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Positions:

SEO Account Director

SEO Account Manager

Experienced SEO Account Executive

SEO Account Director


 

Overview

Verb Brands is one of the most recognised luxury focused agencies in the the UK. Specialising in Fashion, Hospitality, Travel and LIfestyle, the agency has grown organically over the last 5 years to become a 50 strong team based near Tower Hill.

The SEO team makes up 12 of this number and works across all aspects of search engine optimisation. We have a brilliant team of account managers with their own specialities and are now looking to grow our team and maintain a market leading SEO service.

Reports to: Managing Director

Salary: Competitive

Location: Aldgate

Opportunity

Underneath the team lead, you will be providing leadership for the team in managing a range of very different organic search marketing projects across clients in multiple sectors. Current clients include The Wolseley (and the Corbin & King group) Alexa Chung, Maybourne Hotels, Fiorucci, Mih Jeans, Compass Group, Galvan London, Hudson Shoes, VSO, Breast Cancer Care, University of London, GSM University and a variety of other agencies clients and accounts.

We envisage that the successful candidate will be a key member of the SEO team at Verb and will work closely with the team lead, the directors and other members of the agency’s management team to deliver against ambitious growth targets.

Our SEO team works very closely with our Performance and Social teams and ideally you will have a strong understanding of these disciplines, and a clear view of how the disciplines and channels you are responsible for fit within the mix.

Key Objectives

Help to develop and lead Verb’s SEO operation, and to help the agency to grow its revenues and profits in line with overall business growth objectives.

Managing and mentoring both existing and new team members.

Help to maintain Verb’s position and reputation as one of the leading independent specialist search marketing agencies in the UK, so that the agency is included on pitch lists for major brands and is short-listed by potential partners.

Play a key part in the business development process, helping the agency to retain, grow and win new business through compelling and innovative strategy and pitch and proposal solutions. We are looking for someone who is able to develop and create solutions that work and turn this into pitch format that they can then deliver or work with the new business team to deliver.

If you are interested be actively involved in Verb’s thought leadership events (Trendevents.co.uk /  London Women in Digital) where you can prepare and present talks/seminars on a given topic to senior digital professionals.

If you are interested help raise the agency’s profile through networking events, conference speaking, thought leadership and other marketing methods.

Candidate Profile

We anticipate that the ideal candidate will have the following profile:

  • Highly focused on commercials around growing the agency through strong relationship building, commercial training and new business activities.
  • A team player and leader, with proven ability to mentor other team members, and a passion for coaching and developing team members.
  • Excellent client management skills to work primarily as the Account Director on our key accounts and train our existing account managers to handle their accounts in the most effective manner.
  • Ambitious, motivated and keen to keep learning and developing.
  • Intelligent, energetic, bright, innovative with a can-do approach.
  • Consultative – you will need to build relationships internally and externally to excel in this role.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills – ability to present at all levels.
  • Able to produce professionally written proposals / presentations and outgoing communications.
  • Experience of project managing / delivering complex performance media projects.
  • Capable of prioritising multiple tasks in a busy deadline-driven environment.
  • High attention to detail.

Supporting you…

At Verb 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 your team lead and the wider Verb management team, including HR, Finance, Business Development, Marketing, Performance Media, Social – and by the Managing Director and our non-executive directors.

Specific Job Role

1. General

Day to day management responsibility for your portfolio of clients and the portfolio of your account managers.

Achieve agreed profitability / client yield / client growth targets.

Focus on increasing company profitability through driving revenue growth, cross-selling different services and delivering operating efficiency.

Maintain and improve Verb’s reputation as a provider of best practice, ethical and transparent SEO services.

2. People

Provide strong and honest leadership to Verb’s team of Managers and Executives in the SEO team.

Lead by example by demonstrating SEO marketing expertise at both macro and detailed levels.

Train, manage, mentor and motivate team members to help Verb build a market-leading team of specialists.

Ensure that knowledge of industry developments and best practice is shared within the Performance Media and wider company teams, and that an information-sharing culture is nurtured.

3. Service development

Refine Verb’s Performance Media methodology to ensure that our proposition is at the forefront of the market in terms of quality, service delivery and results.

Review existing operational processes, explore opportunities to improve performance and produce a development plan for approval by the Managing Director.

Enhance and refine Verb’s service offering by developing new ideas, services and revenue streams for consideration by the Board.

4. Clients

Act as key senior contact for SEO clients, and provide support to account management team to enable effective delivery of projects.

Develop strong and proactive relationships with Verb’s clients to ensure that expectations in terms of service and results are both met and exceeded.

Working in conjunction the Paid Media, Social teams and web teams, ensure that all clients have the appropriate levels of contact and account management.

Ensure that targets, forecasts, roadmaps and development objectives are set for all clients.

Ensure profitable clients are retained, and that returns on marginal clients are increased to bring them to profitability.

Working closely with Finance, develop an in-depth understanding of the financial status of Verb’s SEO client portfolio.

Actively seek to increase the services offered to clients and increase revenue per client generated by Verb’s.  Seek to gain increases in SEO marketing spend as a percentage of total marketing budgets.

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.

 

 

SEO Account Manager


Overview

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.

Opportunity

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.

Key Objectives

  • 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.

 Candidate Profile

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:

PPC Account Executive

PPC Account Executive


 

Overview

DBD Media was established in 2000 and has been leading the way in PPC best practice and innovation ever since. We are currently seeking enthusiastic and talented PPC Account Executives to join our team. You don’t necessarily have to have any experience as full training will be provided, but you do need to be motivated to learn and have a genuine interest in the digital marketing space.

In 2017 DBD joined 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 our well established Performance Marketing services, gives the team Design and Development capabilities.  There is a significant amount of investment going into the business right now from the group so there is no better time to join our dynamic and close-knit team of Search specialists.

Key Objectives

When you join Verb DBD, you’re joining a dynamic agency that is growing fast.  Our Performance Media team pride themselves on their best-practice approach and their commitment to exceeding clients’ targets, and we need someone who shares this ethos & who can play a full part in growing our clients to the next level.

Thanks to our commitment to training & development, you will quickly learn your new craft and continue to grow your skills, enabling you to progress to the next stages in your career.  From an early stage you will be given full responsibility of your own tasks & clients and will gain exposure to senior managers at some fantastic client brands. At Verb DBD we are committed to offering best in class training and support but also believe there is no better way to learn than to do!

Below is a non-exhaustive list of the areas you will work in and some of the tasks you will be expected to do after completion of your training:

  • Design, launch and manage campaigns across Google, Bing and other search engines
  • Work closely with other members of the team to build, optimise and report on client campaigns
  • Conduct keyword research, write ad copy and provide website landing page suggestions
  • Continuously evaluate performance, optimise your campaigns and keep clients up to date with results
  • Analyse campaign data to identify trends and key performance indicators
  • Compile accurate, transparent and insightful reports in Excel and other reporting software
  • Meet demanding internal & client targets in a proactive and positive manner. After an initial induction period you will be attending client meetings and will start to take responsibility for some of your own clients.
  • Liaise with representatives from search engines and with our campaign management / tracking technology providers.
  • Work directly with a varied portfolio of clients across both B2B and B2C
  • Collaborate with other areas of the company – working with our SEO, Social Media, Display and Content Marketing teams.

Candidate Profile

  • Outgoing, energetic, ambitious and numerical, with a proven track record
  • Excellent communication skills – strong written and spoken English is essential
  • Happy to pick up the phone, talk to people, get involved.
  • Strong attention to detail with ability to check your work and learn from mistakes
  • Results driven, logical & organised – ability to work under pressure and to prioritise often conflicting demands.
  • A genuine passion for learning & development – we want to see your ambition
  • Curious about all things digital and consistently staying up to date with industry developments
  • A team player who openly shares knowledge with and supports their colleagues
  • Experience of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Technical or coding skills would be beneficial but not required (in other words, let us know if you possess these as the role is adaptable, but if you don’t don’t worry about it)
  • 0-1 year digital marketing experience

Supporting you

At Verb DBD 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.

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.

Positions:

Account Manager

Account Manager


Overview

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.

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 lunches together as a team and host bi weekly (but often weekly) team drinks and events.

Key Objectives

  • 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.

Candidate Profile

  • 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.

Nice to have

  • 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

  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.

Positions:

Senior Developer

Senior Developer


Overview

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.

Opportunity

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.

Candidate Profile

  • 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.

Specific Job Role

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

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.