SEO Assistant


Job Details


Liverpool Head Office

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


Competitive plus benefits

Closing Date

25/06/2021 22:45

About the Role

We are looking for an SEO Assistant to join our growing Marketing team here at Matalan Head Office. You will play a key role growing the organic search visibility for the domain. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to challenge themselves, wants to learn more about marketing, grow and be part of a strong and dynamic team.

Wheather you have experience in an SEO role or you are a graduate with a relevant degree we would love to hear from you, perhaps a computing, data analysis and/or digital marketing may suit! 

•Responsible for executing & contributing to the SEO roadmap.

•Responsible for daily onsite optimisation, content creation and link building, as well as run regular audits and performance reviews

•Responsible for monitoring visibility movements and identifying organic search opportunities.

•Responsible for providing keyword research for the wider marketing & trading teams to help drive business decisions

•Building strong working relationships with marketing teams to align content, blogger activity & deliver campaigns

•Manage the day to day content projects for SEO; from research to analysing performance.

•Responsible for monitoring, reviewing and improving our backlink profile

•Responsible for executing our local SEO strategy and updating tools to support regional marketing.

Keeping up to date with the latest SEO trends and understanding new opportunities

About You

  • Experience in an SEO role is advantageous.
  • Graduate in Computer Science, eCommerce, Digital Marketing and/or Data Analysis would be beneficial but not essential 
  • Should have a passion for digital media & eCommerce.
  • Able to apply commercial thinking to campaigns, both on & offline.
  • IT literate with knowledge and experience of all Microsoft Office especially Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence key business stakeholders.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Highly driven and determined with a proactive approach.
  • Able to develop self – taking a proactive approach to learning & others around them.
  • Able to work as part of a large commercial team.

About Matalan


Founded in the early 1980s by John Hargreaves in Liverpool, Matalan is proud to serve its customers excellent quality at great value. With over 200 stores in the UK, a growing online presence and over 15,000 employees, working here is exciting, challenging, and above all fun! As part of the Matalan family you can expect some great benefits and the opportunity to be part of our exciting vision - to become the UK’s most trusted value retailer. This is Retail Made Real.

Matalan value diversity and don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from all communities.

Matalan wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the application and interview process and ultimately, in their role. We, therefore, encourage you to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this.

In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested.



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