SEO Editor

| USA | Remote
Employer Provided Salary: 70,000-80,000 Annually
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GOBankingRates™ is unique in the digital marketing and media industry - we combine marketing, digital, content and fintech. Our performance based approach increases brand awareness and generates targeted audience engagement on our internal web properties and partner sites.

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What’s Interesting About This Role?
We are seeking a talented and experienced Editor to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in SEO, content optimization, and content strategy, with a passion for producing high-quality financial content. As an Editor at GOBankingRates, you will play a crucial role in enhancing our search rankings, increasing traffic, and ensuring the publication of top-tier financial content.

How Will You Make an Impact?

  • Publish an average of 20-35 pieces of top-tier financial content per week, targeting high-intent audiences.
  • Create high-quality content unique to our brand, utilizing a range of formats including columns, infographics, calculators, podcast episodes, and original studies and surveys. 
  • Ensure content mentioning clients is current and accurately reflects the latest information.
  • Implement SEO best practices to increase search rankings and traffic for GOBankingRates content.
  • Monitor and analyze analytics tools to glean actionable insights and make informed editorial decisions.
  • Provide feedback to writers and teammates to improve content quality and process efficiency.
  • Collaborate with the SEO specialists to develop briefs for writers, preparing them for assignments. 
  • Handle updates and edits to content promptly based on internal and client feedback.
  • Work with the outreach team to ensure excellent content is promoted by sources, experts, and authorities.
  • Support the editorial team and collaborate with the wider content team as needed.
  • Create posts in the content management system and update our tracking system with relevant information.

What Will You Bring to Us?

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in a writing and/or editing role, producing high- volume content for an online publication in a fast-paced environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, Communications, English, or a related field.
  • Expertise in SEO best practices, creating content with EEAT, and recent industry trends.
  • Proven experience in SEO, content optimization, and content strategy.
  • Strong editorial judgment and ability to provide and receive constructive feedback.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Proficiency with analytics tools to monitor and assess content performance.
  • Goal oriented, with a focus on meeting deadlines and upholding quality standards.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Familiarity with content management systems and tracking tools.
  • Expertise in personal finance content is a plus.

The salary range for this role is $70,000 - $80,000 per year. Pay offered may vary based on a number of factors including but not limited to job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and location.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary with excellent growth opportunity; we pride ourselves in having a team that exudes leadership, high initiative, creativity and passion.
  • Awesome medical, dental and vision plans with heavy employer contribution
  • Paid maternity leave and paternity leave programs
  • Paid vacation, sick days and holidays
  • Company funding for outside classes and conferences to help you improve your skills
  • Contribution to student loan debt payments after the first year of employment
  • 401(k) -- employees can start contributing immediately. After the first year, GOBankingRates matches your contribution up to 4% of your salary

A note about our new norm: The world has changed and we know it’s important to adapt and to do our part to do what's best for our team. Our number one priority is to have our team feel safe, balanced and connected. We’re committed to providing our teams with the best resources and tools to navigate this new virtual world that we’re living in. We've also reinvented the ways in which we recognize, celebrate, and engage with each other to keep our culture strong!

Here’s a peek into our world at GOBankingRates -

  • Our teams are working remotely 100% for the foreseeable future. We’re in the digital media space, so we’re mobile and flexible!
    • *Option to work from an office (if you need to get away!)
  • Tools & resources are available to keep our team connected across North America. (JIRA, Trello, Slack, Zoom and so much more!)
  • To keep our community engaged and connected, virtual team building events are held weekly and monthly.
  • For wellness and balance, weekly virtual fitness classes such as yoga are available.
  • To care for the local communities that we’re a part of across the U.S our team members host socially distanced philanthropic events every quarter.
  • And most importantly, we’ve committed to consistent and transparent communication to help us all stay informed, engaged and to keep us on our path to success and #greatness.

We are an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


More Information on GOBankingRates
GOBankingRates operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in El Segundo, CA . GOBankingRates was founded in 2004. It has 300 total employees. To see all 9 open jobs at GOBankingRates, click here.
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