The agency, based in Preston, Lancashire, whose recent successes include marketing for the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), has employed Jon Hunter as Search Director, a new role for the company.
With ten years’ SEO and search experience working with leading brands across sectors including finance, charity, healthcare and medical, Jon will lead and build up every1’s content and SEO team. Other key sectors include travel and tourism, manufacturing, automotive, news media and fashion.
Amongst the big brands Jon has worked with are Go Compare, Kwik Fit, LloydsPharmacy, Oxfam and the Daily Mail. He has also done work for the International Hotel Group, the brands AGA & Rangemaster, women’s fashion brand Rare London and car dealership chain Lookers.
Jon previously worked as an Organic Search Director at Cheshire agency Click Consult. His other roles include Client Service Director at digital marketing agency McCann Connected, formerly, Lakestar McCann, in Manchester, Head of Search at Chester agency Prodo Digital, and SEO Manager at digital agency Latitude in Warrington and London.
every1’s recent marketing work includes designing a website for the FSB and launching The Manchester Institute of Health & Performance, operated by HCA Healthcare UK, earlier this year. As well as the chance to work with such brands, Jon says he was attracted to working at every1 because of the opportunity to develop its strong team.
Jon said: “I really wanted to mentor a great team and there are some very talented and dedicated people at every1, who are a good fit for me. I’m thrilled to be working with them and to help expand the company’s range of impressive clients, product and services.
“I’m excited about growing the team, developing the skill sets and driving it forward,” he added.
Jon describes himself as having a competitive nature and was drawn to working in SEO because it’s all about winning.
every1 Managing Director Simon Clayton, said: “Jon has a very impressive background in search and SEO. He has worked across a wide range of sectors for some big brands and achieved a great deal in some very impressive roles. This fits the direction I want to take every1 to progress our expertise in SEO and build on the company’s success to date.
“I’m now looking forward to working closely with Jon and seeing what his top-level expertise and experience will bring to the agency.”