SEO Specialist

Direct Recruitment (Midlands) Ltd have an exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing, start-up company based in Stoke-on-Trent! We are looking to recruit an SEO Specialist to join a vibrant and growing international team.

If you have a passion for Search Engine Optimisation and are looking for the next step in your career then this is the role for you!

The iGaming (sports betting and casino) industry is an exciting and diverse online area to work in. We are looking for a dynamic and experienced individual to help manage and increase performance across numerous websites focusing on the UK and US markets.

The ideal candidate must demonstrate strong organisational and communication skills. Flexible and remote working is available for the ideal candidate, with the chance to manage themselves and attend the office monthly.

We are looking for someone with a strong technical background in search engine optimisation. The role requires a comprehensive understanding of onsite and offsite ranking factors.

The SEO Specialist will be responsible for optimising and growing a portfolio of web assets. This requires input into current strategies, monitoring current trends, and a strong ability to execute efficiently and effectively.

The SEO specialist should be comfortable configuring WordPress websites, adding new content, and updating existing content.


  • Managing projects utilising internal and external resources
  • Recommend and implement changes to website architecture, content, offsite, and other factors to improve SERP positions to target keywords
  • Work with the development team to ensure SEO best practices are correctly implemented
  • Research and analyse competitors
  • Research and implement search engine optimisation recommendations
  • Perform ongoing keyword discovery, expansion, and optimisation
  • Optimise copy and landing pages for search engine marketing
  • Manage campaign expenses, staying on budget, estimating monthly costs, and reconciling discrepancies
  • Track, report and analyse website performance of ongoing campaigns.

Job Requirements

  • Proven SEO experience
  • Solid understanding of performance marketing, conversion and online customer acquisition
  • In-depth experience with website analytics tools (e.g. Google Analytics, Google Search Console, AHREFS, Majestic SEO)
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development and constraints
  • Knowledge of ranking factors and search engine algorithms
  • Up to date with the latest trends and best practices in SEO
  • Experience registering and setting up websites
  • Experience working in highly competitive SERPS – advantageous but not essential
  • Execution of personal projects in the SEO space – advantageous but not essential

Hours and Pay

  • Full time, permanent
  • £36-40,000/annum
  • Hybrid working – expected to be working in the office 1 -2 times a week.
  • 8 hours a day


  • Casual Dress
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Company events

Service Desk Administrator

Direct Recruitment (Midlands) Ltd are looking for a full time Service Desk Administrator.

Our client is a growing telecommunications, IT and software company, providing services to a number of large clients.

Service Desk Administrator Role Overview:

  • Updating a maintenance portal
  • Gathering service reports
  • Arranging access to shopping centres for servicing etc
  • Picking up the tasks to compile data for clients.
  • Answering calls but not providing IT support.
  • Handling incoming calls and acting as a first point of contact for client enquiries.

Service Desk Administrator Requirements

  • Attention to detail
  • Good telephone manner
  • General filing and file maintenance
  • Previous Administrative experience is preferred
  • Good planning and organisational skills

Hours and Pay

  • Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00, Full time, 12 weeks temp to perm
  • £21,000/year
  • Office based

IT Support Engineer

Direct Recruitment (Midlands) Ltd are looking for a second line IT Support Engineer.

Our client is a growing telecommunications, IT and software company, providing services to a number of large clients.

Your primary role will be to work through IT service ticket requests efficiently with great communication skills. Our client is looking for a skilled IT support engineer to assist their customers with all IT related technical support issues.

IT Support Engineer Role Overview:

  • As an IT support engineer, you will listen to clients to determine the nature of the problem, diagnose hardware or software issues, provide effective assistance, and maintain strong customer relationships.
  • Provide IT technical support to the business through collaboration with the front desk and working closely with other departments, resolving issues.
  • Communicating with clients to efficiently resolve their IT issues. Opening and closing customer tickets in the meantime.
  • Assisting the support desk, as well as the backend environment

IT Support Engineer Requirements:

  • Experience with IT infrastructure components
  • Good telephone manner
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good technical knowledge

Hours and Pay

  • Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00, Full time, temp to perm
  • £25,000/year
  • Office based

This will be a two-staged interview process after an initial phone conversation.

Van Drivers wanted Talke Pitts area

Van Drivers wanted Talke Pitts area


  • 5am starts, 8 – 10 hour days, £10.00/hour, Monday to Friday
  • Temp – perm contract for the right candidate
  • Deliveries within a 100 mile radius
  • Delivering veterinary supplies
  • MUST have excellent customer service, well presented.

Immediate starts *subject to license check

Call 01785 819880

Children’s Support Worker

We are currently looking for 2-3 experienced Support Workers that have experience working in the Children’s Sector, or previous experience working in care and are looking for a career in Residential Childcare.

This is a Specialist Care Company that has a genuine commitment to making a real difference to young lives.

As a Support Worker, you will be providing a combination of support and domestic care. You will be empathetic and understanding of the trauma those in your care have suffered which can manifest in to very challenging behaviours.

You must be at least 23 years of age and have the following:

  • 2 years experience in the care sector
  • Full driving licence with access to own transport
  • Flexible to work a 24 hour shift pattern, 2 days on, 3 days off – sleep-ins when on shift.

For this role the successful applicant will undergo an enhanced DBS

Support Worker Remuneration

  • £23,400/year
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Career Progression