SEO/Digital Consultant


We are a small, well established, results-driven digital marketing agency looking for a smart, ambitious digital marketer, with a good knowledge of SEO, to build a career in our team. We are looking for someone who shares our values, cares about clients, gets to know the people they work with and is looking to achieve something better every time they go to work.

The Job

At Common Ground, every member of staff is responsible for their own client list and due to increasing demand, we are looking to expand our team. The right person will come in and immediately pick up their own portfolio of clients and be responsible for end-to-end projects. This will involve strategy creation, implementation, client communication and reporting, but most importantly producing measurable results for the clients.

While we have defined and tested processes in place; you will have the freedom to and responsibility for creating new ones to keep us ahead of the competition.

  • SEO strategy creation and implementation (local and national campaigns)
  • PPC strategy creation and implementation (potentially)
  • Monthly reporting
  • Client meetings & communication
  • Process development and improvement
  • Creation of sales proposals
  • Managing freelancers
  • Maintaining and improving digital marketing knowledge
  • Supporting the rest of the team where appropriate
The Person

Must have’s

  • At least one year of SEO experience in an agency
  • Someone who wants to be social and fits with the people already here
  • Someone looking for a career
  • Comfortable communicator and a good level of written English
  • Google Analytics qualified
  • At least one AdWords qualification
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Good organisational and project/time management skills
  • Based in Oxford

Would suit someone that is

  • Bright (this doesn’t mean a degree)
  • Inquisitive
  • Driven/motivated/wants to be best
  • Looking to make an impact
  • Cares about their clients and the business
  • Not someone looking just to pick up a pay cheque
  • Honest
The Company

Common Ground was formed by Dan & Matt, both highly experienced and driven digital marketers and business people. As a company, we are committed to delivering exceptional results for our clients, constantly evolving and improving our approach, and pushing our team to develop and grow.

Our client mix which ranges from small local businesses to large multinational household brands. We recruit clients we are excited to work with, who are willing to work closely with us and listen to our advice, and for who we firmly believe we can make a difference to their business. We do not chase every client opportunity presented to us.

Common Ground won’t suit everyone, we are very passionate about what we deliver, how we do it and constant improvement. However, it is the perfect place for people who want to be supported to step out of their comfort zone and be better today than they were yesterday.

Our Values
  • A will to win – A passion for being the best at what we do, building a successful business to outperform other agencies
  • Achieve exceptional client results – To consistently exceed our client expectations and redefine what they believe is possible
  • Be better today than yesterday – Never standing still, continually improving through constant testing and learning
  • Believe in us – Having a passion and belief in what we are doing for our clients and team
  • Personal & professional accountability – Providing an environment for success and self preservation through team accountability – Everyone can have an Impact
  • Education – Not only do we conduct the work that we say we will, but we educate our clients as to why we are doing it, and the benefits that it has
The Package
  • Competitive salary (dependent on experience)
  • Minimum of 25 days holiday
  • Pension
  • Bonuses linked to company performance
  • Choice of Mac or high spec laptop (currently a Dell XPS)
  • Choice of laptop bag and notebook
  • Access to industry leading software
  • Two external monitors, remote mouse and keyboard
  • Attendance of at least one conference a year (usually BrightonSEO)
  • Clear job role and mapped progression
  • Christmas & summer parties
  • Christmas present
  • Regular company lunches
  • The ability to shape the place you work and your role
  • Owners who are active in the business and want to develop a team

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