Fantastic Senior SEO Specialist Position - Manchester - £30 - £40k

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By Guy Levine
on 24/6/09

Job Description – Senior Search Executive
(£30,000 – £40,000 depending on experience)

Location: Bury, Greater Manchester.

Company & Position Overview
Web Marketing Advisor is a rapidly expanding Internet Marketing company with a mixture of high profile and SME clients. We specialise in Search Engine Optimisation and Search Engine Marketing (PPC).

Due to growth, the company wants to strengthen its SEO team. With this in mind, we’re looking to recruit another senior SEO executive to join our SEO team with a proven track record.

Job Description

This role involves managing a portfolio of clients and improving their search engine optimisation by using techniques including but not exclusive to: Keyword Research, Copy Optimisation, Article Marketing, site structure, URL re-writes, social media, blogging and link building and baiting. An understanding of Paid search marketing would be advantageous.

The goal of the successful candidate is to improve and achieve top 10 rankings for the clients assigned to their portfolio, and deliver reporting on a monthly basis.

A high degree of energy, commitment, initiative and enthusiasm is required along with a thirst for knowledge in the internet marketing arena. The ability to organise, prioritise and meet deadlines is essential as is the ability to communicate with clients, in a polite and professional manner.

Candidates should have experience of working in a search agency and have a proven track record in competitive markets.

Key Responsibilities

Reviewing client’s current website
Developing an optimisation plan
Making technical (CSS, PHP, HTML, ASP) changes necessary to the site and implementing the plan
Operate link building campaigns
Reporting on success and activity to clients
Liaising with management team
Developing long term relationships with your key clients


You will have experience and a track record in search engine optimisation. Knowledge of HTML, CSS, PHP,  MYSQL , Content management systems (ASP/.NET a bonus) and site optimisation is expected.

You will be also expected to undertake coding changes on client’s sites if needed. Candidates will also be expected to conduct ethical link building strategies for the website in their portfolio.

Our ideal candidate will have a track record of improving the ranking and traffic of websites using white hat techniques, be able to manage a portfolio of dedicated projects and work as part of a team on larger projects.