SEO Specialist

| London, Greater London, England, GBR
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The Role
Working as an SEO resource across one or more of our brands, the SEO Specialist is responsible for development and implementation of primarily on-site SEO best practice and consulting on off-site SEO best practice whilst supporting the content team to ensure all website content is optimised for maximum organic search visibility.
Collaborating with all teams within the Brands department, the SEO Specialist will have an advanced understanding of technical SEO and effectively use analysis and judgement to make complex decisions and clearly present these to senior stakeholders.
The SEO Specialist will play a key role in developing innovative and world-class SEO strategies through R&D and testing, staying up to date with industry changes to ensure our sites are ahead of the competition.
The role will also require a good understanding of data, how to collate and analyse it, with the ability to run data projects spanning all areas of SEO and online publishing.
Our Team
The Brands team is responsible for growing the organic traffic of brands such as The Eco Experts, Expert Market, Startups, Tech.co and Website Builder Expert.
The department consists of:

  • Content team - responsible for creating and delivering a high-quality content strategy that meets organic traffic and conversion targets, and delivers a trusted and unique brand experience.
  • Audience team - responsible for delivering audience development strategies that grow the reach and visibility of MVF's brands. The team comprises SEO and Campaigns (link acquisition) teams.
  • The Insight team - responsible for conducting in-depth research into key subject areas and target audiences, with the aim of building brand authority and trustworthiness as well as key client relationships.


What we're offering you:

  • Flexible hours
  • Competitive holiday benefits (24 days a year paid holiday, plus 8 bank holidays)
  • Life Assurance to protect your loved ones
  • Benefits allowance for health, dental and vision coverage
  • Defined Contribution Pension and salary sacrifice scheme
  • Be Well: Our award winning wellbeing and mental health programme to support all MVFers and their families
  • Family Forward support for our MVF parents and their mini-mes
  • Free breakfast when in the office


Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to and deliver the SEO team's on-site SEO strategy
  • Refine SEO best practice through R&D and testing of new initiatives and by keeping up to date with industry changes
  • Surface SEO opportunities and communicate the impact of these to the team and wider department to assist with strategic planning
  • Conduct Technical SEO audits to ensure best SEO practice is applied to the website
  • Support technical SEO projects as well as Engineering and Tech teams on platform functionality testing
  • Coordinate cross-functionally and consult on SEO best practice to all teams within the Publishing department
  • Run SEO processes and provide input into improving efficiencies and effectiveness
  • Present key information on website performance, SEO projects and the SEO landscape to senior stakeholders and the wider team
  • Analyse competitors and evaluate strategies to determine strengths and weaknesses
  • Work on M&A projects - analysing targets on technical SEO
  • Deliver data analysis to provide insights that drive actionable outcomes and site diagnostic support through investigative analysis


What Success Looks Like:

  • Our websites are optimised to a high standard and are technically sound
  • On-site SEO opportunities surfaced successfully improve organic search visibility
  • A wide range of SEO initiatives or projects are being delivered on time
  • New SEO initiatives are actively tested and reported on
  • Team processes are developed and improved upon
  • Competitors are analysed with strengths and weaknesses against the SERP landscape outlined
  • Key stakeholders are up to date with key information on website performance, SEO projects and the impact expected as well as the SEO landscape and algorithm updates
  • The team is routinely educated and kept up to date with industry developments and refined SEO best practices


Our Ideal MVFer:

  • Passion to provide our users with the best possible search experience
  • Passion in SEO, digital marketing
  • Passion in website technology and performance
  • Analytical and problem-solving attitude
  • Experienced user of WordPress CMS and HTML
  • Proactive and independent approach to working life
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Motivation to be world-class in their field
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An Insider's view of MVF

What projects are you most excited about?

The main projects that I've been working on include the launch of the SDR program, the tech stack, and our email roadmap. What's great about them is that I've been able to get involved from the early conception, being part of the decision-making and planning all the way through to execution.

Emma

Sales Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

MVF has enabled me to grow both professionally and personally by constantly challenging me and the status quo. Full sales cycle responsibility has allowed me to develop and sharpen an entirely new set of skills. Our position as a high growth company has allowed me to take on new leadership roles and have a greater impact on the business.

Sam

Team Lead

How does the company support your career growth?

MVF does a really good job of putting great opportunities in front of you, ideas are welcomed at all levels and here you definitely get to choose your own adventure. I’ve been promoted twice in less than 2 years and I've had the chance to be involved in key road mapping projects & learning and development programs.

Stephen

Senior Account Executive

What are MVF Perks + Benefits

MVF Benefits Overview

MVF offers a range of benefits and perks, ranging from a $1500 training budget to 24 days paid vacation a year. We have free snacks and drinks, as well as industry-leading training programmes and growth opportunities.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We’re partnered with Central Texas Food Bank, whose mission is to nourish hungry people and lead the Texas community in the fight against hunger.
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
MVF allows people to work remotely on average two days per week.
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Our employee-led Networks have had a huge impact and continue to facilitate and open up inclusive conversations. Currently, we have our LEEP, Women’s Network, LGBTQ+ and our Neurodiversity Network.
Health Insurance + Wellness
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
MVF offers a 40l(K) matching contributions of up to 4% of your total earnings.
Performance bonus
MVF has a whole company incentive, this year we're all going to Ibiza!
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
MVF's vacation policy includes 24 days paid time off, plus an additional day for every 1 year of service up to 5 days.
Paid volunteer time
MVF encourages employees to give back with one day paid time off to volunteer at a charity or organization of their choice.
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Free daily meals
MVF offers free breakfast tacos everyday in the office with a variety of choices to suit different dietary needs.
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
MVF provides lunches to the team on a monthly basis in addition to breakfast daily.
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Fitness stipend
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
MVF offers $1500 per year for programs or courses that help them improve their skill set in a given area. You can use that to develop in sales or even brush up on a new language!
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

MVF are well known in the UK as coming 1st in the Best Companies to work for list - and now we're bringing that ethos to Austin!

We offer a range of benefits, including a $1500 training budget, unlimited book allowance and 24 days (plus federal holidays!) vacation per year. We have a great insurance offering too, with 401k matching as well.

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