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SEO Manager

Salary:  55000

London, GB, SE16 7FU

Sport:  Any Sport
Contracted Hours:  39
Contract Type:  Permanent
Number Of Openings:  1

The company:
Decathlon is the largest sports retailer in the world with over 100,000 employees on 5 continents. We have 56 own-brands, each specialising in a specific sport from hiking, to sailing, to skiing, to tennis. 

Our team are sports people who are full of energy and enthusiasm for what we do; we’re encouraged to innovate and improve, and most importantly, to make changes for the better. We take our responsibility to sport and the world seriously, and we strive to anticipate and rise to the challenges that face our society and our environment.


The role:
Are you sporty? Want to kick-start your career doing something you love? Our digital marketing team is looking for a passionate self-starter who is ready to take on the role of SEO Manager.

We have a start-up culture. Our dream is to make sport accessible to everyone, regardless of creed, circumstance or culture. We want you to share our passion too. Joining an international team of enthusiasts, it’s vital you’re a team player, both on and off the field/pitch/court…

Our ideal profile would be forward thinking and intuitive, keen to advance quickly in their career path with the ambition of becoming an industry leader. So, if you’re...

✓ Sporty
✓ Passionate about search
✓ A great team player, but able to work independently
✓ Self-driven
✓ A creative problem-solver

… we’d love it if you got in touch.


Role responsibilities:

  • You’ll be responsible for delivering the SEO strategy for Decathlon in the UK

  • Driving organic customer acquisition and business growth

  • Working with UX & website teams to improve technical foundations / website architecture

  • Assisting with cohesive strategy creation and initiatives, reporting to the Head of

Performance Marketing

  • Supporting wider marketing and communication objectives

  • Manage the SEO agency, as well as co-ordinate external and internal copywriter resources.

  • Working with international technical teams to ensure best SEO practices are properly implemented and UK needs are prioritised on SEO roadmaps

  • Measuring, reporting and analysing ongoing projects and campaigns

  • Researching and implementing recommendations for new SEO opportunities

  • Competitive analysis and market research

  • Manage the SEO budget, and present return on investment and any future investment opportunities.


About yourself:

  • You’ve been in the SEO industry for at least 5-6 years with proven results

  • You have excellent analytical, organisational and project management skills

  • You’re a talented communicator and enjoy sharing your successes with internal stakeholders

  • You have great attention to detail

  • Time management is a skill of yours

  • You are passionate and eager to learn

  • You are fluent in English (native level)


Professional skills and & qualifications (*desired but not mandatory):

  • You’re used to working with and manipulating large data sets (crawlers & log file analysis)

  • Strong technical knowledge.

  • Experience working with SEO / digital marketing tools (Google Analytics, Search Console, Ahrefs, Screaming Frog, SEMrush, OnCrawl, enterprise content management tools, Yext.)

  • Experience working with CMS and building / administering content in CMS environment

  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS/ JavaScript and website administration

  • *Python coding knowledge*


What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Monthly & Quarterly bonus potential
  • Profit sharing (dependant on company performance)
  • Work within a friendly and diverse team from multiple countries.
  • Huge opportunities to grow and try new things within the Decathlon family.
  • Onsite gym with changing facilities.
  • Rooftop court for tennis, basketball, football etc.
  • In-office table football and ping pong table.
  • Monthly team days (with sports when allowed).