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SEO Officer

About Souq:

Souq.com is the largest ecommerce site in the Arab world. Every month, Souq.com attracts more than 40 million visits to its catalogue of more than 8 million unique products in 35 different categories, including Books, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Household goods, Fashion, Accessories, Perfumes, Toys, and Baby products.

Established in 2005, Souq.com today operates both as an award-winning retail business and an online marketplace that allows SMEs, merchants, brands and distributors to distribute their products online.

With more than 3,000 employees, we have offices and local operations in UAE, Egypt, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and leading Product and Engineering centers in Jordan and India. We offer competitive salaries, benefits, and a unique opportunity to join the leading player in an ever growing and exciting industry. 

Job Description:

The purpose of this position is to play a supporting role in the implementation of search engine optimization strategies. Since this is a junior-level position, you don’t have to have any experience in a relative position, but you do have to have a fundamental understanding of how search engines work, and some knowledge of which ranking techniques are allowed by search engines guidelines and which are not.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform keyword research & build lists of targeted key phrases.
  • Use SEO and keyword research tools to analyze and identify keyword opportunities.
  • Review Souq.com Pages content to highlight areas that need on-site improvements.
  • Conduct regular quality assurance SEO audits on the website’s content & images to ensure alignment with SEO best practices.
  • Track organic search and pages performance.
  • Discover & evaluate organic competitors.
  • Assisting the SEO Manger in monitoring and implementing SEO Strategies and plans.

Job Requirements:

  • An above-average level of interest in Google and passion for digital marketing.
  • 0-1 Years of experience.
  • Fundamental understanding of how search engines work and SEO best practices.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic Language.
  • BA in digital marketing, marketing, English or any related field.
  • Excel advanced proficiency is a plus.
  • Basic knowledge in Google analytics is a plus.

Core Competencies:

  • Analytical thinking skills.
  • Excellent research skills.
  • Organization and time management skills.
  • Observation skills; attention to details.
  • Eagerness to learn.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Copywriting skill is a plus.
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