SEO Director

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Job Title: SEO Director

Duration: Permanent

Location: Chesham, Buckinghamshire, (London Zone 9, Metropolitan line) HP5 1PS



We are seeking a brilliant SEO Director, who is tuned in to the latest algorithm developments and has the experience and determination to oversee phenomenal work in organic search.


The right fit will be someone with great SEO skills and experience across: Analysis and Strategy, Tech, Content and Digital PR. This leader will engage, organise, motivate and train a team. They will charter a path of continuous improvement for strong brands in industries that include: Charities, Health and Fitness, Leisure. B2B and Retail.



upriseUP is a digital marketing agency located in Chesham, Buckinghamshire. We are a growing agency with a diverse portfolio, but particularly strong in the Charity and Health & Fitness sectors.


We provide excellent conditions to learn and grow. In 2017, we were one of three finalists for the Buckinghamshire Business First, ‘Apprentice and Young Person Employer of the Year’ awards.


We are all digital marketing enthusiasts and exist to be the best at what we do. Genuine dedication to our art has led to a vibrant culture of experimentation, sharing and peer support across the company enabling us all to learn and grow quicker.


New joiners are given excellent training, as are all employees, along with the conditions to provide every opportunity for growth.



Set strategic direction for team that covers all major SEO disciplines


  • Overseeing Strategy, Technical SEO, Content and Digital PR and setting the strategic direction for the department, to ensure that we are continuously improving how we are able meet the demands of clients in a constantly changing environment.
  • Defining the products and services that we offer.
  • Inputting into the strategic partnerships that we may forge. This would include other agencies that might be able to support our SEO work (such as specialists in different types of content).


Management of the SEO team


  • Overseeing the allocation of resources against the work that has been booked. The majority of which is retainer based, but there are also separate projects, including audits, website migrations and bespoke project work.
  • Developing the processes and systems to ensure the smooth delivery of products and services.
  • Identifying opportunities for applying automated technologies and methods to improve work efficiencies and the service upriseUP are able to offer.
  • Ensuring that the quality of our work remains high.
  • Ensuring that the result of our work is meeting any expectations the clients might have – and taking appropriate action if not.
  • Being available to support the SEO team when needed.
  • Recruiting new talent as we expend.
  • Overseeing the training and development of the SEO team.
  • Motivating, mentoring and inspiring SEO team.

Promote teamwork, within the SEO team and with its members’ interactions across the agency.


Account Directorship


  • Oversight of the communication between account leads in the SEO team and the Account Manager (at upriseUP), or client.
  • Stepping in and liaising with the client directly (usually at a senior level), whenever required; such as pitching for additional services or during the Annual Review of a large client.


Leading by example


  • Demonstrate considerable SEO knowledge across the full stack of SEO disciplines.
  • Demonstrating great work, particularly around strategic client work.
  • Contribute to an office culture that is focused on: enthusiasm, learning, working in close partnership with clients and delivering brilliant work.
  • Being active in company meetings.
  • Offering views, insights and experience.

If you are interested, please get in touch at with a copy of your CV and a covering letter.


We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible, so please don’t hesitate to get in touch!


No agencies please (without invitation).


Unfortunately, we are unable to reply to all applicants.

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