• Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • IG Group
  • 2019-06-16

Lead technical SEO

  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Full time
  • 16 Jun 19

IG empowers informed, decisive, adventurous people to access opportunities in over 15,000 financial markets. With a strong focus on innovation and technology, the company puts client needs at the heart of everything it does.

IG’s vision is to be a global leader in retail trading and investments. Established in 1974 as the world’s first financial spread betting firm, it continued leading the way by launching the world’s first online and iPhone trading services.

IG is now an award-winning, multi-platform trading company, the world’s No.1 provider of CFDs* and a global leader in forex. It provides leveraged services with the option of limited-risk guarantees, and offers an execution-only share dealing service in the UK, Australia, Germany, France, Ireland, Austria and the Netherlands. IG has recently launched a range of affordable, fully managed investment portfolios, to provide a comprehensive offering to investors and active traders.

It is a member of the FTSE 250, with offices across Europe, including a Swiss bank, Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and the US, where it offers on-exchange limited risk derivatives via the Nadex brand.

*Based on revenue excluding FX (from published financial statements, October 2016)

Lead technical SEO

Job Title
Lead technical SEO

Job Description

Role Responsibilities:

1. Improve organic performance of IG Group assets through best in class technical SEO.
2. Ability to automate complex tasks via custom built dashboards.
3. Work closely with the MarTech team to ensure that accurate deadlines are met.
4. Outline clear KPIs and performance measurements for success.
5. Provide regular updates to the marketing team on latest trends within the sector to help inspire.

Person Specification:

Ability / Expertise

1. Can clearly articulate and deliver recommendations that will ensure all brand assets are discoverable through search via BIC technical SEO.
2. Has experience in working with JavaScript frameworks, different rendering techniques and advanced page speed enhancements.
3. Can help build and lead a team to be self sufficient via the creation of templates and guides.
4. Has led successful ASO strategies resulting in commercial growth
5. Automate manual tasks via custom build dashboards
6. Can integrate easily with other teams - CRO, PPC, Content, MarTech
7. Is proactive and updates the team on a regular basis with the latest trends, news and analysis across all things tech/dev
1. Advanced project management training
2. Has a developer background
3. Has advanced knowledge of analytics packages
4. Has experience in working with a DMP
5. Experience in leading a remote team


- Educated to degree level

Personal Attributes

This will be a demanding role in a proactive team so the successful candidate's behaviours will need to strongly aligned to our values:
• Champion the client: customer service is a passion, cultivates trust, has clarity and communicates well, works with pace and momentum
• Lead the way: innovative and resilient, strong learning agility and curiosity
• Love what we do: Conscientiousness - has high self-discipline, carefulness, thoroughness and organisation, Flexible and adaptable

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