Editorial SEO Analyst

Location: London

Contract Type: Permanent Full Time

Closing Date: 23 September 2018

Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

Editorial SEO Analyst

Working on the newsroom floor, the Editorial SEO team is an integral part of the publication process, influencing decisions and making recommendations to journalists throughout the day.

You can expect a fast-paced environment where no day is the same. The SEO team output is heavily influenced by the news agenda, and we take a flexible approach to the day’s work as priorities can quickly change.

Key responsibilities

  • Producing SEO insights and analysis specific to The Telegraph’s editorial teams.
  • Monitoring and providing analysis on keyword research, link tracking and rank checking. Reporting on performance against benchmarks and proposing improvements or alternative approaches.
  • Making basic SEO amends to articles copy and headlines.
  • Support the content planning and assessment process by providing search insights.
  • Putting forward editorial recommendations, both for headlines and content across three main categories: evergreen content, forward planning, daily news-driven events.
  • Contribute to standard daily and weekly reports on search performance as well as post-event reviews of major projects.
  • Support journalists with understanding SEO to improve optimisation and search traffic to Telegraph.co.uk.

Essential skills required for the role

  • Demonstrable SEO or digital media experience.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Collaborative approach to building relationships with teams across the newsroom.
  • An interest in publishing and news/current affairs.

Additional skills useful for the role

  • Good data analysis skills, with an ability to find and present your insights.
  • Proactive and motivated.

What you can expect from The Telegraph if you're the successful candidate

The Editorial SEO team works closely with a variety of digital journalism teams, including Social, Graphics, Video and Analytics, to provide a holistic approach to digital publishing. The successful candidate can expect to build and develop close ties with these teams.


The Telegraph’s goal is to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace and we are committed to building a team that reflects a wide variety of skills, perspectives and backgrounds.

We are an equal opportunities employer, hiring solely on merit and business need. We encourage applications regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood and disability. If you require reasonable adjustments in any recruitment process with us, please make us aware.  


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