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SEO Manager

About Us

The Culture Trip is one of the internet’s fastest-growing media start-ups, attracting nearly 3 million monthly readers and 1 million social media followers. Operating in 40 countries around the world, we have major offices in London, NYC and Tel Aviv.
We’re passionate about bringing compelling content to every corner of the world through our global community of writers, videographers and photographers. We won UK Website of the Year Award for Arts & Culture (2014) and were named one of 25 UK Tech Companies to Watch (2013). The Culture Trip has already attracted a strong base of writers and contributors, a top team of engineers in Tel Aviv and has two senior Google executives on its Board – Dr Nelson Mattos and Yariv Adan. The company is now backed by heavyweight backers in US and Europe and set for explosive growth and going through a major recruitment drive for its editorial, commercial, technology and social teams around the world. Our vision is bold: we aim to create the world’s largest media company, powered by a global community and cutting-edge technology. The company adopts a mobile-first UX strategy and a press announcement is planned for October.

About You

We are looking for a hands-on, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager. You should have a proven record in leading SEO programmes across desktop and mobile web. As a self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit, you should think outside the box and take the initiative to continuously enhance SEO ranking and drive traffic for Culture Trip.
Salary: Competitive
Location: London or Tel Aviv
Start Date: ASAP

Main Responsibilities:

  • Devising and implementing the organic search strategy in line with company objectives.
  • Keyword prioritisation and optimisation analysis.
  • Monitor and analyse search results and performance across the major search engines.
  • Produce management reports and analysis for SEO metrics, timelines & results.
  • Stay up to date with current technology, practices, trends and tools within SEO.
  • Implement best practices to ensure that all content is optimal for SEO.
  • Implement and administer search engine programs (e.g. XML sitemaps, webmaster tools)
  • Manage relationships with web developers and editorial teams in order to ensure SEO best practices are supported throughout the organisation.
  • Create a strategy and approach for external link building.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Create a strategy and approach for external link building.
  • 3+ years experience SEO.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of search ranking factors.
  • Proven track record of flourishing in a fast-paced, demanding settings and driving new initiatives.
  • Experience creating mobile-first SEO strategies with proven success in driving high conversion visits.
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent knowledge from practical experience.
  • In-depth practical knowledge of current SEO tools and practices.
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaSript and website administration.
  • Experience with web analytics and internal reporting tools.
  • High attention to detail and excellent problem solving skills.
  • Experience with internal and external link building with examples of proven success.
  • Exceeding in analysing data and providing evidence-based recommendations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English language.
  • Ability to foster close relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Experience working in food, travel or other areas of culture content is an advantage.

How to Apply

Email us on join@theculturetrip.com, attaching your CV and a brief cover letter explaining why you’d be a great candidate for this role. Please note we will not be considering incomplete applications. Make sure you include ‘SEO Manager’ in the subject line of your email.
We’re accepting applications until 20 November 2016, and would like the successful candidate to start ASAP.