Senior SEO Manager

Any of our offices
about 2 months ago
Full time role


OVO Energy is an independent energy technology company and supplier. The company was launched in 2009. OVO Energy is set ...

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Job Description

We’re making zero carbon happen

We’re OVO Group, a big family of companies united by a single vision: to get to zero carbon, fast. 

We call this Plan Zero – and it shows how we’ll be fighting the climate crisis and transforming the way people use energy over the next decade. To do this, we need the sharpest minds. Are you up for the challenge?

Do great green things with OVO Energy

So much has changed since we launched in 2009.  Our goal remains the same though: make energy cheaper, greener, and simpler. Just as it was on day one.

Everyone belongs at OVO

Our aim is to build a diverse and inclusive movement: teams of brilliant people, with unique talents, skills, passions, and experiences. 

We encourage everyone to join us, whatever your gender identity, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, life experience, or background. So please come as you are – we can’t wait to meet you.

Where in the world of OVO will I be working?

You will be working in the Growth Team, reporting into the Head of Performance Marketing.  An experienced search engine optimisation specialist, in this role you will be OVO’s commercial lead for SEO across all of our products, including energy, home services and zero carbon living. 

You will manage specialist agencies and work with internal teams across commercial, marketing, product and tech to improve organic rankings, drive traffic and sales, and optimise landing page performance.

What will I be doing?

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop SEO strategies to increase the visibility of our energy, home services and zero carbon living products in organic search
  • Take ownership of the impact SEO has on driving commercial objectives, demonstrating sales and revenue uplift and return on investment 
  • Commission and manage agencies to support on SEO strategy and delivery, including technical, on-site, off-site and content aspects
  • Act as an internal SEO expert and consultant, providing insight and standard process guidelines for teams throughout the business
  • Collaborate with colleagues to agree the tools, processes and frameworks to ensure that SEO standard methodology is followed across the organisation
  • Work with Product and Engineering teams to ensure that technical SEO is considered at all stages of website development and production
  • Work with the creative studio and agencies to commission new content, update existing content, and to supervise efficiency
  • Build appropriate reporting to update the business on the impact of SEO initiatives and advise future planning
  • Support OVO’s CRO strategy, working with colleagues to develop tests and increase conversion rates on commercial landing pages

Is this the job for me?

Ideally you will have:

  • Strategic commercial experience, a track record of getting things done and delivering growth within a commercial environment
  • An understanding of the latest SEO standard process and the ability to explain why it is important and what to do about it
  • Proven experience in SEO, ideally across relevant or adjacent sectors, with a blend of technical, on-site, off-site and content expertise
  • Experience of selecting and managing agencies, with a focus on establishing relationships, developing efficient processes and delivering against targets
  • Knowledge of marketing principles, with an ability to articulate the role of SEO within the broader context of marketing and commercial
  • An interest in analytical thinking, interpreting data, discovering useful insights, and using these to improve performance
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with an ability to turn data and insights into actions

Brilliant benefits for a world-changing team

Our people are at the heart of Plan Zero. That’s why we offer plenty of green benefits and progressive policies to make you feel at home.

For starters, you’ll get 34 days of holiday (including bank holidays).

Then there’s Flex Pay. It’s an extra 9% of your salary on top of your core pay to use as you like. You can take it as cash, add to your pension, or choose to spend it on a huge range of flex benefits.

Here’s a taster of what’s on offer:

For your health
With benefits like a healthcare cash plan or private medical insurance depending on your career level, critical illness cover, life assurance, health assessments, and more

For your wellbeing
With gym membership, gadget, travel and cyber insurance, workplace ISA, will writing services, DNA testing, dental insurance, and more

For your lifestyle
With extra holiday buying, discount dining, culture cards, tech loans, and supporting your favourite charities with give-as-you-earn donations

For your home 
Get up to £300 off any OVO Energy plan (when you pay by Direct Debit), plus personal carbon offsetting and great discounts on smart thermostats and EV chargers

For your commute
Nab a great deal on ultra-low emission car leasing, plus our cycle to work scheme and public transport season ticket loans 

Want to hear about our full range of flexible benefits and progressive people policies? Our People Team can tell you everything you need to know.

Oh, and one last thing...

We’d be thrilled if you tick off all our boxes yet we also believe it’s just as important we tick off all of yours. And if you think you have most of what we’re looking for but not every single thing, go ahead and hit apply. We’d still love to hear from you!

OVO Energy is an independent energy technology company and supplier. The company was launched in 2009. OVO Energy is set ...

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