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SEO Lead



Posted over 30 days ago...


Join one of Europe's leading health-tech startups as an SEO Lead and significantly contribute to MANUAL's organic growth


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£45000 - £65000

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London, England, United Kingdom - Hybrid

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Hybrid (In-person ~3 day / week)- London United Kingdom

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Expires at anytime

MANUAL, a trailblazer in the health-tech industry, is on the lookout for a dedicated SEO Lead with over 3 years of experience. As a key player in a rapidly expanding European startup, you'll have the unique opportunity to steer our organic growth and make a substantial impact from the get-go.

Role Summary:

  • Work collaboratively with diverse teams to redefine and establish MANUAL's SEO strategy.
  • Take charge of building and scaling SEO efforts on a global scale.
  • Enjoy significant ownership and the chance to make meaningful contributions from day one.

Role Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in SEO with a track record of developing or leading successful strategies.
  • Deep understanding of SEO best practices and substantial experience in both Content SEO and Technical SEO.
  • Proficiency in using various SEO tools and strong analytical skills with an eye for detail.
  • Commitment to owning your KPIs and a passion for delivering successful outcomes.


  • Competitive salary (£45k - £65k) with a generous stock option plan.
  • Dynamic and supportive work environment with a hybrid role offering flexibility.
  • Investment in personal growth with a learning and development budget and wellness benefits.
  • Enjoy company retreats, a comprehensive healthcare plan, and a forward-thinking parental leave policy.

Application Process:

  • 1st round interview with Head of Growth, Simon Prentice.
  • Case study interview and Q&A with Head of Growth and others.
  • Final in-person interview with internal stakeholders.
  • Openness to process adjustments if necessary.

We are hiring an SEO Lead with 3+ years experience to help drive the growth of MANUAL from an organic perspective. This role is a great opportunity to make a huge difference to the growth of one of the most successful health-tech startups in Europe.

The role entails collaborating closely with various stakeholders across the business, you will play a pivotal role in redefining our SEO strategy, establishing the SEO engine within the company, and scaling SEO efforts globally. From day one, you will have substantial ownership and the opportunity to make a meaningful impact.

Job requirements include 3+ years experience working in SEO, helping to either develop or lead on a well-defined SEO strategy. Deep knowledge of SEO best practices and strong experience in Content SEO and knowledge of technical SEO. Strong analytical skills and attention-to-detail Excellent knowledge of working with SEO tools. You take full ownership of your KPIs and care deeply about delivering successful results.

Benefits include a salary range of £45k - £65k, depending on experience, generous stock option plan, a fun and friendly working environment with sharp and motivated co-workers, hybrid role based in Bermondsey 3 days a week with breakfast and lunch once a week, £400 per year learning and development budget with Learnerbly, wellness and gym benefit with Gympass, annual company retreat, 25 days holidays and generous parental leave & flexible working policies, a growing team with plenty of opportunities for progression, ownership of goals and a direct impact to MANUAL, private healthcare plan.

To apply, there will be a 1st round interview with the Head of Growth, Simon Prentice. Followed by a case study interview and Q&A with Head of Growth, Simon Prentice + other(s). The final round interview in person with other internal stakeholders. Please note that this is not a fixed process, and there may be deviations from it, if necessary.


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