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At Hearst UK, there’s always more to the story. We are looking for a creative and ‘in the know’ talented SEO executive to work with our top record-breaking magazine websites. From millennials to fashionistas and pop culture enthusiasts, you’ll be able to helps shape content strategy each and every day.

We’re the UK’s leading premium publisher, and the people behind iconic media brands such as Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar and Country Living. We’ve created a working environment that encourages everyone to pull together. We never stop looking for brave new ideas. We’ll always try to develop and improve, we trust each other to do our best, and we have fun as we build on our heritage to make history.

  • Assist SEO director in planning and implantation of SEO strategy across 15 brand websites. ·
  • Implement the SEO content strategy for sites that seamlessly mixes into their editorial calendar and tone of voice.
  • Input keyword ideas, but also look to exploit new content opportunities, competitor content and keyword gaps, spotting emerging trends, seasonal opportunities, and innovative takes on what’s trending on the web, news and Social platforms. ·
  • Optimise content on the regular basis but adding value not just regurgitating keyword lists – find ways to make each optimisation creative and fun. ·
  • Update CMS including content, meta titles and descriptions, URLs, optimising internal linking, creating aggregated content pages, etc. ·
  • Interrogate monthly reports and Google Analytics and communicate wins and learnings. And deep dive analysis to inform further strategy decisions. ·
  • Passionate about all things Search. Stay on top of the industry, test out new product features, and ensure we’re always playing nicely with every algorithm update. · Effectively and proactively communicate to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders ·



  • Proven experience in SEO
  • Result-driven
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Great communicator
  • Up-to-date with industry trends


At Hearst UK, you can choose from a huge range of perks and benefits that can help you learn well, work well and live well including:

  • 25 days’ holiday (with the option to buy up to 5 additional holiday days) – pro rated for part-time or fixed-term employees
  • Hybrid working – Three days per week in the office
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Spend a charity day with your favourite good cause
  • Life assurance and pension scheme
  • Regular socials and more!

There’s more to your story than you imagine. And the next chapter begins right here.

Hearst UK is deeply committed to using our influential brands to reflect the world we want to live in – one that respects, protects, represents and uplifts the voices and opinions of all people. As a business, we recognise the significant benefits of creativity, collaboration and innovation that comes with diverse teams. Not only is diversifying the voices in our organization the right thing to do, but it also helps us to make powerful and exciting content that can be enjoyed by many more people. This is why we’re working to build a sense of true belonging within our business and foster a culture in which everyone feels heard.

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