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Do you feel like you have the skills to develop cutting-edge SEO campaigns which will impress clients? This agency based in Manchester City Centre is looking for an SEO star who can bring new and innovative ideas to the table! Could that be you?






Up to £45,000

GBP 45000

Date Added






Manchester City Centre

Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd

SEO Strategist  – £35,000- £45,000 -  Manchester City Centre (UK Remote Options Available) - Agency

Our client is one of Manchester’s most progressive, integrated marketing communications agencies, and they are looking for an enthusiastic, forward-thinking SEO Strategist to join their Digital team. They need someone who is confident and passionate about their abilities, who believes they can help provide growth and success to our client’s main accounts? You will establish best practice, educate stakeholders, and coordinate ongoing visibility efforts, including onsite and offsite optimisation.

Whilst doing all this you will not only have the benefits of weekly yoga, social events and bootcamps, free on-site parking, 33 days holiday and hybrid working, but you will also be working on some amazing household name brand accounts! What’s not to love?

Key responsibilities:

  • Initiate, advise and collaborate on SEO retainers, campaigns and implementation for clients
  • Responsible for providing an expert level SEO analysis including; keyword research and targeting, competitor analysis, content and backlink audits, end to end outreach and engagement strategy.
  • Work towards organic search optimization and ROI maximization
  • Regularly perform thorough keywords research
  • Identify key SEO KPIs
  • Monitor redirects, click rate, bounce rate, and other KPIs
  • Prepare and present reports regularly
  • Identify our buyer persona to better target identified audiences
  • Identify problems and deficiency and implement solutions in a timely manner
  • Suggest improvements in process and productivity optimization
  • Collaborate with web developers and internal client services and creative team
  • Provide SEO input to website build projects, working alongside UX, design and development teams.
  • Manage freelance resource if necessary, by overseeing their work and offering guidance or direction
  • Working with the Client services and Digital team with internal strategy planning
  • Interest to be involved in new business generation and pitch work

Ideal Candidate:

  • Ability to plan projects and deploy in the right platform/language
  • Solid knowledge of SEO best practices with experience working with web devs and content teams
  • Off page experience essential better yet, the ability to write copy content
  • Outreach and link-building experience essential
  • Both B2B and B2C experience desirable
  • Awareness of commercial impact of projects
  • Strong analytical thought process and ability to communicate with non-technical stakeholders
  • Provide proactive, hands-on client support and provide recommended courses of action

Are you striving to make your next big career move in 2021? Get in touch with our team on 0161 833 1044 or apply online! You can also send through your CV directly to [email protected].

Please note due to high volumes of applications unfortunately we are not always able to respond to all unsuccessful applicants. However we wish everyone who applies the very best with their job search.

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