US Jobs US Jobs     UK Jobs UK Jobs     EU Jobs EU Jobs

This job has been posted for more than 30 working days and has expired.

Head of SEO

Head of SEO (Hybrid working) – UK

£85k basic

My client, an award-winning Media House is looking for a Head of SEO to lead a distributed team of SEO analysts and work on SEO projects across the group.

This role is key to continuing the growth in natural search traffic for their national and regional news titles.

The Head of SEO will have experience leading teams with both direct and dotted-line reporting.

They will work with editorial, commercial and technical leadership to ensure business-wide understanding of the importance of SEO and champion best practice.

They will support and mentor the SEO analysts to facilitate their personal development.

The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of SEO, in-depth knowledge of SEO tools, experience auditing enterprise websites with millions of pages and established relationships with key players.
An interest in news and experience in media/publishing would be an advantage.

So, who are they?

They are one of UK's largest news publisher and in the top 10 largest digital organisation.

There are millions of online readers in the UK and their extensive network of over websites provides 24/7 coverage of news, sport and showbiz stories, with billions of page views per year.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop and own the overall SEO strategy, goals and objectives across the business
Be the SEO champion across the business
Evangelise the company and teams on the importance of SEO and best practices
Work with stakeholders and set expectations around what can be achieved with SEO
Ensure clarity of roles and responsibilities across the team
Direct line management of 2 senior technical SEO analysts, sitting within the Product & Engineering function.
Perform detailed SEO site audits across their portfolio of editorial sites and any new ventures
Research, define, prioritise and oversee technical SEO developments in liaison with the Head of Product and their product develo