SEO Manager

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The Role and Key Responsibilities
Skills Required
What you will get in return
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Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Department: Marketing and Communications

Employment Type: Full time

This is an exciting opportunity for an SEO expert looking to develop and implement a leading SEO strategy for a global business. Apex is on an exceptional growth trajectory, having grown 10 x over the past two years, and requires an experienced SEO Manager to effectively deliver a repeatable and scalable process for the marketing and communications team to support that growth.

We are looking for an SEO Manager to join our data-driven marketing team. As SEO Manager you will own the end to end process, from planning to delivery of a market leading customer experience, ultimately implementing a high performing SEO strategy to drive awareness and client outcomes. Building from the ground up, you will be required to take ownership of the creation, co-ordination, deployment and optimisation of the CX/SEO strategy.

  • Develop, deploy and coordinate the planning and structure of our SEO strategy from the ground up.
  • Be responsible for the parent site in addition to 4+ sub-brand websites and work with the Head of Brand and Corporate Communications to define best SEO strategy for parent and each sub-brand website to meet requirements and objectives.
  • Define requirements and deliver the implementation of technical, on-page and content CX/SEO audits and optimisations.
  • Monitor and react to continual gap analysis to identify new opportunities as the business evolves.
  • Manage day to day on page optimisation including H1s, URLs, Meta Data, Link Building, body content, knowledge graph, schema etc.
  • Support with the integration of any acquired businesses through understanding the SEO requirements and leveraging interconnect between sub-brand sites and parent site.
  • Drive the SEO agenda across the business to enhance marketing operations and implement SEO best practices and digital excellence.
  • Work closely with the digital marketing team to conduct periodic site On Page and Off Page SEO audits across multiple websites.
  • Research and develop keywords, working with various SEO tools and proposing an SEO roadmap.
  • Work closely with the Head of Marketing Operations to apply learning from CX/SEO across other channels such as Paid Media, CRM and other MarTech platforms.
  • Define SEO KPIs and reporting process, working with Marketing Analytics Manager to integrate SEO tactics into performance reporting.
  • Create link-building strategies including guest blog opportunities, PR and outreach.
  • Be responsible for growing traffic, conversions and ultimately revenue.
  • Work with our agency and internal portfolio marketing team to integrate our taxonomy into the SEO strategy.
  • Minimum of 5 years in a similar role.
  • Self-starter, problem solver, and excellent planner who works well under pressure.
  • A strategic thinker with the ability to apply business strategy to SEO outcomes.
  • Excellent understanding of web architecture and mobile SEO.
  • Excellent HTML skills.
  • Demonstrable experience in hands on development of SEO strategy including implementation and ongoing optimisation.
  • A proven track record of delivering results.
  • Ability to translate business requirements into strategy.
  • Experience working with SEO tools and working within a small digital team.
  • Experience in the financial services space a bonus.
  • Ability to use tools such as SEMrush and Keyword Planner to conduct keyword research with the goal of identifying opportunities for new landing pages and blog content.
  • Excellent hands on experience leveraging Google Analytics, Tag Manager and Search console to analyse and report on SEO performance.
  • Graduate degree in Marketing or relevant experience in Finance Industry would be advantageous.
  • A high level of visibility within a large organisation on an upwards trajectory.
  • The ability to build and define the SEO strategy from the group up to deliver a tangible impact on the business.
  • Be part of a dynamic and fast-paced team that makes a genuine impact on revenue and sales pipeline.
  • Exposure to all aspects of the business, cross-jurisdiction and to working with a broad range of internal stakeholders.
  • Opportunity to work with a diverse, agile and global sales and marketing team.
  • The opportunity to own, develop, build and enhance the Group’s digital presence as we scale globally and really make a difference.

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision are made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

We measure our success as a business, not only by delivering great products and services and continually increasing our assets under administration and market share, but also by how we positively impact people, society and the planet.

For more information on our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) please visit https://theapexgroup.com/csr-policy/

If you are looking to take that next step in your career and are ready to work for a high performing organisation, alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, please submit your application (with your CV, cover letter and salary’s expectations) to our dedicated email address: [email protected]

Life At Apex

"Working here I have the space to be creative, take ownership and develop continuously. It’s a great company with a purpose, which in turn enables its people to identify with the core values and mission."

Diane Mero, Office Manager, Dubai

What we look for

We look to recruit bright, articulate and numerate employees who are not afraid of a challenge and are prepared to work hard and love what they do. Every employee plays a part in making our business what it is today and the more we grow, the more important that becomes.

 

Whatever your career path, ambition or skillset you will be joining an entrepreneurial environment and become part of a globally connected team. We don’t just want you to succeed, we want you to flourish.

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