Head of SEO

The job in a nutshell

Can you combine the technical aspects of industry leading SEO with the leadership and vision to inspire change, progress and innovation?

MyVoucherCodes (MVC), part of the GoCo Group, are on a mission to save people everywhere time and money - we’re on a journey and need your help in getting there.

We have an exciting opportunity to join us and lead the day-to-day operation and optimisation of the MVC and white label websites and SEO campaigns to meet business targets and objectives.

Skills and experience you’ll need to have

Reporting to the VP of MVC, this role requires someone with strong experience in technical SEO (link profile audits, IA analysis, log file analysis etc.) and in content strategies for SEO. You will also possess the vision to lead MVC strategies in what is a key priority for the business.

With a good working knowledge of website development, you will have experience in working with product managers and engineers to deliver SEO tech roadmap. Some experience in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Excel and Google Analytics is helpful.

Additionally you will have;

  • Experience with large data analysis across multiple tools and/or data sets
  • Excellent communication and analytic skills to influence and communicate with the wider business
  • Previous people management experience in a leadership capacity (preferred)

What you’ll be responsible for

  • Acts as the expert for the SEO channel for the MVC business
  • Builds and significantly influences the creation and delivery of the SEO strategy that complies with all major search engines and their Terms of Service to increase customer volumes through natural search
  • Assist in the development of the content strategy to ensure SEO is included and its benefits realised
  • Devises, leads and drives forward technical SEO initiatives to improve organic visibility.
  • Ensure the MyVoucherCodes website and its White Label businesses are technically optimised for search engines to drive greater customer volumes
  • Manage a suite of SEO tools to monitor and report on channel performance
  • Manage the development and delivery of in-house interactives and infographics

Who you’ll be working with

  • Tech Department – drive forward technical SEO advancements
  • Agencies and freelancers – relationship management to ensure a good return on investment from all agency activity
  • Marketing – helping to optimize overall search activity and develop content marketing development plans

About us

We’re on a mission to help people everywhere save time and money – whether that’s on essential outgoings or on the things that they enjoy.

If someone is looking for an insurance policy for the first time, wants to beat their renewal quote, is searching for the right financial product, or is after a great utility deal, our comparison website – GoCompare – is there to help. We work with trusted insurance providers, financial services organisations and partners to provide a real breadth of coverage across the market.

Through MyVoucherCodes we bring savings from thousands of fashion, retail, restaurant, entertainment, travel and tech brands to millions of people.

Energylinx, our Ofgem-accredited energy comparison and switching service, brings great energy deals from more suppliers than any other UK switching site to UK households and businesses.

And weflip, an automatic switching service that helps people save time and money by flipping them onto better energy tariffs, uses technology to bring a new, hands-off approach to staying on great deals, forever.

GoCompare embraces diversity and truly believe in equal opportunities for all. We believe that inclusion and diversity increases creativity, delivers innovation, improves performance and better serves our customers.

We truly believe in the ethos that companies with greater diversity perform better than those without. It is for these reasons that all qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of age, race, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, disability, educational background or any other characteristic for that matter that doesn’t relate to your ability to perform the role.


GoCompare offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Bonus
  • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays
  • Birthday day off
  • Death in service
  • Matched pension (up to 6%)
  • Private medical cover
  • Buy and sell holiday options
  • Extra holidays for length of service
  • Share save scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity policies
Go for it

up to £70,000 plus benefits and bonus



Job Reference:


Closing date:

22nd September 2019

Contract type:

Full time

Working hours:

up to 37.5 per week

Go for it