posted:
  • Recruiter:Sky
  • Location:Isleworth, UK
  • Specialism:SEO
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Applications have closed

Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 6 countries, make your mark at Europe’s leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

You’ll join us at our most exciting time as we embark in a big digital transformation journey that will see us rising even further to an outstanding digital enterprise.

What you’ll do:

You’ll be part of the Digital Marketing team where we plan and deliver outstanding excellent integrated marketing campaigns alongside our agency and media partners. Our team runs all digital activity including Programmatic Display and Video, Paid Social, Paid Search, SEO as well as Creative Planning.

In your role as SEO Lead, you will:

  • Drive our SEO strategy to deliver against the objectives of all Sky business verticals in collaboration with the Head of Digital Marketing and our agency partner
  • Lead the end-to-end SEO delivery process, from research and briefing to implementation working closely with dev teams and Product Owners
  • Lead the reach and acquisition of new customers through Organic Search for both commercial product areas and content titles
  • Build and champion positive relationships with key internal and external partners including Dev Teams, Brand Marketing teams, Commercial and Trading teams, Digital Product Owners as well as our Digital Agency and Partners
  • Drive an integrated approach between Paid and Organic Search with focus on incrementality and efficiency
  • Be in charge of an agency team of SEO specialist to deliver on our ambitions across all of Sky products
  • Promote a culture of data led thinking within the team, across all media, creative and audience planning
  • Provide campaign and channel level insights to business partners on current performance and areas to grow in the future
  • Keep up to date with industry news & sharing opinions on industry developments within the team and with the rest of the business, providing your strategic viewpoint of changes and testing ideas

What you’ll bring:

  • In-depth understanding of SEO landscape (technical and off site) – and knowing how to form an integrated SEO strategy to improve results
  • Demonstrated experience of delivering SEO results through effective integration of Organic and Paid Search activity
  • Experience in leading a team or agency to run and deliver multiple campaigns and partners to tight deadlines
  • A collaborative attitude: consistent track record of working and coordinating with Dev teams, Product Owners and Marketing teams to successfully deliver commercial business results
  • Good commercial foresight and ability to work in a fast-paced trading driven environment
  • Strong bias about data as well as a strong understanding of attribution models and the ability to explain the business partners
  • Extensive knowledge of SEO tools and Analytics platforms including Google and Adobe
  • An understanding of the wider Digital Marketing landscape and channels including Affiliates

Team Overview

DC Labs is Sky’s Centre of Excellence for everything Digital and one of the top in the country. Here, we strive to build the best digital experience for our customers whether through testing and optimising online journeys on our website and app or through our ground-breaking digital marketing.

The Rewards:

There’s a reason people can’t stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband
  • Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences

How you’ll work:

We know the world has changed, and we want to offer our employees the chance to collaborate at our unique office spaces, whilst enjoying the convenience of working from home.

We’ve adopted a hybrid working approach to give more flexibility on where and how we work. You’ll find out more about what this means for this role during the recruitment process.

Your office base:


Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There’s also plenty of bike shelters and showers.

On campus, you’ll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.


We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: we’ve been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for this, and we’ve committed £30million to support the fight against racial injustice. We’ve also set ambitious targets for increasing ethnic diversity and representation throughout our organisation.

At Sky we don’t just look at your CV. We’re more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work,

  • So we’re happy to support you as much as we can with flexible shift patterns.

And we’ll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can’t wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we’ll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.