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    £25000 - £28000 per annum

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    Kim Partridge

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    02921 673 712

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  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    09 June 2022

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SEO and Content Executive

Cardiff (WFH and Hybrid working available)

£25,000 - £28,000 per annum


Are you someone who lives, sleeps and breathes SEO, with a genuine interest and passion in creating engaging content? Do you have experience in an SEO role that encompasses both the technical aspects as well as ‘on page’ content creation? If so then we’d like to hear from you!!


Yolk Recruitment ltd are currently working on a brand new role for a Cardiff based organisation with an international presence.


As SEO & Content Executive, here’s what you’ll be doing:

  • Helping to improve organic traffic to increase customer acquisition through technical, Off-Site SEO and On-Page SEO.
  • Daily SEO optimizations from keywords, alt tags and meta descriptions to SEO focused content to drive traffic.
  • Weekly and monthly reporting to showcase the performance in line with marketing objectives.
  • Investigation to source issues or blockers and come up with creative solutions.
  • Working collaboratively with Design & UX and Front end developers to make changes to existing and new landing pages based on research in line with Google quality guidelines.
  • Work together with the PR agency on the optimisation and creation of editorial content to support SEO and link acquisition.
  • Day-to-day monitoring and reporting of performance, progress against targets, search engine rankings, team KPI’s and ongoing optimisation of campaigns.
  • Helping to maximise SEO benefit from products, above the line campaigns and any other company initiatives.
  • Carrying out regular competitor analysis and research.
  • Supporting and running digital landing page optimisation test plans; including building and testing new landing pages and analyse the effectiveness and performance of landing pages using a range of sources.
  • Keeping up to speed with changes within the SEO industry and changes to Google’s algorithm.
The experience that you’ll bring to the team:

  • You’ll have a proven performer with strong experience in Search Engine Optimization.
  • You’ll have experience of using Google Sheets/Excel, experience in creating reports. Knowledge of Google Data Studio is an advantage.
  • Experience in using web analytic tools, such as Google Analytics.
  • Experience of a suite of SEO tools such as GSC, SEMrush, Majestic and Ahrefs.
  • Experience in link building, outreach and integrating your tactics with PR.
  • A good understanding of the technical side of SEO such as html, log analysis and xml sitemaps.
  • You’ll have a strong understanding of the Google algorithm, including the separate parts i.e. Panda, Penguin, Hummingbird & the knowledge graph.
  • Experience of editing and creating expert informative content for search.
  • A good communicator able to analyse and present results.
  • Experience of using a CMS.
  • Experience delivering strong copies from SEO focused materials to skyscraper content so it becomes a hub of information for drivers.

Here’s what you’ll get in return:

  • A starting salary of up to £28,000 per annum
  • Flexibility in terms of working hours/start and finish times
  • 33 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Support in training and development – many opportunities for progression and personal development
  • Full perkbox subscription (includes free drinks, cinema tickets, shopping discounts, online GP appointments, fitness classes)

Interested? Then we’d love to hear from you! Please upload your CV immediately to be considered for this unique opportunity!


Are you up to the challenge?


To apply for this role, please apply with a CV to Kim Partridge. We also offer a referral scheme so if you know of someone who you think could be a good fit for this position, please get in touch.

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