Head of Technical SEO

Search Laboratory is a multi-award winning, integrated digital marketing agency. From our offices in Leeds, New York and Austin we are working on really clever and exciting projects for a broad range of clients. We were so proud to have been featured as one of the UK’s Top 1000 most inspirational companies and we’ve also been listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For list (eight times!).

We’re on the hunt for a Head of Technical SEO to lead and develop our offering for our SEO clients. Working with some of the world’s biggest brands, our Technical SEO team deploy cutting-edge techniques to make sure our clients’ websites are fully optimised. Leading this team, you will help to maintain Search Laboratory’s position at the forefront of the SEO industry.

As we aim to be ahead of the curve, you’ll need to keep on top of the latest methods, techniques, and technologies to ensure we’re always moving forward. The team will look to you to be a thought-leader who openly shares this knowledge. This role requires someone who can think strategically about where the department needs to be, whilst being strong enough operationally to ensure we are delivering excellent results. You’ll also love jumping in on big business pitches and proposals.

What we need from you

  • Extensive knowledge of technical SEO with proven experience in the industry
  • Strong strategic, leadership and communication skills
  • A client-focused, results-driven approach
  • Excellent project management skills, including delegation, planning & time management

What to expect from us

We are a company that truly cares; about our clients, our colleagues, our community and the planet. Here are a few examples of what you can expect when working at the Lab:

  • A good work-life balance: we offer up to 27 days holiday with the option to buy more, ‘flexi-time’ (with core hours of 10am to 4pm), a blending working approach with one set day in the office (Thursday), and birthday lie-ins (for you and any children)
  • To support your physical, mental and financial wellbeing: we have healthcare benefits, company pension contributions, enhanced paternity, maternity, and adoption leave pay and company-wide paid social events
  • We’re socially responsible: our office is run carbon-neutral with electric car charging points in our free on-site car park, paid time off to charitable causes and we plant a tree for every new member of the Lab.

We believe in equality of opportunity, and we want to attract and retain a diverse range of talent. Our ambition is to have an inclusive culture where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential. Reach our friendly recruitment team at [email protected] or on 0113 2121211 if you would like to find out more.

Reporting to: Head of SEO

Job Purpose: to lead and develop our technical SEO offering, ensuring that we always deliver the best possible results for our SEO clients.

Salary Range: £42,000-£48,000

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