Head Of SEO - London - £60k+

Job Title: Head Of SEO - London - £60k+
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Start Date: 2017-09-16
Reference: SL38439
Contact Name: Steve Lee
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 18, 2017 20:59

Job Description

A brand new opening has become available at one of the UK's longest established specialist search engine and social media marketing agencies. I need an ambitious and talented search professional to head up an Organic Search department (SEO, Content Marketing, Influencer Marketing, Digital PR and Social Media). 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a proven Organic Search professional to develop their career by taking full responsibility for building, managing and developing an Organic Search team, and for helping to further develop the agency’s already successful proposition.

You will be providing leadership for the team in managing a range of very different organic search marketing projects across clients in multiple sectors.   Current clients include travel, leisure, and fashion.

The Organic Search team works very closely with the Paid Performance team (PPC, Paid Social and Display) – and ideally you will have a strong understanding of these disciplines, and a clear view of how the disciplines and channels you are responsible for fit within the mix. 

The role:

-Develop and lead Organic Search
-Help the agency to grow its revenues and profits in line with overall business objectives
-Lead, grow and develop the SEO, Content, Influencer Marketing and Social Media teams
-Managing and mentoring both existing and new team members
-Input into recruitment, career development and training
-Continually seek to develop the Organic Search offering
-Help to maintain position and reputation as a leading independent search marketing agency
-Ensure the agency is included on pitch lists for major brands 
-Provide strategic direction and leadership across all Organic Search client accounts 
-Play a key part in the business development process

-An infectious passion for Organic Search and digital marketing
-Ambitious, motivated and keen to keep learning and developing
-A team player and leader, with proven team management capability
-Intelligent, energetic, bright, innovative with a can-do approach
-Experience and understanding of general business management
-Strong written and verbal communication skills
-Ability to present at all levels
-Evidence of thought leadership in the search marketing space
-A well-developed public profile (public speaking, blogs, opinion pieces, white papers etc.)
-Able to produce professionally written proposals / presentations and outgoing communications
-Experience of project managing / delivering complex SEO projects
-Capable of prioritising multiple tasks in a busy deadline-driven environment 
-High attention to detail 
For full spec and package details contact Steve Lee - 07500 894 611