SEO Professional – Growing Agency

Gilchrist Recruitment Partnership

Our growing digital client are looking for an intelligent, creative and innovative SEO Executive with a minimum of 12 months of commercial digital experience, who will thrive on the variety an agency role offers and loves taking on and solving the challenges global client campaigns throw at you from all directions. You’ll like nothing better than seeing a client’s technical SEO improve week after week, and their rankings improving alongside.In this role you will work with a wide range of clients including some of the UK’s most recognised retailers, tech firms headquartered in the US, well-known property firms, as well as leaders in luxury UK holiday and leisure. The variety of these clients’ needs will challenge your curiosity and ability to translate ideas and experience from one sector to another.From the start you’ll be working on challenging and interesting organic search campaigns, and contributing heavily as the agency develops their reputation and skills in Technical SEO excellence. They will set ambitious performance targets for your campaigns and you’ll enjoy nothing better than beating them, so it will be your responsibility to contribute to the maintenance of the technical SEO health of their websites on a rolling basis, and implement SEO-led work around content changes, updates, restructures to help them do even better in SERPs. You’ll work closely with your colleagues, the client and their developers to do this.Impeccable written and spoken English skills are a must (+bonus points for foreign language skills) as are delivering your work and your advice to clients in a highly professional manner, all while coping admirably with the variety of the daily schedule.With this opportunity, you’ll be fully supported by senior members of the team, and will learn a huge amount as you go. There is loads of room for growth.If you’re looking to move into a very supportive, tight-knit team that works hard to deliver results for interesting clients, and has a huge amount of fun doing so, then this is the role for you!Day to day:Working on SEO Campaigns in collaboration with Senior Colleagues, the Client Services team, and the client themselvesContributing to SEO Campaign research, planning, set-up, management & optimisationContributing to Technical SEO Audits both one-off and ongoingResponding to SEO advice queries from our clients, anticipating their future needs and always working towards better performanceKeyword Research across all client verticals and categoriesLink Development Research & PlanningContributing to Monthly Analytics Reporting & InsightsDay-to-day consultation and support to improve your clients’ digital presencesDeveloping working practices and skills in line with our goal of Technical SEO ExcellenceIdeal Skills & ExperienceMinimum 12 months Experience in an SEO-dedicated role (preferably agency side, but will definitely consider client side/in-house experience)Technical SEO Tools experience – Screaming Frog, ContentKing, AhrefsDegree Qualified or Equivalent (not essential)- Information Studies/Scientific & Mathematical background idealAnalytics – Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, HotJarUnderstanding of Magento & ShopifyUnderstanding of HTML & CSSGood understanding of Digital Marketing StrategiesSalary – £25,000 – £32,000 dependent on experience, may go a little higher if you have more in depth, relevant experience.FURTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION:Gilchrist Recruitment Partnership are a specialist recruitment agency and recruiting partner within the Marketing, Digital communications/PR, Creative & Design and Advertising industry for Scotland, both agency and client side.When submitting your application, please outline your current salary, salary expectations and notice period. It is also essential that you are already legally permitted to work in the UK with the associated paperwork if you are not a UK citizen.If you are not currently living in Scotland, please explain/outline your plans and timelines for relocation to Scotland. We are a Scottish based recruiter who generally do not represent “remote” opportunities – thus you will be either living in Scotland or have solid plans to relocate.We cannot guarantee a response to each individual application, made necessary by the level of response we receive. We will contact only those candidates we wish to shortlist. Apologies in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and are committed to ensuring that no applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status or race.Unless clearly stated otherwise, the advertised position is a permanent contract.

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