careers

further your career

Want to work for an agency that’s going places? Could you be the right talent to take us there? Look no further.

have an effect

Joining Further is about joining a team that wants to be the best, wants to lead the way, wants to enjoy what they are doing. The results show in the work we produce, the clients we keep – and the UK and European awards we win for the effectiveness of our campaigns.

places and
spaces

Dubbed ‘The Search Church’ our offices are based in a beautiful church in the medieval city of Norwich. The first UNESCO City of Literature, the Norwich Lanes recently won ‘Great British High Street’ and the city is famed for its independent music scene. A place that attracts talented artists, writers, musicians and creatives from all over the world, you’ll soon discover why Norwich is an amazing place to live and work. And with offices in Cambridge and London, and opportunities to travel across the world, we offer a career that stretches far beyond the UK.

the
work

As an expert in your field, you’ll work in small, specialist departments including Data & Analytics, Account Strategy, Search (organic and paid), Content Marketing or Planning. But to produce award-winning campaigns, we all join forces to create dynamic client teams, ensuring you understand the entire project from initial brief, consultation and planning, right through to delivery.

the
perks

We work to live, not live to work. And keeping our people happy puts a smile on our faces. We offer:

/ Generous holiday allowance, plus bank holiday
/ A few extra days off at Christmas, so you can spend more time with family
/ Contributory pension
/ Fresh health cash plan
/ Local gym membership discounts
/ Further ‘Free Drink Friday’, so you can leave work early to head for the pub
/ Training and development
/ ‘Think Tank Tuesday’, so you can develop your skills and share knowledge
/ Expert guest speakers for inspiration
/ Charity fundraising events
/ Further parties
/ A surprise present on your birthday

current vacancies

We’re always seeking talented people to join our team.
Take a look at our latest roles.

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SEO Analyst

Are you an experienced technical SEO consultant looking to take your next career step? We're looking for a SEO Analyst with agency experience. You'll be a proven expert in on-site technical SEO, with the ability to analyse client websites, traffic data and online research to provide best-practice recommendations and campaign insight for our portfolio of national and global clients.

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overview

We’re looking for someone who lives and breathes organic search marketing. Who wants to be at the cutting edge of their industry and work on recognised national and global brands.

As part of the Search & Insight department, you will utilise your analytical skills and deep understanding of organic search algorithms to provide clear, effective recommendations for campaign strategies to help achieve client objectives.

The role is an important part of multi-disciplinary campaign teams encompassing content marketing, data analysis, search marketing and paid digital disciplines. The SEO analyst studies available data and researches the online market to provide campaign insight, identify opportunities and provide organic search best practice.

As a key role within the agency, you will also mentor colleagues and provide expert insight into service evolution and best practice guidelines.

You will have an excellent technical and practical understanding of both on and off-site SEO, as well as confidence in client-facing situations including day-to-day consultancy, campaign review presentations and assisting in new business development. You will be confident providing expert, best practice guidance in search engine optimisation to colleagues as well as clients where required. You will have excellent analytical skills, and be able to apply them to complex situations analysing client and competitor websites, backlink profiles, website usage data and more to provide clear, articulate insight to internal campaign teams and face-to-face with clients.

Reporting directly to the Head of Search, you’ll be part of a multi award-winning team within a UK Top 40 Search Agency at the cutting edge on online marketing who create and share ideas and strategies in a buzzing, busy agency environment.

Now, doesn’t that get your juices flowing enough to get in touch?

key responsibilities

Example tasks you'll know how to undertake:
  • Keyword research and gap analysis, including competitor research to identify untapped areas of opportunity.
  • Implementation of canonical tags to prevent duplicate content indexation issues on a large ecommerce website
  • Recommend deployment of hreflang markup for a multi-lingual website so the correct content appears in relevant country-specific search results
  • Analysis of Google Analytics data for a website to identify areas where content under-performs and conversion rates could be improved
  • Constructing an Excel spreadsheet including pivot tables to analyse multiple data points to look for correlations between social media engagement, incoming natural links and rankings

skill requirements

  • Passion for remaining at the cutting edge of organic search marketing - constantly learning by reading blogs, conducting research and testing hypotheses
  • Excellent, persuasive verbal and written communication skills Ability to prepare and present compelling on-site SEO audits, best practise guidelines, review documentation, client SEO strategy documents and monthly client reporting
  • Ability to liaise with both internal teams and client resources to deliver effective digital marketing campaigns
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insight to behold

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