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Origin 1 have a vacancy for a Middleweight SEO executive.


Middleweight SEO executive, Watford, Herts

A small, well established Web Design/Graphic Design Agency with a large range of SME clients is looking to recruit an enthusiastic SEO executive with a proven track record (3-5 years experience) to join our growing team.

You should be passionate about creating strategies to improve the organic search performance of clients’ websites as well as being flexible, dynamic and inventive. You will also be results-oriented with a strong sense of ownership and commitment to managing project objectives. Understanding ROI for SEO campaigns is essential.

Job Description

A critical element of this role is to improve organic rankings for our clients’ websites. You must also deliver regular communication and clear reporting to clients, including recommendations for future web development by using techniques including but not exclusive to:

  • Keyword Research
  • Run Site Audits & Fix Issues
  • Meta Titles & Descriptions
  • Copy Optimisation
  • Site structure including optimising files names and URLs
  • Link Building
  • Writing Content
  • Blogger Outreach
  • Multi-Device & Browser Testing

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing clients’ current websites
  • Creating and developing tailored optimisation plans for each client
  • Making necessary SEO changes and implementing tailored plans
  • Generating quarterly and yearly reports
  • Reporting on success and activity to clients and management
  • Using your technical knowledge and experience to recommend the benefits to clients of upgrading to a superior SEO package
  • Developing long term relationships with clients
  • Making client changes to content
  • Managing copywriters and other external / outsourced companies we use

Essential technical knowledge and personal skills:

  • A thorough understanding of organic SEO
  • Keeping up to date with Google SEO algorithms
  • Experience of Google Analytics with goals and conversions
  • Understanding of pay per click campaigns
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, able to undertake basic coding changes
  • Experience of working with WordPress
  • Knowledge of ethical link building strategies
  • Able to work on your own initiative, good at problem-solving
  • Attention to detail when making updates
  • A true team player with a ‘can do’ flexible approach
  • Able to react quickly and adapt to the changing needs of the business
  • A thirst for knowledge in the internet marketing arena
  • A highly organised and multi-tasking approach
  • Ability to communicate with clients in a polite and professional manner
  • Excellent written English and flair for copywriting
  • Social Media knowledge

Non-essential but desirable skills:

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • MS Office
  • Hours: 9am – 6pm Mon-Fri with 1 hour for lunch
  • Holidays: 20 days plus bank holidays
  • Workplace pension
  • Candidate must be eligible to live and work in the UK
  • Preferably not required to re-locate
  • Prefer non-smoker
  • Referees and contact numbers must be provided

Please email your CV to alex@origin-1.co.uk with a covering letter and details of relevant experience.

You must have the right to work within the UK to apply for this position. Unsuccessful applicants may not be contacted.