SEO & Content Executive


SEO Executive

Job Title: SEO Executive
Salary: £25,000.00 – £30,000.00
Working Hours: Mon-Fri 09:00-17:30
Location: Cambridge/Work From Home
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline: 1st July 2023

Company Description

Xanthos is a growing digital agency that specialises in digital marketing, website development and ecommerce based in St John’s Innovation Centre in Cambridge. We are part of the Milbank Group which has a diverse and growing portfolio.

The Candidate

An opportunity has arisen for an SEO & Content Executive to join our team. We are looking for someone driven, bright, self-motivating, and analytical with strong English writing skills to implement SEO for our clients. We need someone with a keen interest in digital marketing and a desire to develop your skills in SEO (with an opportunity to develop skills in other areas of digital marketing if you wish).

Potential candidates must be located within the UK. If you live within a commutable distance of Cambridge to come into the office based at St John’s Innovation Centre (near Cambridge North train station) on a regular basis that would be a bonus, but not essential.

The Role

The role is focused predominantly on delivering successful SEO results for our clients. Typical tasks for this role include:

  • Assisting in client onboarding and developing SEO strategies for clients
  • Develop and implement on-page optimisations
  • Keyword research
  • Analysing competitor websites and SEO strategies
  • Analysing site health, fixing issues which impact SEO, and implementing technical SEO where possible (or liaising with internal and external developers when necessary)
  • Content calendar and content creation
  • Analysing SEO and website performance using Google Analytics, Google Search Console, SEMrush and Screaming Frog
  • Creating analytical reports and providing insights on how to improve website performance
  • Local SEO
  • Producing SEO reports
  • Presenting reports to clients and answering client queries

SEO Executive

Skills and Experience

Essential skills and experience

  • A minimum of 1 years' experience working in digital marketing and SEO, or demonstrable knowledge of SEO
  • Analytical skills and experience using Google Analytics and Google Search Console
  • Proficient at writing online copy
  • Experience using CMSs to load content and optimise websites/blogs
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to articulate ideas to clients and the Xanthos team
  • Collaboration skills to work in a team and with clients
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Efficient time management skills for working on multiple client campaigns and juggling work priorities

Desired skills and experience

  • Agency experience
  • Education in relevant fields – English, marketing or other analytical fields
  • Proficiency with Microsoft products – Word, Excel, Teams, SharePoint
  • Experience with Screaming Frog, SEMRush and/or Ahrefs
  • Experience with GA4 and Google Tag Manager
  • Experience with WordPress or Shopify