Senior SEO Executive


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Are you an SEO executive with agency experience looking to take a step up in your career? If so, we have got a brilliant opportunity for you to establish yourself as a senior SEO at the heart of a growing team. If you’ve got bags of knowledge and the energy to go with it, this role is perfect for you.

Job Title: Senior SEO Executive
Salary: Competitive
Working Hours: 9am to 5:30pm (5pm on Friday)
Holidays: 28 days per annum
Location: Manchester

You will of course be completely comfortable in your knowledge of organic search marketing, from the intricacies of the Google algorithm, to local search, structured data, international SEO and everything in between. And your passion for search means you keep up to date with the latest developments in the industry, going beyond the obvious sources.

With previous agency experience you will have a solid understanding of how organic fits into the wider digital marketing landscape – and your confidence and ease working with others will help you work brilliantly with colleagues from our content, PPC, technical and business development teams.

At theEword we believe that everyone’s job should evolve, so we like to build progression into our roles. We’ve earmarked a very important path for the candidate who grabs and excels in this senior SEO position – with the opportunity for you to develop into a team leadership role, working with the head of our search department and the agency directors to shape and steer this vital team’s future.

Ideally, you’ll have the sort of natural leadership and example-setting characteristics that will enable you to make a really positive impact on joining the agency and move towards this goal with the support of your senior colleagues.

If theEword sounds like the kind of place you would love to work, here are the details of the job.


If you meet or exceed the expectations below, you’re perfect for this role.

Agency-side SEO executive experience
In-depth knowledge of organic search
Ability to demonstrate use of on-page and off-page skillsets
Fluent in the use of key SEO tools (tell us your favourites!)
Knowledge of HTML and CSS
Confidence in your ability to create strategies
Great inter-personal, organisational and time management skills
Faultless attention-to-detail and written communication skills
Commercial sense to go with your SEO knowledge


Planning and implementation of SEO strategies
Keyword research, on-page and off-page audits
Be at the forefront of research and development of SEO methodology
Work with your colleagues to share knowledge and maintain best practice
Work alongside the head of search to keep the team running smoothly
To strive for progression, if you’ve got leadership qualities


Salary: Competitive, dependent upon experience
28 days holiday per annum including bank holidays
Annual bonus scheme
Free parking and excellent transport links
Warm, friendly working environment
Free coffee, tea, soft drinks, fruit, toast and chocolate
Games consoles and big screen TV in the office
Regular breaks
Creative atmosphere with great team spirit

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