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SEO Executive

SEO Executive

Location: Remote

Type: Full-Time

Deadline: 01/01/2022

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Job Description

HOURS: Full Time


SALARY: £25,000-£30,000

At Common Ground, every member of staff is responsible for their own client list and due to increasing demand, we are looking to expand our team.

The right person will initially support a more senior member of the team while they learn our processes and clients. Over a couple of months, you will then progress to running your own clients with full support, before transitioning to taking full responsibility for all aspects of those client relationships.

Once you’re managing your own clients you will be involved in strategy creation (with the support of a senior team member), implementation of the SEO campaigns, managing freelance resources, supported client communication, and reporting. Most importantly you’ll be producing measurable results for our clients.

We believe that client success is repeatable using the processes we have developed. You will be supported to learn (by doing, documentation and videos) and deploy them, as well as having input into developing them further.

Common Ground offers a supportive environment to learn and develop your skills and this opportunity has fantastic scope for progression.


  • Managing a handful of small clients
  • Supporting work on larger clients
  • Working with the senior team on strategy creation
  • Hands-on implementation of SEO campaigns (supported by tech, content, and link specialists)
  • Efficient management of external resources
  • Reporting on client performance
  • Organise & attend client meetings/calls with other members of the team
  • Supporting SEO product and process development
  • Supporting the rest of the team
  • Keep up to date with market and technology-related developments
  • Input into agency decision making and problem-solving

The ideal candidate would have/be…

  • 6-18 months of SEO experience either in an agency or inhouse (with SEO being your primary job function)
  • Good general knowledge of SEO
  • Experience of managing clients or senior leaders directly
  • Confident communicator and a good level of written English
  • Good knowledge of Google Analytics, Google Search Console
  • Experience of industry tools, such as SEMRush, Ahrefs, and Screaming Frog
  • Good level of proficiency with Google Sheets, Docs and Slides
  • Effective organisational and project/time management skills
  • Someone who wants to be social
  • Happy to work from home
  • Willing to commute for meet ups when required

Would suit someone that is…

  • Bright (this doesn’t mean a degree)
  • Inquisitive
  • Enthusiastic
  • Competitive
  • Looking to make an impact
  • Cares about their clients and the business
  • Not someone looking just to pick up a paycheque


  • £25,000 – £32,000 salary
  • Minimum of 25 days holiday
  • Flexible working hours around core hours
  • Pension, sick pay and maternity/paternity leave
  • Personal development budget
  • Bonuses linked to company performance
  • Choice of Mac or high spec laptop
  • Access to industry-leading software
  • Two external monitors, remote mouse and keyboard
  • Clear job role and mapped progression
  • Input into company decisions and work benefits
  • Quarterly socials
  • Christmas and Summer parties

About Common Ground

Common Ground was formed by Dan & Matt, both highly enthusiastic digital marketers. As a company, we are committed to delivering exceptional results for our clients, constantly evolving and improving our approach, and supporting our team to develop and grow.

We have a mix of clients at different stages of their business growth and across different sectors, although we work best with (and have multiple clients in) B2B SaaS and technology. We recruit clients we are excited to work with, who are willing to work closely with us and listen to our advice, and for who we firmly believe we can make a difference to their business. We do not chase every client opportunity presented to us.

Common Ground won’t suit everyone, we are very passionate about what we deliver, how we do it and constant improvement. However, it is the perfect place for people who want to be supported to develop and progress in their careers.

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