SEO Manager - Everyday Health

Marketing New York, New York


Position at Everyday Health

We are seeking an SEO expert to take our organic search presence to the next level.  The successful candidate must demonstrate strong SEO capability, including knowledge of sound practices, technology, and tools.
The ideal candidate must have a firm grasp of areas like site architecture, meta tags, keyword optimization, link building, SEO copywriting, and internal linking strategies.  The candidate must be able to work collaboratively with diverse teams throughout the firm. He/She must focus exclusively on white-hat SEO approaches, emphasizing the best execution and promotion of our high-quality content and resources for human visitors, consistent with recommendations of major search engines.  

The Ideal Candidate

The candidate will help develop and execute WTE’s evolving SEO strategy across the organic marketing spectrum, actively identifying integrated organic marketing opportunities and creating dynamic solutions as complex SEO issues arise.  He/She will have experience with SEO, stay abreast of SEO industry trends, and will find ways for WTE to respond and capitalize on these trends. He/She understands the technical nuts and bolts of SEO and will ensure that our site content is appropriate, optimized and organized. Most importantly, the candidate believes in creating quality user experiences first and foremost and makes recommendations by balancing user experience, SEO, and business goals.   

Specific job functions include:

  • Monitor overall SEO program success with regards to ranking, indexed pages, backlinks and report to senior management
  • Analyzes link profile to identify potentially toxic and/or spammy links
  • Provides website recommendations that drive SEO goals and ensure strong presence
  • Drives on-page & off-page optimization including technical optimization, high-quality link building, and sitemap submissions, adhering to WTE’s and web standards
  • Performs competitive analysis and benchmarking 
  • Collaborates with content and creative teams to refine and execute SEO recommendations
  • Recommends content approaches to gain natural attribution from authority sites 
  • Recommends information architecture improvements to aid in search engine visibility.

Job Requirements and Experience:

  • 2-3+ years experience implementing SEO practices for sites with substantial organic search traffic 
  • Experience with web analytics and data analysis tools; Google Analytics experience a plus
  • Stays on top of current SEO news and maintains a high level of awareness of emerging trends, new concepts and algorithm shifts
  • Experience with disavowing links and building links
  • Solid technical understanding of web technologies, including search/web/internet protocols
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Ability to translate analytic insights into actionable recommendations that improve natural search efforts 
  • Understanding of basic HTML, CSS and code structure as it relates to SEO 
  • Experience with XML sitemaps, robots.txt, canonical tags, and redirect development 
  • Knowledge of SEO reporting tools such as Google Search Console, Conductor, Ahrefs, SEMRush, Majestic,  LinkResearchTools, Authority Labs, Moz, SpyFu, etc. 
  • Experience with information architecture and optimizing the user experience
  • Attention to detail with a strong focus on analytics 
  • Both agency/consulting or in-house experience considered
  • Bachelor's degree