Trainee SEO Executive

We are looking for Trainee SEO Executives to join our award-winning team and kick start your digital marketing career here at SALT.

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About the role

Are you looking for an exciting career in digital marketing? 

We have a brilliant opportunity to help you take your first step to get on the digital SEO career ladder and start a rewarding and varied career here at   We are now recruiting for Trainee SEO Executives to join our SALT team.  If successful, we will provide you with a bespoke structured traineeship programme where you will learn the important skills and knowledge in order to become a qualified SEO Executive.


What are we looking for in a candidate?

Here at SALT we deliver brilliant and bespoke solutions for our clients.  This provides team members with a rewarding career where they can do your best work.  We have 6 core values that all our team members need to demonstrate on a day-to-day basis.  Our ideal candidate needs to be aligned with our values, accountable, hard-working and motivated to never stop learning. If this is you, the rest can be taught!  We deliver a bespoke SALT traineeship that will provide you with the required skills and knowledge, so you are able to conduct your new role with confidence.


Why should you join SALT? 

Joining as a Trainee SEO Executive is an amazing first step in starting your digital marketing career with us.  Our bespoke SALT traineeship takes approximately 6 months to complete. You will be trained and coached by industry-leading experts through a blended learning experience which includes face to face classroom training, experiential learning and on the job learning.  You will learn and execute the following important activities with guidance and support, you can see some of them under the day to day activities section on this page.

As a Trainee SEO Executive, you will be based at our modern office in Horsforth, Leeds and receive access to the following:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free access to a fully equipped gym (with showers)
  • Free tea and (bean to cup) coffee!
  • Monthly breakfast socials

We have a friendly, collaborative and supportive culture here at SALT and in your first month you will also be assigned a ‘Buddy’ to help you settle in and support you with some of your learning activities.

When you’ve successfully completed your traineeship, you will be promoted to the role of SEO Executive. You will then be eligible to work on a hybrid basis, where you have the option to work 3 days a week in the Leeds office and work 2 days a week at home.

The next Trainee SEO Executive traineeship is starting on Q3 of 2024.

Day - To - Day Activities

  • Client communication and account management practices and skills
  • Apply basic content creation techniques
  • Analyse and report on basic SEO data
  • Audit websites
  • Apply basic SEO principles
  • Assist with basic project tasks
  • Demonstrate SALT values and what ‘good’ looks like for a colleague and positively contribute to a productive, client-focused and caring working environment

Interested?  Register your interest and we'll be in touch once our applications open.

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