Senior SEO Specialist - Webmaster

A fantastic new opportunity has opened in our Cape Town office for a  Senior SEO Specialist & Webmaster. 
This role is perfect for an experienced individual who wants to supercharge their career by experiencing first-hand what it is like to be part of an energetic, extremely fast-growing company.

Introducing Ozow
Ozow is a simple, real-time EFT payment solution, that allows the consumer access to make secure, instant payments directly into a merchant's bank account. This payment gateway facilitates transactions via eCommerce, mobile, eBilling, and in-store transactions.

What we need from you
We are looking for someone who is a master of SEO techniques, can quickly adapt to industry changes, and will provide creative ideas to grow our business. As our SEO Specialist’s you will analyze traffic to our site from organic search channels and develop a strategy to optimize and drive more qualified traffic and conversions. You will be responsible for optimizing all aspects of our site to improve rankings on search engines for relevant terms, as well as generating ideas and a strategy for content creation. Our SEO specialists will also be responsible for keywords and landing pages and manage paid advertising campaigns through Google Ads and Bing Ads for search, display, and video formats to improve conversion numbers and/or reduce the cost of conversions.

Your experience within the FinTech or eCommerce industry will be advantageous but more importantly, you will need to show a track record of with a strong ability to thrive in a rapidly growing environment.  This role is based in Cape Town and will report to a member of the executive team.

Job Description

  • Performing keyword research
  • Conducting pre-live optimization and audits for new website launches
  • Developing and executing SEO strategies
  • Optimizing on-site content
  • Building an effective linking strategy
  • Informing content strategy
  • Analyzing data, building monthly reports, and providing insights
  • Ad-hoc reporting as necessary to continually measure performance
  • Interpreting data to account manager and stakeholders
  • Keeping up to date on industry changes and best practices (such as algorithm updates)
  • Contributing to user experience and conversion optimization audits and testing projects

Qualifications for this role

  • Relevant Degree
  • 5 or more years of Experience In SEO/Webmaster
  • Proficiency with Google Ads and/or Bing Ads
  • A basic understanding of how CSS and JS relate to SEO
  • Google Search Console
  • Bing Webmaster Tools
  • Advanced understanding of HTML/HTML5
  • Experience with ranking software such as SEMRush, Conductor Searchlight or Raven
  • Experience with reporting tools such as Google Data Studio
  • CMS experience with WordPress and/or Craft
  • E-commerce platform experience with platforms such as WooCommerce, Magento, or Shopify

Skills and other requirements for this role

  • Analytical and quantification skills
  •  Creative and innovative
  • Strategic-minded
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Effective problem solver
  • Excellent time management
  • Flexible
  • Self-starter

The benefits
The Benefit of joining our 'Ozow Amazing' Team is that you get to experience vibrant growth first hand. Come and be part of this highly energetic, enthusiastic, positive team whose sole focus is on growth, growing personally as individuals, locally and globally as a trendsetter. We are big into a healthy and balanced lifestyle by encouraging healthy diets and activity. 

Ozow is the future of payment — a world-class payment platform for customers and merchants that is Ozow easy, Ozow fast, and Ozow secure. With benefits as big as our ambitions, we’re looking for candidates who can inspire us and be inspired by us. We’re striving to become the industry leader that provides the simplest and easiest way to pay. And while we’re on our way to building an inclusive payments market, we’re building an equally inclusive workforce. So, join us as we achieve big things and beyond.