SEO Executive

The Role

Your goal will be to ensure that client websites and content are fully optimised across Technical, Content and Off-site SEO, and that campaigns integrate seamlessly with other channels such as Creative, Broadcast, PPC and Social Media.

On a daily basis, you’ll be responsible for executing SEO campaigns as set out in the SEO strategy developed by the senior SEO team. You will have the autonomy to proactively build strong working relationships with internal and external contacts whilst ensuring all your accounts exceed best practice standards. 

Current knowledge of SEO practices and techniques in Technical, Content and Off-site SEO is essential to this role and the ideal candidate will have minimum one year of experience in a dedicated SEO role.

As part of the agency, you will contribute to award-winning integrated media solutions that push the boundaries of our industry, being an expert in SEO and working with the wider SEO team as well as other departments to deliver best-in-class campaigns for our clients.

You will be responsible for communicating SEO concepts in a meaningful manner which accelerates both our clients' and your aip colleagues’ understanding and appreciation of SEO.

We expect you to help us to connect and automate everything we can. Within your role as SEO Exec, we want you to spot potential automation areas and actively contribute to the development of bespoke tools that will help our business innovate, grow and differentiate from the competition. 

You will create and develop client reports through our reporting product, becoming an expert in our dashboarding technology and delivering world-class insights that wow clients.

You will contribute thought leadership across our business and the industry, delivering insightful blog posts on our website and the trade press. You may be asked to help us to develop training programmes for our clients and deliver SEO training internally. 

Finally, and most importantly, you will have a ruthless desire to improve through ongoing self-development.

 

Overview

Anything is Possible. We believe this so much, we made it our brand.

aip is a media buying & marketing agency that specialises in data-driven, integrated communications, media planning across all digital and offline channels, and end-to-end creative services. Using proprietary audience planning technology aligned with business goals, aip develops bespoke integrated media solutions for brands. 

Founded in 2017 and led by Mark and Sam, aip creates better brand and consumer connections to make advertising more enjoyable, engaging, and effective. 

As our SEO Executive you will coordinate SEO efforts, including technical, onsite and offsite optimization areas. We are looking for an analytical and perceptive professional who is a skilled communicator and able to collaborate with various teams and is comfortable in dealing directly with clients. 

Working at Anything is Possible should be a life-changing experience. Bold words we know, but that's why we set up the business. Agency life doesn't have to be overworked and underpaid. It should be about working on great projects, with great benefits and a healthy work-life balance.

We believe anything is possible and need people to help us achieve it. Working alongside the aip SEO Director and wider team, you will be intrinsic to the success of our agency. 

 

Duties & Responsibilities

Your daily responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting keyword research using various tools to uncover opportunities for optimisation.

  • Conduct technical SEO audits of client websites, manually reviewing issues found by our tools and prioritising resolutions based on expected impact.

  • Run backlink audits on client websites and identifying issues and links to be removed or reconfigured.

  • Implement link building strategies and manage client backlink profiles to build online authority.

  • Optimise on and off-page elements of client web pages, including metadata and page copy.

  • Monitor performance and track SEO KPIs against benchmarks and targets.

  • Write report commentary to summarise the performance and insights of SEO performance and contribution to client campaigns.

  • Perform competitive and content analysis, identify gaps in client content or areas of improvement for content expansion.

  • Follow SEO trends and news and stay up-to-date with new developments and practices.

  • Analyse data to determine the effectiveness of SEO activity on channel and wider campaign performance and identify opportunities.

  • Support the wider SEO team with quality control of team output.

  • Developing and maintaining a high level of digital marketing expertise on an on-going basis and establishing yourself as an expert SEO and thought leader within the agency.

  • Constantly looking for ways to improve our offering, both making our processes more efficient and expanding our SEO offerings.

  • Working on pitch decks, discovering opportunities and supporting us to win new business.

 

Skills and Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Experience executing SEO strategies including technical, content and off-site SEO.

  • A minimum of one year's experience in a dedicated SEO role.

  • Expertise in Google Analytics.

  • Strong familiarity with keyword research and content optimisation approaches and best practice.

  • Strong understanding of ranking factors and search engine optimisation best practices.

  • Strong analytical and mathematics skills & expertise.

  • Strong communication skills – ability to communicate effectively with clients and internal teams. Confident in explaining and concisely communicating creative, strategic and professional ideas. Excellent English proficiency is essential.

  • Time management – being able to juggle multiple activities and client accounts, ensuring on-time delivery of all required tasks.

  • Open, honest and direct. Comfortable in giving and receiving constructive feedback from colleagues and clients.

  • Self-motivated and able to work both individually and as part of a team.

  • Highly competent in G-suite applications and/or Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • Exceptional attention to detail.

  • Prior experience and knowledge of industry software & tools, including SEMRush, Screaming Frog, Google Analytics, Google Search Console and more.

  • Be flexible and adaptable.

  • Able to work under pressure and meet key deadlines.

  • A natural intuition to understand what does or does not fit within a client’s brand ethics.

  • A passion for digital marketing and a strong desire to learn and develop within SEO.

 

Nice to haves:

  • PPC - an understanding of the fundamentals of paid search (PPC) advertising campaigns.

  • Social media marketing – an understanding of the main social media platforms (such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) and organic and paid marketing tactics on these platforms.

  • Google Ads certified professional.

  • Google Analytics certification, GAIQ.

  • Experience of Scripting.

  • Coding languages (for example JSON, Javascript, R, and Python).

  • Additional languages (i.e. Chinese, Portugese, Spanish, etc)

 

For more information on what it's like to work at Anything is Possible, check out our Talent Talk with Wired Sussex


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