SEO Manager

Job Category: SEO
Job Type: Full Time

The role

Harvest are looking for an experienced SEO Account Manager who has a strong understanding of search engine optimisation alongside the larger digital landscape as a whole.

We are looking for someone to take a step up in their career, be innovative, committed, improve their knowledge, all while delivering excellent results for our clients. The ideal candidate will be analytical, organised, a strong communicator and have a passion to develop their understanding of SEO and digital in general.


Core responsibilities

  • Leading the execution of on-page, content and technical SEO work for your clients
  • Helping the wider SEO team and client services team define the strategy for both clients and new business
  • Taking responsibility for the clients’ organic performance and liaising with the wider team in order to maximise performance
  • Owning the reporting for your clients
  • Managing core projects and SEO campaigns for clients
  • Managing the work of junior members of the SEO team


Day-to-day tasks

  • Comprehensive keyword research and mapping to drive users to the business’s relevant pages
  • Technical audits & implementation
  • On-site & content optimisation
  • Briefing, creating and editing content for clients
  • Performance reporting and learnings
  • Communicating with clients via calls and other platforms
  • Working with wider team to analyse performance and provide solutions for improvement



  • At least 3 years’ experience in technical & content SEO, preferably agency-side
  • Having a proven record of executing successful SEO campaigns
  • Current knowledge of trends and practices in SEO, relating to both on-page, content and technical
  • Able to produce reports with insights and communicate these effectively and clearly to clients
  • Understanding of Google Analytics, Search Console and other industry-leading tools
  • Strong analytical and numeracy capabilities. This includes strong Excel skills
  • Impeccable written and spoken English and attention to detail
  • Able to produce client-facing documents to a high standard using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work well under pressure, autonomously, with an ability to prioritise tasks efficiently
  • Ability to collaborate with the wider SEO team and agency as a whole
  • Understanding of SEO’s place within the wider marketing mix
  • Highly motivated and self-sufficient worker
  • Strong time management skills


Nice to have, but not essential

  • Experience with using WordPress and a variety of other content management systems
  • Passing knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Familiarity with Google Tag Manager and other tracking tools beyond Google Analytics
  • Familiarity with conversion rate optimisation techniques and tools


Why work at Harvest?

  • Beneficiary of Harvest Digital EOT after one year
  • Participate in Company Bonus scheme, on successful passing of probation
  • BUPA health care after one year
  • Wellness Cash Benefit
  • Sunlight – Training Programme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Harvest away weekend
  • Company pension
  • Paid day off for charity
  • Staff referral fee
  • Free eye tests
  • Harvester of the quarter
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Sabbatical policy
  • Perkbox – Staff Discount Platform
  • Childcare vouchers


Hours & Salary

  • 9am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday are standard, with flexitime
  • Hybrid work – required 2 days per week in the London office
  • £38,000-43,000, depending upon experience

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