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Jungle Creations, SEO Director

Employer
Jungle Creations
Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Great salary + bonus + benefits
Closing date
28 Oct 2021

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Job Details

We are looking for an experienced SEO leader to oversee all of the SEO operations across Jungle Creation’s wide portfolio of media brands. This person needs to have the strategic capabilities and editorial knowledge to drive different strategies across multiple brands, adapting approaches where appropriate to meet the overarching ambitions of each website. Key ambitions are to commission high-quality articles that will drive SEO traffic, work with the IT department to improve the technical health of our websites and optimise content across our brands to improve rankings. 

This is a maternity cover contract for 1 year.

Key Responsibilities

  • Overseeing the editorial strategy for the brands; Twisted and Four Nine
  • Leading a team of writers, commissioning original, unique content, proofreading all copy, writing strong, engaging headlines and tracking the performance of individuals to ensure targets are met
  • Editing, optimising and publishing all content – including imagery, ensuring it adheres to IPSO guidelines and the editor’s code of practice
  • Monitoring our brands’ editorial performance with tools like Google Analytics and using this data to shape our future editorial strategy
  • Tracking the technical SEO health of each brand and working with the dev team to implement solutions
  • Overseeing SEO analysis of all brands, ranging from keyword research to backlink audits to competitor analysis 
  • Working with different teams across the business when needed, from commerce to marketing, to provide SEO feedback and boost rankings
  • Helping to manage the development of website redesigns and migrations from an SEO perspective

 

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience managing a team of writers at a major commercial publisher – preferably within the food and drink sector
  • A proven team leader and seasoned editor with a successful track record of commissioning content that drives search traffic
  • Extensive experience using organic search management platforms (such as SEMrush, Google Search Console and Screaming Frog)
  • Proficient in producing reports tracking SEO and editorial performance
  • Proven track record of implementing SEO strategies that have delivered results
  • Hands-on experience with Google Analytics 
  • Exceptional people management skills with a track record of sharing SEO knowledge and providing training
  • A deep understanding of IPSO guidelines, the editor’s code of practice and picture law
  • Keen attention to detail and meticulous fact-checking
  • Extensive knowledge of both technical and content optimisation
  • An expert in keyword research, backlink analysis and data research 
  • Proven track record of identifying technical SEO issues and implementing solutions
  • In-depth knowledge of web publishing and all major social media platforms

 

Desirable requirements

  • Previous experience using WordPress 
  • Track record of securing interviews
  • Proven, strong PR contacts
  • A firm grasp of web publishing and social media
  • Basic knowledge of picture editing

What we offer

  • A competitive salary
  • WFH allowance
  • 33 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays. (pro-rata)
  • 24/7 access to a confidential employee assistance program
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Religious holiday trade
  • Volunteering leave to volunteer for a registered charity. 
  • Plus many social events and activities

Please apply with your CV asap. Please ensure your application demonstrate how your skills and experience meet the requirements.

 

Company

Jungle Creations is an award-winning social-first publisher with offices in London and New York. The company owns and operates a number of hugely popular media brands that create and publish content across social media including; VT, Twisted, Four Nine, Craft Factory, Level Fitness and Lovimals, which together have amassed over 120 million followers. Jungle Creations exists to create ideas that get people to thrive online and in the real world. The business works with clients including the likes of Diageo, McDonald's and Unilever, to help them do the same, with the company winning The Drum's sought after 'Branded Content Team Of The Year' for the last four years in a row. Today the business has branched out into eCommerce with many successful ventures under its belt including Twisted: A Cookbook and Lovimals personalised pet apparel.  Jungle Creations is also home to The Wild, an award-winning social-first creative agency that helps brands turn heads and make it matter, specialising in social media management, branded content, production, influencer, and performance marketing.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
020 3687 0370
Location
6 Batty Street
London
London
Grt London
E1 1RH
United Kingdom
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