Quick facts
  • What we do:
    International Digital Marketing
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  • Contact
    • Blokhaus, West Park Ring Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire , LS166QG

About Search Laboratory

Search Laboratory are a digital marketing agency specialising in Pay-Per-Click (PPC), search engine optimisation (SEO), conversion optimisation and website analytics.

The company is a truly international agency - with over 150 clients spanning 18 countries. Their clients come from a broad range of sectors including ecommerce, fashion, technology, B2B, professional services, gaming and many more.

Headquartered in Leeds and with offices in London and New York, Search Laboratory’s work centres around five core values: treat others as they would want to be treated; be open with clients; recruit and retain the best staff; be accountable at all times; and be the best.

With the aim of being a great place to work, the agency offers a wide range of benefits and employee engagement initiatives spanning wellbeing, personal development, team building, CSR, and more.

The company is led by CEO and founder Ian Harris, who cares deeply about doing the right thing for colleagues and ensures he never takes himself too seriously.

What is it like to work for Search Laboratory

The senior managers operate an open-door policy and communicate openly with all staff members, as well as getting involved in all the social events. Their Chief Executive Officer Ian Harris is at the heart of this, with 100% of the firm’s Glassdoor reviews approving of the job the CEO is doing.
The company holds an event called Wellbeing Week, comprising of expert talks on subjects such as breaking bad habits, healthy eating, better sleep habits and mental health. Every staff member has access to The Edge Gym, while free private counselling sessions, free fruit, a cycle to work scheme and healthcare cash plans are also offered.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Staff are introduced to the company’s recycling policies from the day they join, with well-established rules in place for recycling, eco-friendly commuting and use of appliances. Every year, the workforce also suggests a charity of the year, with the chosen organisation benefiting from fundraising and free digital marketing services.

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    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

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    55% / 45%

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