SEO Specialist
The Warehouse Group
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand Full-time
5d ago

Company Description is a curated lifestyle shopping platform which launched in August 2019, backed by The Warehouse Group. With over 600 merchants representing 5,000+ brands and 5m+ SKUs, we aim to become one of the biggest marketplaces in New Zealand.

This amazing once-in-a-lifetime opportunity exists to help bring this goal to life.

At TheMarket, we are passionate about the brands and merchants that we work with, selecting authentic alignments to tell great stories via our various marketing channels.

  • Whether it’s search, display, affiliates, retargeting or social; targeting awareness, consideration or purchase intents;
  • on mobile, app, desktop or tablet - we strive to create always on-brand and engaging marketing communications for all our personas.

    Learn more about TheMarket from its CEO, Justus Wilde in the following .

    Job Description

    As an SEO Specialist at TheMarket, you’ll be combining your existing experience in SEO, creativeness, and willingness to supercharge your own growth, to help deliver our SEO strategy, and continue to increase organic traffic and conversions.

    Your primary focus will be optimizing on page & technical elements of our website.

    As a contemporary SEO, you understand that it’s more than just keyword stuffing and what the keyword density of page is.

    You’ll turn keyword phrases into a problem-solution angle and align TheMarket with that solution.

    Through keyword research, you’ll uncover our customers pain points and jobs to be done, and then execute strategies to alleviate them, thereby improving our brand awareness and organic traffic.

    The day to day :

    Is pretty straight forward SEO activity, working on huge site audits, analysis, content gap analysis, mostly on page optimisation, keyword analysis and more.

    You’ll also be providing thorough reporting & analysis on a weekly / monthly basis.

    As a team, the key metrics we work towards are improving non-brand organic traffic, non-brand impressions, non-brand organic revenue.

    You will be a clear communicator who shows strong initiative, as your role requires you to work across a number of different teams including the technical and trade teams.


    Providing guidance with a platform migration to minimize loss of organic traffic

    Assisting in TheMarket’s onpage & technical SEO, with a strong focus on execution & implementation

    Conducting regular technical audits

    Analysing top performing brands, categories, and products through Search Console and optimizing onpage elements

    Ongoing keyword discovery, expansion and optimization, including long tail keyword research

    Conducting competitor analysis and providing recommendations

    Keyword rank analysis using tools like Accuranker, Ahrefs, Google Search Console, Google Analytics

    Having a clear understanding of TheMarket’s overall SEO strategy and goals

    Regular reporting and analysis

    Recommend changes to website architecture, canonicals, content, linking and other factors to improve SEO positions for target keywords

    Assist in developing SEO strategies and reporting on efficacy


    Proven experience as an SEO specialist - analysing, reviewing, and revising existing content on a website to boost organic traffic

    Understanding of SEO content strategy and creation

    Examples of creative solutions to improve the reach of your websites you’ve worked on

    Strong research and analytical skills

    2 years experience as an SEO specialist

    Experience with ecommerce and marketplace

    Additional Information

    Why work for us?

  • Work within an agile team developing new exciting features in e-commerce, driving convenience for millions of kiwi shoppers
  • Be a part of a supportive team, who are invested in the each other succeeding
  • Be encouraged to grow and take on more responsibilities to improve and advance in your career path
  • Get dedicated time and training resources for professional development, and support to grow in your areas of interest
  • Flexible work environment with two days a week from home
  • Our company culture is laid back but energised with a group of innovative and driven people that are focused on creating the next frontier for retail in New Zealand.

    The right type of person for this role

    Approaches challenges with an open mindset, creativity, hunger and lots of energy

    Strong desire to build something great, and thrive on overcoming the challenges to get there

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