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SEO Manager (India Office)

Surge Global
Full-timeIndiaUSD 1,200 - 1,400/month

Surge Global is a digital consultancy that leverages marketing, data, and technology to help businesses grow. As Sri Lanka’s leading digital firm, we employ the best content, creative, design & engineering talent the country has to offer.

Embracing a culture of transparency and equality in the workplace, we’ve built an environment helping marketing and creative talent thrive. Our team looks at untangling multivariate problems with an open mind and the willingness to constantly test and learn.

We are committed in enabling remote-first work environment for our team members, where they are given ownership and autonomy over their location, with a focus on business impact

With our headquarters in Colombo Sri Lanka, we help scale startups to Fortune 500 companies across the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and Sri Lanka.


  • Plan, develop, and implement search engine optimization (SEO) strategy for internal purposes and multiple clients
  • Develop and implement content strategy, keyword lists, and on-page optimization recommendations.
  • Develop and implement link building campaigns for client websites to improve their authority and credibility.
  • Perform technical SEO website audits, identify issues, and recommend and implement solutions.
  • Analyse performance data to deliver actionable insights and recommendations.
  • Work cross-functionally with the in-house Content, Web Development, Creative & Motion Design, and UI/UX Design Teams on client projects.
  • Define, set up, and track SEO metrics and KPIs.
  • Communicate SEO goals to clients for buy-in regarding changes required to meet these goals.
  • Develop proactive strategic plans based on SEO trends.
  • Handle client accounts and communication (facilitate client calls) about account performance, strategy, and implementation.
  • Stay up to date with the latest SEO best practices, partners, tools, and technology.


  • 5+ years of relevant experience within the SEO space as an SEO Manager or a similar capacity.
  • Experience with Ahrefs, SEMrush or other SEO tools, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Analytics, Google Search Console, and web-based content management systems (WordPress, Hubspot, etc.)
  • Advanced and well-rounded knowledge in SEO, including on-page, off-page, and technical.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented with a great eye for attention to detail.
  • Excellent people skills and the ability to work with a wide range of people across multiple teams.
  • Familiarity with buyer personas and funnel stages.

Additional skills that would be an added advantage (not a must-have):

  • Local SEO
  • YouTube SEO
  • Understanding and/or experience with international domains and multiple language websites.
  • Understanding and/or experience with web development
  • Experience with programmatic SEO.
  • Experience with SEO A/B testing.

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