Senior SEO Manager

Senior SEO Manager

Brighton, UK
Salary: £Competitive

The Role

We’re looking for an experienced Senior SEO Manager to help devise, plan and lead high impact organic search strategies on behalf of our national, international and global clients - fulfilling agreed objectives, delivering against KPIs and providing excellent ROI. 
From strategy development to technical analysis, content optimisation to competitor monitoring, our SEO team is dynamic, results-focused and a proven authority within our field. Could you be one of our next leaders, contributing to client campaigns and also the career development of our team members? If so, we want to hear from you!


  • SEO strategy development, addressing the objectives and KPIs of clients and clearly tying-back all activity to commercial goals
  • Leading strategic SEO discussions within your Jellyfish team and in client communications (email, telephone, face-to-face)
  • Expert-level delivery of key SEO activities and tactics including:
    • Technical SEO audits of client websites/assets
    • On-page content audits
    • Keyword discovery and opportunity analysis
    • Competition & landscape research
    • SWOT analysis
    • mSEO
    • Internationalisation
    • Offsite SEO and authority building/link earning
    • Data-led insights & reporting
  • Bringing innovation and progressive thinking to organic search campaigns
    • Optimising for voice
    • Guidance around implementation of Accelerated Mobile Pages
    • Integration with UX and CRO
    • Thought-leadership
  • Cross-channel collaboration to identify how and where SEO fits into a client's overall digital marketing mix and how it influences paid media channels, and vice-versa
  • Short, medium and long term planning and optimisation roadmaps
  • Presenting and articulating complex search strategies to clients
  • Contributing to business development activity and being part of winning pitch teams
  • Driving growth and maintaining healthy retention across client accounts
  • Mentoring junior team members and assisting in their professional development
  • Working alongside client services teams to manage budgets, milestones and timelines
  • Agency thought-leadership

Experience Required

  • SEO & digital marketing experience
  • SEO management & leadership experience
  • Have worked across large, well-funded SEO projects for known brands
  • Excellent knowledge of leading industry software & tools, such as
    • Searchmetrics
    • BrightEdge
    • Screaming Frog
    • Keyword Planner
    • Google Search Console
    • Google Analytics
    • Majestic SEO
    • A-hrefs
    • Accuranker
    • Deep Crawl
    • Cognitive SEO

Skill Requirements

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint
  • Articulate and confident in leading meetings, often with senior business stakeholders
  • Excellent written skills - an ability to produce high quality business documents 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, particularly influencing and listening skills
  • Structured and methodical

Key Attributes

  • You live and breath SEO... it's your passion!
  • Commercially astute
  • Results and value focused
  • Self-motivated and able to work both individually and as part of a team
  • A strong leader
  • Punctual and able to work to deadlines
  • Demonstrates a high level of attention to detail
  • Organised and capable of managing multiple campaigns, tasks & team members
  • Positive and enthusiastic
  • A valued team member who upholds Jellyfish’s values and professional integrity at all times
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