SEO Executive at Funding Circle
London, GB


Do you know your pandas from your penguins?

Do you get excited when your hard work pays off and you grab a top spot on the SERPs? Do you think that BERT isn’t just a cool name, it can have a real impact on a business?

Then you might be just who we’re looking for!

We are looking for a smart, action-oriented individual to help drive our SEO function across our European markets (UK, Germany, Netherlands). This person will play a big role in growing and leading the organic reach in a rapidly growing business.

About the role:

    Full ownership and implementation of SEO strategy
    Own performance of the organic keywords that drive the most valuable traffic
    Work with the Content team to create SEO-friendly content and experiences
    Provide recommendations for technical onsite optimisation to development teams (page speed etc)
    Create and develop link building strategies
    Work cross-functionally with other teams within Marketing and create bespoke landing pages
    Create and own the forecast of future performance
    Own the relationship with an external SEO Agency
    Compile and present SEO guidelines for the wider business

About you:

    Prior experience in digital marketing and SEO (2 years+)
    Up to date knowledge of search engine optimisation practices
    Ability to provide prioritised recommendations to development teams with context
    Gap analysis experience - identification & lead on solution
    Technical audit experience
    Content creation (performance-focused)
    Ability to quantify and communicate SEO opportunities in relation to business impact
    Familiar with Google Analytics & Google Search Console
    Strong organisational, time management, and analytical skills
    Bonus points (good, but not required):
        Knowledge of HTML/CSS
        Experience with website optimisation tools (Optimizely, Hotjar etc)
        Knowledge of Google Tag Manager
        Knowledge of PPC platforms (Google Ads)
        German/Dutch speaker

About us:

    Funding Circle Marketing drives growth, but not just Funding Circle’s. We connect small businesses with the funds they need to grow so that they can continue to play a vital role in the UK economy. So far we’ve lent £8.1 billion resulting in the creation of over 115,000 new jobs globally - and we’re just getting started. We are ambitious and passionate about helping more small businesses. We are curious, data-driven, and action-oriented in our approach to growing our presence so we can reach more small businesses.