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Senior SEO Specialist


London, ENG, GB, N1C 4AG

Brand:  RS
Function:  Marketing
Work Location:  Hybrid

About the role:


As part of the RS Global SEO team, we are driving commercial performance and brand awareness through visibility on SERP (Search Engine Results Page) within 32 markets. To make SEO a strategic advantage of RS Group, we want to recruit a team of experts skilled in data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.


Working closely with cross-functional teams, this team will set clear SEO goals, optimisation directions, and collaboratively drive successful outcomes with stakeholders. Our increased SEO maturity will set a new industry standard for SEO operational excellence


As the Senior SEO Specialist, you will drive a big focus on maximising the value of SEO investment by using insight to identify optimisation opportunities for major RS markets.

Establish a team of SEO specialists who provide action recommendations for cross-functional teams


Key accountabilities:


  • Assist in building out a team of 2 SEO Specialists across international locations
  • Coordinate with SEO agencies / SEO platform vendors to ensure alignment on insight and optimisation activities, capability, and project managements
  • Oversee local keyword research, keyword mapping and maintenance processes for 2 major markets
  • Provide local markets with insight on performance vs target, performance drivers, focus areas for optimisations, and prescriptive SEO actions
  • Prioritise commercial opportunities based on demand size, growth trend, potential increase in traffic and revenue and return on investment
  • Manage the end-to-end metadata optimisation process, providing optimisation support to content and link building teams
  • Ensure your team establishes strong relationship with your local markets and drive accurate local language insights and SEO optimisation
  • Ensure your team establishes strong relationship with key stakeholders in Content, PPC (Pay Per Click), Merchandising, Product Management
  • Support SEO Insight and Optimisation Manager in creating SEO operational excellence for cross-functional teams
  • Communicate performance impact from SEO optimisation activities


What we’re looking for:


  • You have proven record of accomplishment in improving SERP results via SEO optimisation activities
  • You have experience in leading, coaching teams
  • You are fluent in presenting SEO performance stories 
  • You are organised with project management skills
  • You can use tools such as SEO tools such as BrightEdge, Ahrefs, MOZ, Google Search Console, Adobe, and PowerBI
  • Excellent grasp of Excel. Experience with Python or R programming is beneficial but not essential
  • You stay up to date on SEO Best Practices and Search Engine Industry


We are RS Group.


RS Group is a global integrated omni-channel solutions partner for industrial B2B customers who design, build, and maintain industrial equipment and operations.  We are a FTSE 100 company with £2 billion in revenue, operating in 32 countries, shipping 60,000 parcels a day to over 1.2 million customers worldwide.


Our Vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently. 


We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen.


Are you ready to explore the possibilities?




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