Are you a marketer with some knowledge of SEO and PPC, and on the hunt for your next career move? We’re looking for a Search Engine Marketing Specialist to play a vital role in the expansion and growth of our Search Engine Marketing team at ExtraMile Communications. This is a unique opportunity to join an exciting and fast paced, award winning digital marketing company that operates both within the UK and overseas markets.

Being ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 27001 and Investors in People Gold accredited, at ExtraMile we go above and beyond. You will be forward thinking, ambitious and passionate about what you do with a strong desire to succeed. You’ll join a friendly, highly regarded and skilled creative team, based in our Staffordshire office.

We offer a competitive salary, attractive holiday package to include bank holidays and a day off on your birthday, opportunities for career progression and bonus opportunities. ExtraMile promote a healthy work/life balance and is committed to encouraging and supporting professional development. If you add the extra to ordinary, we would love to hear from you!

Key responsibilities of the position

As ExtraMile’s SEM Specialist, you’ll already have some marketing knowledge and an understanding of what SEM is, and why it is important in the context of an overall marketing strategy. Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Work with the SEM team to create project plans in line with client objectives
  • Create content for clients and ExtraMile (such as blogs)
  • Develop an understanding of technical SEO with the view to regularly audit sites and diagnose technical issues
  • Attend regular client and design meetings to advise on SEO best practice
  • Support the SEM sales process
  • Use a range of software to generate insight and problem solve
  • To report of SEM results
  • Keep up to date with the most recent developments in Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and share knowledge with wider team
  • Work closely with the SEM Manager to develop ExtraMile’s SEM offering and take it to the next level

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • 1+ years experience in a marketing role

Desirable

  • Any digital marketing related training

Experience

Essential

  • Experience using Content Management Systems (CMSs) such as WordPress

Desirable

  • Experience auditing websites, presenting findings, and actioning recommendations to lead to SEO benefits
  • Agency experience
  • Experience using a range of SEO software such as Screaming Frog and SEMrush

Qualities & Attitude

Essential

  • Client focused
  • A team player
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Commercial understanding
  • Ability to effectively prioritise