SEO Executive

Key info:

Department: Online Marketing

Location: Stockton-on-Tees

Salary: £17,500 - £20,000 per annum dependent on experience

Closing Date: 13/12/2019
Online marketing

We are looking for an SEO Executive who is highly motivated to kickstart their digital marketing career, and are offering a fantastic opportunity to develop as an SEO within an established team.

Sound like you?

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What you’ll be doing:

This is a technical role within Visualsoft’s SEO team, and our ideal candidate will possess keen problem-solving skills, an excellent eye for detail, and the ability to work comfortably with large datasets.

Whilst prior Technical SEO knowledge is certainly desirable for this role, this is by no means a strict requirement, and we welcome applications from all backgrounds. We have previously received successful applications from a broad range, including: university graduates; as well as backgrounds in general marketing, and business administration roles.

The strongest candidates will also have experience and interest in implementing technical fixes for websites - evidence for this could include, for example, experience in website development, or having a computer science background.

This role is designed as an entry-level role, and as a result, your Technical SEO knowledge and aptitude will be built from the ground up through training sessions & mentoring, you will be closely supported in the role by senior members of the SEO team.

In return, and in order to flourish in this role, you would be expected to show a willingness to tackle new problems, and consult industry resources to allow you to recommend best-practice solutions for Technical SEO problems. Whilst help will always be given to those who ask, the ideal candidate will be able to work independently at times, and have a passion and drive to expand their knowledge & range of skill

What we need to see:

As this is a technical role within Visualsoft’s SEO team, a strong candidate will have a proven background and interest in implementing technical fixes for websites - evidence for this could include, for example, experience in website development, or having a computer science background.

Whilst prior Technical SEO knowledge is certainly desirable for this role, this is not a strict requirement to be a successful candidate - your Technical SEO knowledge and aptitude will be built from the ground up through training sessions & mentoring, you will be closely supported in the role by senior members of the SEO team.

In return, and in order to flourish in this role, you would be expected to show a willingness to tackle new problems, and consult industry resources to allow you to recommend best-practice solutions for Technical SEO problems.

Desirable Experience and knowledge:

  • Experience working with content management systems.
  • Experience working with large datasets within spreadsheet editors.
  • Awareness of aspects of web security, performance, accessibility and usability.
  • Familiarity with relevant industry tools, such as, but not exclusive to; Screaming Frog, SEMRush and Google Search Console.
  • Knowledge of the fundamental principles of SEO and its purpose as a marketing channel.
  • Familiarity with programming languages, such as; HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Essential Skills and Attributes:

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal - you will be working as part of a wider SEO team, and will be required to communicate Technical SEO recommendations to SEO project leaders, as well as clients.
  • Strong problem solving skills, and a creative mindset to tackle novel problems - often, SEO problems present themselves without an obvious solution, and you will be required to weigh up the positives and negatives of potential solutions.

What we’ve got to offer:

We offer a competitive salary, a great working environment, and outstanding benefits including:

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Unlimited holiday
  • Fully flexible working
  • Free breakfast, fruit & protein shakes
  • Discounts across our brands
  • Regular team social events
  • Training & development

So if you think you've got what it takes to join one of the UK's leading eCommerce providers, we'd love to hear from you.

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How to Apply:

Fill out the form below and add your current CV and a cover letter. We think the cover letter is so important, so use it to give us your best elevator pitch! Share your expertise and experience and tell us why you're the perfect fit for our team!

We regret that, due to high competition for roles at Visualsoft, we are only able to contact successful candidates. If you don't hear from a member of our team within 28 working days of submission, you have not been successful on this occasion.

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