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SEO Manager


Job Details


Coventry - Digital Lounge.

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time



Closing Date

02/08/2022 11:00

Role Profile

An exciting opportunity to join the Digital Marketing team, responsible for building and owning our SEO strategy. You will be joining at the start of our SEO journey, with flexibility to build a team, onboard required technology and own the relevant agency relationships. This is an exciting role with influence over the full breadth of SEO, working closely with relevant stakeholders to set SEO first principles across all digital functions, including content creation and website development.

ScS is excited to announce its new Digital Lounge situated within our Coventry store allowing us to fully immerse ourselves in the shopping journey, both with our in store experts and customers. We are focussed on building truly omnichannel experiences through improving our current proposition and revolutionising the homewares shopping journeys.

The Digital Lounge holds a wide range of opportunities for new and existing talent across digital marketing, ecommerce, UX and product.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead the creation and implementation of the SEO strategy, to recognise organic growth aligned to business objectives. 

  • Define and deliver the SEO roadmap, identifying and prioritising key opportunities, and working with stakeholders to deliver initiatives.

  • Deliver on the commercial objectives for audience and revenue growth. 

  • In partnership with Content, drive organic growth with rich written and video content, assisting and educating customers. 

  • In partnership with Digital Development, continuously improve the technical architecture to deliver best practice and maximise crawl budget.

  • Creating frameworks and continuous improvement for Digital Merchandising to ensure an SEO first approach to content and categorisation..

  • Managing agency relationships, where required, for technical, link building and ad-hoc support. 

  • Creating an empowered team which delivers to KPI’s and business objectives. 

  • Take the wider business on the Digital journey, ensuring stakeholders understand the role SEO plays for ScS.

Knowledge and abilities

  • A self proclaimed SEO geek

  • Strong technical understanding and practical application 

  • A creative problem-solver who is driven by results

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Strong stakeholder management and ability to influence

  • Understanding of the wider digital marketing landscape 

  • Able to support and motivate teams both in-person and remote

  • Combined problem-solving and effective prioritisation capability

  • Thought leadership and building positive working environments

Experience & qualifications

  • Proven experience with 5+ years in SEO, ideally within retail or high consideration purchase goods. 

  • Demonstrable background of delivering SEO benefit.

  • Proven experience managing technical, link building and content programmes

  • Experience working in cross functional teams 

  • An understanding of selecting and onboarding relevant tools and technology to enhance performance and business knowledge. 

  • Experience in creating and leading high performing teams

Your benefits

  • Competitive salary

  • Generous Staff Discounts on our beautiful Sofa, Carpets & Furniture range

  • Terrific discounts from major High Street retailers and holiday companies, gym membership discounts and much more.

  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

  • Long service annual leave benefits

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Share incentive plan (S.I.P)

  • Career Progression

  • Company Pension Scheme

  • Life Assurance

Join us on the journey and get in touch today!