Growth through Talent

SEO Lead

Brand - Marketing
Ref: 3012 Date Posted: Tuesday 11 Jun 2024

SEO Lead

Salary £65K + Benefits

London, United Kingdom

I am working in partnership on an exciting new ‘SEO Manager” position with a stellar name within the UK publishing space.

The opportunity:

  • Reaching 1 in 5 UK adults every single day and over 70% of the population across all their titles

  • Largest printed scale and most engaged websites in the UK

  • Committed to producing engaging and insightful commentary for their dedicated readers and inspiring thought-provoking discussion across all their media channels.

  • Saw revenue grow to £632 Million across the last year.

The Role:

  • Develop and execute SEO strategies across internal commerce content to drive organic traffic and increase the visibility of this content in SERP’S.

  • Work with external partners to help develop authority for content they manage on their behalf.

  • Conduct keyword research, analyse website data, and stay up-to-date with search engine algorithm changes to ensure their website stays ahead of the curve.

  • Identify and resolve technical SEO issues, such as crawl errors, duplicate content, and broken links.

  • Monitor website traffic and engagement metrics to identify areas for improvement and implement necessary changes.

  • Collaborate with internal teams, including content, design, and product, to ensure all website content is optimized for SEO best practices.

  • Act as the primary point of contact for all SEO-related communication with external content partners.

  • Conduct regular audits of their affiliate partner websites to ensure they are optimized for SEO best practices.

  • Oversee and manage PPC campaigns to drive traffic and revenue to our website and affiliate partners.

  • Track and analyse campaign performance, adjusting strategies as necessary to achieve campaign goals.


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage relationships with external content partners and agencies.

  • Strong understanding of search engine algorithms, keyword research, and on-page/off-page optimization techniques.

  • Experience with Google Analytics, Google Search Console, and other SEO tools.

  • Proven track record of successful SEO and PPC campaigns that have driven traffic and revenue to websites and affiliate partners.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify areas for improvement and implement effective solutions.

  • E-commerce or affiliate marketing experience is essential.

How do I apply?

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please contact Dylan Rixon at Pivotal for a confidential discussion on 07570105953 or email me at

Key Skills: SEO, Organic Search, Search, Key Words, Technical Audits, Competitor Analysis, PPC, Paid Search

Pivotal is an equal opportunities employer and we encourage applications regardless of ethnic origin, race, religious beliefs, age, disability, gender or sexual orientation, and any other protected status as required by applicable law.

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