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SEO Executive

Full time • Nottingham, UK • 40 hour week • £30,000 - £35,000

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing educational support company in Nottingham. You will improve your skills and develop your career with a growing company that values its staff, in an office that works in a fun environment with a team of experienced marketing specialists.

We are looking for well-rounded SEO individuals who have three years or more proven experience in SEO, mixing up technical and content analysis, with link-building and outreach.

Essential demonstrable attributes of successful candidate

  • Strong time management skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong optimisation knowledge including on and off-page optimisation, optimising internal and external link structures, analysis of semantic content, and knowledge of optimising for conversion
  • HTML/CSS/JQuery coding knowledge
  • Experience working with Github
  • Experience with server-side coding languages such as PHP
  • Geographical targeting and local search knowledge
  • Knowledge of: SEO crawl tools (Xenu, Screamingfrog), Majestic SEO, MOZ, Search Console, Google Analytic, aHrefs, Searchmetrics, Link Research Tools, SEO Tools for Excel...
  • Proficiency in MS Excel (intermediate level including formulas), MS Word
  • Strong knowledge of Social Media Marketing including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Instagram, WhatsApp...
  • Good technical knowledge for building and optimising sites for performance, accessibility and crawlability
  • Keyword research skills
  • Traffic measurement and analysis using Google Analytics and other tools
  • Strong analytical skills with an ability to interpret and present data to Management level
  • Knowledge of Google Adwords including setting up and monitoring campaigns

Experience

In order to be considered for this role you will need to have worked in digital marketing for a minimum of three years at a mid-senior level. Experience of owned media is essential although the role will involve some working with both earned and paid media. Ideal candidates will have in-house experience although suitable agency experience may also be considered.

Essential personal qualities

  • Ability to take responsibility for own work; to make sure that others deliver in support of you if required
  • Self-esteem, confidence and strength of character
  • Flexibility - willingness to pick up tasks for others
  • Quick to learn, and keen to develop - there will be plenty of opportunity!
  • Ability to fit into the character of the company whilst still bringing individuality

Working Hours

The position is 40 hours per week with paid overtime if required.

Benefits

You'll enjoy a very competitive salary, a generous holiday allowance and be a part of our profit bonus scheme, which initiates after your first year of service (starting at £2,000 and increasing to as much as £6,000 after three years of service). In addition, we offer a comprehensive selection of benefits:

  • 40 days paid holiday per year; equivalent to 8 working weeks (with an increase of 1 day per year of service, up to 43 days), and you get your birthday off!
  • 30 minutes of paid break each day
  • Monthly performance-related bonuses after completion of a 6 month probationary period (up to £100)
  • Regular social events
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Eye tests paid for (and cost of basic glasses if they are for VDU use)
  • Relaxed dress code
  • 75% paid towards gym membership