German Head of SEO

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  • Location

    Malta

  • Reference

    MKD 11265

  • Salary

    Very Attractive

    Very Attractive

  • Type

    Permanent

The Role

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A leading digital marketing agency based in Floriana need the expert skills of a German Head of SEO to further enhance their team. As a Head of SEO, you are responsible for building and enhancing search engine visibility for several projects and websites. You will be required to work centrally with their own portfolio as well as clients brands.  You will be the leader of an international SEO team, analysing projects with several tools, defining strategies and priorities within your team and scaling the different campaigns in order to obtain visibility and therefore traffic. You will need to put your German language skills to the test in order to fulfill this fantastic role. This position is based in Malta and you report directly to the companies Founder.

Main areas of responsibility for the German Head of SEO:

  • Manage and develop an international SEO team. Plan tasks, set deadlines, track progress and improve scale and efficiency of processes. Further, develop SEO Specialists skills, perform regular 1-2-1 meetings and development discussions on a regular basis;
  • Maintain full ownership of the SEO strategy on/off-site for several portfolios and clients brands across multiple markets. Lead brands toward improvement in organic search performance: increase search engine visibility, the volume of organic traffic, and increase keyword reach and rankings across all markets;
  • Be the single point of contact for everything related to SEO for the dedicated brands;
  • Represent the SEO channel in monthly performance review meetings and quarterly briefs / de-briefs;
  • Forecast and manage the SEO budget for dedicated brands. Lead quarterly budget planning & manage budget spend. Run top-level execution of quarterly SEO campaigns of the brand across all markets;
  • Track and report the main KPIs to key stakeholders and the management on a regular basis;
  • Collaborate with our team, improve the company’s performance, drive product improvements and share best practice;
  • Structure and participate in recruitment & on-boarding activities across the SEO department.

 

The Candidate

Requirements:

  • German (native) language skills;
  • Proven team management experience;
  • Project management and leadership skills;
  • Highly energetic, team-player who can collaborate with multiple teams;
  • Extensive knowledge of standard SEO tools (e.g. Ahrefs, Link Research Tools, Screaming Frog, Sistrix, etc.);
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with people at all levels and technical resources;
  • Ability to work effectively and autonomous;
  • Demonstrable track record of recruiting, managing and coaching high performing teams.

Background:

  • University degree with at least 5 years’ work experience in SEO and digital marketing;
  • Proven management and leadership experience;
  • You have been responsible for driving both strategy and execution;
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills;
  • Highly organised;
  • Outgoing, collaborative, adaptive in changing the environment, open to and able to deal with a diverse range of opinions;
  • Fluent English (verbal & written required), other languages (helpful).

The Company

Fantastic digital marketing agency in Malta with offices in several locations, including a stunning office in Floriana. They are steadily expanding and are looking for passionate talent to enhance their already strong team.

The Benefits

  • Competitive salary.
  • Great company benefits.
  • Relaxed, friendly atmosphere.
  • Dynamic & fun team.

The Location

Malta is a small archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Sicily. It is an independent member state of the European Union and home to a little less than half a million people. It is English speaking and salaries are paid in Euros.

Malta is extremely popular for relocations, boasting as it does low domestic tax rates, Schengen Area membership, a rich history, a vibrant and active social scene, and the highest average number of days of sunshine per year in Europe.

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