Regionals SEO Executive

City of London, London, England
17 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Adam Clarke
Contract Type
Full Time

Trinity Mirror is looking for a talented and enthusiastic SEO Executive for its network of national and regional news websites. This role will involve communicating with a wide range of stakeholders and occasionally travel to meet and provide SEO training for local teams.


  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days + 8 bank holidays
  • Pension plan

Main Responsibilities

In order to succeed in this role you will:

Work with the Regionals SEO Manager to improve search traffic to Trinity Mirror Group regional & national websites in order to reach traffic targets as set by the business

Create and distribute SEO reports

Be pro-active in identifying search trends and communicating insights to the relevant teams

Provide SEO training for journalists, both through presentations and one-to-one coaching

Support journalists in improving the effectiveness of their content in search engines

Provide weekly performance reports to the Regionals SEO Manager, and feed back to the SEO team in weekly meetings

Support the wider SEO team with regular contributions to best practices and search industry developments and stay up to date with SEO news

Proactively identify techniques and strategies that would improve the way you do your day-to-day job and in turn how we deliver our traffic targets

Monitor web analytics data to identify and report on any insights or potential SEO issues

Help develop SEO best practices, content plans and SEO guidance for editorial staff to deliver the most effective possible content for search

Assist in creating content plans for upcoming events and provide pro-active advice during breaking news

Collaborate with internal Product and Engineering teams to ensure search is ingrained in all relevant website projects

Assist in managing various tag and topic pages across the regional websites

Ideal Candidate

Highly confident communicator - proactive and responsive

Excellent spelling and grammar

Previous experience in SEO & online marketing

Strong analytical skills - familiarity with at least one web analytics software package

Strong interpersonal written and verbal communication skills

Basic understanding of social media

Strong grasp of news & current affairs