Senior SEO Manager


As a Senior SEO Manager we expect you to provide leadership within the SEO team and help to run our SEO accounts. SEO Managers are amongst the most senior members of the SEO team and are experts in their field.


As a Senior SEO Manager you will provide guidance and quality assurance for clients within your portfolio team, ensuring that client agreements are fulfilled and that the work delivery is of a high quality and is aligned to client KPIs and needs. Leads also support the team by providing a senior contact for clients when required, and support business development opportunities.


Demonstrating the highest calibre of SEO knowledge, you will contribute to, organise and deliver innovative SEO campaigns to clients, whilst managing client expectations and achieving client satisfaction.


At Digitas, we continuously work with our clients to drive them forward and set new standards to exceed their expectations. Therefore, we’re looking for a digital native who can “walk the talk” and leave a digital footprint. Your goal will be to inspire both your clients and your colleagues. Our goal is to do the same for you; to create a team that enables you to grow, both professionally and personally. As a person, you need to be self-driven and have the ability to work both independently and in teams. You should also strive to identify overlaps and synergies with other competences and other digital channels within Digitas.



Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing leadership and guidance to team
  • Responsible for quality assurance for SEO work that is delivered out of the team
  • Accountable for the implementation and delivery of SEO campaigns by the team according to the agreed search strategy, including activity planning and scheduling
  • Identify key opportunities including innovations and up and cross sells for clients.
  • Responsible for all aspects of SEO analysis and delivery including keyword research, competitor analysis, content and backlink audits, and ensuring a high standard of delivery of these by the team
  • Work towards client targets and goals within wider performance media campaigns
  • Effectively manage client communications, expectations and satisfaction
  • Continuously increasing knowledge of media channels, especially SEO, keeping up to date with marketplace and technical developments and integrating these developments into client campaigns
  • Work collaboratively with other parts of the business including Professional and Client Services, always putting the client at the heart of what we do
  • Share knowledge derived from client campaigns and industry research with fellow team members; coach and develop more junior members of the team
  • Help to develop SEO knowledge within the department and wider company
  • Travel to client meetings when required
  • Provide support with business development opportunities, including attending pitches
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects and administrative work as requested by Head of Department
  • Assist and participate in the on-going development of Digitas/SR´s_ SEO service and product offering.




Must Have:

  • At least 6 years’ experience in SEO, at least some of which should be within an agency environment
  • Highest level of SEO knowledge
  • Strong working knowledge of cross digital campaigns, in particular PPC
  • Experience working directly with clients as the lead contact on accounts
  • Experience devising and delivering SEO strategies for large brands
  • Affinity for people management; ability to manage relationships with tact and diplomacy
  • Working knowledge of analytics packages, in particular Google Analytics
  • Demonstrable experience of being able to write and communicate to a high standard
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong Excel skills


Nice to Have:

  • Experience working for big brands on complicated SEO campaigns across multiple markets
  • Line management experience
  • Experience working on synergy projects across all media channels, in particular PPC
  • Degree in media, marketing, computer science, or similar discipline relevant to SEO
  • Experience in developing business cases for SEO
  • Experience in using enterprise SEO platforms such as Searchmetrics, SEMRush, etc.
  • Experience in using Omniture
  • Working knowledge of other languages (in addition to English)


Please send in your application including cover letter, resume and portfolio. Selection and interviews will be ongoing throughout the application period, therefore, send in your application today.



We look forward to hearing from you!


About Digitas 

Digitas is The Connected Marketing Agency, committed to helping brands better connect with people through Truth. Connection. Wonder. With diverse expertise in data, strategy, creative, media and tech, we work across capabilities and continents to make better connections and achieve ambitious outcomes through ideas that excite, provoke and inspire. Curious and fully transparent, we are always examining real human behavior to create authentic connections—between brands and consumers, clients and partners, and ideas and outcomes. Digitas has 3,300 employees across 12 countries and 24 offices, with an extended network via Publicis Media of over 23,500 employees present in more than 100 countries worldwide. To connect with Digitas or learn more, visit