23 October 2017

SEO Executive x 2

  • Reference: aab231017c
  • Location: Manchester City Centre
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Type: Permanent
  • Sector: Media Agency
  • Consultant email: info@thecandidate.co.uk
  • Consultant telephone: +44 161 833 1044

Are you a skilled creative content professional, who doesn’t like the ordinary? Be challenged and work with a great passion for a multi award-winning global media house based in the heart of Manchester! Become their new SEO Executive and work with giant brands and the most talented people in the industry.

Our client has proved to the market that they are leading digital media trends and their competitors have their eyes on their every move. This agency is based in the affluent area of Manchester City Centre, which is close to 3 large train stations and tram stops, where there are excellent opportunities for commuting with public transportation. Love going out for a drink, shopping after work or a quick coffee in your break? You’ll be a stone’s throw away from several bars, cafés, and shops, so what’s not to like!

Our client is looking for an individual who goes above and beyond and is ready to put their heart and soul into every project. The ideal candidate will be poised in SEO skills and will be responsible for developing SEO strategies that will be sent out by the account manager to the rest of the team including bloggers and outreach. You will work closely with various members of the team, and liaise with clients on a day to day basis.

The Main Responsibilities for the SEO Executive:

  • Achieving monthly KPI around website traffic
  • Write engaging and creative content
  • Key at building relationships with stakeholders
  • Constantly striving for coverage and networking opportunities
  • Being current and up to date and what good look likes in 'pitching’
  • Champion new ideas across all social media and engagement
  • Keep invoices and finance paperwork accurate and up to date
  • A genuine team player who shares knowledge and sees the overall success of the team as key

The Required Skills and Attributes:

  • Natural talent for writing and communicating and the ability to produce content in hooking in the readers in press releases
  • Have an understanding of the PR and Social Media Industry
  • Network and use contacts at every opportunity
  • Knowledgeable on how to create traffic to website
  • Experience using digital analytical tools
  • Ability to communicate appropriately through a variety of mediums and audiences
  • Share knowledge and take advantage learning opportunities when possible
  • Be fast paced whilst being accurate all whilst prioritising
  • Hold a degree with min. grade of 2:1 or above.
  • Have a natural creative flair and will look for new and innovative ways to use this in their role
  • Have a PR background and understand the uses and value of blogging graphics, copy etc.
  • Have a sound understanding of content creation and understand the uses and value of HTML
  • Passionate and knowledgeable in everything SEO, you will be working with SEO tasks on a day to day basis.
  • Be confident, and show passion for the business when in meetings with clients.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a creative individual who is eager to learn and grow quickly in their role. Get in touch with our own award winning recruitment teams on 0161 832 1533 or apply directly online!

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Sophie & the team at The Candidate provided us with an extremely professional and efficient service. Of the 5 interviews we conducted any of the candidates would have fit the role perfectly, it's a shame we had to narrow it down to 2. Highly recommended. Thanks!

Oliver, Director, Odin Group