SEO Lead

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

United Kingdom

Apply by: 22/06/2021

SEO Lead

Shire Park, Kestral Way, Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA

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About the role

A rare opportunity has arisen within Customer for an experienced SEO Lead to take responsibility for all SEO processes and operations that underpin SEO performance for Tesco's UK business units (RFO*, GHS**, DotCom, Clubcard).

This is a fantastic chance to lead all operational aspects of the SEO; managing budget, stakeholders and driving strategy to generate positive change during the rapid growth of our e-commerce business.

This role would suit someone who has strong influencing and communication skills and is currently working as an SEO Lead or Manager of a team.

You will be responsible for

- Leading all operational aspects of the SEO
- Owning the SEO budget and ensuring that the business is getting the best quality and value
- Managing external supplier relationships across software and service providers
- Overseeing and approving SEO strategy
- Filtering all SEO recommendations from suppliers and responding to requests
- Identifying high value recommendations from suppliers, building and delivering business cases and supporting the implementation alongside internal stakeholders.
- Staying on top of current trends and Innovating to harness relevant opportunities.
- Staying abreast of SEO performance and reporting to the business
- Consult with, advise and educate where relevant, internal stakeholders on all matters to do with SEO including taxonomy changes, migrations, copy, technical, content (transactional and non-transactional)
- Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence

*RFO = Real Food Online, **GHS = Grocery Home Shopping

You will need

- Solid experience of working hands on in SEO focused roll (agency side)
- Additional in-house experience an advantage 
- Managing budgets and stakeholders 
- Extensive experience doing SEO on large scale ecommerce websites
- Track record of success with ecommerce clients 
- Excellent technical SEO skills

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work.  These include but aren’t limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (plus 8 Bank holidays)
  • On-site state of the art gym at our Welwyn Campus with discounted “Gympass” membership & free health checks via Nuffield Health
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Share Schemes – Join our ‘Buy As You Earn’ & ‘Save As You Earn’ share schemes after 3 months service
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 3 months service
  • Colleague Discounts:
    • 10% increasing to 15% after every pay day for a four day period, off most purchases at Tesco
    • 10% off One Stop
    • 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile
    • 20% off all F&F purchases
    • 20% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco bank. T&C’s apply
    • 25% off Tesco Café
    • 50% off complete glasses purchases & free eye tests (other offers available) at Vision Express
    • 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases, treats for the family, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Shuttle Bus Service to/from Welwyn Garden City Station to Welwyn Campus
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme helps you deal with life’s challenges
  • Financial wellness - Tesco has partnered with experts to help you make the most of your money
  • Get involved in a range of fundraising activities with our long-term charity partners

About us

Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move.  Our core purpose is ‘Serving Britain's shoppers a little better every day’.  Our business was built with a simple mission – to be the champion for customers, helping them to enjoy a better quality of life and an easier way of living. This hasn't changed. Customers want great products at great value which they can buy easily and it's our job to deliver this in the right way for them.  In the UK, we serve some 66 shoppers every second, so it's our goal to ensure every one of those customers experiences just a little better service on each visit.
We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings to enable us to serve our shoppers a little better every day. We're committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities.  We're a big business with diverse working patterns and many business areas which means that we can find something that works for you.  Everyone is welcome at Tesco.
NOTE: Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details on your agreed start date.

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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