SEO & UX Specialist
Remote working with a minimum of one day a month in our Milton Keynes Head Office. If preferred, you can attend the office most days.
£25,650 - £30,176 per annum (depending on experience) + good range of benefits
Permanent. Full time 36.5 hours per week. Part-time considered and opportunity for flexible working
World Vision works with the most vulnerable children, so they’re empowered to overcome poverty and injustice, and experience fullness of life. Inspired by our Christian faith, we serve alongside children – of all faiths and none – through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy in almost 100 countries.
With over 70 years of experience, our work with communities, donors, partners, and governments transforms lives and creates opportunities for better futures for vulnerable children – even in the toughest places.
Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership of over 34,000 staff, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.
Looking to develop your career as a digital specialist and make a difference?
As our SEO & UX Specialist, you will help to develop and execute our website SEO and content strategy, working with colleagues to deliver a first-class user experience, as well as supporting many of the key tools and technical capabilities necessary for enhancing SEO.
You will have experience of on-page and off-page SEO, including technical search engine optimisation tactics, log file analysis, crawl budgets, indexability issues, and be capable of identifying ranking issues, such as indexation, site speed, architecture, redirects and structured markup. You therefore need to be adept at working autonomously and taking initiative.
You will closely collaborate with our SEO agency and website development team to implement on-page and technical SEO recommendations. This includes supporting the technical SEO roadmap and strategy, and ensuring recommendations from technical reports and site audits are implemented (e.g. link building recommendations, fixing internal broken links, external spam links etc.).
You will also use your understanding and experience of UX to ensure the needs of our audiences are are the heart of our digital experience. Reviewing and editing web pages, you will support our staff to ensure they follow digital best practices to drive action. You will also provide training and coaching, building their capability to create webpages in the CMS and implement on-page SEO. For non-CMS users, you will create and update pages on their behalf.
You will have excellent interpersonal, relationship building and stakeholder management skills, with strong communication skills and an eye for detail. You’ll also be confident using web content management systems, have knowledge of HTML and CSS, and be comfortable using Google Analytics and Google Console.
If you’re a digital specialist looking for an exciting new challenge that will deliver real transformation for a vital cause – this could be the role for you.
All applicants must be willing to work within a Christian framework and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.
Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employment and reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description attached.
Closing Date for applications: 19th July 2022
Interview Dates: 26th July 2022
Please note, we reserve the right to interview and appoint before the advertised closing date.
Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of our Christian organisation. We promote diversity of thought, culture and background, which connects the entire World Vision family. As such, World Vision is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.
**Please note that you MUST be holding the Right to work in the UK documentation as unfortunately this role is not sponsored**
World Vision UK is a registered organisation operating the MDS Scheme and we shall check with your previous employers about your behaviour and conduct. We will be requesting they complete a form known as a Statement of Conduct. As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.
By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application.
As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.
No agencies please.