Date created: June 30, 2022
Location: London & Remote

SEO Executive (Graduate)

Salary: £25,000

We are looking for an enthusiastic graduate to join our growing team as an SEO Executive. The successful candidate will have an interest in digital marketing and strong analytical foundations.

You will strive to understand our clients’ business needs and help them to improve their organic presence with data informed insights.

Semetrical have a very strong track record in terms of graduate recruitment. During the last 5 years, 8 graduates and 3 apprentices have been recruited with no previous experience, and all have now become key members of the team.

This position is full time with a starting salary between £25,000 – £28,000 DOE. Our Head Office is based in Central London near Monument Station. We are based in a WeWork that has many excellent facilities, and a campus style feel.

You will work closely with the wider team (Analytics, PR, Paid etc.) in developing comprehensive strategies, setting out targets against business objectives to drive maximum growth. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is looking to develop quickly and gain a holistic understanding of the digital marketing space.

Your Responsibilities

The daily responsibilities of this role will include, conducting large scale keyword research projects, in-depth competitor analysis and technical audits.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent analytical, written and verbal communication skills. It is essential for the candidate to have strong attention to detail and proven organisational skills will also be important, as the role will require administrative tasks to be undertaken.

During the first two months, full training will be given in all forms of SEO with a strong emphasis on SEO fundamentals.  Following this, daily responsibilities will start to increase very quickly. Key responsibilities include:

  • Undertaking keyword research projects using our in-house bespoke tool to help understand how users search within our client’s industry, and to inform website architecture design.
  • Researching competitor websites and identifying what works well for them.
  • Analysing client backlink profiles to prevent any negative impacts on client websites, whilst identifying link acquisition opportunities and strategies.
  • Conducting in-depth content audits of client and competitor websites.
  • Undertaking comprehensive technical & speed audits
  • Reviewing client rankings on a regular basis.
  • Working as part of a team, to share all key findings.
  • Completing tasks and creating reports by the agreed deadlines etc.
  • Collaborating with other teams (Content, PPC, Analytics etc.) to deliver in-depth keyword

Skills & Experience

  • Highly enthusiastic about digital marketing – especially SEO, and the wider discipline of search engine marketing
  • Strong organisational, time-management and communication skills
  • Able to think independently and use self-initiative
  • Able to work effectively within a team
  • Exceptional analytical, problem solving & critical thinking skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi task in a deadline driven atmosphere
  • Very good Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills (particularly Excel)
  • A strong desire to learn about other aspects of digital marketing 
  • A minimum 2:2 bachelor’s degree demonstrating analytical and research skills.

Ideally, candidates will also have some of the following experience/knowledge:

  • Previous roles or placements in online marketing
  • Some knowledge of SEO fundamentals, best practices and key trends in the industry
  • Experience with website analysis using tools such as Google Analytics
  • Experience in website development and/or knowledge of HTML
  • Proven ability to work closely in a team to achieve strong performance.

About Semetrical

Semetrical are a highly successful full-service digital marketing agency, based in central London. We were named Best Small Biddable Agency at the 2020 UK Biddable Awards and won Best use of Search – B2B & Most Innovative Campaign (SEO Large) at the 2021 EU Search Awards. We are one of the leading UK agencies in digital B2B strategy where we leverage innovative integrated Analytics strategies to help achieve the best results for our clients.     

We deliver unique and high-quality services to a range of well-known clients. These include OnTheMarket, AQA, Beano, YeoValley, ITV News and On the Beach.

Our offices are based in Central London at a WeWork in Monument. It’s a vibrant working environment, with plenty of working space and an amazing rooftop overseeing London. Currently, all staff members are working flexibly between the office and home following the impact of Covid-19. We are an agile agency and will continue to provide this balance between remote and office environments in future.

We care about our staff and their well-being, especially during the tough lockdowns we’ve faced. To support certain challenges that people may have encountered, we introduced a comprehensive wellbeing programme across the agency and new initiatives to promote positive mental and physical health among our employees.

Company Benefits

At Semetrical, our employee’s health and wellbeing is important to us. We therefore offer a range of benefits which will help our employees enjoy working for the company while also offering the required support to ensure they are comfortable and able to thrive. These benefits include:

  • Monthly wellbeing budgets (i.e. for gym, healthcare, books etc.)
  • Monthly socials paid for by the company
  • Fully remote working options
  • WeWork amenities (free barista coffee, beer and events)
  • Pension contributions
  • 25 days holiday allowance
  • Employee assistance program

Commitment to Diversity

At Semetrical we celebrate diversity and value the varied experience and expertise that people from different backgrounds bring to our business. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to creating an inclusive environment where all employees are respected and celebrated so they can be more creative and successful. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, religious beliefs, age, sex, sexual orientation or disability.

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