SEO Manager

You’re passionate about SEO. Sometimes worryingly so. 

But you’re ready for a change. You’re craving a close-knit culture. A like-minded team. A creative ethos. And an opportunity to build something exciting with a team where digital performance means everything.

Sounds good? Good. Because that’s what we’re looking for too.

We’ve created an opportunity that’s waiting to be filled by a highly skilled SEO Manager, to join us here at the Mills and get stuck into studio life.

You’ll be part of Fluid’s Performance & Innovation team, where you’ll play a central role in driving organic growth for our clients through strategic keyword targeting, content optimisation, technical SEO enhancements, site audits, and effective link building campaigns.


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1. Content Optimisation

  • Develop and implement strategic keyword targeting plans aligned with client objectives and industry trends, to drive organic traffic growth.

  • Collaborate with content creators to write on-page content which is optimised for relevant keywords, search intent and user experience.

  • Provide guidance on SEO best practice for content structure, formatting, and keyword placement to maximise organic visibility.

2. Technical SEO:

  • Perform in-depth technical audits of client websites to identify, evaluate and address SEO issues such as crawlability, site speed, mobile-friendliness, and indexation.

  • Generate detailed reports outlining audit findings, prioritised recommendations for clients and actionable insights.

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to implement audit recommendations and track progress to improve site health and drive performance.

  • Stay updated on search engine algorithm changes and technical SEO best practices to maintain website health and compliance.

3. Link Building:

  • Develop and execute effective link building strategies to increase domain authority and enhance organic search rankings.

  • Identify relevant link opportunities through competitor analysis, outreach, and relationship building with authoritative websites.

  • Monitor backlink profiles and disavow toxic links to maintain a healthy backlink profile.


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as an SEO Manager or similar role.

  • In-depth knowledge of SEO principles, techniques, and best practices.

  • Proficiency in SEO tools such as Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Ahrefs, etc.

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data, draw insights, and make data-driven decisions.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills with the ability to work effectively in a dynamic team environment.

  • Results-driven mindset with a passion for staying updated on industry trends and emerging technologies.

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More about Fluid

Fluid is one of the Midlands’ leading independent agencies, with an award-winning team of 50 creatives, designers, developers, artists, digital marketers and relationship managers.

We work with clients that value a brand-first full-service approach, forging long-term partnerships that change the face of their business.Our client base is broad and diverse, from global distributors, to building societies, rail operators, formula one teams, retirement villages, community energy pioneers.

Fluid’s stunning studio HQ sits in Darley Abbey Mills, a world heritage site just seconds from Darley Park, the River Derwent, and a collection of independent cafes, bars and wineries.We’ve always believed in the power of ideas. And we’ve always wanted people to feel comfortable and happy being able to express their individual creativity and passion.

Benefits include:

  • We have a workplace wellbeing programme.

  • We offer flexible / blended working options.

  • We offer free gym membership in Darley Abbey.

  • We offer free Bupa health insurance.

  • We provide free social events and team trips.

  • We offer an annual personal development budget.

  • We provide free car parking to team members.

  • We host weekly Fluid Fit exercise classes.

Careers at Fluid

Alex Mitchell

It's a challenging, but rewarding role.

It's fast-paced and results driven, but the results we achieve for our clients really do make a difference to their business and it's a great buzz for the entire team.

- Alex, Paid Search Specialist

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Interested? Intrigued? We'd love to chat

Drop [email protected] an email with your CV and a bit about yourself, and let’s take it from there.

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