SEO Manager | Save My Exams | £50k-£70k | Remote (UK)

SEO Manager | Save My Exams | £50k-£70k | Remote (UK)

Posted 2 weeks ago
50,000 - 70,000 / year
Remote UK Full Time
Application ends: June 30, 2024
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Job Description

Highlights of the Job Offer

  • Position and Salary: SEO Manager at Save My Exams, with a competitive annual salary of £50,000 – £70,000 depending on experience and skills.
  • Company and Growth: A rapidly growing EdTech company, reaching up to 2 million monthly active users and aiming for 100,000 paying members while being bootstrapped and profitable.
  • Role Objective: To lead content SEO and off-page efforts, and to take the company’s organic search traffic growth to the next level.
  • Ideal Candidate: Someone passionate about SEO, highly analytical, with a proven track record in driving organic search traffic, particularly through content. Must enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and be a team player.
  • Responsibilities: Include developing a world-class SEO content strategy, owning the editorial content strategy and execution, increasing domain authority via off-page SEO, and working closely with the Content, Product, and Marketing teams.
  • Requirements: Significant on-page and off-page SEO experience, expertise in SEO analytics and editorial content production processes, and a deep understanding of modern SEO best practices.
  • Desirable Skills: Experience in a scale-up background, preferably in a B2C brand, and a passion for EdTech or content-driven businesses.
  • Benefits: Includes competitive salary, annual profit share bonus, stock options, 28 days of annual leave plus bank holidays, paid sabbatical, private medical insurance, life insurance, pension contribution, and remote, flexible working.
  • Learning and Development: Each team member is allocated £500 and up to 3 working days per year for learning and development.
  • Application Process: Involves an application form, phone screen, video call, virtual onsite, and reference checks, with feedback provided within a maximum of 2 weeks from application submission.

Job Offer Details

Save My Exams is a rapidly growing EdTech business on the lookout for an ambitious SEO Manager to lead our content SEO and off-page efforts.

Reaching up to 2m monthly active users and on our way to 100,000 paying members, all while being bootstrapped and profitable, we’re looking for an experienced SEO Manager to join our team (reporting to the Head of Marketing) and take our organic search traffic growth to the next level.

We like to think we are the most exciting tech company in Europe you’ve never heard of and this role is a unique opportunity to be part of an exciting EdTech product that is fast-growing. So, if you’re interested in rapid, profitable growth, and the chance to disrupt a $7tn+ market by improving the lives of millions of students every year, then read on.

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The Role

To love this role, here’s the type of person you are:

  • You are passionate about SEO and are excited about building and executing world-class SEO content strategies
  • You’re highly analytical and use data to drive your decision-making
  • You have a proven track record of success driving meaningful organic search traffic, in particular through content
  • You enjoy working in a relatively small company, and the ambiguity, pace and opportunity that comes along with it

This is the role for you if:

  • You have a ruthless focus on using data to drive organic search traffic
  • You’re a team player, comfortable working with others and independently, holding yourself and others accountable
  • You take pride in the quality of your work and have exceptionally high attention to detail
  • You are positive, proactive, and open-minded
  • You are passionate about education and are excited to be part of a company that impacts millions of students all over the world
  • You embrace critical feedback and always seek opportunities to reflect on your performance

Your Responsibilities

  • Use topical keyword research and latest SEO best practices to come up with a world-class SEO content strategy that supports Save My Exams’ strategic objectives, then execute brilliantly on that strategy together with the Content, Product, and Marketing teams
  • Define, analyse, and report on metrics that inform how both revision & editorial content can drive maximum relevant organic search traffic in a predictable manner
  • Take ownership of our editorial content strategy and execution, gaining a deep understanding of SME’s customers, as well as market and competitors to identify areas of growth
  • Own the editorial calendar to ensure we maximise our organic search traffic potential throughout the year in line with seasonal trends
  • Use your topical keyword research insights to help inform our Product SEO roadmap, pushing for new impactful features on our Product roadmap that help drive long-term growth
  • Be the go-to SEO person for the Content team, including planning, ongoing training, and day-to-day SEO related questions
  • Identify gaps where additional support is required and hire, train, and manage SEO freelancers to achieve our ambitious SEO content goals
  • Continuously increase our domain authority via off-page SEO, including coming up with impactful link-building campaigns both in-house and through external agencies
  • Work with the wider Marketing team to leverage our social media channels for SEO

Requirements

Hopefully, you will have some or all of the following:

  • Significant on-page & off-page SEO experience with proven results utilising content to drive meaningful organic search traffic
  • Experience owning SEO analytics, including topical keyword research & keyword clustering, organic traffic forecasts, and impact analyses (in particular SEO content ROI)
  • Previous experience managing editorial content production processes & costs, including hiring freelancers, writing content briefs, ensuring articles are written on time and within budget, as well as tracking performance over time
  • Strong success in creating and executing impactful backlink campaigns
  • Deep understanding of modern SEO best practices (latest algorithm changes, tooling, etc.)
  • A good understanding of technical SEO
  • Able to prioritise effectively when faced with a large number of competing opportunities

Some extra skills and experiences that would be great:

  • Scale-up background, working for a fast-growing B2C brand
  • A background/passion for EdTech or in a content-driven business

Benefits

Working for a fast-growing education company is a rare opportunity, one we consider a lifestyle choice rather than a job choice.

Our roles are challenging, but working for a highly collaborative and remote-first company comes with amazing advantages and opportunities.

Here’s what we offer:

  • Competitive annual salary of £50,000 – £70,000 dependent on experience & skills
  • Annual profit share bonus and stock options
  • 28 days of annual leave (plus UK bank holidays)
  • Paid sabbatical – 28 days paid leave for every 3 years worked with the Company (in addition to your annual leave allowance)
  • Option for private medical insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Pension contribution
  • Remote, flexible working, including when you start & end your day. Work from home or wherever you want – we have a co-working space in Old Street, London available for any team member to use. We are UK-based but with team members all over the world
  • The opportunity to work with an amazing team – we are a diverse, talented and friendly bunch who love what we do
  • The chance to learn and develop new skills as part of an exciting, growing Edtech company – we are always learning and we will support you to do the same too. Every team member has £500 and up to 3 working days per year allocated for Learning & Development
  • A friendly, positive, and inclusive team culture – we are driven to work hard but we also have fun, with weekly Zoom fitness classes and whole company coffee coolers
  • Most importantly – a real opportunity to positively influence millions of students with the products you create

The Process

If all of this sounds like what you would love to be doing, we can’t wait to hear from you! So that you know what to expect from us, our hiring process usually involves the following stages:

  • Application form
  • Phone screen
  • 30-minute video call
  • Virtual onsite
  • Reference check (we would like to speak to your previous managers at this stage)

We aim to review applications regularly, and you will hear either way from us if you are progressing to the next stage within max. 2 weeks of submitting your application (but generally sooner).