Falmouth Campus
Managerial/Professional
18 Mar 2021
£28,331 to £31,866 per annum, dependent upon experience
Permanent, full-time, 35 hours per week

About The Role

We are now seeking an SEO Specialist, who is knowledgeable about search engine optimisation tactics and can support wider marketing efforts to continue to raise the profile of the University online. Working as part of the Content & Experience team, this is a key role where you will be directly involved with creating, implementing and reporting on a solid organic search strategy; primarily driving student recruitment through effective technical and content-based SEO practices.

You will work across teams; including with colleagues across Digital (such as Web Editors and Copywriter), Design and academic roles to ensure keywords and messaging is driven by audience intent. You will also liaise directly with our development partners to ensure that any technical SEO is briefed and carried out effectively by their team.

About You

The successful candidate for this role will need to be a pro-active "team player" who is conscientious and hard-working who actively plays their part in continuing to make Falmouth University a great place to work. It's a fast-paced environment, we are looking for people who are able to plan effectively but also work in an agile way when needed. Alongside these core qualities, you’ll be a strong communicator; excellent at explaining complex technical work to wider teams.

We are looking to hear from candidates who have the following skills/experience:

  • Detailed knowledge of current technical and content-based SEO best practice
  • Extensive experience in hands-on delivery of SEO work and delivering strong results
  • Experience of briefing in technical SEO changes needed with developers
  • Organisation skills: the ability to confidently manage a varied workload

For further details on the skills/experience required for this role, please see the full job description above.

If you are looking to have an informal discussion about the vacancy ahead of applying, please email holly.hayman@falmouth.ac.uk

About Us

Falmouth University has a history of more than 100 years of creative thinking and design innovation. Established in 1902 as Falmouth School of Art, we have grown to become a digital innovation hub, delivering impact for lives and economies through the development of new knowledge, solutions, services and products. Today, our undergraduate and postgraduate courses represent the breadth of the creative industries, the fastest growing sector in the UK economy. Falmouth’s specialisms will be key to future economic and cultural success both at a local and global level. Our ambitious 2030 Strategy, ‘Doing it for Real’, is designed to deliver yet further growth in our student numbers and income through portfolio diversification, innovation, research and commercial ventures. It will establish Falmouth as the market leader for creative industries and entrepreneurship education over the next decade, capitalising on our considerable assets in innovation-led research and business incubation.
 
We are proud to be able to offer competitive salaries to our staff alongside a generous holiday entitlement of 28 days + 8 days bank holiday for this role. The post-holder will also be able to take advantage of a competitive pension scheme alongside a range of wellness and support services. Full details on our employee benefits can be found on our careers page www.falmouth.ac.uk/jobs. We are fortunate to be able to offer a first-class working environment to our staff with our campuses set in amazing grounds, in the heart of Cornwall, with all the facilities you would expect from a leading University.
 
A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by Falmouth Staffing Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Falmouth University. Employees of Falmouth Staffing Ltd work alongside Falmouth University colleagues in the delivery of Falmouth’s strategic vision and will adopt Falmouth University’s HR policies and procedures in full.

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