Head of Organic - addmustard

Brighton and Hove

Closing date: 08/07/2019

Welcome to addmustard

addmustard is a digital marketing agency built for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs. We focus on working with dynamic, high growth and innovative clients who want an agency that put them at the forefront of digital marketing. The work that we do is results and performance focused and the rewards of ours and our clients’ success are invested into our world class team.

We strive to help each and every member of our team to be the very best that they can be, focusing on development, training and progression. So together we’ll work to create you a tailored plan to build both the agency and your career. You will be given significant opportunities to be hands on with campaigns and clients and exposed to a wide range of digital marketing disciplines, techniques and creativity.

We also create a working environment where the whole team loves coming to work, supports each other and feels relaxed. We are very social, open and transparent and we minimise hierarchy and boundaries.

Job Description:

Reporting into the Deputy Managing Director, and working alongside the Technical Director, we’re looking for Head of Organic to develop, own, steer and deliver world-class SEO strategies across a wide range of diverse and varied campaigns and projects for our clients.

You’ll need to successfully develop, manage and ensure successful implementation of SEO campaigns from concept to completion. As part of your role, you will be responsible for the performance of client SEO providing leadership, insight and strategic direction for our clients’ investment in their technology and content. You will also be responsible for the management of three SEO Analysts and our dynamic content and outreach team, and you will need to manage all aspects of their development, duties, workloads and activity prioritisation.

This is a great opportunity to join a unique and ambitious agency and to work within a close-knit multi-disciplinary team, where we’ll have you integrated on campaigns that span all digital marketing channels and specialisms, including Brand, Performance, SEO, Content, PPC, Display, and CRO.

Who we’re looking for

• Someone who has at least 3 years’ experience in delivering SEO campaigns.
• Excellent knowledge of SEO practices; technical, content & offsite
• An up to date understanding of what it takes to drive organic success
• Proven SEO portfolio
• Strong analytical understanding
• A problem solver with a strategic mindset
• Proactive, creative and numerate
• Strong understanding of cross channel marketing and the digital landscape.
• Organised and be able to own and agree detailed timing plans and budget parameters.
• An agile mind that can cope with multi-client demands and a wide variety of client cultures and expectations.
• Excellent communicator; liaising with and coordinating between Client, Creative, SEO, Content and Paid Media Teams.
• Experience of monitoring budgets
• Ability to convince clients of the return on investment in SEO

 
Skills Range:

Key skills

Strategy
With support from the Technical Director, you will be responsible for devising, presenting and delivering the organic strategy across our entire client portfolio. You will need to evaluate historic and current performance, frame and communicate the organic opportunities, and provide both your team and your clients with the leadership and direction required to deliver performance. It will also be your duty to keep on top of the results that our campaigns are delivering, and be proactive in communication and agile in our campaigns when changes to the strategy are required.

Client management
With support from our Client Services department, you will be expected to manage relationships with clients and third parties, as well as effectively communicate to your colleagues to ensure relationships are maintained, deadlines are met, and challenging situations are defused. You should be comfortable building and maintaining relationships with senior stakeholders within our clients’ teams, and confident discussing performance and strategy with employees at all levels of their business.

Team management
The Head of Organic will be instrumental in the creation and management of strategic campaign and project plans for the SEO and Content specialists to deliver. You will need to guide the wider team and manage the organisation’s output effectively, intervening if things are going off-track, and taking ownership of the weekly SEO prioritisation meetings and performance updates to the Management and Client Service teams. You will also play a fundamental part in developing and nurturing a vibrant organic team, mentoring them and helping them to progress both personally and professionally.

 
Person Specification:

Desired

• A working understanding of development languages, PPC and brand, or a strong desire to learn
• Previous client side and agency experience is preferable
• A creative flair, and the ability to work alongside and brief our creative team

 
Key Area: SEO/PPC SEO/PPC
Attendance: Full-Time
 
Additional Information:

Addmustard benefits

• Work with and be trained by industry experts at the forefront of digital marketing channels and platforms
• Fast-track and tailor your career development with our 3-12 month ‘aim for the stars’ progression scheme
• Work in partnership with our dynamic, entrepreneurial clients, who want tangible and spectacular results
• Our open office allows us to work fluidly, meaning you’ll get to work across all streams of digital marketing
• Our senior management is open, honest and transparent. This means we regularly share financial, team, and client performance
• £1,000 personal training budget, allocated every 6 months
• Flexi-time: We support flexibility by allowing the addmustard team to choose the hours that better suit each individual’s performance lifestyle.
• Unlimited holiday: there is no cap on the amount of paid holiday you can take
• Pension scheme
• Far too frequent nights out/socials/Friday pizza and beers
• Ride to work scheme

 
 

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