SEO Executive Cambridge

We're Looking For an SEO Executive

The Company 

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 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. Normal working hours are 9:00 to 17:30, Monday-Friday. 

Typical tasks for this role include: 

  • Assisting in client onboarding and developing SEO strategies for clients 
  • Develop and implement on-page optimisations 
  • Keyword research 
  • Competitor SEO analysis reports 
  • 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 for blogs 
  • Analysing performance using Google Analytics, SEMRush and Google Search Console 
  • Creating analytics reports and providing insights on how to improve website performance 
  • Local SEO and local listing management including Google Business listing optimisations 
  • Producing SEO reports and analysing performance 
  • Presenting reports to clients and answering client queries 
We're Looking For an SEO Executive

Skills and Experience

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

Why Xanthos?

  • Flexible working hours 
  • Flexible working location – remote/hybrid/office 
  • Company social events 
  • Performance bonuses 
  • Opportunity for career development and training 
  • Access to on-site bistro 
  • Private medical insurance 
  • Free on-site parking 
  • Located at St John’s Innovation Centre – easily accessible via A10 and Cambridge North train station 
Why Xanthos?

Working at Xanthos

Please submit your CV below or email it directly to with a cover letter, which describes why you would be a good candidate for the role and a fit for Xanthos. Please also include details of your current compensation package. 

Salary: £25,000.00-£30,000.00 per year depending on experience

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