SEO Specialist

Remuneration:R45000 per month negotiable Market related 
Benefits:Medical Aid + Provident Fund
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Degree
Job level:Senior
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:International
Company:Express Employment Professionals

Job description

Our client is wishing to appoint a highly skilled and talented SEO Specialist to take up a key role leading the implementation of the company’s new content-driven marketing and product mandate. 

In this role, the person will be working with their content team and web developer, utilizing their deep knowledge of SEO to consult on best practices. 

The successful person will be highly experienced in building extensive content driven website by contributing to the overall content and implementing it.

You are specialised in both internal and onsite SEO as well as inbound linking/off-site SEO, strategise, implement, optimize and report on SEO campaigns. 

You will work collaboratively in a new, fast-paced “start-up-creative-agency hybrid” team, which sits within an established multi-national company, building solutions to empower our digital marketing initiatives.

All applications must be accompanied by, the applicant must include a short cover letter and the list of all the SEO related tools you are a *expert* in (this WILL be verified), along with a list of their high success achievements (such as growing a brand new site or sub-SERP 1 to page one.

Main responsibilities and tasks:

Build and integrate our marketing technology stack:
  • End-to-End SEO planning and implementation
  • On-site SEO
  • Comprehensive off-site SEO management
  • Manage the SEO for multiple languages
Additional duties:
  • Collaborate with colleagues from the content and website team
  • Constantly stay up to date with Google algorithm developments
  • Any other duties reasonably assigned by your line manager
Person specification:
  • You will have a strong SEO background and a love for achieving high SERP rankings
  • You have succeeded in bringing low ranked websites to first page of SERP results
  • Are up to date with Google algorithm impacts on SEO
  • Extensive knowledge of all SEO related tools such as SEMrush
  • An extensive list of verifiable success


  • Ideal candidates will have two+ years of experience with SEO campaigns
  • Google Analytics certification a plus
  • All standard SEO research tools
  • Analytics reporting
  • SEO strategy creation and planning
  • Fluent in English
  • High level of written English
  • Management of SEO for multiple languages
  • Highly organised with an established project management method, to deal with extensive and varied language requirements
  • Additional language:
  • French, Spanish, Italian, Arabic,
  • Korean, Japanese (not essential)
  • Adobe Animate
Personal attributes:
  • A strategic thinker, creative problem solver, able to execute vision into final deliverables.
  • Excellence-focused attitude, you are very competitive and continuously strive to the best in your field.
  • Appreciation for entrepreneurship. Longterm vision. Maturity, patience and strength to see projects through to delivery.
  • High-performance mind-set, highly driven, able to handle the start-up-like high-pressure environment.

Posted on 14 Nov 11:56

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