SEO Account Director

SEO Account Director Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a SEO Account Director to join our team.


  • Aligning strategies with other digital marketing channels;
  • Reporting to the Head of SEO to develop strategies for the client;
  • Collate and provide insights from data by working with analysts to ensure accurate and actionable reporting can be produced;
  • Line manage and delegating work to Technical SEO Account Managers;
  • Ensure all client requests are met and surpassed in a timely, professional, and efficient manner, with client expectation managed effectively;
  • Ensuring that all projects are delivered to a professional standard and in line with the agreed timings;
  • Reporting and presenting results, actions and next steps to clients weekly and monthly, and in quarterly meetings;
  • Effective line management of an SEO Executive via training and delegation of tasks to ensure all workstreams are met on time;
  • Understand business operations and the requirements and how best SEO integrates. Support the implementation of this,
  • Responsible for setting up, preparing and the delivery of regular client status meetings, reports and ownership of client roadmaps;
  • Ensure high levels of service are delivered from all Owned Media team members working on accounts;
  • Produce performance projections, based on accurate data and a valid methodology, presented to clients in an understandable way;
  • Time management – of individuals and self;
  • Main day-to-day contact with clients, demonstrating an enterprising and pro-active attitude to all client dealings;
  • Develop relationships with key client stakeholders.


  • Experience managing a team of SEO managers and executives;
  • Pro Excel and PowerPoint skills;
  • Previous experience in providing technical audits and ongoing recommendations;
  • Up-to-date knowledge and sound judgement on recent technology and SEO trends;
  • Involvement in developing client strategies;
  • Excellent CSS, JavaScript (especially Angular.js & React.js) and HTML skill;
  • Working knowledge of a variety of CMS and server technologies;
  • Evidence of previous SEO success,
  • 3+ years in SEO, including agency experience;
  • Analytical skills (inc. Adobe and Google Analytics);
  • Experience leading, forecasting and creating strategies for clients;
  • Familiarity working with other agencies and channels;
  • Experience managing and executing SEO for an enterprise business,
  • Experience working with a wide variety of SEO/Search tools;
  • Worked across multiple clients in previous/existing role.