Shape April 2022 HR 175
Full Time

We’re looking for a   
Content Strategist  


MadeByShape are looking for a Content Strategist to join our growing SEO team in Manchester.

An understanding of SEO is needed, and how to create content that acquires links. Agency experience preferred.

*We are happy to discuss this opportunity as Part-Time, Full-Time or on a Contract basis*

We are looking for a candidate who understands content creation & strategy, digital PR, outreach and campaign planning. Working in a variety of industries is important too - from Fashion to Food, and Fireworks to Law, our client base is broad. You should understanding modern tools like Ahrefs, SEMRush, Google Analytics, Slack, etc. and should be able to manage your own time well. 

We are looking for an individual who has worked at a larger agency and is looking to downsize to a smaller digital agency, and really take ownership of projects, and feel part of a friendly team.

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Main duties & responsibilities include:

Write SEO optimised content for website pages, blog posts & content marketing campaigns
Understand the importance of SEO
Carry out keyword research using a range of tools
Work closely with SEO Strategy Team to support content strategy creation
Write content to acquire links
Digital PR, Outreach and Campaign Planning
Manage your own workload and maintain individual and team KPIs

And if you want to know what it's like to work at MadeByShape. Ella Dawson (Brand Designer) - our latest team member, has just published an article on what she's learnt in the first 6 months of being here.

What we need to see:

Excellent writing and grammar skills
Researching industry-related topics (combining online sources, interviews and studies)
Link Building and Content Outreach
Must be UK based (but don't have to be in Manchester)
Experience at a large agency is ideal
Writing clear marketing content to promote products and/or services
Excellent time management and communication skills
Ability to have a good sense of humour
Must speak native English
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Benefits of working at MadeByShape

Minimum 2 week holiday at christmas
Work from home (or the studio)
Regular team social events
Early Friday Finish
Cycle to Work Scheme
Performance related bonuses
Potential to earn commission
Flexible hours
Macbook Pro
Training & Development
Option to bring your pet to the studio
Mobile Phone (After 1 Year)
Spotify Subscription

How to Apply:

So if you think you've got what it takes and this role is perfect for you, we'd love to hear from you.

Once you've filled out the form below, we will aim to reply to every submission. But dependant on volume, we may not be able to respond to every individual - if we have not responded within 30 days, unfortunately the application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

*We are happy to discuss this opportunity as Part-Time, Full-Time or on a Contract basis.*

During the current climate, we will be asking specific candidates to attend a zoom interview.

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