Newsweek, SEO Editor

Recruiter
Newsweek
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Jun 2020
Closes
26 Jul 2020
Industry
Journalist
Sector
Digital, News, Online
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Newsweek is seeking an SEO Editor to join our London team.

We’re looking for an experienced newsroom editor who can monitor top SEO keywords and trending data, can assign and edit quickly and cleanly in a fast-paced environment and can plan coverage for upcoming events effectively.

You will be responsible for ensuring high-quality coverage that is accurate, fair, and conforms to accepted standards of journalism.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Editing multiple stories a day across multiple beats and topics
  • Assign stories based on trending search terms and relevant keywords.
  • Offer advice to editors and journalists on optimising stories for search
  • Follow AP Style
  • Forward planning for known news events
  • Build out long-tail evergreen content for the site
  • Expand site’s topic pages and tag existing articles 


Role Requirements:

  • Candidates should have significant editorial experience in a relevant position
  • Excellent writing and copy editing skills
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Detailed knowledge and experience with SEO and online journalism
  • Experience commissioning and editing long-tail articles
  • Familiar with SEO tools e.g. Google Trends 
  • Flexible with hours


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