SEO Account Executive

We have recently expanded our client base and are looking for key talent to help us in the delivery of SEO for our clients.

We are looking for future thinkers who are ambitious and goal-driven to help deliver our best-in-class approach to SEO, grow our clients and gain industry recognition.

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  • Key details

    • Salary of £30,000 
    • Full-time position
    • Location: London or Manchester
  • The role

    Reporting to your SEO Account Manager, we are looking for a Senior SEO Account Executive to deliver some of our most important accounts.  

    You will be supporting the roadmap of SEO deliverables for 1 or more clients, demonstrating passion to deliver work of an outstanding standard and drive excellent performance for your clients. You will use your technical and analytical skills to support your Account Manager in delivering outstanding insight, with a keen eye for detail ensuring recommendations for our client’s websites are best in class and deliver real performance improvements.

    You will be joining a team at various levels of expertise, with a real opportunity to learn from those around you, boosting your career prospects and professional development. You will be bringing your own technical experience and ability, and in time be expected to lift the wider team with your gained knowledge. 

    The SEO department at Kaizen works around a core goal of delivering an outstanding SEO product for our clients, structured around a strong vision provided by the Head of SEO about how SEO is delivered. You will be within a supportive and collaborative environment designed to equip you with the confidence to deliver outstanding work.

    We are an informal team where you are enabled to thrive : along with your Account Manager, you will be provided with strategic direction and vision to deliver work for your clients with your own expertise and personality. Within SEO we have multiple area experts and well-developed product lines which mean you will always have resources to help you.


  • Key responsibilties

    • Technical optimisation of client website content and site architecture
    • Execution and measurement of outreach across your accounts
    • Supporting the creative process on your accounts
    • Generating high quality links for your clients through outreach
    • Keeping up to date with latest SEO initiatives and applying these learnings to your work
    • Working within the agency to first learn our tools and technical capabilities, then improve them
    • Identifying gaps and opportunities based on keyword and backlink analysis
    • Supporting on technical audits and driving the subsequent recommendations for clients
    • Producing monthly SEO reports and creating insightful next steps and information as required for the client
    • Keeping up to date with the latest SEO technology, SEO updates and industry changes
    • Learning best practice use of tools such as Google Analytics, Moz, STAT and Screaming Frog amongst others.

    After 12 months you will be achieving:

    • Work being delivered is of an outstanding standard, with best in class SEO driving strong ROI for clients and taking on some ownership of client management from your Account Manager
    • Increasing client communication and exposure, becoming a confident communicator in front of clients
    • Contributing to a rollout of a significant improvement to one or more core sections of the SEO service line
    • Regularly contributing to wider team initiatives and on SEO Friday sessions
    • Comfortably contributing to client presentations and calls
    • Contributing meaningfully to SEO strategy on your account
    • Able to provide guidance to new team members of the Kaizen approach and regularly lifting those around you in the wider team
  • About you

    People are at the heart of Kaizen and a new Senior SEO Account Executive should demonstrate, with examples, that they:

    • Have technical experience, which can be a scientific degree, web design or dev experience, data manipulation, or experience working on the SEO of a website
    • Experience working in a web-specific role or project
    • Proven ability to timely manage responsibilities and organisation skills
    • Ability to handle technical challenges
    • Self-motivator, enjoys problem-solving and coming up with fresh solutions to questions
    • Some understanding of SEO
    • Enthusiastic desire to continually learn and develop personal skills
    • Proactive in nature, taking great personal pride in the quality of work you deliver
    • An eye for detail with an analytical approach to problem solving
    • A collaborative approach to work and a team-player
    • Outgoing nature with excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
    • Like getting creative with content ideas and approaches to problems
  • Benefits

    • 30 days holiday + Bank Holidays
    • Work from anywhere – from your home, our London office, a co-working space or up to 6 months abroad
    • Work from Home Fund – to help you build your own home office
    • Health Cash Plan – helping you claim back on everyday health costs
    • £1,000 training budget per year to help develop you in your role
    • Cycle to Work Scheme – through salary sacrifice, you choose a bike and the rental cost comes out of your salary each month
    • Free monthly UberEats credit
    • Team socials throughout the year
    • Charity volunteer days – 3 days a year to work for a charity of your choice
    • Employee of the Month – peer-nominated each month, the winner receives a £50 voucher of their choice
    • Childcare Scheme – to help cover childcare costs through salary sacrifice
    • Extra office perks
    • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity leave
    • A clear personal development plan to help you progress in your chosen pathway
    • Industry training and conferences
  • How to apply

    Please apply by emailing a cover letter and your relevant experience to


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