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Dow Jones Audience Development SEO Manager in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

MarketWatch is seeking an experienced SEO Manager to join our growing team. The ideal candidate should be passionate about SEO and marketing technology, have a solid understanding of ever-evolving SEO best practices and technical considerations, as well as knowledge of best practices in content creation & optimization. The role will support our product, engineering, and editorial teams through daily implementation & delivery of SEO strategy.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • The SEO Manager is the core of our team’s ability to implement, and is responsible for the delivery of any and all strategic pieces of our organic search programs. Specific duties:

  • Work with Audience Growth team to analyze, recommend and implement SEO strategies to meet growth targets

  • Conduct periodic keyword research, technical and content audits and competitor analysis to discover new SEO opportunities.

  • Uncover seasonal and topical trends that will help inform editorial content strategy.

  • Optimize web pages for copy, metadata, internal and external links and landing pages for Search.

  • Increase the visibility and knowledge of SEO within the global organization including preparing and presenting SEO best practices and helping define SEO as a KPI for all relevant teams.

  • Analyze, track and report on overall natural search performance and initiatives.

  • Work with stakeholders and suppliers to share knowledge of SEO best practices, and to clearly communicate priorities.

Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Deep understanding of search engine best practices, ranking factors, latest SEO techniques and algorithm updates.

  • Strong understanding of SEO as it pertains to the publishing industry.

  • Technical SEO web skills including XML, HTML / CSS, JavaScript.

  • Experience working with CMS and building/administering content in CMS environments.

  • Experience with Search Console, Bing Webmaster Tools, and Google News Publisher Center.

  • Familiarity and experience with SEO tools such as SEMrush, Screaming Frog, or other similar SEO tools

  • Ability to communicate effectively with developers & technical teams

  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail

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Business Area: BG - MARKETWATCH

Job Category: Marketing Group

About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 27191