SEO and Content Manager

Stockport Permanent £40,000 - £55,000 per year
  • Brand new role with a growing organisation
  • Opportunity to own SEO/Content strategy for a brilliant consumer brand.

About Our Client

Our client is a leading player in their niche industry. With a workforce of over a thousand employees, the company is renowned for its innovative approach and commitment to quality. The company is based in Stockport and offers a vibrant, fast-paced environment where creativity and excellence are highly valued.

Job Description

Key responsibilities of the SEO and Content Manager:

  • SEO Strategy Execution: Take ownership of the existing SEO strategy, refining and optimising it based on data-driven insights and industry trends.
  • Content Team Management: Lead and mentor two marketing content writers, providing guidance on SEO best practices, content optimisation, and topic ideation.
  • Keyword Research & Analysis: Conduct thorough keyword research to identify high- value search terms and phrases that align with our product offerings and target audience.
  • Content Planning & Optimisation: Develop a content calendar aligned with the SEO strategy, ensuring content is optimised for search engines and resonates with the target audience.
  • On-Page Optimisation: Oversee on-page optimisation efforts, including optimising meta tags, headings, internal linking structures, and product descriptions.
  • Technical SEO Oversight: Collaborate with the web development team to identify and resolve technical SEO issues, such as site speed, crawlability, and mobile responsiveness.
  • Link Building Strategy: Develop and execute a link-building strategy to acquire high- quality backlinks from reputable websites.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal SEO and Content Manager:

  • Demonstrated success in managing SEO campaigns for ecommerce websites, with a proven ability to drive organic traffic, improve search rankings, and increase sales/revenue.
  • SEO Fundamentals: In-depth understanding of on-page optimisation, off-page optimisation, technical SEO, keyword research, content strategy, and link building.
  • Ecommerce SEO: Specific knowledge of SEO strategies and tactics that are effective for ecommerce websites, such as product page optimisation & category page optimisation.
  • Analytics & Reporting: Proficiency in using web analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics/SearchConsole) to track and analyse website traffic, search rankings, conversion rates, and otherkey metrics.
  • SEO Tools: Familiarity with SEO tools and software (e.g., SEMrush, Ahrefs, Moz) for keyword research, site audits, competitor analysis, and rank tracking.
  • Technical SEO: Understanding of technical SEO concepts such as site speed optimisation, structured data implementation, XML sitemaps, and canonicalization

What's on Offer

  • A competitive salary of £40,000 - £55,000 per annum
  • A vibrant work environment in Stockport
  • A chance to be part of an innovative and creative team
  • Hybrid working

We encourage all candidates who have the right mix of skills and experience to apply. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading company in the industrial / manufacturing

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