Deputy Head of News SEO

Posted on 3/13/2024

Dmg Media

Dmg Media

201-500 employees

Multi-channel media company delivering trusted content


London, UK

Required Skills
Data Analysis
  • At least 4 years experience working in SEO or audience roles in a newsroom
  • Strong news sense and highly agile in a breaking news environment
  • Confident dealing with key stakeholders and getting buy in
  • Deep understanding of audience analytics and able to turn data into actionable insights
  • Knowledge of SEO tools - including Google Trends, Semrush and News Dashboard
  • Proactive in suggesting and developing new ideas around topics and types of content
  • Confident in optimising and nurturing existing site content and offering SEO guidance to reporters on fresh pieces
  • Ability to apply existing SEO skills and knowledge to new tasks
  • Understanding of legal covenants such as the UK Editors’ Code of Practice
  • Willingness to work in a dynamic, fast-paced 24/7 news environment
  • Flexibility regarding shift patterns
  • Some understanding of technical SEO
  • Direct the SEO team on a daily basis to ensure Metro stays ahead of breaking news and trends
  • Support the Head of SEO with executing search strategies at large
  • Liaise with the audience team at large to ensure editorial direction is aligned
  • Represent SEO across new conferences, forward planning meetings and more
  • Occasionally lead news conference to shape Metro coverage
  • Work closely with colleagues across audience and editorial to shape Metro’s journalism to be the best it can be
  • Deputise for the Head of SEO in their absence

dmg media is an esteemed player in the international multi-channel media sector, delivering a wide array of trusted content across various platforms that cater to a global audience of over 24 million daily. This company is recognized for its excellence in journalism and dedication to providing insightful coverage that resonates with a diverse audience. Working here offers the unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic team that values expert storytelling and creative freedom, all while being at the forefront of adapting to evolving digital landscapes.

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