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Technical SEO Specialist

Job Title
Technical SEO Specialist
We’re really flexible! You can either be based from Alamy HQ in Oxfordshire, work fully remotely or have the option to work from home 1-2 days per week.
Type of Contract
36 ¼ per week, Monday – Friday
£35,000 – £45,000 depending on experience, plus 10% bonus and great benefits

Do you have a proven track record of creating great, robust search engine optimisation strategies that leads to organic traffic on search engines within a small – medium sized business? Can you demonstrate that you have successfully delivered in a technical SEO role within the last 2 years? Does the thought of working in a disruptive and innovative environment excite you? This role is super exciting and brand new, so if you enjoy a challenge and are looking for an opportunity that you can really make your own, using your technical expertise to come up with commercially viable solutions, this could be the role you’ve been waiting for!

Alamy is an ecommerce and technology business that sells stock images, footage and live news imagery to customers around the world. It’s a truly exciting time at Alamy, our business is growing, and we are continually working towards expanding our reach.

We want to continue creating a business we can be proud of. To make this happen, we need brilliant people who are passionate and think differently. With a CEO and management team who make fast decisions, we have to be able to keep pace and evolve. At the heart of Alamy are a group of people who care about what we do and doing it really well. We’re always ready to adapt to new situations and challenges to ensure that Alamy continues to provide excellent service and a unique product. We’re ethical, believe in having a work life balance and have a lot of passion for our product!

Our values:

  • Put the customer first
  • Succeed (and fail) as a team
  • Strive for Better
  • Be Bold Be Brave
  • Do the right thing

Here’s some more detail about this exciting opportunity!

  • You will work alongside the Head of SEO to create optimization strategies that leads to revenue increases from Google and other search engines
  • Ideate and help implement tests and experiments to validate your hypotheses before scaling
  • Work closely with technology teams to ensure all website changes are done according to guidelines and enhance the effectiveness of our optimization efforts
  • Conduct thorough technical audits to identify issues, find the cause of the problems and propose solutions that will improve the performance of the website
  • Understand the importance of on-site UX and make recommendations on potential improvements
  • Investigate and report shifts in traffic and ranks for both us and competitors.
  • You’ll help automate SEO processes and reporting as much as possible
  • Keep the business aware of all major updates and what implications they can have for us
  • Stay on top of key trends and best practices in search engine algorithms, competitive landscape and the industry

We’re looking for someone with:

  • A proven track record of working in a technical SEO position
  • Advanced SEO skills including speed optimisation techniques, mobile friendliness requirements and structured data implementation
  • An expert knowledge of Google’s latest algorithms and their impact as well as Google’s guidelines
  • Proven track record of driving significant organic growth
  • Strong knowledge of Image Search and image optimization
  • Strong experience with Google Analytics and Google Search Console.
  • Strong knowledge of regex, HTML, CSS and JS
  • Great knowledge of international SEO and experience of multilingual marketplaces
  • A user first approach to SEO and website changes
  • Significant experience with standard SEO tools (such as Google Keyword Planner, SEMRush, Advanced Web Ranking, Ahrefs, Botify, Screaming Frog, Moz or similar)
  • History of defining, running and measuring experiments
  • An analytical and inquisitive mind that can quickly spot trends and opportunities, able to work with large sets of data
  • A relentless learning attitude who is continually seeking to strive for better
  • A passion for working as part of a pivotal team and relishes team members’ individual success
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to articulate their point of view with confidence

Please upload your CV here by Tuesday 30th July 2019, however, due to an anticipated great response we reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier than the specified date.