SEO Country Manager UK

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: London, United Kingdom (SW1A 2)


BackMarket is the number one European (and soon global) marketplace specializing in the sale of fully refurbished tech devices.

Job Description

Back Market is the #1 marketplace for refurbished electronic devices in Europe and in the US, leading the way in a shift towards a circular economy, freeing the planet from electronic waste. We are proud to sabotage ‘new’ by connecting highly certified professionals to consumers who are looking for a more affordable, reliable and an ecological alternative to purchasing brand new products.  

Back Market is undergoing meteoric growth and has raised over 884M€ already! We have the objective of reaching 1000 Back Makers (or Saboteurs) by the end of 2022! 

We are thrilled to have an inclusive, fulfilling and caring work environment in all our offices (Paris, Bordeaux, Barcelona, New-York, Prague, Berlin and Tokyo). This is an opportunity for you to join a talented, humble and passionate team at the heart of innovation. 

Be a part of the movement. Join the refurb revolution.

The SEO Project Manager is a hands-on position. You will work both independently and with team members, your mission will be to apply best-in-class SEO optimization to rank our websites on top of Google Results (and our brand in our consumers' hearts). You’ll be in charge of implementing our SEO strategy locally to increase our visibility and drive more organic traffic.

You’ll also be part of an exciting, highly skilled SEO team that provides a high level experience in managing organic search optimization with in house software programs and at worldwide scale.


  • Fully manage SEO activations in the UK to get maximum visibility
  • Work with our SEO team to define strategies that can increase our visibility and grow our business
  • Set up and proactively manage projects that align with our strategic goals
  • Effectively track, prioritize, manage, and report on deliverables, assignments, and issues related to each project
  • On-page SEO Analysis (40%):
  • Conduct semantic audits to detect ranking opportunities
  • Perform keyword research analysisABTest your optimization efforts
  • Participate in our Content Strategy Council to identify our best opportunities
  • Analyze our user’s journey and decide best content to feature
  • Analyze our competitor’s strategies for a better market review
  • Copywriting (35%):
  • Write both user oriented and SEO optimized content to improve organic traffic
  • Lead content agencies to get the best quality and value when executing tasks and processes
  • Off-page SEO (25%):
  • Create partnerships with publishers and influencers to grow our popularity

  • You are a native English speaker
  • You've graduated with a Bachelor or Master degree in a Business or a Marketing related field
  • You have 5 years of experience in SEO-focused project management, ideally in a marketing team or at a digital services agency
  • You have knowledge of SEO, in both content and link building strategies
  • You have experience leading multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • You have the ability to analyze, interpret, and present data meaningfully
  • You demonstrate great written and verbal communication skills with an emphasis on clarity and accuracy
  • You are an expert working with Google Search Console, Ahrefs, Google Analytics & Screaming Frog; working knowledge of HTML and content management systems, including WordPress is a plus!

  • Phone interview with Katy, our General Manager UK
  • Interview with Hafid, our Director of Organic Growth
  • Case Study to be completed at home
  • Debrief interview with Hafid, our Director of Organic Growth & Orphé, our SEO Technical Specialist
  • Interview with Guillaume, our Chief Marketing Officer
  • Interview with Thibaud, our CEO

    - A meaningful job: through hard work, you will help avoid thousands of tons of electronic waste and fight against planned obsolescence. It counts!

    - An attractive salary, equity, multiple benefits (meal tickets, health insurance, etc...), parental benefits, relocation package, internal events, etc… 

    - Be in an environment where you can make a difference: you will have the freedom to innovate and adopt new ideas!

    - Grow your career with a flexible career path, Back Market can help you evolve!

    - A booming scale-up: our environment is rapidly growing in Europe, the USA and in Asia!

    - We embrace work life balance which includes flexible working hours and the opportunity to work from home. 

    - A lot of fun: you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, open-minded and friendly environment.  

    Back Market is an Equal Opportunity Employer for any minority, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.

    Additional Information

    • Contract Type: Full-Time
    • Location: London, United Kingdom (SW1A 2)
    • Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
    • Experience: > 5 years