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SEO and Content Data Journalist

Closing date
27 Oct 2021

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Marketing & PR
Contract Type
Full Time
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Our mission is to empower people to make confident decisions. With our unique set of brands we have the best of both worlds; the excitement of a startup and the strength of well established, trusted household names.
  • is the UK's top comparison website for home services switching, helping consumers save money on their gas, electricity, broadband, TV and phone.
  • is the longest-running insurance comparison platform in the UK, pioneering the way consumers make choices about financial services.
  • is one of the UK's leading comparison websites for financial services. Consumers can compare loans, credit cards, bank accounts and insurance from more than 600 providers.
  • and are leading online comparison platforms in Spain and France respectively, helping consumers compare a range of financial services and home services products.
We have the power to reach millions of consumers around the world, solving everyday complex problems through outstanding experiences.

The roleWe are seeking an experienced SEO and Content Data Journalist to join our team in order to help discover, craft and visualise stories hiding in data, thereby aiding our SEO efforts. The role presents an exciting opportunity for a curious individual with a keen interest in interrogating and analysing data to help generate compelling content marketing campaigns. In a nutshell, you'll be turning data and insights into a story worth telling, aiding our digital PR and content marketing campaign efforts.

You will have a keen news sense, strong data skills, and a proven ability to take ideas and turn them into data insights that engage journalists and publications. You will have an interest in and knowledge of methods for analysing figures to find great stories - whether it's spreadsheet skills or coding know-how.

You should have a keen interest in current affairs, and be familiar with, and committed to, the role data can play in a digital PR or content marketing strategy.

There will be an opportunity to get involved in the full campaign process, from idea brainstorming, data gathering, data analysis, content creation and analysing creative content campaigns across multiple national brands to aid our SEO by building high quality links.

Above all, you'll have a huge passion for content marketing and know what it takes to create best in class content that educates, inspires and entertains our audiences (from customers, to publications or niche websites).

Key Responsibilities:
  • Building compelling digital PR stories with research, data, weaving together research findings into a narrative
  • Developing ways of generating original data, such as through Freedom of Information requests or web scraping
  • Locating key sources of data that are useful to journalists and consumers
  • Manipulating raw data to find stories or other useful content for Digital PR and Outreach campaigns across RVU
  • Validating data sources by agency partners to ensure they meet best in class criteria.
RequirementsThe things we look for in you
  • A proactive individual who thrives in a fast paced environment with a strong sense for news, especially in the digital space
  • An understanding SEO best practices, plus content marketing, link building, and how PR ties into SEO would be beneficial
  • Proven strong creative and analytical skills which you can use to create and land results-driven web content campaigns for our market leading brands.
  • Be able to juggle multiple projects at once while executing strong organisational and project management skills
  • An ability to interrogate data quickly and intelligently, to find stories or other content opportunities
  • Excellent communication skills; scoping projects, disseminating results and instilling confidence in your work with key internal stakeholders of varied backgrounds
  • A a proactive attitude to solving technological problems in terms of finding, 'scraping' and presenting data
  • Proven strong SQL Skills particularly in reference to Google Big Query with experience in using analytical and data tooling such as R, Python, Tableau, Git, dbt etc
Our Commitment to you:At RVU we believe that we can be the change we wish to see in the world. We hold ourselves accountable to being open and inclusive teammates and community members. We embrace our differences and are committed to creating an inclusive environment that reflects the world we live in.

BenefitsWe want to give you a great work environment; contribute back to both your personal and professional development; and give you great benefits to make your time at RVU even more enjoyable. Some of these benefits include:
  • A competitive salary and bonus package
  • Employer matching pension up to 7.5%
  • Hybrid approach of in-office and remote working
  • 'Work from Home' budget to help contribute towards a great work environment at home
  • Excellent maternity, paternity and adoption leave policy, for those key moments in your life
  • Regular virtual events - from company-wide events with insightful external speakers, to virtual 'coffee chats' with fellow colleagues, we want to make sure our colleagues continue to feel connected whilst working remotely.
  • Health insurance
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