SEO Executive

  • ActiveWin
  • Manchester, UK
  • 01 Jun, 2018
Full time SEO

Job Description

We are a leading digital marketing company who need an experienced Senior SEO executive to join our quietly cool business. The team is the heart of ActiveWin’s range of digital and technical services.

We need to expand our focus to improve conversion rates for our inhouse brands and brand partners like Betfred, through SEO functions.

A week in the life of as our new senior SEO executive might look like this:

  • Assist in executing a shiny new SEO plan for our websites, incorporating all aspects of optimisation
  • (technical, content, language, etc.)
  • Scouring sites for opportunities to ramp up SEO effectiveness
  • Tweaking quality content that people love to read by sprinkling them with killer keywords that the search engine love (and tagging them properly)
  • Basic development work to make sure search engine crawlers love indexing our content
  • Meeting with management to develop strategies that rock our world

This job might be for you if:

  • you mentally correct your friends’ English…and your family’s…and just about everyone else’s
  • you know your way around basic HTML (the bits you need for SEO)
  • you can write a title that tells a reader (and Google) everything they need to know about the article they’re about peruse, and you didn’t even break a sweat doing so
  • you know exactly what an anchor tag is, and what its most important attributes are for SEO
  • you’re looking to join a team that continues its explosive growth for the past five years and want to progress your career with some of the top entrepreneurs in the UK

We absolutely need you to:

  • have a firm grasp of technical jargon
  • understand search engine optimisation for websites
  • identify keywords that convert
  • can further your SEO skills through self-study
  • familiarity with various website platform like Umbraco, WordPress and/or Magento
  • knowledge of Digital Marketing basics SEO/content/Social
  • website project management
  • know your Google analytics and how to use tools like Moz and SEMRush

It would be really cool if you:

  • have your own website or blog showing off your work, stories, articles or rants
  • can send us a link to aforementioned website or blog so we can have a shufti
  • could explain the basics of SEO to our copywriters so they could write exceptionally good blog posts that rank well
  • Adobe Design Studio knowledge would be the icing on the cake
  • knowledge of CRO basics gets you a few extra bonus points

The honest truth is:

  • you’ll be doing different tasks for different microsites and webpages on a daily basis. You’ll need to be organised and able to manage your own time
  • we’ll train you thoroughly and have over 130 people on-hand to help you learn
  • you’ll get spoiled with things like team nights out, catered lunched, parties, BBQ’s, trips, et al
  • like any other respectable marketing business, we have games rooms, darts and golf putting to chill out a bit during your busy day
  • ActiveWin is an optimistic and honest brand that values integrity. You will need to possess these qualities to fit in with this amazing team and our ethos (just be awesome and we’ll love you)