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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Associate Director, Search Strategy in New York, New York

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.

MSK requires all new hires, volunteers, and vendors who come onsite to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. This is based on the COVID-19 vaccines’ high level of protection and our shared responsibility in protecting our patients.

Job Description

Are you looking for your next career challenge? We are looking for an Associate Director, Search Strategy who is passionate about leading strategies across internal and external search that make an impact at one of the nation’s leading cancer centers. The incumbent will be a key member of the Content Strategy team, overseeing the development, prioritization, and execution of our search engine optimization roadmap in support of key business goals.

You will:

  • Lead key projects to increase organic conversion both in external search and through our website’s search

  • Use the data from analytics and measurement to inform the search strategy and to solve search-related business, brand, marketing, and technology problems.

  • Ensure that quality results are delivered to users through website search engine

  • Partner with our in-house editorial team to test and ensure all content is findable using a wide variety of search terms

  • Make content-based recommendations to improve the findability of content

  • Partner with technology team to drive improvements in’s search product and to recommend technical improvements that improve SEO

  • Partner with the information architecture team to improve taxonomy

  • Partner with advertising team to align organic and paid search strategies

  • Present search analysis, opportunities and metrics to leaders throughout the organization

  • Develop, maintain, and oversee the prioritization and execution of the search strategy roadmap

    You have:

  • 7+ years of experience in search strategy, including SEO, and managing an enterprise search technology, preferably Coveo

  • Experience collaborating with and advising editorial and technology teams

  • Expert knowledge of Google Analytics and proven experience with search analytics tools (e.g. Brightedge, SEMRush, Google Search Console)

  • Experience optimizing for localized search (e.g. Yext)

  • Experience working with and managing relationships with outside agencies

  • Excellent oral, written, and verbal communication skills.

  • A collaborative spirit, solution-oriented mindset, and the ability to communicate with multiple stakeholders

  • The ability to multi-task, manage priorities, and deliver work on deadline.

    Benefits (

    Competitive compensation packages | Sick Time |Generous Vacation+ 12 holidays to recharge & refuel| Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care|403b Retirement Savings Plan Match|Tuition Reimbursement |Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance |Commuter Spending Account |Fitness Discounts &Wellness Program | Resource Networks| Life Insurance & Disability | Remote Flexibility (Come onsite as needed)

    We believe in communication, openness, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. It’s important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best.



MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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Job LocationsUSA-NY-New York

Posted Date1 day ago(11/25/2021 3:58 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-55933

Category Professional - Communications and Marketing