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We're always on the lookout for talented individuals to join our growing team of marketing and development experts. Take a look at the latest career opportunities at META.

Why Join META

We're a Yorkshire based search & development agency who work with local businesses as well as nationally recognised brands. Our fresh approach to digital marketing gets results for clients which we know you'd love working on too. But it's not just about driving results. We believe that developing our employees helps us achieve the best possible results for our clients - which is why we're committed to career development.

You'll receive all the support you need to take your career to the next level through a combination of in-house training, external courses and the chance to attend leading industry conferences.

Have you got what it takes?

If you're passionate about digital marketing, thrive in a dynamic environment and have a keen eye for creativity then we'd like to hear from you!
If you fit the bill send us your CV today.

Current Vacancies

Digital Marketing Apprentice

Job Posted: 15th August 2018
META - Hessle, East Yorkshire
Full Time, £6.5k-8.8k DOE

This is a great opportunity to work for an expanding digital marketing agency in Hull. The successful applicant will be learning on-the-job from our search experts with the opportunity to apply their knowledge to grow our clients.

Outline of Role

The Digital Marketing Apprentice position will be the ideal role for somebody looking to get their career started in Digital Marketing. You will have the chance to progress from assisting on existing search campaigns, through to managing strategies for clients as your knowledge develops and the company expands.

Responsibilities

  • Attend client meetings and gain first-hand experience
  • Assist with the creation of marketing reports
  • Write and amend content for websites
  • Undertake research on-behalf of clients
  • Assist with the promotion of marketing campaigns
  • Help develop relationships with journalists and industry influencers
  • Perform health-checks on client websites and feedback on issues
  • Assist with the creation of marketing plans
  • Support the team with administration tasks

Qualifications

Secondary education with grade C or above in GCSE English and Mathematics.

Requirements

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Have good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to liaise and communicate effectively with other teams
  • A willingness to learn and develop
  • Knowledge of social networking
  • Basic understanding of search engine principles

Desirable

  • Basic Microsoft Excel
  • Basic understanding of HTML
  • Strong writing skills
  • Experience in setting up a website / blogging
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics, Webmaster tools and ability to utilise their data
  • Relevant experience in a similar role - helpful but not essential

Training

You will receive a combination of the following:

  • A personalised training plan
  • Time to complete industry accreditations
  • Training & mentoring from our search experts
  • Attendance at industry recognised training courses and conferences

The normal progression route for an Digital Marketing Apprentice will lead to a Junior SEO / Digital Marketing Executive position.

Salary & Benefits

  • £6.5k-8.8k DOE
  • 34 hours per week
  • Friday afternoons off
  • 20 days annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays)

Who Should Apply

META are looking for individuals who have a keen interest in digital marketing. This role will appeal to those who are organised, self-motivated and pro-active. The successful applicant has a chance to develop into a key member of a growing team and therefore must be reliable, punctual, have the ability to multi-task and use their own initiative.

Send us your CV

SEO Lead / Senior SEO Lead

Job Posted: 15th August 2018
META - Hessle, East Yorkshire
Full Time, £25k-30k DOE

This is a great opportunity to work for an expanding digital marketing agency in Hull. The successful applicant will play a central role in defining and delivering client campaigns and will support the promotion of the SEO team and SEO services.

Outline of Role

The SEO Lead / Senior SEO Lead position will be the ideal role for somebody already working in an SEO specific role with 3+ years experience and a proven track record delivering SEO strategies for clients. You will be managing and delivering strategies for clients as well as sharing your knowledge when mentoring other team members as the company expands.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and deliver SEO strategies to a high standard achieving required KPIs
  • Ensure all clients have a future proofed strategy in place
  • Manage and retain all assigned clients
  • Identify, highlight and propose key growth opportunities for assigned clients
  • Identify and escalate any potential issues at the earliest opportunity
  • Undertake research on-behalf of clients
  • Perform in-depth technical health-checks on client websites and feedback issues with recommendations
  • Organise and run client meetings and attend new business pitches
  • Mentor and develop SEO Apprentices / Executives
  • Educate other teams on SEO benefits, best practices and promote these principles
  • Take part in weekly SEO updates to be shared both internally and externally

Qualifications

Relevant qualification / degree, or significant industry experience.

Requirements

  • At least 3 years' experience in an SEO specific role
  • Thorough understanding of search engine optimisation principles and the latest techniques
  • Proven track record delivering SEO strategies for clients
  • Adept in carrying out technical SEO audits
  • Excellent client management skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to liaise effectively with other teams
  • An appetite to learn and develop, continually expanding your SEO knowledge

Desirable

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of ecommerce platforms such as Magento, Shopify and Vend
  • Strong business writing skills and ability to produce high quality reports
  • Project management skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics, Webmaster tools and ability to utilise their data
  • Good understanding of HTML

Training

You will receive a combination of the following:

  • A personalised training plan
  • Time to complete industry accreditations
  • Training & mentoring from our search experts
  • Attendance at industry recognised training courses and conferences

The normal progression route for an SEO Lead will be to the SEO Manager position.

Salary & Benefits

  • £25k-30k DOE
  • 34 hours per week
  • Friday afternoons off
  • 22 days annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays)
  • Company bonus scheme

Who Should Apply

META are looking for individuals who are already working in the SEO industry with a proven track record of delivering SEO strategies to a high standard. The successful applicant has a chance to develop into a key member of a growing team and therefore must be reliable, self-motivated, pro-active, have the ability to multi-task and use their own initiative.

Send us your CV

Graduate Software Engineer

Job Posted: 12th August 2018.
META - Hessle, East Yorkshire
Full Time, £18k-20k DOE

This is a great opportunity to work for an expanding digital marketing agency in Hessle. The successful applicant will be learning on-the-job from experts and have a chance to apply their knowledge to help our clients achieve their objectives. The right candidate has the opportunity to become a vital part of a growing team. This opportunity is perfect for individuals who have a keen interest in web development.

About Us

META are a strong digital marketing agency at the forefront of development processes and technology. We offer web design, development, paid search advertising, search engine optimisation and email marketing to local businesses as well as nationally recognised brands.

The cutting edge technologies/patterns you will be exposed to are:

  • .NET Core
  • MVC & Web API
  • C#, Swift, HTML, Javascript, Liquid
  • iOS
  • Polaris SDK
  • Containers (Docker)
  • Microsoft Team Services (formerly Team Foundation Services)

Outline of Role

The Graduate Software Developer collaborates with the Developers and the Digital Marketing team. The successful candidate will require an aptitude for problem solving, have experience of software development best practices and have a passion for continuous learning. You will be based on site at our head office in Hessle. This is an entry role which provides you a great platform to learn from the ground up and as such you will be mentored by our developers.

Responsibilities

  • Design and develop rich web applications to the highest standards
  • Write unit tests, integration tests and automated E2E tests
  • Develop front end interfaces, MVC/WebAPI applications in JS, HTML and CSS
  • Have good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Keep up to date with advances in development technologies and how this affects the business environment
  • Write production quality code in C#, Swift, JavaScript, Shopify Liquid and other languages where appropriate
  • Participate in peer code reviews
  • Participate in pair programming where appropriate
  • Participate in sprint planning meetings, providing estimates of effort and time
  • Participate in backlog reviews and technical design calls
  • Provide third line analysis on live issues as and when required
  • Document requirements, specifications and designs

Qualifications

An appropriate degree.

Requirements

  • Have good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience of working with source control
  • Have a good working knowledge of two or more of the following: C#, Java, JavaScript, Python, PHP or Ruby
  • Have a good working knowledge of client-side web application development including knowledge of the DOM
  • Knowledge of IIS

Desirable

  • Understanding of software design patterns and when to apply them
  • Background experience in software testing, QA or service desk
  • Experience of TDD, BDD or XP
  • Experience of working with TFSVC, GIT or SVN
  • Experience of DevOps for on-premises and cloud based applications

Training

Training is done in-house and via external training courses or conferences. As the IT industry continues to develop, it is vital for software engineers to keep up to date with the latest software and technology.

The normal progression route for a software engineer will lead to a senior or lead software engineer position.

Salary & Benefits

  • £18k-20k DOE
  • 34 hours per week
  • Friday afternoons off
  • 22 days annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays)
  • Company bonus scheme

Who Should Apply

META are looking for individuals who have a keen interest in developing websites and applications. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to develop into a key member of the team and must be reliable, punctual, and ability to multi-task and use their own initiative.

Send us your CV

Web Developer/Designer

Job Updated: 12th August 2018
META - Hessle, East Yorkshire
Full Time, £20k-23k DOE

This is a great opportunity to work for an expanding digital marketing & development agency in Hull. The successful applicant will be learning on-the-job from our team of experts with the opportunity to apply their knowledge to grow our clients.

Outline of Role

This role is ideal for a talented front end web developer with design experience and a proven track record delivering high quality web projects. You will have an aptitude for problem solving, experience of the latest web design and development technologies and have a passion for continuous learning.

You will be based at our head office in Hessle. As a web developer at META, you'll be working on innovative projects alongside our development and digital marketing experts.

Responsibilities

  • Design and development of: brochure, dynamic and ecommerce websites
  • Front end development using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Maintaining existing client portfolio
  • Keeping up to date with advancements in web development technologies and how this affects the business environment
  • Attend client meetings and web development briefings

Requirements

  • 1+ years industry experience
  • Expertise in HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and responsive web design
  • Good understanding of UI/UX processes and best practice
  • Good task management skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

Training

Training is done in-house and via external training courses or conferences. As the industry continues to evolve, it is vital for our web developers to keep up to date with the latest software and technology.

You will receive a combination of the following to achieve your goals:

  • A personalised training plan
  • Time to complete industry accreditations
  • Training and mentoring from our development team
  • Attendance at industry recognised training courses and conferences

The normal progression route for a Web Developer will lead to a Senior or Lead Web Developer position.

Salary & Benefits

  • £20k-23k DOE
  • 34 hours per week
  • Friday afternoons off
  • 22 days annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays)
  • Company bonus scheme

Who Should Apply

META are looking for individuals who have a keen interest in web development, ecommerce and digital marketing. This role is ideal for an ambitious, self-motivated and pro-active individual with aspirations of a long-term career at a forward thinking company. The successful applicant will have the chance to develop into a key member of a growing team and therefore must be reliable, punctual, have the ability to multi-task and use their own initiative.

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