Associate Newsroom SEO Editor
Remote
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
The Athletic Media Company

501-1,000 employees

Sports news
Company Overview
The Athletic Media Company's mission is to produce coverage for die-hard fans
Consumer Goods

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$139.6M

Founded

2016

Headquarters

, United Kingdom

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

13%

2 year growth

24%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
SEO
Journalism
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Content & Writing
Content Strategy
Technical Writing
Requirements
  • SEO experience at a major publisher, sports, or news organization.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Understanding of SEO strategy and best practices for live, breaking news and evergreen.
  • Familiarity using Google Search Console, SEMRush, SimilarWeb, Chartbeat, Botify, or other similar tools.
  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Collaborative and able to work across editorial and analytics teams.
  • Passion for the sports journalism world is an asset.
Responsibilities
  • Manage and monitor real-time and long-term audience trends to identify opportunities for news coverage.
  • Regularly pitch and communicate strategic recommendations with editors to provide them with coverage ideas based on audience insights from Google Trends, social media and other tools we employ for tracking news moments.
  • Continuously manage and maintain ranking in Top Stories carousels and provide recommendations for improved positioning on the most important storylines of the day.
  • Work in conjunction with programming and social media teams so that we surface top-performing search content across all channels.
  • Provide guidance to editors for live and breaking coverage during live events.
  • Optimize a minimum of 20 pieces of content on a daily basis both before publication and after. This includes suggesting headlines, URLs, format, body text, photos and more.
  • Optimize editorial output using keyword research and on-page optimization.
  • Help journalists plan for major tentpole events by analyzing historical data, editorial coverage plans and related searches.
  • Help with daily reporting on our search performance, as well as in-depth reporting on specific breaking news moments and tentpole events.
  • Monitor and react to changes to search engine algorithms.