Senior SEO Editor

Group Nine Media

New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Marketing/PR/Product Mktg
  • Post Date: 04/23/2021
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  • Company Address: , New York, NY

About Group Nine Media

Group Nine Media is a digital-first media company that boasts nearly 4 billion video views every month.

Job Description

POPSUGAR is looking for an experienced Senior SEO Editor to join our growing SEO editorial team. This person will be responsible for analyzing, reviewing, and advising content and page rank strategies for POPSUGAR content to translate into network strategy. Working closely with the Managing Editor, you will oversee all SEO strategy, best practices, and projects focused on search traffic growth (content and product). We will look to you to make specific recommendations to the editorial team for new content assignments and strategic updates of existing content, based on keyword research and analysis, across the network to increase search traffic and page rankings. Our Senior SEO Editor will also guide and implement specific SEO strategies for seasonal events, holidays, and tentpoles. Success in this role will be measured based on ability to improve SERP rankings and increase traffic coming from search to over time. 


  • Leads network SEO strategy and reporting on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
  • Identifies new areas for opportunity across the network based on keyword analysis and research, using Ahrefs, SEMRush, Google Analytics, Google Search Console and other tools as needed.
  • Oversees update of PS content archive and makes recommendations for strategic updates on a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Manages two assistant editors who will assist with content creation, SEO editing and review, and special SEO projects as needed.
  • Pitches content ideas to site leads, POPSUGAR Voices team, and editorial staff as needed on a weekly basis.
  • Works with Managing Editor on outlining best practices for editors to follow, and provides quarterly trainings with editorial staff to improve SEO strategy and improve inefficiencies.
  • Reviews and edits SEO-intended content as needed to ensure content is meeting best practices.
  • Collaborates with engineers, insights team, and editors on all SEO tool needs.


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in product management/online publishing, or related field 
  • Excellent writing, editing and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to increase search traffic and SERP rankings
  • Experience with SEO tools, specifically Ahrefs, SEMRush, Google Search Console, and Google Analytics (or equivalent)
  • Ability to translate site data into actionable content direction 
  • Familiarity with web traffic trends and environment 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment
  • Experience working and managing a team
  • Ability to stay ahead of trends and adapt to a constantly changing digital landscape 
  • Advanced Analytics and HTML skills

Why Work at Group Nine

We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. As part of our larger DE&I strategy, every employee goes through a series of DE&I training. We have incredible Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), with the support of our Head of DE&I and executive sponsors, that host everything from weekly safe space chats to community events.

We have amazing people. We can promise you’ll work alongside some of the smartest and most interesting people in the industry. Our people work hard but we always have fun doing it. Bottom line: we care about each other and we take our values seriously.

We care about you. We offer company-paid parental leave for everyone #inclusion. We also offer health, dental and vision insurance, along with a selection of voluntary benefits. We’ve partnered with best-in-class virtual care providers to bring health care, mental health support and meditation to all employees. Additionally, knowing that time away from work is integral to employee well-being, our time off allowances (consisting of vacation, sick, company holidays, volunteer and religious observances), ensure you have time to take care of yourself.

We invest in your future. We offer competitive compensation and a matching 401(k) plan. Depending on the role, options may also be granted.

We value development. We are a high-performance organization that challenges itself to continuously grow. We invest in employee development. You’ll need to be great to get hired here and we promise you’ll get even better once you’re here.


POPSUGAR is the #1 most engaged-with Women’s Lifestyle site in the U.S. according to Comscore [Comscore, February 2020]. The company reaches young women through its positive and purpose-driven content across multiple platforms, spanning entertainment, fashion, beauty, fitness, parenting, and more. POPSUGAR reaches 1 in 2 Millennial women in the United States and leads all women’s lifestyle publishers in user engagement [Comscore & Platform Analytics, 2019]. In November 2019, POPSUGAR joined Group Nine Media, the #1 video publisher on mobile in the U.S., and home to The Dodo, NowThis, Thrillist and Seeker [Nielsen DCR, June 2020].

About Group Nine Media

Group Nine has the most optimistic, fast moving, deeply connected brands in the categories that matter NOW. As the #1 video publisher on mobile in the U.S. [Nielsen DCR, June 2020], Group Nine’s brands are built for the platforms where young people spend the majority of their time. We reach over 80% of Americans in their 20s every month [Nielsen DCR, June 2020]. Audiences spend over 90 million hours a month engaging with our category-defining brands [platform analytics, August 2020] - NowThis, the no. 1 most-watched news and politics brand globally on social [Tubular Labs, May 2020]; The Dodo, the #1 media brand for reach on mobile in the U.S. [Nielsen DCR, November 2019]; POPSUGAR, the #1 most engaged-with Women’s Lifestyle site in the U.S. [Comscore, February 2020]; Thrillist, the most-trusted digital brand in food, drink, travel & entertainment; and Seeker, the no. 1 science brand on mobile in the U.S. [Nielsen DCR, April 2020]. Group Nine has been recognized with hundreds of prestigious awards including Edward R. Murrow, James Beard, Cannes Lions, Critic’s Choice, among others.

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