SEO Writer at MarthaStewart.com

Job Title
SEO Writer, MarthaStewart.com

Job Description
I. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.

MarthaStewart.com is seeking an SEO Writer to join its team. He or she should be an experienced digital editor and writer with an interest in covering food, DIY, holidays, entertaining, home and lifestyle, a deep understanding of SEO, and a passion for the Martha Stewart brand.

The SEO Writer for MarthaStewart.com will work closely with the edit team to create concise, precisely optimized content for search. The ideal candidate will be a skilled digital editor and writer, feel extremely comfortable using analytics to help guide content creation, and have a strong interest in SEO.

The Writer will be responsible for writing, optimizing, assigning, and editing content with the goal of increasing search traffic. He or she will work closely with the edit team and SEO growth lead to complete keyword research and to create content for specific business-critical keywords and phrases. The candidate should be skilled at crafting SEO content initiatives and collaborating with others to meet (and exceed) traffic goals. He or she should be an excellent writer and have previous experience with assigning and editing content.

II. Essential Job Functions
Weight %
Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results
65%

Write and/or optimize at least 3 stories per day across all content verticals
30%
Brainstorm and commission ideas for improving our search content
5%
Collaborate with our social, newsletter, SEO, and print departments

III. Minimum Qualifications and Job RequirementsAll must be met to be considered.
Education:
Bachelors’ degree in Journalism or related field
Experience:
+3 years of digital experience
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Incredible writing, editing, and brainstorming skills
Deep understanding of SEO best practices and keyword research tools such as a SEMRush
A proven track record of creating content that drives traffic and engagement
A strong attention to detail with the ability to multitask
A strategic thinker who considers traffic and analytics before making an editorial decision
An idea generator who can think of new, fresh ways to package content
Excellent people skills
Enthusiastic about the Martha Stewart brand and the topics we cover

% Travel Required (Approximate): 0%

It is the policy of Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Meredith will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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Date: 
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Location: 
New York, NY