Digital Content / SEO Assistant

EQUUS

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

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

Job Description

LOVE HORSES? LOVE RETAIL? READ ON!

EQUUS (www.equus.co.uk) 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.

Duties

  • 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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