Head of SEO for independent, highly-specialised Performance Marketing agency – 75k-85k

Full time

hybrid, London

Posted 2 years ago

A well-regarded, highly-specialised performance marketing agency in London is looking for a commercially minded, experienced Head of SEO that will take charge of an already successful team.

This person will be heading up a department which is already successful in its own right, with four seasoned managers in place.

Their primary remit will be to work towards the growth of the department and development/refinement of the overall SEO product and output. They will ensure that the team members are given the training and development that will serve to further accelerate the growth and success of the SEO function.

They will also play a huge role in the new business process in order to grow revenue.

About the agency

This a specialised, highly-technical performance marketing agency with a solid reputation and great collection of clients in an array of spaces.

Having been founded 7 years ago, the agency haas gone from strength to strength and now needs somebody experienced to steer the ship for the SEO function.

Salary and benefits

This role is paying 75k-85k for the right individual, but this person will need to have a solid track-record and CV for having worked within a leadership role for an independent/reputable agency.

About you

You will have a solid understanding of technical SEO – enough to be able to help shape strategy. You’ll also have a good view on other facets of SEO – including content and creative link acquisition.

  • With full support from the founder and MD, you’ll join the leadership team to be able to grow and develop the SEO department from a skills, product and revenue perspective.
  • You’ll work closely with the founder and MD to refine and innovate SEO as a product and service.
  • You’ll draw from your experience leading SEO teams, to help to develop the four talented SEO Managers and provide them with the support to develop the junior members of team.
  • You will be experienced enough and willing to play a very large role in the new business process.
  • You’ll own the P&L for the department and manage the budget.
  • This person will also be accountable for the performance of the department as a whole, and to be prepared to report on it.

Your skill set & experience…

  • Experience within a Head of SEO previously or a role that has required you to lead and develop an SEO team.
  • Commercial awareness and ability to ensure that that the product is the best it can be and profitable.
  • Experience dealing with senior stakeholders for clients.
  • An understanding of technical SEO but also a good knowledge of broader facets – content and links.



75-85k plus bonus


London – office 2 times a week and you can work from anywhere you like for the rest of the week.

To apply, email me at James@withfrontier.com.