Digital Search Manager

University of East London
February 07, 2023
Offerd Salary:£42,454
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Digital Search Manager

Location: Docklands Campus Salary: Starting from £42,454 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Post Type: Full Time Post Type: Permanent Closing Date: Tuesday 07 February 2023 Reference: PS006S2023

Are you an experienced Search and SEO manager looking for a new challenge?

Working with the Web Product Owner and digital team, you will create and oversee the implementation of our onsite search and SEO strategy. Alongside this, you will be developing the annual programme to enhance our SEO rankings and help to prioritise SEO fixes. This will include working collaboratively with our developers to review technical SEO issues and raising tickets to deliver technical improvements. You will ensuring that SEO is a key consideration in all website enhancements and identify and optimise specific current key words that are missing on our site and work with content owners and editors to include these on the relevant web pages.

You will own Google Search Console, identify issues and feed them into the backlog for fixing by developers, or by content editors. As part of the UX team, you will ensure any web design changes support SEO requirements. Additionally, you will need to identify and use SEO tools necessary to help recommend improvements. You will share your knowledge and expertise to help upskill the digital team.

The role also includes managing on-site search and the relationship with our onsite search provider. It will also involve working with the digital content search super user to ensure ‘best bet' and ‘near matches' appear and to ensure that knowledge is shared across the digital team.

To find out more about this role, please contact Fiona Harrison (Product Owner and Web Manager): [email protected]

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by UEL Professional Services Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of UEL. Employees of UEL Professional Services Ltd work alongside UEL colleagues in delivery of UEL's mission, and UEL Professional Services Ltd will adopt UEL HR policies and procedures in full. Further detail regarding employment benefits can be found at the employee benefits section of our recruitment pages.

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