Head of SEO

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Marketing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Dominic Watkins

  • Contact email:

    dominic.watkins@xcede.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HQ00031594_1603473242

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-22

  • Consultant:

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Head of SEO

Tech Scale-Up - Permanent

£75,000 - £90,000 + benefits

Xcede is currently working with high growth technology scale up as they look to double the size of their Growth function by the start of 2021. The business operates in one of the most competitive spaces in today's market and finds itself in a sector that has seen a real advancement in the past 5 years.

The Head of SEO will be a highly valuable asset to this affiliate brand in the coming years as driving traffic is their source of revenue. They separate themselves from competitors by having an encyclopedia of knowledge and information on their site to assist with the consumer's decision-making, which is crucial given their product. Their social presence, PR, edictal, and content has been a significant factor to their success to date, and the Head of SEO will be a driving force in increasing the capacity of these functions as well as hiring, developing, and growing new talent and the team.

Responsibilities:
*Delivery of the organic performance strategy
*Growing the overall performance of the SEO function in the business, leading a small team to begin with, driving conversions and managing tools, tech and budgets
*Implement a dynamic approach to hiring, nurturing and developing new SEO talent
*Work with a world-class in-house tech, data and software function to continually develop means to deliver a material difference to organic performance
*Implement an industry-leading 'best-practice' guide to SEO, Content, Dev and Data across the business
*Create processes, frameworks and increase efficiencies and automation where possible
*Lead an external Tech SEO function and own the roadmap for technical development

Requirements:
*A proven track record in delivering significant, tangible growth across large sites - ideally affiliate sites
*Passionate about implementing highly technical methods and approaches into large competitive businesses
*The ability to lead from the front and enjoying still getting your hands dirty
*Proven ability to attract, grow and develop a high performing SEO team

Sound interesting? If so please apply now or contact Dom Watkins @ Xcede for more info

dominic.watkins@xcede.co.uk | 07807 219113