SEO Manager (London)

at Blue Array Ltd in Theale

(₤35000 - ₤75000 per year)

Company Overview:

Blue Array is a pure play search engine optimisation consulgency® (consultancy and agency hybrid) based in Green Park, Reading, Berkshire with a satellite office in London. This role is London based with some travel to Reading.

Specialising entirely in SEO for our clients we are focused on delivering ROI within this discipline.

Whilst we are just a small consultancy our track record and client roster speaks for itself (Simply Business, Wowcher, Mumsnet, Lexoo, Doctify and many others) and we are now investing into our future and our employees futures.

We want to see our employees flourish and grow within this new company.


Reporting to the Head of SEO, this role will be responsible for the SEO performance of our clients working within the confines of a clear strategy that’s set in agreement with the Founder and client.

You’ll often work alongside existing in-house teams within clients companies including social media, content, SEO and PPC and infrequently travel to Reading.

Monitoring sites on a daily, weekly & monthly basis and ensure that the SEO channel is achieving its targets for our clients.

Take an active part in and contribute to the SEO work stream for clients with ownership for client accounts and items (e.g: by the creation and specification of an evolving backlog of items).

Share initiatives, best practices and results.

Keeps up to date with latest SEO trends.

Educates other areas of the business who indirectly impact SEO category performance.

Keyword research, keyword generation & input with content creation.

Manage remote SEO executives (based in Reading) to support you in your role.

Ideal candidate;

Absolutely and infectiously passionate about SEO and/or Digital Marketing.
Analytical & creative mind-set with a strong ability for detail and problem solving.
Confident communicator with excellent writing and speaking skills.
Excellent time/task management skills.
Significant experience owning SEO responsibilities
Excellent understanding of traffic and conversion measurement, experience with interpreting such data and deriving insight
Seasoned at producing SEO audits, keyword research and strategy, content optimisation, in-depth analysis and reporting on business KPIs.
Excellent knowledge of the latest best practice link earning strategies, tactics and processes.
Excellent understanding of website IA, URL structure and schema, able to leverage tools to analyse website taxonomy and provide recommendations.
Excellent understanding of key website usability and site design concepts, able to identify SEO issues here.
Highly familiar with SEO tools including search console, rank checking/performance analysis tools, web analytics, crawling technologies etc.
Excellent planning, organisation and communication skills, ability to self-manage and keep track of multiple projects streams.

Key Behaviours Required;

Is proactive in planning to achieve targets and objectives, which deliver profitable outcomes.
Proactively improves the quality of service we deliver to all of our customers.
Respects the views of others and positively contributes to a learning environment that encourages excellence.
Continually asks what more could be done, willingly takes the initiative and consistently does more than is required.
Behaves consistently and with integrity, patience and respect at all times.

Flexibility with hours will sometimes be required in this role and some travel to London from Reading is expected.


*A highly competitive basic salary, bonus and big bonus opportunity. *A Macbook pro to work on. *Sleek modern offices in Paddington, London and Reading, Berkshire. *A small but growing team with select clients. *Simple, agile workflow processes (we spend much or our time in Google Drive & #Slack). *A multitude of fun staff benefits. *Enterprise Management Incentives (EMIs) after a qualifying period. *Free gym membership.

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Published at 29 Dec 2016
Expires on 02 May 2017