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Senior SEO Executive

About us
The PHA Group is a leading, independent public relations, social media, and digital marketing agency with offices in London, Manchester, Leeds, and Wokingham. Founded in 2005 by former newspaper editor Phil Hall, PHA boasts an impressive client roster spanning the consumer, corporate, and reputation spaces. Our passionate, ambitious, and entrepreneurial employees and exceptional company culture make PHA a fantastic place to work, and we’re hiring!

About the role

We are currently looking for an SEO Senior Executive to join our fast-growing Digital department. Our SEO Executives are integral in delivering client success and supporting the SEO Managers in delivering SEO strategies and driving account growth. You will take ownership of your work and constantly improve, grow, and deliver beyond expectations. You need to be an efficient implementer, delivering on your recommendations and executing them efficiently and to a high standard. You will be working with some of the top e-commerce verticals and brands, including fashion retail, beverage, sporting goods, global logistics, travel, fitness, iGaming, and more!

About you

  • A minimum of 18-months’ SEO experience working in a similar role, ideally within an agency environment
  • Experience in executing technical SEO deliverables as well as wider appreciation of the complete SEO strategy including content and link building is key
  • Experience with using market leading SEO tools and enterprise platforms, including SEMrush, Ahrefs, Deep Crawl, OnCrawl, Screaming Frog SEO, Search Metrics, Google Analytics, Search Console, Tag Manager, Google My Business, SiteBulb, or equivalent
  • Experience working within a wider team
  • Experience of communicating with clients

What you will be doing

  • Delivering SEO strategies that drive growth for various sized clients across different sectors
  • Working collaboratively with other departments to ensure a cohesive and integrated approach is delivered for clients
  • Identifying growth opportunities within the SEO department but also other departments within the agency, demonstrating an awareness of where SEO services can bring added value
  • Creating and sending all client reports on time
  • Delivering quality work to clients which meet client objectives and expectations
  • Communicating and liaising with clients as needed via email, phone, video conferencing and face to face. You will be the primary point of contact for all things SEO on client accounts you work on
  • Ensuring SEO best practises and agency ways of working are followed at all times
  • Meeting utilisation metrics
  • Supporting Sales & Marketing as well as the SEO Managers and Director of Digital with account growth and new business opportunities
  • Carrying out SEO analysis including keyword research, competitor analysis, backlink audits, and SERP analysis
  • On page and off page execution relating to client strategy
  • Upkeep and evolution of the process and documentation for SEO
  • Regular monitoring and analysis of client performance and reporting findings to colleague

Benefits – click here for full brochure

  • Making Memories: £500 annual birthday bonus, enhanced maternity and paternity leave, wedding present, new baby gift, length of service awards, enhanced holiday allowance
  • Rewards: £500 ‘wow’ bonuses, £500 talent recognition awards, auto-enrolment pension scheme, and monthly new business, campaign, and kudos awards
  • Wellness: £1,000 healthcare cash scheme, 4pm finish on Fridays, annual wellness day and voucher, weekly wellness hour, flexible working charter, annual mobile phone scheme
  • Training & Development: PHAcademy, regular appraisals, promotion plans, industry membership, secondment opportunities, New York exchange scheme
  • Charity & CSR: volunteering opportunities, annual development day, fundraising initiatives
  • Open Conversations: annual diversity and inclusion report, drop-in sessions, webinars, seminars
  • Office, Environment & Sustainability: company commitment, annual initiatives, PHAseOut campaigns
  • Sport & Social: summer and Christmas parties, team treats, seasonal competitions, quarterly drinks, new starter breakfasts, sporting activities, afternoon brews

What we offer

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If you are passionate about helping our clients achieve their goals, not settling for the easy and forgettable, but challenging them to do better and be different in an environment that fosters openness, honesty, and diversity – we want to hear from you! In return, we will give you the opportunity to develop your unique talents so that they shine through your work, a role in which your voice is heard, and a variety of benefits, incentives, and rewards.

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