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SEO Account Manager

Experienced SEO Account Executive

SEO Account Manager


Job Description:  SEO Account Manager

Verb are looking for an experienced SEO Account Manager to join our rapidly growing SEO team. We’re searching for an Organic Search specialist with a proven track record of creating and implementing successful SEO campaigns for clients. You will need to be confident in all aspects of SEO; technical, content, and link acquisition. As an agency we focus on delivering results that go beyond our clients’ expectations. We have a large roster of clients that operate in the luxury niche across many interesting verticals. Verb offers its clients integrated SEO, PPC, and Social Media solutions with strong data analysis. We are a creative, fun, ambitious digital marketing agency looking for a talented SEO professional who wants to be part of a close-knit SEO team.

Reports to: Head of SEO

Salary: Competitive

Hours: 9:00am-5:30pm

Location: Aldgate

WHY VERB?


Joining Verb is a great opportunity to work in an agency that is growing rapidly and works with some of the best brands in the luxury and premium market. The growth we’ve seen over the past 18 months has been phenomenal not just for the SEO team but the company as a whole. Our clients range from market leaders in their industries to small luxury businesses with a strong focus on brand positioning and delivering high quality products and services to their customers.


We’re constantly growing our client book as we’re winning a lot of new business working with some of the best luxury businesses in the UK and globally. This keeps our work interesting as we always have new challenges and new markets to operate in.

We have an in-house design and development team which means we can implement onsite changes instantly, rather than waiting for developers to get back to us weeks later to make the smallest of changes. This helps us achieve results for our clients faster than most other agencies.

We’re a young company with lots of socialising after work. We love doing fun activities together in the evenings as a team and our founder Chris Donnelly believes in having the perfect culture at work, so you love coming in every day.

Work life balance is a must! We want you rested and firing on all cylinders when you’re here, so we make sure to keep your workload manageable. Whilst occasionally you might need to stay a few extra hours a week to help out with big projects we will make sure you’re fed and looked after and still go home at a reasonable time.

We have excellent company benefits, as well as a Perkbox account to keep the cost of life down in London.

WHY OUR ROLE?


We use the best tools, we’ve got some of the best expertise in the industry, we’re growing rapidly, and we believe in developing you to your full potential. The SEO team operates as a team with everyone’s input listened to no matter what your job title is. We work in a creative industry and we want everyone’s thoughts and input as much as possible. The team operates with a flat structure and you’ll be given full responsibility over your work and the team members that report into you.

We’ve got some of the most exciting clients going, where you’ll be able to use your skills and implement your creative ideas to their full potential. We work with clients in fashion, food, property, hotels, hospitality, beauty and many more sectors. Plus we’re always adding new clients and industries to that list.

Our SEO team are some of the best people in the industry to work with and they will help you develop your career further and achieve success. You’ll be responsible for your clients’ strategies and driving results for them. We always reward success and hard work so it’s down to you to drive results for your clients.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

  • Ownership of a number of key accounts within the SEO team.
  • Formulation and execution of results driven SEO strategies on your accounts.
  • Content strategy creation and implementation.
  • Technical optimisation of client content and site architecture.
  • Planning, execution, and measurement outreach strategy across your accounts.
  • Managing the creative production process on your accounts.
  • Generating high quality links for your clients.
  • Keeping up to date with latest SEO initiatives and applying these learnings to your work.
  • Working within the agency to develop our tools and technical capabilities.
  • Identifying gaps and opportunities based on keyword and backlink analysis, and informing the relevant teams accordingly.
  • Supporting the team with on-going audits and driving the subsequent recommendations.
  • Producing weekly, monthly, quarterly, and ad-hoc SEO (and related) reports and management information as required.
  • Keeping up to date with the latest SEO technology, SEO updates and industry changes.
  • Ensuring best practice use of tools such as Google Analytics, Hitwise, Moz, BrightEdge, DeepCrawl, Screaming Frog, IIS SEO Toolkit amongst others.

HOW CAN YOU EXCEL IN THIS ROLE?


To be successful in this role will require a keen interest in search marketing and an appetite to continually learn and keep up to date in a fast-changing industry.

The role is well suited to a self-starter who thrives on taking responsibility and ownership. An inquisitive and curious mind with a passion for problem solving. Effective team-working is crucial, the successful candidate must be able to collaborate with others and be flexible to tackle the wide range of challenges that face a busy digital team.


Essential skills/attributes:

  • 2-3 years’ experience working in an SEO specific role.
  • Have managed SEO campaigns in a number of verticals.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple accounts & apply strategic thinking to each.
  • Proven ability to handle complex technical SEO challenges through to a solution.
  • Excellent content skills and strategy.
  • Proven track record in your ability to generate quality links.
  • A genuine interest in Search and the wider digital industry.
  • An enthusiasm to continually learn and develop new skills.
  • A proactive nature while taking great personal pride in the work you deliver.
  • An eye for detail with an analytical approach to problem solving.
  • A collaborative approach to work, a team-player who can be flexible to support business needs.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Someone who has the ability to use their own initiative and work on their own when required.
  • Fun and full of creative ideas.

Nice to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Excellent understanding of HTML, CSS, JS.
  • Second language.
  • An active professional digital presence, either through blogging, twitter or other social channels.

If you think this sounds like you then we can’t wait to hear from you! Please make sure you send us your CV and a short covering letter outlining why you think you’d be perfect for this role.

Experienced SEO Account Executive


WHY VERB?

Verb is a great place to develop your existing SEO skills and add new skills to your arsenal. We’ve got very experienced senior members of the team who will develop your career and help you progress within SEO and digital marketing. We love hungry and ambitious people who want to own the accounts they work on with the account manager and show the team what they can do with their SEO skills.

As an agency, we’re growing our client book and SEO team very quickly. We’re winning a lot of new business and working with some of the best luxury businesses in the country. We’re also expanding into working with high street and household names and this is another area of the business that is growing rapidly.

We have an in-house web design and development team which means we can implement onsite design (UX/UI) and functionality changes instantly rather than waiting for designers and developers to get back to us weeks later to make the smallest of changes. This allows us to achieve our clients’ SEO goals a lot faster than other agencies. It also means you get to develop other areas of knowledge surrounding websites and how they work. As you can ask our designers and developers anything you like.

We’re a young company with lots of socialising after work, we love doing fun activities together in the evenings as a team and our founder Chris Donnelly believes in having the perfect culture at work so you love coming in every day. When stuff is tough at work it’s the team that pulls you through and it’s why no problem is too big for us to deal with. We’ve always got each other’s backs.

Work life balance is a must! We want you rested and firing on all cylinders when you’re here so we keep your workload manageable and enjoyable. Whilst occasionally you might need to stay a few extra hours a week to help out with big projects, we will make sure you’re fed and looked after and still go home at a reasonable time.

We have excellent company benefits, as well as a perkbox account to keep the cost of life down in London. There’s plenty of free Friday drinks in the office and down the pub. We also have a salary sacrifice program in place to help mitigate the cost of cycling to work, buying new laptops and mobiles, as well as loads of other cool things.

WHY OUR ROLE?

We use the best tools, we’ve got some of the best expertise in the industry, we’re growing rapidly and we believe in developing you to your full potential. The SEO team operates as a team of equals, with everyone’s input listened to no matter what your job title is. We work in a creative industry and we want your thoughts and input as much as possible. The team operates as a flat structure and you’ll be given as much responsibility as possible.

We’ve got some of the most exciting clients going, where you’ll be able to ply your SEO skills and implement your creative ideas. We work with clients in fashion, perfume, food, property, hotels, lifestyle and many more sectors and we’re always adding new clients and industries to that list.

We’ve got some of the best people in the industry to further your knowledge of SEO. These same people will teach you how to put your creative ideas into real business proposals that benefit our clients and our business. You’ll be shown how to become an account manager as you share the account manager responsibilities with your line manager.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

  • Using your best practice SEO skills and knowledge to benefit the client through technical SEO, outreach and backlink building, content creation/optimisation and social media.
  • Supporting the team with on-going audits and driving the subsequent recommendations.
  • Producing weekly, monthly, quarterly, and ad-hoc SEO (and related) reports and management information as required.
  • Improving your existing SEO skills.
  • Adding new SEO skills to your skillset.
  • Helping junior members of the team and reviewing their work.
  • Keeping up to date with the latest SEO technology, SEO updates and industry changes.
  • Ensuring best practice SEO with use of tools such as Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Linkdex, Moz, Majestic, Screaming Frog, IIS SEO Toolkit, HotJar and others.

HOW CAN YOU EXCEL IN THIS ROLE?

To be successful in this role will require a keen interest in developing your career further in SEO and bringing your ideas, hunger, and ambition to work every day.

The role is well suited to a self-starter who thrives on taking responsibility and ownership. An inquisitive and curious mind with a passion for problem solving. Effective team-working is crucial, the successful candidate must be able to collaborate with others and be flexible to tackle the wide range of challenges that face a busy digital team.

Essential skills/attributes:

  • Good technical SEO understanding (we can show you how to implement it)
  • Excellent outreach, backlink building and influencer marketing skills
  • Excellent SEO content marketing skills: creation, optimisation, keyword research and mapping
  • Good understanding of social media and its role within SEO and outreach
  • Good understanding of Google Analytics and Google Search Console (Webmaster Tools)
  • An enthusiasm to continually learn and develop new skills
  • A proactive nature while taking great personal pride in the work you deliver
  • An eye for detail with an analytical approach to problem solving
  • A collaborative approach to work, a team-player who can be flexible to support business needs
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Someone who has the ability to use their own initiative and work on their own when required
  • Good monthly report creation skills

Nice to have:

  • Email marketing experience
  • Basic understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • A bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Google exam qualifications

If you think this sounds like you, then we can’t wait to hear from you! Please make sure you send us your CV and a short covering letter outlining why you think you’d be perfect for this role.

Email: freddie@verbbrands.com

Phone: 02089772994

Positions:

Project Manager

Project Manager


Verb has established itself as a top luxury digital agency based in London, and is best known for providing highly personalised digital experiences, with persona-based website design, eCommerce development, conversion rate optimisation, search marketing and content campaigns. Verb makes sure that their clients’ websites and mobile applications are targeted and optimised for the right customer groups that will result in the highest conversion and ROI. Working with many recognised national and international brands ranging from SME’s to large scale global brands.

As a critical member of our team, you will manage and oversee the delivery of a variety of digital projects including marketing websites, eCommerce websites and either manage or grow into managing SEO, PPC, Social Media and influencer marketing campaigns, depending upon experience

 

The Role:

The Digital Project Manager is accountable for driving the delivery of the studio and ensuring optimal delivery methods are adopted for maximum benefit and efficiency.

The Digital Project Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of projects from start to finish within time and budgeted resource. The Digital Project Manager plays an integral role alongside the account management team and Producer / Strategy team in owning and delivering for clients. You work within a POD, which is made up of an account manager, project manager and producer and together as a three you own and deliver for a range of clients. The account manager owns the relationship with the client and aims to grow the account, the producer creates technical and strategy specifications and supports the POD with technical communications and the project manager organises studio throughput and ensures we deliver to the specification for each client.

 

What do you do at Verb:

  • Plans all projects end to end with assistance from junior project manager.
  • Communicates project plans and job statuses to clients at least weekly if not in shorter periods (if there are changes for any reason).
  • Defines project team (internally and externally).
  • Scheduling and direction of team.
  • Foresees and solves problems around delivery issues.
  • Ensures project documentation is signed and project stages or jobs are formally signed off.
  • Monitors and manages performance of developers and scrutinises timesheets with PMO Admin weekly.
  • Focused on pushing as much revenue through the P&L and utilisation.
  • Advises Head of Talent and HR on +ve/-ve resourcing requirements at least two months ahead of requirements (this requires regular communication with Head of Sales to analyse the pipeline).
  • Thinks in ‘person-day terms’ not ‘money terms’

 

What you don’t do at Verb:

  • Does not provide quotes or discuss money with client.
  • Does not clarify specification with client.
  • Does not change the specification.
  • Does not attend client meetings unless it’s the initial project workshop or there is significant value in doing so.

 

Outputs:

  • Project plans (GANTT charts or other)
  • Lists of modules and tasks, with who they are allocated to, when they
    will be done, estimated and actual time.
  • Real-time project blocker/solution alerts
  • Project stage sign off sheets
  • Weekly (summary) project and job financial reports to business
  • Weekly (detailed) project financial reports to business

 

Communication:

  • Daily communications via email and telephone with developers, designers and other members of the delivery team to ensure they are on track
  • Short daily (max 30 minutes) Pod meetings with producer and account manager to discuss:
  • Status of projects and any major blockers / issues with proposed solutions
  • Any Specification clarification points (can be taken offline with producer if too detailed)
  • Reprioritise projects with account manager where necessary
  • Detailed discussions with producer around implementation detail before and during writing a specification
  • Daily updates of master schedule
  • Emergency meetings with Business Analyst if Specification has lack of clarity for any reason
  • Send/share updated project plans and updated lists of all tasks to Pod, and then client on a daily or, at least, weekly basis (discretion advised based on client preference and scope of update)
  • Send project reports, job reports and release emails to the business

 

Requirements:

  • Experience with the Atlassian suite of software, in particular JIRA Cloud, Service Desk and Capture
  • Customer and commercial background
  • Team management and third party governance
  • In-depth experience of delivering websites, eCommerce and marketing campaigns to technical and creative specifications
  • Experience reporting on production
  • Ability to manage, support multiple projects and people
  • Positive, proactive, thrives on deadlines and change & motivates others
  • Managed a junior project manager previously

 

Benefits:

  • This role comes with a competitive salary and package.
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Friday drinks and regular company socials
  • Mind Body & Soul: £500 a year to spend on enriching oneself!
  • Training budget
  • Perkbox: https://www.perkbox.com/uk/engage-your-employees/features/perks/

 

How to apply:

  • Put together your relevant CV and work experience.
  • Write a cover letter based upon how you can help the business.
  • Title your email ‘Project Manager Application – [NAME]’.
  • Send your email to jobs@verbbrands.co.uk.
  • Be different.
  • Be ready to interview – we work quickly.

Positions:

PPC Manager

PPC Manager


Paid Search Manager: 2-3+ years PPC experience

OVERVIEW

DBD Media, one of the UK’s longest established specialist search engine and social media marketing agencies, is seeking an ambitious and talented search professional to lead our Performance Media department.

DBD’s Performance Media team manage PPC, Paid Social and Programmatic Display campaigns for our clients, and work very closely with our Organic Search team. Our Organic Search proposition encompasses SEO, Content Marketing, Influencer Marketing, Digital PR and Social Media.   

In 2017 DBD became part of the Verb Brands group which resulted in the team moving into a custom built office alongside the Verb team. This has taken the team up to 50 strong and alongside the aforementioned services, gives the team design and development capabilities. There is a significant amount of investment going into the business now from the group and a huge opportunity now with bringing paid search as a proposition to the rest of the client portfolio.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING?

We are seeking a Performance Media Account Manager to join our Performance Media team.  We need a bright, enthusiastic and ambitious person to work across a range of different accounts, as well as help develop our proposition and assist with training and managing junior members of the team. 

If you join DBD you will join a dynamic agency that is growing fast.  Our team pride themselves on their best-practice approach and their commitment to exceeding our clients’ targets, and we need someone who shares this ethos and who can play a full part in the development of the team.  

Below is a non-exhaustive list of the areas you will work in, and the tasks you will be involved in:

  • You will take responsibility for your own clients, often working with other members of the team
  • You will be expected to manage and optimise PPC, paid social and programmatics display advertising accounts to demanding targets in a proactive manner, and will attend and lead monthly client meetings.  
  • You will also be expected to liaise with the major search engines – Google, Yahoo/Bing, Facebook, Twitter – and with our campaign management / tracking technology providers.
  • Provide detailed analysis of campaign data to establish trends and key performance indicators.
  • Get involved with other areas of the company – working with our SEO, Social Media, Digital PR and Influencer Marketing teams.

WHO YOU ARE?

  • Outgoing, energetic, ambitious and numerate graduate – with strong academic record
  • 3+ years PPC / performance media management experience, preferably at an established agency.  If you have no experience outside of PPC we can train you on other performance media channels.
  • A team player, with very strong communication skills – above average spelling and grammar, excellent written and spoken English.
  • Strong client handling experience, motivated by improving client happiness.
  • A passion for search engines and all forms of digital marketing – and willing to share knowledge with colleagues.
  • Experience of managing, training and developing more junior members of the team.
  • Results driven – ability to work under pressure and to prioritise often conflicting demands.
  • High attention to detail – analytical, numerate and very organised.
  • Ability to demonstrate effective campaign optimisation techniques.
  • Experience of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook – strong Excel is essential.
  • Understanding and appreciation of the wider online marketing field – SEO, influencer marketing, programmatic display, usability, analytics, content marketing and social media.

SUPPORTING YOU?

At DBD (part of the Verb Brands Group) we aim to operate in an open, transparent, friendly and collaborative manner, and to provide everyone with the support they need to achieve their business and career development objectives.   

You will be supported in achieving the specific objectives related to your role by other members of the management team, including HR, Finance, Business Development, Marketing, Organic Search – and by the Managing Director and our non-executive directors.

BENEFITS:

  • High degree of autonomy in role that can grow further as the company grows.
  • Attractive salary and pension.
  • 25 days’ holiday per annum, rising to 26 after two years.
  • £500 Contribution to personal development / gym membership via our Mind Body & Soul initiative.
  • Free coffee, tea and fruit.
  • Free beers every Friday.
  • Free breakfast at bi weekly company meeting.
  • Finish work at 5pm on a Friday.

HOW TO APPLY?

  • Put together your relevant CV and work experience.
  • Write a cover letter based upon how you can help the business.
  • Title your email ‘PPC MANAGER – [NAME]’.
  • Send your email to jobs@verbbrands.co.uk.
  • Be different.
  • Be ready to interview – we work quickly.

Positions:

Account Manager

Account Manager


Salary dependent upon experience

Verb is a top UK digital agency based in London and is best known for providing highly personalised digital experiences with website design, conversion rate optimisation and persona driven digital marketing campaigns within the luxury sector. Working with many recognised national and international brands ranging from SME’s to large scale global brands.


Verb is looking to hire a highly ambitious, forward thinking Account Manager who is looking for their next step in their digital career. Working alongside the senior project, accounts and new business teams, your job will be to grow, nurture and expand your clients’ accounts and ensure that our exceptionally high quality of work is maintained throughout the process.

The Role

To drive client success across your assigned portfolio of accounts and advise clients on how to achieve their business goals in the most effective manner by utilising their various marketing channels most efficiently,ensuring that advice is delivered with confidence.

To own the day-to-day relationship with the clients placed under your care and the responsibility for implementation, execution and delivery of their various projects.

To proactively look to identify, propose, upsell and implement new projects and campaigns for your clients to meet and exceed each customer’s expectations.

To support the senior Account Management, Project Management and Commercial team, including upselling and onboarding of new clients.

Oversee the delivery of discovery work and project manage ongoing retainer activity and
project work for your clients, ensuring work is delivered to the highest standard, on time
and to budget, whilst keeping the whole process well documented.

To develop knowledge on an ongoing basis of developments in analytics platforms, SEO, email marketing, conversion optimisation, website design and development.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Build and maintain excellent relationships with day to day client teams
  • 2-5 years’ experience in account management agency role within a client services, planning or project management team within the digital and wider marketing sector of devising and implementing integrated digital marketing campaigns, within an agency that includes a variety of digital channels – in particular Website Design and Build, SEO, Email and Content
  • Demonstrable experience of website project delivery and SEO / content delivery.
  • Good understanding of web design and development process including; UX, scoping, project management frameworks, user testing and research.
  • Project management experience, the ability to multitask and remain calm under pressure.

Bonus Skills

  • Proficient user of Google Analytics and other analytics platforms.
  • Ability to create micro proposals that add value to an account and either sell this in or escalate it to the correct account manager
  • Develop a deep understanding of the clients’ business, market, products and audiences to be able to add value to strategic conversations with clients and internal teams

Culture
We have an incredibly strong culture at Verb where everyone is dedicated to perfection in their craft. We actively help each other with our respective work and are always there to assist and mentor those more junior. We have Friday lunches as a team and host bi weekly (but often weekly) team drinks and were recently found to be playing a terrible level of mini golf at the Junk Yard Golf in Shoreditch.

Positions:

Senior Developer

Senior Developer


Start Date: ASAP

Verb is a Digital Marketing Agency that specialises in building websites, eCommerce platforms and mobile apps and conducting digital marketing, including SEO, PPC, Social and influencer for the luxury market.

It has established itself as a top UK digital agency based in London. Verb makes sure that their clients’ websites and mobile applications are targeted and optimised for the right customer groups that will result in the highest conversion and ROI. Working with many recognised national and international brands ranging from SME’s to large scale global brands.

We are looking for a senior developer; with strong skills in front-end developer, WordPress and WooCommerce join our team based in Shoreditch. You will be helping us with a wide variety of projects, working on websites for national and global brands. You will be working with clients such as the Corbin & King portfolio including The Wolseley, Sunseeker, Daylesford, Liz Earle, Mustique, Beulah London, Galvan London and many more.

What you’ll get:

If you want to spend time with a great team, enhance your career and have fun while taking part in some amazing projects, we’re the place to be. You’ll work with the Lead developer to improve the development team and receive commercial experience that will be focused around technology and the growth of the technology side of the business.

Alongside our wordpress skills, we’re keen to build on our magento experience and bring this into being a main focus for the business and continue to explore new technologies, including a few we have been using recently Vagrant, Elasticsearch, React and React Native and Ionic 2 Framework for app development.

Skills:

  • Excellent experience with WordPress.
  • Excellent experience with WooCommerce.
  • Excellent experience writing clean, semantic HTML5.
  • Excellent experience writing well organised, maintainable CSS.
  • JavaScript, with knowledge of the jQuery library.
  • Solid experience working from design mockups.
  • Proficient Photoshop skills.
  • Mobile and responsive design work.
  • Understanding of front-end performance optimization techniques.
  • Knowledge of version control systems, in particular Mercurial and/or Git.
  • Experience with CSS pre-processors, in particular Less and Sass/SCSS.
  • Experience writing object-oriented PHP code, in particular the use of “full-stack” MVC frameworks like Laravel.
  • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services, in particular EC2, S3, Glacier, SES, SQS and Route 53.
  • Knowledge of Linux systems, in particular CentOS.
  • iOS and Android development experience.
  • Experience integrating with third party RESTful APIs.

Senior Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the junior development team day to day
  • Ensuring the quality of the work that is handed to QA process
  • Pair programming
  • Mentorship of more junior developers
  • Support escalations both internally and externally
  • Client technical strategy

Hands on Responsibilities:

  • Encourage standard development environments and workflows
  • Work on the team morale and interest in development
  • Review and optimise all technical processes to ensure documentation is accurate and up to date
  • Developing new features
  • Integrating with third party APIs
  • WordPress back end development
  • Front end development
  • Assisting the producer with technical specifications and project viability / planning
    • To support production team with live projects and to support sales and marketing to understand client requirements
  • Debugging and resolving issues
  • Improving test coverage, procedure and documentation