For our Rotterdam and Amsterdam offices we are looking for a Team Lead SEO who ensures a happy team, pleased customers and top numbers. In that order. Because if your team members gets to work motivated, the good results will follow automatically.

As a Team Lead SEO you bring your team to greater heights with your experience and enthusiasm, and the customer to fantastic online results.


People: You are responsible for the personal development of the people in your team. They have ambitions and goals, you can help them to achieve those goals. With a critical eye, you challenge your team members in the field of substantive knowledge, quality and communication, but also in terms of work/life balance and personal development in a broader sense.

Structure and processes: As a Team Lead, you create and monitor the structure the team needs and you help to set up (or adjust) the processes in such a way that your team achieves the objectives and the client is satisfied.

Commercial: You are actively looking at commercial opportunities, not only within SEO but also across channels. You will be able to grow the revenue (for DEPT® and the client) based on the best consultative advice. 

Strategy: As a Team Lead you are also responsible for your own clients and projects. You also help out your team members in forming the best SEO (year) strategies. Within this position, however, we expect a more strategic approach to SEO related projects.

Digital Marketing at DEPT®: 

  • A group of creative colleagues that will feel like friends in no-time;
  • Good vibes: we’re trusting and believe in creative freedom and autonomy;
  • If you grow, we grow. That’s why we’ll cheer you on [and support you] with personal coaching, a development plan and budget;
  • Projects that work for you as well as the other way around. From short and snappy to more in-depth: whatever fits your ambition;
  • Clients that will make you feel like a proud ambassador, like eBay, Smart and Reckitt;
  • Best of both worlds: the pros of an international leading agency with the energy of your agency next door.

We strongly support diversity and are committed to create an inclusive environment for everyone at DEPT®. Ultimately, we are looking for a unique individual who wants to strengthen our work and community. 


  • Have at least 5 years of experience in the SEO world, preferably at a comparable agency;
  • Search engines hold no secrets for you. You are familiar with HTML, Javascript, CSS, XML, PHP, various web analysis packages and with various CMS systems;
  • Has experience in supervising and coaching colleagues;
  • Take time and listen closely to understand the teams needs, but also the individual needs  in order to maintain the strong team spirit and motivate each one to the fullest.
  • Can switch from serious to play in an instant;
  • Masters the English language in word and writing;
  • Are analytical, flexible and able to work independently;
  • Can present complex results in clear language;
  • Have an affinity with social media, advertising and technology;


  • DEPT® has been named A Great Place To Work in 2022 and certified B-Corp® since 2021 – award winning in the best way possible.
  • Awesome clients. Whether big, small, local or global — at DEPT® you’ll get the opportunity to work with all of them. And we celebrate all of our successes together!
  • The choice to work where you are most productive: whether that is in one of our offices, or abroad for 13 weeks a year. Rather work from home? No problem! We’ll provide you with the best of class materials, such as a high-quality laptop, monitor, work phone and the necessary furniture.
  • Opportunities to develop your skills even further through training and certifications.
  • Everything to focus on your health: from free bootcamp to yoga lessons, mindfulness sessions, mental health services, serious discounts on sport memberships, healthy lunches at the office, and above all: a safe work environment.
  • Great fringe benefits; use of OV-bikes, an NS Business Card and many other goodies.
  • You can discover even more employee benefits here.

DEPT®  is a pioneering technology and marketing services company that creates integrated end-to-end digital experiences for brands such as Google, KFC, Philips, Audi, Twitch, Patagonia, eBay and more. Its team of 2,500+ digital specialists across 30+ locations on 5 continents delivers pioneering work on a global scale with a boutique culture. DEPT® is committed to making a positive impact on the planet and since 2021 has been Climate Neutral and B Corporation certified. Learn more about our diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts here or visit our careers page to find out more about culture and growth opportunities at DEPT®.  

Read more about our application process here and apply by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button or via our Whatsapp number +31 6 82 05 34 32

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