Senior SEO Lead



Marketing & Communications
London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Job Description:

Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard earned money home. Today, we are reimagining international payments at scale and building new products to create deeper relationships with our customers and their loved ones across the globe. Join over 2,700 employees across 10 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.

Remitly is registered as a Money Services Business in the U.S., Canada, EU, United Kingdom, Singapore and Australia. Each of these jurisdictions require, among other items, that Remitly maintain a comprehensive Risk and Compliance Program.

About the role:

Remitly is hiring a creative and dynamic Senior SEO Lead to join our team and lead our global Digital PR and outreach programs.

The ideal candidate is a well-rounded SEO, with a strong digital PR background. You have a passion for creative campaigns and are adept at building or commissioning high quality creative that earns coverage. You are confident in demonstrating how Digital PR and acquiring high quality links drive business results, and are able to communicate that to senior stakeholders. You will also have strong experience working for high growth ecommerce and/or tech companies.

You will:

  • Set and execute the global digital PR and outreach strategy across owned and branded media.

  • Work with agencies and partner teams (PR, Marketing, Business Management) to transform Remitly business strategy and remittance industry trends into compelling stories for media.

  • Build & nurture relationships with writers, bloggers, journalists and influencers

  • Drive brand awareness, trust, and authority by delivering creative, SEO-friendly campaigns that acquire high quality coverage and links while amplifying your efforts across our owned channels (including our blog, social media, and website).

  • Create standard KPIs and build reporting on your programs to highlight contribution to business performance (particularly how your activities drive Organic performance)

  • Bring a creative, business-savvy and scrappy approach to how Remitly can build brand awareness

  • Be part of the global SEO squad and help represent regional content and tech SEO in prioritization discussions

You have:

  • 5+ years experience working in an SEO agency or as an in-house SEO where you were responsible for digital PR and outreach programs

  • Experience managing campaigns across multiple geographies and languages

  • Deep expertise in link building is a must, familiarity and experience with Content and Technical SEO is a big plus

  • Strong collaboration and communication skills with the ability to work cross-functionally with a wide variety of stakeholders.

  • Confident data skills and experience using tools such as Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Stat, Screaming Frog, Ahrefs, SEMRush etc

  • A thirst for knowledge and invest time staying on top of the latest SEO trends, technologies, and practices

  • Excellent writing and English language skills are a must, the ability to write and communicate in another language is a plus.

Our Benefits:

  • Unlimited paid time off, subject to approval

  • Great compensation package

  • Health insurance

  • Commuter benefit

  • Learn and development benefits (3000+ free online courses available)

  • Corridor Travel Benefit Reimbursement

We are committed to nondiscrimination across our global organization and in all of our business operations. Employment is determined based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status or status as an honorably discharge/veteran, pregnancy (including a woman's potential to get pregnant, pregnancy-related conditions, and childbearing), sexual orientation, age (40 and over), national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, physical, mental, or sensory disability (including the use of a trained dog guide or service animal), HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C status, genetic information, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other protected class as established by law.

Remitly is an E-Verify Employer

Remitly is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Remitly is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Remitly is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.