SEO Business Director - Media Agency

Job Title: SEO Business Director - Media Agency
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-03-25
Reference: TD856578653
Contact Name: Tim Dent
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 07, 2019 16:34

Job Description

An exciting and equally challenging role to work for one of the biggest media teams in the world is here… covering primarily SEO, CRO and Asset Optimization. As an Owned Media Business Director you will play a pivotal role in owning the key client relationships, supporting the team skills development and aiding in the development of the Owned & Earned product offering and functions. The Owned Media Business Director will also be required to manage the Account Directors in the team and support new business pitch work and upselling of existing clients across functions (Strategy, Operations, Analytics & Activation).

Principal accountabilities:
  • Build global client relationships and manage scope requirements.
  • Provide creative and strategic direction to the team to improve client project performance Utilize your specialist owned media knowledge to educate the client teams around the product offering and operations.
  • Support Account Directors to own all aspects of Owned Media including trending Owned Strategies, CRO/Analytics, Asset Optimization, and importantly the integration with the wider biddable teams.
  • Oversee and manage development of account directors and managers within the team.
  • Collaborate and take ownership of new business and pitch scenarios.
  • Attend client QBRs and support the team with demonstrating quality client service.
  • Ensure you hit deadlines and manage workflows and tasks for all search related deliverables
  • Provide team career direction and support the appraisal process with all levels within the team.
  • Provide dedicated support to Account Directors career progression.
  • Integrate seamlessly with client account teams rather than search as an added service. 
Key skills & knowledge:
  • A background in Owned Media or Digital Project Management
  • Demonstrated experienced in team leadership
  • In-depth understand of Paid media channel integration
  • Experience in new business and pitch presentations (critical)
  • Understanding a variety of business verticals and SEO impacts
  • Worked with website re-designs and multi-market consultation
  • Confident in formalising financial client costings
  • Team Resource planning experience
  • Strong project management and organisational skills
  • Career Management of account directors
  • Strong client relationship skills
  • Effective and efficient working style
  • International owned media consultancy experience desired
  • Language skills desired


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