Zeal is Hiring! SEO Executive (Leeds)

This Position Is Closed

This position has been filled. Thank you to all applicants who expressed interest!

We’re on the lookout for a charismatic, hard-working person to join our Leeds office as our next SEO Executive. It’s a great opportunity for a determined somebody who has a developing passion for SEO and is ambitious to develop a career within the industry,

Why We’re Awesome

Working at Zeal is far from a one-way street. With challenging work comes reward. We have got to where we are today because we work together.

If you make a pro-active effort to look after Zeal, then we promise to look after you. Regular social outings, generous budgets for training and skills growth, Beer o’clock Fridays, skiing the French Alps – the list goes on.

Great experiences and new encounters are all part of keeping our approach to work fresh and exciting. There is never a dull day at Zeal.

Check out #LifeAtZeal on social for a taste of life at the best agency around.


Reporting to an SEO Manager, you’ll be instrumental in delivering our SEO proposition to clients. You’ll be involved with:

  • On-page audits and being pro-active in identifying opportunities for clients to further improve their SEO presence.
  • Keyword research, competitor analysis and helping define a strategy for how we can get results for clients.
  • Account setup, reporting and use of various tools to identify trends and results in data.
  • Link building, blogger outreach and management of the entire process: from sourcing opportunities for placement, through to establishing relationships, negotiating agreements and keeping track of our achievements.

What Are We Looking For?

  • Someone who is familiar with SEO and has commercial experience in the sector.
  • A lover of data! You’ll have an analytical mindset, be a pro within a spreadsheet and ready to use various analytics tools to help run our client accounts.
  • Well presented, confident speaking, hardworking and extremely organised.
  • A bit of a geek when it comes to technology and the Internet. Experience in HTML, Content Management Systems (CMS) or SEO tools such as link trackers or analytics would be hugely beneficial.
  • Experience in dealing with customers directly in a friendly and assistive manner.


In return, we offer great benefits, including flexible core working hours, pension scheme, regular socials and company trips, charity work involvement, The Zeal Bucket list, and much more.


This role is going to give someone a huge opportunity to blossom into a true SEO Guru over time. We promise to help the chosen individual develop their career in the sector – what we ask in return is for someone who is determined and ready to bring their A-game to work every day.