Technical SEO Lead (#26641827) 

Sunny Bank, North West, United Kingdom


This role is a 6 month fixed term contract.

Croud is a global, full-service, digital marketing partner with a rapidly growing in-house team of 200+ digital experts. Through the seamless connection of data, technology and creativity, Croud develops strategies for sustainable growth that drive immediate business impact.
We are looking for a highly technical individual who can support us with a significantly large new website project. This person will be a key SEO stakeholder within the project, working with a large group of contacts and companies to achieve a shared goal: an amazing and fully optimised platform for one of the world’s largest fashion companies.
Within this role you will become the go-to person for implementation support and guidance and will have technical conversations with various stakeholders to define the best solution. You will be able to drive real change and progression, where your input will leave a legacy within the platform for years to come. The solutions offered must be scalable, SEO focussed and in accordance with W3c guidelines. You will also have to think outside the box, have an understanding of the latest technologies including EdgeWorkers and have a wealth of experience in migrations.
This role is designed to support the Web Experience Team in managing stakeholder queries within the new platform project, in collaboration with the Global Director of Web Experience. We have an established relationship with the client with a very good reputation, and you will be able to utilise this to ensure that the future of the platform is as optimised as possible.
Three words to describe our team:

Intuitive - seamless integration within internal and external teams
Innovative - never stop learning
Inspirational - we share our passion for the web with others

Ensuring that all documentation required is captured in JIRA tickets
Ensuring that all concepts and decisions are captured in the client’s Confluence section
Building and maintaining relationships with both the client and external suppliers / stakeholders
Attending client calls
Testing implementation in various environments, including QA, UAT and pre-PROD
Clearly communicating any issues identified with implementation or identified within the platform
Collaborating with stakeholders in formulating the best solutions to overcome issues at scale
Providing insights into the best way to handle international eCommerce SEO and marketing strategies

Degree level education or equivalent / relevant work experience
Extensive demonstrable work experience within SEO or front-end development roles
Strong interest in / passion for digital marketing and / or SEO
Strong interest in front-end development and coding / markup
Strong demonstrable skills in front-end development (HTML, CSS and JavaScript)
Understanding of Jamstack and / or detached websites - Vue Storefront, CoreMedia and Salesforce Commerce Cloud are preferable
Understanding of Edge services, such as Akamai Edge Workers and NetStorage
Understanding of common development processes, specifically workflows in JIRA, based on Agile
Understanding JIRA and the process of the creation of a ticket aimed at development teams
Strong Microsoft Office and / or G Suite (Google) skills which must include Excel / Sheets, Word / Docs and PowerPoint / Slides
Proven track record of working to and meeting deadlines
Proven time management skills and ability to manage tasks simultaneously
Impeccable attention to detail
A mathematical and analytical mind
Ability to manipulate large amounts of data
Strong communication, organisation, and presentation skills
Experience of working within teams to meet a common goal

On completion of the probation period you will be eligible for the benefits listed on our careers site which include:
25 days holiday a year (pro-rata)
Sale commission
Recruitment referrals bonus
Gym membership contributions
Ride to Work scheme
Rail card
Season Ticket loan
Free fruit, breakfast cereals and tea & coffee
Free home office chair and screen
Enhanced maternity and paternity package
Life and income protection
Medical cash plan
Agile Working Policy

Standard hours are from 9.00am to 5.30pm, there’s flexibility if agreed in advance with your line managers (it may also be necessary on occasions to work outside of these hours).
Croud is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. All candidates will be assessed based on merit, qualifications and their ability to perform the requirements of the role.

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Sunny Bank
North West
United Kingdom