Senior SEO Editor

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

The lifestyle site Best Life is looking for a talented, energetic, and experienced Senior SEO Editor to join its fast-growing team. This person will be responsible for further developing Best Life’s SEO strategy, both in terms of evergreen content and soft news across a range of topics, including health, wellness, home and garden, pop culture, relationships, travel, and trivia. Their main responsibilities will be identifying the most promising areas for growth, optimizing content across the site, and assigning, editing, and posting multiple stories per day. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of experience in the world of content creation, and at least two years in SEO-focused content. They should also have a passion for analytics, service content, and teamwork. Managerial skills are a plus, as well, since they will be hiring additional members of Best Life’s SEO team. Primary Responsibilities: ·   Analyze traffic, rank position, domain strength, and overall search performance using tools including SEM Rush, AHREFs, Google Analytics, and Google Search Console. ·   Formulate an in-depth SEO strategy for content, roadmapping content keyphrases/target search queries with a content calendar that supports these efforts. ·   Schedule, assign, and edit and fact-check multiple articles daily. ·   Keep the rest of the editorial team up to date on SEO best practice developments. ·   Generate search-friendly ideas for the site across all verticals. ·   Track the latest search engine industry news and developments and report back findings to site director and management. ·   Have a positive attitude and a great sense of humor! Requirements: ·   At least five years experience working for an editorial website. ·   At least two years experience in growing organic traffic. ·   Strong editing and copy-editing skills. ·   Strong project and time-management skills. ·   Experience using traffic and SEO analytics tools. ·   Knowledge of photo rights and best practices. ·   Experience managing freelance writers is a plus. ·   Experience in lifestyle journalism specifically is a plus. ·   Familiarity with WordPress is a plus. About Us: Owned and operated by Galvanized Media,  Best Life  (5.4m unique users and growing) is the web’s premier smarter living service brand for both men and women. It maintains a deeply devoted readership—as a print magazine for men from 2004 and 2012, it maintained a robust circulation of more than 500,000 copies-per-month, and routinely outsold competitors on newsstands—and it remains the industry leader when it comes to the latest culture stories, cutting-edge tips, and smarter-living advice. Galvanized, the award-winning media company based in New York and staffed with industry professionals who previously worked at Conde Nast, Hearst, Rodale, Buzzfeed, Bloomberg, and other companies, works with NBC, Meredith, Bonnier, American Media, and Simon & Schuster, to define the new era of healthy living via life-changing content. Galvanized owns and operates  Best Life , Eat This, Not That!, and other brands.

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