Enhance international organic search results for big brands

SEO Strategist

International SEO

We are looking for talented, experienced organic search specialists who have an interest in internationalisation. If you have technical SEO experience gained in an agency, revel in being at the cutting edge of organic search and are looking for a fresh challenge somewhere you will feel rewarded then we may have the opportunity for you.

About the role

Working in one of our multidisciplinary teams as a technical SEO expert you will work on a series of campaigns for a range of exciting clients, all of whom have an international focus. Campaigns range from short-term projects such as migration or app optimisation to ongoing work. You will get to work as a strategist on everything from technical audits and implementation to keyword research and planning.

The role would suit someone who finds it easy to explain technical details to non-technical people and who enjoys sharing their technical knowledge as there will be a high degree of client interaction. There will also be an element of QA for more junior team members which will provide an excellent development opportunity for someone looking to gain mentoring/management experience.

About you

Some of the things that will make you a perfect addition to our team:

  • 3+ years’ experience working on SEO campaigns ideally in an agency environment
  • Confident making recommendations about the strategies needed to optimise a website, comfortable in client meetings and presentations and able to manage multiple workstreams and delegate work where needed
  • Technical SEO experience – including performing monthly checks and helping clients with ad-hoc technical questions and support and resolving them on a range of CMS and Servers including WordPress, EPiServer and Magento on both Windows and Unix servers
  • Experience with industry standard tools including Ahrefs, Moz, Screaming Frog, SEMRush and Analytics Packages including Google Analytics and Omniture, ideally with a GAIQ
  • Experience with link and technical audits as well as migrations. Understanding of some of the techniques which go into forming an ongoing technical strategy including reviews of site speed, mobile and content on a website
  • Confident with keyword research and on page optimisation – providing specification, creating, proofing or reviewing KWR and all OPO including getting rankings for client sites
  • Experience working with client stakeholders and communicating technical concepts to non-technical people
  • Ability to keep abreast of the changes to SEO on an ongoing basis.

And below are a couple of things we would love you to have:

  • Experience working with search engines other than Google (Baidu, Yandex etc.)
  • Experience with HTML
  • Experience working with international brands on complex SEO campaigns

Employee Feedback

There’s something about working at Oban. The variety, the knowledge-sharing and the people. I’m from New Zealand, and I love working alongside people from other cultures and digital disciplines. It’s satisfying working together to increase client potential across the world. Every day I get to do something I love, live where I want – and have a great career.

Kezia Bibby,
Senior Client Partner

Why Oban International?

As well as getting to spend time with a fantastic team, you will have the chance to do great work with a diverse range of brands. You will get great development opportunities, and you will get to have fun while doing it.

We love Brighton – it’s a melting pot of creativity and culture, and we owe our success to being here. We celebrate diversity and inclusivity. Everyone is involved, everyone is important. It’s this lack of ego that sets us apart from other agencies.

Just some reasons to join Oban include working with a motivated team, an opportunity to develop relationships with some fantastic brands and a package which includes generous employee benefits.

We also have an excellent office culture and organise annual events such as our Silly Sports Day, Charity Halloween Spooktacular and Christmas Party. We also enjoy meditation sessions, bake sales, international cocktail evenings and ‘pub quizzes’ at our in-house bar McCaig’s.

What Next?

If you like the sound of this opportunity and Oban and would like more information or to apply for this position, please send a copy of your CV, together with a covering letter explaining why you would be perfect for this opportunity, to [email protected].