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Job Posting - Webmaster and SEO

By Barry Hunter

Geograph Project Limited has a position available for a Webmaster, to look after our sites LinkExternal link and LinkExternal link .

This position requires self-motivation and dedication. Will often need to take the initiative in seeking out and dealing with issues. Will work closely with other System and Database Administrators as part of the overall community.

Geograph publishes a collection of 4.5M photos (growing daily), available to the public via the web. With leads to many pages listed in search engines, which takes careful curation to keep working well.

* Monitoring Search Engine consoles for issues (Google/ Bing etc)
* Tweaking server rules/html pages for optimum performance
* Monitoring Sitemap generation
* Seeking out low value pages and removing them from ‘search’
* making sure high value pages are represented
* monitoring server access logs for robots

Requirements (optional - can learn on the job):
* URL and content canonicalization issues
* Apache ‘htaccess’ rules, and basic HTML
* Optimization techniques.

Hours: 1-2 hours a week (normally, can be variable). Flexi-Time, work when suits you.

Location: Remote working. A computer with an internet connection is all that is needed. (occasionally may need to run a SSH-Client)

Pay: Voluntary basis, but includes the warm glow of knowing you are helping to safeguard the work of thousands of contributors, over nearly 10 years, to the Geograph Project website.

Contact us now: Link or see other positions Link

Fri, 17 Jul 2015 at 17:34

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