Quayside Digital Marketing Agency

£50,000+ DOE

If you’re attracted to the idea of leaving the rat race for somewhere where your pound can get you that little bit more bang for the buck AND where you can embrace a work-life balance. This opportunity is in Cornwall and a recent winner of Workplace Health bronze award. Adjacent to an inviting quayside, this close-knit team are able to pop out on the agency paddleboards and kayaks to explore the coastal waters and participate in their passions of water sports and rambling.

We’re delighted to expand this creative, technical agency with a Head of Search position. A newly introduced role, supporting the cofounders in their consistent drive to deliver honest, cutting edge and best practice campaigns for clients ranging from small boutique businesses to global ‘mega brands.’


Reporting to cofounders, as Head of Search you will be directly responsible for the search disciplines, lead strategy development for clients and be known for your commercial understanding and client management skills. It’s likely you will have grown up in one of the London based agencies, have a holistic approach to digital marketing but specialised in SEO / Organic as your passion.

This is the opportunity to leverage your extensive Digital career in a role where you can be confident your contribution counts. You will inherit an innovative and technical team where you will be their inspiring figurehead, driving them on their journey of delivering high levels of client satisfaction through delivering outstanding services, results, and excellent client communication. Crafting bespoke strategies around specific client briefs, you’ll work closely with clients and senior management to understand client needs from the get-go.

Allowing your passion to be infectious, ensuring the team remain at the forefront of search marketing. This new position will allow you to get away from the hustle and bustle of London AND still continue your career progression in Search with a successful, rapid growth business where you can become an integral cog.


  • 6+ years in Digital Marketing, ideally leading agency SEO team
  • Strong knowledge of all things digital including SEO, PPC, CRO, UX, Social Media & Analytics
  • Perceived by the team as someone to aspire to, bring a wealth of experience in client management
  • Confident communicator with clients, your team, cofounders and more. Both at technical and commercial levels
  • Ability (and desire) to get your hands dirty; leading by example
  • keep ahead of the industry in best practice, tactics and tools
  • Creative / Innovative when presented with problems and able to conceive new ideas and solutions
  • Great with clients from scoping out work, managing expectations and relationships
  • Superb talent development with natural knowledge share mentality, mentoring and people development skills
  • People Management experience in hiring, training, developing, managing and retaining staff
  • Ability to understand complex business issues, ensuring projects profitable etc.
  • Long-term planning of products services and visions of the department

Based in Cornwall, this independent Digital Marketing Agency has earned a reputation for doing things a little differently. They’ve taken the fuss out of digital marketing, keep their clients smiling and are always white hat. You will be joining a fun-loving company on the Cornish waters, kitted out with kayaks and water sports! Other employee benefits include ‘lunchtime Feed Friday’ and each employee receives a £500 training budget to ensure the development of their skills.

If you’d like to see yourself as part of this close-knit team as the Head of Search, please send your CV to Natasha via jobs@clockworktalent.com quoting job reference 100938. 


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