SEO Executive

Marketing & Communications London, United Kingdom


Do you know your pandas from your penguins? 

Do you get excited when your hard work pays off and you grab a top spot on the SERPs? Do you think that BERT isn’t just a cool name, it can have a real impact on a business? 

Then you might be just who we’re looking for!

We are looking for a smart, action-oriented individual to help drive our SEO function across our European markets (UK, Germany, Netherlands). This person will play a big role in growing and leading the organic reach in a rapidly growing business. 

About the role:

  • Full ownership and implementation of SEO strategy
  • Own performance of the organic keywords that drive the most valuable traffic
  • Work with the Content team to create SEO-friendly content and experiences
  • Provide recommendations for technical onsite optimisation to development teams (page speed etc)
  • Create and develop link building strategies
  • Work cross-functionally with other teams within Marketing and create bespoke landing pages
  • Create and own the forecast of future performance 
  • Own the relationship with an external SEO Agency 
  • Compile and present SEO guidelines for the wider business

About you:

  • Prior experience in digital marketing and SEO (2 years+)
  • Up to date knowledge of search engine optimisation practices
  • Ability to provide prioritised recommendations to development teams with context
  • Gap analysis experience - identification & lead on solution
  • Technical audit experience
  • Content creation (performance-focused)
  • Ability to quantify and communicate SEO opportunities in relation to business impact
  • Familiar with Google Analytics & Google Search Console
  • Strong organisational, time management, and analytical skills
  • Bonus points (good, but not required):
    • Knowledge of HTML/CSS
    • Experience with website optimisation tools (Optimizely, Hotjar etc)
    • Knowledge of Google Tag Manager
    • Knowledge of PPC platforms (Google Ads) 
    • German/Dutch speaker

About us:

  • Funding Circle Marketing drives growth, but not just Funding Circle’s. We connect small businesses with the funds they need to grow so that they can continue to play a vital role in the UK economy. So far we’ve lent £8.1 billion resulting in the creation of over 115,000 new jobs globally - and we’re just getting started. We are ambitious and passionate about helping more small businesses. We are curious, data-driven, and action-oriented in our approach to growing our presence so we can reach more small businesses.