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SEO Account Manager



Marketing & Communications, Sales & Business Development
United Kingdom
Posted on Thursday, January 25, 2024

About Us

KINESSO is the technology-driven performance marketing agency that sits at the very heart of IPG Mediabrands, providing actionable growth for both our agency partners and clients. We turn 'action' into 'outcome' for our clients, leveraging our unique capabilities in optimization, analytics, AI, and experimentation. KINESSO has brought together the collective power of what was formerly Matterkind, Reprise, and Kinesso under one collective entity that will serve as the most powerful delivery engine in the industry. We have extensive offerings spanning performance marketing and data and technology. Fuelled by a deep understanding of consumer behaviour, we offer an end-to-end engine of planning and optimization while also delivering on data-driven strategy for social platforms, actionable growth in e-commerce, and creating curated marketplaces specific to each client's function and needs. The company has more than 6,000 employees operating in more than 60 countries. Learn more at

Role Description

As a SEO Account Manager, you will have a strong knowledge and solid understanding of the SEO industry, best-practices and the fundamental requirements in ensuring strong SEO performance. You should have a strong technical skillset and be comfortable carrying out full site-side technical audits. You will be predominantly responsible for leading the overarching strategy across a number of clients.

Your core duties will include supporting all key SEO deliverables for your clients and support the Associate SEO Director’s and SEO Directors across their various accounts, ensuring that all associated work is delivered on time and to our client’s high-quality standard.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting the wider SEO team to service a breadth of client accounts
  • Helping to identify, raise and solve client issues/problems
  • Driving the overarching SEO strategy across your clients
  • Providing on-site technical SEO expertise and solutions are robust
  • Preparing and delivering in-depth technical audits
  • Analysis of key data and providing insights / statistical analysis
  • Performing keyword research & opportunity analysis
  • Supporting the SEO executives with their development
  • Supporting on ad-hoc SEO tasks and providing client support where necessary
  • Identifying, highlighting & proposing key growth opportunities for assigned clients
  • Support on developing new SEO business opportunities
  • Help raise newly identified sales opportunities to the lead-gen and sales teams
  • Contribute to external & internal thought leadership & marketing initiatives
  • Ensuring both team and project deadlines are met
  • Engaging with the team to ensure knowledge and best practice is shared
  • Working to and enforcing best industry practices

Any other duties as deemed fit by the business

Desired Skills & Experience

  • A keen interest in SEO and digital marketing
  • A strong understanding of SEO and best-practices
  • A proven record of working within the SEO industry
  • An understanding of website markup (i.e. HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc.)
  • An understanding of general web and development standards
  • Advanced Knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • The ability to use Excel and advanced formulas to a competent level
  • Strong ability to communicate with clients

Employee Transparency

At Mediabrands and Kinesso, we celebrate difference and believe this makes us stronger. Mediabrands and Kinesso are equal opportunity employers and committed to championing an inclusive culture that provides a sense of belonging for all our employees. We do not discriminate against any applicant based on age, disability, race, colour, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, belief, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Perks

We aim to provide all our people with a supportive and fun work environment where you can develop your full potential and benefit from the broad range of opportunities within the agency. When you join us, we want to make sure you feel valued – and that you are rewarded for your fantastic work. So, we also offer a range of benefits:

  • Flexi–leave, with 25 days annual leave to be taken as minimum. In addition to your holiday entitlement, the office usually closes between Christmas & New Year
  • Free breakfast and free lunch
  • Early finish Fridays
  • Core Hours (Mon-Thurs, flexible start/finish times)
  • Retail discounts
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Paid time off for Volunteering
  • Group Income Protection
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Medical Insurance or Health Cash Plan (dependent on level)
  • Group Personal Pension Plan with matched contributions from 3-6%
  • Generous Parental Leave & Pay
  • Independent mortgage advice
  • Financial education
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free eye tests
  • Flexible benefits including Dental, Travel insurance, Cycle to Work, Gym Discounts and many more!