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SEO Coordinator

Communications & Marketing

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £25,627 to £30,497 Per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Sunday 31 July 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1694622CD-R

About this role 

This is a hugely exciting opportunity for an engaged and user-focused SEO specialist to join our award winning team which is about to enter a new phase. You’ll be joining a multi-disciplinary team dedicated to developing a new user-centred information and support live services for many of our user groups - from applying to a course, to finding research collaborations and much more. This team is hugely ambitious. We need someone to be supporting and optimising our content to create the right environment for our products to be found and for other experts to be supported.

What you'll do 

  • work collaboratively with our SEO Managers to inform changes to products and to ensure SEO best practice is implemented.
  • collaborate on dynamic keyword research, planning and implementation process. 
  • work closely with the Content Designers, Product and Delivery Managers to create digital services that work for our users.  

What you'll bring

  • an understanding of SEO and how it can help teams  
  • strong planning and analytics skills - both at a high level and also able to get into the details to make things happen when needed.  
  • ability to work collaboratively with other disciplines - from technical to content and other User Experience (UX) experts and contribute to the delivery of each project.  

This is an exciting time for the University of Southampton and we would love you to join us! The University of Southampton promotes a healthy work life balance with generous holiday allowance, flexi-time and flexible working. For more information on our benefits, please visit the HR pages. To read more about the team, its work and its ethos, visit our blog

Please note this advert may be closed prior to the published closing date should a satisfactory number of applications be received.

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Michelle Jose (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 80592750. Please quote reference 1694622CD-R on all correspondence.

If you want to talk first, please contact Kath Sellwood, SEO Manager

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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