Jumia SEO Specialist - Jobs in South Africa

Jumia SEO Specialist - Jobs in South Africa

Position at Zando
Our company:
Zando was founded in 2012 and since then has grown exponentially to become South Africa’s biggest online fashion store. Zando forms part of the Jumia Group, the leading e-commmerce platform in Africa. With over 1 billion people and 500 million internet users in Africa, Jumia believes that e-commerce is making people's lives easier by helping them shop and pay for millions of products at the best prices wherever they live.

E-commerce is also creating new opportunities for SMEs to grow, and job opportunities for a new generation to thrive. With over 5,000 employees in more than 10 countries in Africa, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating sustainable impact in Africa and offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation.

Key Performance Areas and Responsibilities:
  • Formulate SEO strategies to drive SEO growth, improving SERP positions and growing organic traffic across all digital platforms
  • Contribute to brand and content strategies to maximise SEO opportunities
  • Conduct technical SEO audits on-site and implement SEO best practices
  • Perform ongoing onsite optimization, sitemaps and index pages
  • Drive inbound linking plans and internal linking strategies
  • Conduct keyword research, keyword trends
  • Provide competitor analyses
  • Identifying content gaps / opportunities
  • Report on SEO performance objectives

    Essential skills, behaviour and knowledge required:
  • Ability to work under tight time constraints
  • Comfortable with numbers, data and analytics
  • High Attention to detail
  • Deadline driven
  • Technically curious
  • Able to work independently and within a team dynamic
  • Ability to take the lead and be resourceful in finding content opportunities
  • Communicating with different areas of the business
  • A problem solver that’s excited by a challenge
  • Live the Zando values:
  • Delivers customer satisfaction;
  • Leads completely;
  • Embraces and drives change;
  • Goes the extra mile;
  • Is adventurous, open-minded and creative;
  • Creates fun and a positive team spirit.

    Education and Experience:
  • Grade 12 (Senior Certificate)
  • 2 + years SEO experience
  • HTML and CSS – a must
  • CMS experience – advantageous
  • E-commerce website experience – advantageous
  • Screaming Frog or other crawling software knowlege
  • Google Analytics
  • Google Search Console
  • Google Data Studio
  • Microsoft Office - Excel
  • Up to date with latest Google trends

    *This appointment will be made in accordance with the Company’s Employment Equity Plan and preference will be given to people from Designated Groups and people with a disability, provided such job applicants meet the inherent criteria of the vacancy.
    * Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    How to apply
    For more information and job application details, see; Jumia SEO Specialist Jobs in South Africa

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