Senior SEO Editor

£40000 - £45000 per annum
08 April 2019
06 May 2019
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
An incredible role for an experienced SEO Editor who is looking to move into a senior position whilst working for one of the UK's most revered Newspaper groups, joining a highly experienced and dynamic team.

Client Details

My client is one of the UK's best known Newspaper groups, offering unparalleled opportunity to the right candidate. You will work alongside some the industry's most experienced individuals and be privy to a fast paced newsroom environment.


As Senior SEO Editor, your responsibility's will include by not be limited to: * Representing the department at editorial conferences, report on key search trends and give specific actions. * Take responsibility for a specific section of the site and drive, monitor and report on SEO success. * Ensure subject desks and SEO journalists write about SEO priorities in the most effective way and manage their work flow. * Make SEO recommendations to journalists on individual articles (EG headlines and keywords) - both proactively and in response to requests for help. * Edit live articles to match SEO best practice. * Pre-plan for future articles and events by building out topics, doing keyword research for upcoming exclusives or events, and coming up with SEO plans. * Use a range of analytics tools to report regularly on top pages/articles driving SEO traffic. * Train and mentor the more junior SEO editors.


The successful candidate will the following attributes and experience: * Essential: Editorial background with experience in a digital publishing environment and of reacting quickly to breaking news and changing search trends. * Essential: Good understanding of the technical principles behind editorial SEO * Essential: Experience of optimising websites for SEO * Essential: Familiar with a range of SEO tools * Desirable: Experience of working within Wordpress You will also be a team player, and one that enjoys working alongside others in order to achieve the best possible results.

Job Offer

On offer to the successful candidate for the role of Senior SEO Editor: * An opportunity to work in an exciting and fast paced newsroom environment, alongside some of the best in the industry. * Industry leading salary and benefits * Pension * Subsidised gym membership * Private health-care * Extensive & continual internal & external training and development opportunities = * Subsidised cafeteria * Discounted book store * Regular in-house speaker events

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