Job Description

Mindshare is a global media agency network with 116 offices in 86 countries and is part of GroupM, the world’s largest media investment company and are a part of WPP.

We are responsible for one in every three ads you see globally and are currently looking for an SEO Manager to join us, working on one of our key finance clients. As part of the role, you will be expected to sit within the client’s office at least three days a week.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing and mentoring the SEO Executive within the team
  • Reviewing all SEO work streams for quality assurance
  • Leading client meetings and delivering well informed SEO POV’s
  • Communicating to internal and external stakeholders in a clear and timely manner
  • Developing SEO strategies and initiatives, with support from the SEO Associate Director
  • Ensuring SEO initiatives are being executed as agreed against the scope of work and completed to a high standard
  • Supporting the SEO Associate Director in creating and ideating products and tools that increase efficiency within the SEO team
  • Developing client KPIs and updating roadmaps to measure performance and success of workstreams carried out
  • Seeking pro-active opportunities that would benefit the client’s business KPIs
  • Staying well-informed of all the latest SEO developments and news and sharing relevant updates with the client and SEO team
  • Effectively delegating work to SEO Executive and ensuring they understand their role and responsibilities
  • Identifying any SEO issues that may arise and be able to provide recommendations to rectify these
  • Maintaining a positive, motivating and inspiring team culture
  • Working with the SEM team and wider business units where required

Reporting of the role
This role reports directly to the SEO Associate Director based in Melbourne.

3 best things about the job:

  1. Be a part of the wider media community which offers: networking opportunities across the globe, industry events and much more.
  2. Extensive career training and development, giving you the knowledge and confidence needed for greatness.
  3. The perfect role to diversify your skills in Search and beyond, looking to integrate with wider business units such as SEM, Social and Data & Analytics.

In this role, your goals will be:
In three months:

  • Understand the client’s scope of work and undertake training across their key product/service offerings
  • Build knowledge across Mindshare’s bespoke Search tools and our vision/purpose, and be able to articulate services to the agency and client
  • Develop relationships with all key client and agency stakeholders, as well as members within your immediate team
  • Ensure work streams are being carried out to a high standard

In six months:

  • Establish consultative relationships with key client stakeholders and ensure work is being delivered against agreed client KPIs
  • Support the SEO Executive’s career development through regular catch ups and organise training where needed
  • Confidently oversee the Executive’s work streams to ensure work is being delivered to a high standard and as agreed against the scope of work

In 12 months:

  • Ensure workstreams are delivering against client KPIs and look to grow opportunities outside of the existing scope of work
  • Lead the strategic direction of the client account
  • Build the knowledge of SEO within the client’s wider business

What your day job looks like:

  • Grab a coffee or some breakfast then head to your client’s office, saying hi to the team and catching up with them on their previous evening or weekend
  • Jump into a standup meeting with one your key client stakeholders to discuss current workstreams and priorities
  • Touch base with the SEO Executive to see how they are tracking against your client’s 12-month SEO roadmap
  • When it’s time for lunch, head up to one of the cafes within your client’s building or take a stroll outside to one of the local lunch spots
  • You spend the remainder of the afternoon supporting the client on particular tasks, this could include following up on a technical client query, briefing the SEO Executive in to a new project, delving into Analytics to see how key product pages are performing from an SEO perspective against agreed KPIs, working on a content or technical project to support the SEO Executive.

What you’ll bring:

  • A passion for SEO and the positive impact it can have not just on Search but
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