Digital Content / SEO Assistant


Location: Bedfordshire
Closing Date: Monday, October 19th 2020


Job Type: Home Based / Marketing / Office Based / Publishing / Retail

Job Description


EQUUS ( was founded in 2013 and has grown from start-up to become the UK’s fastest growing online only equestrian retailer built on the principle of “by riders, for riders”.

We’re now recruiting a DIGITAL CONTENT / SEO ASSISTANT. The person in this role will develop and keep up-to-date the content on our website and assist with producing content for the Sales & Marketing Team.

Read the job spec below and then apply with your CV & covering letter!

What you'll be doing

Working in our content team, you'll be producing and writing all manner of content on our website including products, blogs, buying guides, and more.


  • Create product content, including:
    • Core lines, e.g. shampoo, fly spray etc.
    • New season ranges for brands that are already on the site
    • New brands.
  • Create supporting content, including:
    • Buying guides
    • Blog articles
    • Landing pages
    • Size guides
  • Write high quality product descriptions for all products.
  • Carry out Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) on our website, including:
    • Keyword research
    • On page content optimisation
    • Produce SEO metrics
    • Analyse and act on SEO metrics.
  • Carry at Paid Search Marketing, including:
    • Google Ads
    • Bing Ads.
  • Support the Marketing Team and Merchandising Team as required.

You will be / have

  • Organised & efficient
  • Able to juggle different tasks
  • Highly competent with a keyboard & computer
  • Comfortable using the telephone
  • Excellent communicator
  • A “can-do” attitude
  • A fast learner
  • Excellent written English (grammar and spelling)
  • Has excellent attention to detail.

What's on offer

  • Salary £12,500 - £20,000, dependent on age & experience
  • Supplier discounts
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Staff discount of 15%
  • Bonus scheme and anniversary bonus
  • Digital marketing training
  • Supplier product training
  • 28 days holiday (20 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays).

Hours of work and location

  • Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm
  • 42.5 hours inclusive of breaks
  • Some home working (owing to COVID-19 pandemic)
  • You'll be based at our Head Office at Wyboston Lakes.

Essential skills and qualifications

  • 5 or GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • English Language GCSE grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • Mathematics GCSE grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Equestrian knowledge and/or experience.

Desirable skills and qualifications

  • Previous experience in an office-based environment.


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