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Technical SEO Specialist - Manchester

Job title: Technical SEO Specialist - Manchester
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Industry: PRS Tech
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Reference: JO-2206-250455
Contact name: Sue Gaffney
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Job description

PRS are currently recruiting for a Technical SEO Specialist, paying a salary range of £30.000 - £35.000, for our boutique search marketing client based in the heart of Manchester city centre.  The role offers hybrid working for the right person, however when you are in the office you will be working with an extremely social team, the role offers you a high level of autonomy on your projects, you will be making the difference on a range of client accounts where you will have the opportunity to shape and mould the organic search offering of the business, you will join a team of 10 digital specialists so you will be surrounded by expertise and working in a real hub of best-practice.

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Planning and executing tech SEO strategies for a range of clients both personally and in collaboration with other members of the team.
  • Performing in-depth technical site audits, which will help address underlying issues as well as inform a roadmap of the most worthwhile forward-looking activities for each client.
  • Carrying out scheduled and ad-hoc technical SEO tasks on an ongoing basis.
  • Helping develop new technical SEO products and services, assisting the agency in pursuit of becoming one of the top organic search marketing houses in the country.
  • Carrying out keyword research both personally and in collaboration with the content team.
  • Analysing and cleansing client backlink profiles.
  • Assisting with planning and forecasting for current clients and as part of the new business process.
  • Working closely with the account managers to produce meaningful client reports and deliver commercially-focused advice on how to improve performance.
  • Keeping abreast of best practice, disseminating information about emerging tools and techniques to other staff and clients.
  • Participating in client calls and meetings, including new business meetings, at the office in central Manchester and elsewhere in the UK when necessary.
  • Assisting the management team with expansion of the tech SEO team and the recruitment of additional staff, helping to train and mentor junior team members.
  • Assisting with the development of the businesses public image as an organic search thought leader by writing for our blog, contributing to our social media profiles, and attending industry events such as BrightonSEO and SearchLeeds.
You will:
  • Have a thorough understanding of current organic search best practice with regards to technical SEO (Specific examples of this include knowledge of how to help clients gain access to position)
  • Know how to structure URLs and on-page content for best results; how to build a strong internal linking structure; how advice differs for ‘local’ businesses vs. non-physical businesses
  • Know how to leverage structured data and microformats
  • Know how to perform keyword analysis; understanding how keyword targeting affects site structure and content creation
  • Know how to use tools such as Google Analytics, Search Console and third-party platforms such as Searchmetrics, SEMRush, AHREFs and Moz to measure results and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Have at least 2 years in a technical SEO-focused role, with evidence of your involvement in complex projects such as restructures of large sites, site migrations, development of successful campaign strategies etc.
  • Have experience with more complex techniques such as SEO split testing and server log file analysis is desirable but not essential.
  • Have knowledge and experience of tracking and conversion code integrations for Analytics and similar would be highly advantageous, as would familiarity with Google Tag Manager.
  • Have Ninja-level Excel skills.
  • Have excellent written and spoken English. A large part of technical SEO is understanding how a particular combination of words entered by a user translates to a sale for a client – consequently you will need a strong grasp of spelling and grammar.

If you are interested then please click the APPLY button now
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