SEO Manager at Privitar

| Greater Boston Area
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Privitar is a rapidly growing VC-backed company headquartered in London, with offices in Boston, New York, Paris & Singapore and is building software to enable the safe and ethical use of data for analytics and machine learning.
We work with organizations worldwide across multiple industries, including financial services, telecommunications, pharma and government. We enable them to get the most out of data while reducing privacy risk.
We’re looking for an experienced, hands-on, SEO Manager to join our growing high-performance team. You’ll be responsible for driving and optimizing customer acquisition and retention through SEO and PPC, and making sure best practice SEO techniques are at the heart of everything we do.
The role is based in either Boston or London and will report to the VP Demand Generation.


  • Managing and executing the SEO plan (e.g. define local keywords, improve search performance, optimize landing pages, diversify sources of traffic by using local search engines, planning & delivering link-building strategies)
  • Monitoring sites on a daily, weekly & monthly basis and ensure that the SEO channel is achieving its targets 
  • Directly responsible for key paid channel execution and performanceCross team collaboration, working closely with marketing/ content team to educate and provide guidance for SEO optimisation for landing pages, blog, social and PR
  • Produce competitor analysis, insights and benchmarking 
  • Establish KPIs for your programs while continuously tracking performance with post-campaign analysis and reporting.


  • Passionate about SEO, you have a proven track record in delivering high performance SEO strategies, specifically in driving sales
  • Up-to-date knowledge of organic search trends, including search engine algorithm changes, and the latest tools and technologies
  • Understanding of web programming languages/technologies including HTML
  • A clear understanding of how search fits into the overall marketing mix
  • Proven track record providing ROI and achieving targets
  • Highly numerate and analytical
  • A great communicator – both verbally and in writing – with an energetic, action-oriented nature 
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in similar role

Privitar does not accept unsolicited referrals or CVs from any source other than directly from candidates or approved agencies with written agreements in place and instructed on specified roles.
Unsolicited CVs received from any agency not engaged as outlined above will be considered a "free gift", and there will be no fees due should we choose to contact the candidate directly. Receipt of unsolicited CVs will in no way establish any prior claim to the candidate should they also be submitted by another agency. We consider this type of activity an attempt to lay claim to a given candidate and therefore entirely inappropriate. Any submission of unsolicited CVs to us will be deemed as full acceptance of these terms.
We only engage with agencies who are respectful of candidates, businesses and other agencies. We abide by our agreements with them and maintain genuine, straight-forward and lasting relationships which generate the highest calibre candidates for our business.

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Our office is super conveniently located - great for North Station and route 93, with plenty of parking and local hotspots to enjoy.

An Insider's view of Privitar

What are some social events your company does?

We enjoy hanging out outside work, and have regular socials. On top of Friday beers, we do all sorts - from high speed cycling and zip-wiring, to things that are a bit less physically demanding, like heading to a comedy club and board game nights. We also have an annual Sports Day, for the competitive among us!


Recruitment Lead

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Privitar is enabling analytics on sensitive data without compromising individual privacy. Techniques for de-identification, anonymization and computing over encrypted data are promising ways to protect privacy and extract value from data simultaneously. Privitar is making these usable, effective and scalable across large organisations.


Research Lead

What makes someone successful on your team?

Our team of smart, enthusiastic engineers and researchers is second to none. Leading the way in Privacy Engineering and figuring out how to use ground-breaking research in real world settings with complex, first-of-a-kind use cases, is exciting. We look for people who care deeply about what we do and constantly put forward new ideas.


Senior Software Engineer

What is your vision for the company?

The world stands to benefit enormously from data-driven insight powered by machine learning and advanced analytics. Technology controls must protect data privacy and ensure a sustainable and trustworthy data ecosystem. Adoption of effective privacy engineering will not only secure data privacy but ignite a new era of innovation.



What does your typical day look like?

I work directly with our customers to understand their privacy concerns and objectives and help them embed best-practice privacy techniques and policies across their data platforms and environment. It's brand new for most and it's pretty cool to empower the innovators and craft solutions that enable powerful data-driven projects to kick off.


Solution Architect

What are Privitar Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
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