SEO Specialist in Thrive Internet Marketing

  • 100% Remote Job
  • Type: Full time
  • Location: Cape Town / Johannesburg
  • Salary: R20,000 - R30,000/month
  • Benefits: Vacation / Bonus
  • Hours: Looking for someone that can work US hours (15:00 - 00:00 UTC +2:00) Monday - Thursday and local hours on Friday.
Join the amazing team at Thrive Internet Marketing! We are a small high-powered digital marketing agency growing rapidly and looking for a rock star SEO specialist to work with a cohesive team of outstanding designers, developers, copywriters, social media and SEO experts to help grow the business to the next level. Founded in 2005, we are a high-performing team, creating custom WordPress websites and search engine optimization strategies for businesses. Thrive is committed to cultivating a culture of exceptional people who create outstanding results for our clients. We are a close-knit team that is motivated, smart, disciplined, organized and committed to turning ideas into action. We are professional, honest and passionate about our work. We already have many happy clients and are adding more every day. Grow with us as we address the business marketing needs of clients in the United States and around the world.

Qualifications:
  • Minimum 3 years of SEO experience preferred
  • Must demonstrate a detailed understanding of SEO principles and guidelines
  • Knowledge of local search engine optimization tactics and strategies
  • Direct experience in e-commerce optimization (WooCommerce, Shopify, BigCommerce,…)
  • Direct experience with link-building initiatives, including blogger outreach
  • Demonstrated ability to create engaging and persuasive articles and copy
  • Knowledge of basic web design and technology principles and their SEO implications
  • Proficiency with web analytics tools (Google Analytics) and SEM tools (SEOmoz, Raven, SpyFu, SEMRush) as well as Webmaster Tools
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Strong analytical aptitude
  • Self motivator
  • Be excited to learn
  • Creatively seek ways to problem solve
  • Excellent English
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Being Google Adwords and Bing Adcenter certified is a plus
  • Being Google Analytics certified is a plus
  • Experience with WordPress platform is a plus
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS is a plus - Knowledge of A/B Testing is a plus
  • Knowledge of Conversion Optimization is a plus
  • Past agency experience preferred, but not required
Responsibilities:
  • Constantly create “Client Delight” by providing high-levels of service and communication with manager and clients
  • Develop SEO strategies and oversee the day-to-day management of SEO initiatives
  • Audit sites on an on-going basis and pro-actively offer recommendations for improving performance
  • Develop and manage link-building, content creation, and blogger outreach strategies
  • Create new on-site content as well as content for partners and blogger outreach initiatives
  • Track, analyze and report organic search performance — from internal and external link audits to SERPs to organic site traffic and conversions
  • Stay abreast of the latest SEO developments and search engine trends
  • Set up, manage, and optimize PPC accounts (Google Adwords, Bing Ads).
Desired Skills:
  • Develop SEO strategies and oversee the day-to-day management of SEO initiatives
  • Audit sites on on-going basis and pro-actively offer recommendations for improving performance
  • Develop and manage link building, content creation, and blogger outreach strategies
  • Develop and manage paid search campaigns
  Apply at: https://thriveagency.com/about/our-jobs/