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Vertical Leap
SEO Specialist

Job Description

Campaign Delivery Manager (SEO Specialist)

Vertical Leap, one of the UK's top search marketing agencies and part of the Sideshow group, is looking for a bright, ambitious SEO specialist with experience of influencing organic/natural search engine visibility through search engine optimisation.

You will be responsible for managing a portfolio of new and existing campaigns ensuring that they are delivered to the highest standard. You will also be responsible for managing technicians that will make the optimisation changes, liaise with Account Managers and also with clients on occasions to ensure the smooth process of these campaigns.

You’ll be strong in project management and be adept at juggling a large number of tasks at once. Your communications skills will be excellent, both in a clientfacing capacity and in written English. You’ll have a firm technical understanding of the Internet, its various technologies and especially HTML. Experience of search engine optimisation would be a definite plus.

This position also includes the following core responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of organic optimisation projects from strategy through implementation with no handholding.
  • Coordinate all campaign activities relating to SEO with our technical team including SEO, Off-Page Optimisers, content writers, and Web Developers
  • Analyse customer Web sites and provide well-defined strategies for search engine improvement.
  • Leverage skills in search engine writing to improve effectiveness of site content.
  • Monitor search engine results, analyse key Web site metrics, and provide recommendations and strategies for continued improvement.
  • Provide guidance and thought leadership to a growing team of passionate search engine marketers.
  • Monitor algorithmic changes in the search engines to determine when and how to adapt our proven delivery methodology.
  • Manage day-to-day client relationships through face-to-face meetings, frequent conference calls, and presentations.
  • Exceed client expectations and performance goals on a daily basis.

Additional Required Experience:

  • Must have proven experience delivering results through search engine optimisation techniques
  • Must have excellent attention to detail and the ability to effectively multitask in a deadline driven environment
  • Strong understanding of search engine friendly Web site design and ability to make critical design and technical recommendations to Web developers
  • Google Analytics qualified / familiarity with Google analytical packages
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and an ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects
  • Self-motivated, driven to succeed, and willing to constantly learn and expand skill set
  • Sense of humour


  • Fun, collaborative culture
  • Enthusiastic, supportive and nurturing team of specialists
  • 22 - 25 days holiday per year
  • 5 - 10 days training per year

Company Description

Vertical Leap offers the most effective and thorough search marketing service in the UK (and probably anywhere), helping companies to maximise their visibility online.

We achieve this by combining intelligent algorithms with smart people. We have our own prescriptive marketing platform called Apollo Insights that collates all 3rd party data sources and uses highly-intelligent algorithms to tell you what’s happening with your website, why it’s happening and exactly what to do about it. This liberates our search marketing experts from time-consuming, manual analysis and enables them to focus purely on marketing your business.

This means that your marketing budget is spent being proactive which in turn gets you effective results. You also have peace of mind that you’re getting the most thorough and efficient search marketing service in the industry.

For over 15 years, we have been leading the way in search marketing, pioneering innovative techniques that keep our customers ahead of their competitors. Our customers range from SMEs to enterprise-level, including the likes of UK Mail, Text Local, Premiership Rugby, Ordnance Survey and Arqiva.

We are part of the Sideshow group and have over 50 employees (150 in the group) with offices in Portsmouth, London and Bournemouth. We are a RAR top 100 agency and a Premier Google Partner.

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