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SEO Manager – Marketing and Communications job – R360 000 p/a – Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Nov 5, 2018

A leading e-commerce retail company based in Johannesburg have a great job opportunity for a SEO Manager to join their team. They are seeking an industry leading SEO Manager who is passionate about all aspects of Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Your key job responsibilities as the SEO Manager in Johannesburg will include

  • Work closely with the Director of Digital Marketing to develop SEO strategies and execution plans
  • Must be a subject matter expert in all SEO areas (Technical SEO, Site, Content, etc.)
  • Create a roadmap of initiatives to support strategic objectives
  • Manage and oversee all SEO implementation including on-page optimization and off page optimization tactics
  • Develop specifications for concrete recommendations and actionable tasks
  • Create customized & targeted SEO landing page solutions to maximize effectiveness of Search campaigns
  • Conduct keyword research, competitive analysis, content optimization, meta-tag creation, link development and other SEO related activities
  • Work closely with IT to ensure alignment with SEO strategies
  • Knowledgeable about all technical aspects of SEO
  • Work closely with various departments on all major website changes impacting SEO
  • Report weekly on the effectiveness of SEO and ensure positive ROI for each SEO initiative
  • Review website data for keyword insights and SEO trends

Requirements for this SEO Manager job in Johannesburg:

  • 3-5+ years of SEO experience at an Enterprise level
  • Advanced knowledge in SEO strategies, tactics and execution
  • Up to date on latest search engine algorithm updates
  • Working knowledge of SEO platforms
  • Expertise in HTML, CSS, and other website technology related to SEO
  • SEM experience at a large E-Commerce retailer
  • Effective written and verbal communication techniques
  • Require a strong attention to detail and ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Working knowledge of the latest SEO tools
  • Strong project management skills in retail, marketing, or e-commerce preferred
  • Sense of ownership and passion for all areas related to SEO
  • Google Analytics Individual Qualification is a plus

If you meet the above requirements for this SEO Manager job in Johannesburg, we would like to hear from you! Please send your CV through to If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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