SEO Executive

Marketing London, United Kingdom


Position at Havas Media


SEO Executive

Reporting To: SEO Manager

Office Location: King’s Cross, London



About us:

Our mission is to create meaningful connections between people and brands to drive business success with one vision, one voice and one P&L. Havas is the only truly integrated marketing and communications company in the UK.


A multi-disciplinary offering, all united under one leadership, all in one building. Advertising, media, data and technology, digital, social, mobile, CRM, UX, sports and entertainment, public relations, corporate communications, healthcare, design, research, employer branding and recruitment.

Clients can select one, some, or all of these services depending on their needs, via one Havas business lead.


We build teams around clients’ needs, not our agenda. Collaborating for our clients and with our clients, to get to better. This is a more streamlined, faster, more effective and more cost efficient way to make a meaningful difference to our clients’ business and the lives of the people we work with.


About Ecselis

Ecselis is the specialist digital media performance division of Havas, with over 50 specialists in the UK and 350 across 38 markets. We are responsible for managing UK and International paid search, SEO and Affiliate advertising for a number of clients, sitting both within the agency group and as direct relationships, each with often complex and individual requirements. Offering extensive expertise and rich actionable insight, we help brands understand and navigate the complex performance marketing world.


As an integrated and agile unit, Ecselis provides multi-channel solutions and flexible bespoke models to drive business level performance. What makes us stand out is our ability to offer the agility of a specialist agency powered by the strength of a major media group, bringing together media, technology, creative and data.


What it’s like to work with us

We foster an environment that allows our team to be the best that they can be, so no micromanagement, no dictatorial relationships.


We expect excellence, so we create an atmosphere for excellence. We ultimately look for people to forge a path in this intricately exciting business of ours.


We expect agility and no fear.


The Role:

  • The role requires an all-rounder who is keen to learn and develop into someone that can deliver client strategies and execute campaigns across a technical and content driven landscape.
  • You will ideally have some experience in SEO / digital marketing / web development across a range of sectors, but we are also willing to train you if you don’t have this experience.  You will need to have knowledge of how websites work and the role digital marketing plays in consumer journey.  Understanding of technical SEO + content and outreach and how this integrates with other marketing channels would be an advantage.
  • This is a client facing role so effective communication skills are essential.


Who we’re looking for:

  • Keen learner of latest digital marketing trends
  • You should have a passion for digital marketing, be driven to achieve results in a friendly manner
  • Someone with a curious, analytical and problem-solving approach
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills and a strong attention to detail. 
  • You should be confident in your abilities, this should be accompanied by the ability to discuss complex issues in a client friendly, non-technical way. 
  • You should be a good all-rounder, with a blend of technical, content and Social Media knowledge. 
  • The ideal person for this position will be entrepreneurial, positive, participative, self-confident, self-starting, competitive, inquisitive, imaginative, and importantly social. 
  • SEO, Content & Social Media are constantly evolving so being adaptive to the changing environment is key.