Web Experience Director (Technical SEO)

Formal Job Specification

Manage a growing team of web enthusiasts! Be involved in leading global brands and develop innovative solutions to further enhance our Web Experience proposition

 

ROLE OVERVIEW


This position is ideal for someone who is experienced in leading and developing technical strategies and solutions for brands in a wide range of industries.

 

The overall purpose of this role is to support the Web Experience team in managing and implementing technical strategies and to assist when necessary in providing clients with consultancy on various obstacles, challenges and opportunities posed on their websites. Providing support, direction and leadership to the wider team is paramount whilst also being able to develop innovative solutions to further enhance the Web Experience proposition.

 

The role will report to the Head of Web Experience, the ideal candidate will have a great logical and technical mind, able to manage multiple stakeholders and projects simultaneously, as well being able to think fast and make critical decisions independently.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Helping lead, develop and manage Web Experience team members where necessary, as well as providing a solid level of support to the senior management team
  • Helping lead and scope on technical projects
  • Identifying and raising technical issues with the use of clear documentation and change requests that developers can easily understand and digest
  • Assisting with the creation of requirements and other technical documentation for developers and key client stakeholders
  • Ensuring agreed monthly activities are delivered on time and to budget and that relevant client progress trackers are kept up to date
  • Responsible for logging ineffective processes and taking corrective action
  • Responsible for personal knowledge development and sharing interesting materials that can improve the performance of the department
  • Proactively learn about new technologies and ways of working, how to monitor market trends in order to support internal growth and efficiency strategies

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION


  • In-depth and demonstrable experience working within an agency or in-house with SEO or Technical SEO
  • Proven knowledge on Technical SEO best practices
  • Strong knowledge of front-end languages and markups, such as HTML and CSS
  • Excellent project management skills, with the ability to keep multiple projects moving at the same time
  • A proactive and can-do approach to solving problems 
  • Exemplary client facing skills, with the ability to describe an idea and get clients excited and onboard as well as being confident in pitching to clients for both new business and idea sign off stages
  • Strong understanding of common web infrastructure and the role of servers and front-end frameworks
  • Degree level education or equivalent / relevant work experience
  • Strong interest and passion for improving websites and user experience
  • Strong interest in front-end development and coding / markup
  • Strong Microsoft Office and / or Gsuite (Google) skills which must include Excel / Sheets, Word / Docs and PowerPoint / Slides
  • Proficiency in data entry, working with and managing numbers / data
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • A mathematical and analytical mind
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data
  • Highly organised and an ability to multitask
  • Strong communication, organisation, and presentation skills
  • Experience of working in teams to meet a common goal

 

 

COMPANY BENEFITS


On completion of the three month probation period every employee is eligible for the benefits listed on our careers site which include:

  • 25 days holiday a year
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Sale commission
  • Recruitment referrals bonus
  • Gym membership contributions
  • Ride to Work scheme
  • Rail card
  • Season Ticket loan
  • Free fruit, breakfast cereals and tea & coffee
  • Free home office chair and screen
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity package
  • Share option scheme
  • Life and income protection
  • Medical cash plan
  • Agile Working Policy
 
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