SEO Lead (Retail/eCommerce)
- Contract type:Permanent
- Start Date:ASAP
- Location:London, GB
We have partnered with a well-known Fashion retail/eCommerce business, supporting them across multiple hires as they scale their digital team.
They are looking to hire an experienced Senior/Lead level Manager to lead, develop and take ownership of the full SEO remit across the .com channel. This is currently the largest source of traffic for the digital business, representing over a third of both visits and revenue – this role drives their SEO strategy and third party engagement, whilst working closely with all digital teams in the business to ensure all activity is following SEO best practice.
The remit of this role is broad, and it is important for applicants to have both breadth and depth of experience with SEO within an eCommerce/Retail environment. Equally important is that you consider yourself both a manager as well as a hands-on practitioner – Your role will report to the Digital Director, and you will be responsible for managing a small team of 2 SEO managers as well as 3rd party relationships and spend of up to £500k PA.
What comes across most with this position is how much scope there is for the right person to make a genuine impact for a business transitioning into a majority digital/technology company – they want to hire someone who can advise and execute on a best practice SEO strategy that meets their commercial objectives – you will have freedom to run this.
The ideal applicant for this position should have the following:
- Considerable experience leading SEO within in-house Digital teams (You will likely have operated at Lead / Head of level)
- Experience within Retail / eCommerce businesses
- Demonstrable results in previous roles against company SEO objectives
- Diverse experience in collaborating with and managing stakeholders