Search Industry Job of the Week – Search Marketing Specialist

Job Title: Search Marketing Specialist
Job Reference #: Unknown
Position Type: full time
Name of employer: Hairy Lemon Web Solutions
Location: Christchurch, New Zealand
Date Posted: 7 March 2012
Position description:

Hairy Lemon are looking for someone who is passionate about search marketing and is keen to be an active contributor to their online visibility group (which includes their digital strategist and UX specialist), and work with a small team of SEO specialists.

You will love keeping up with and analysing the latest trends and developments in SEO, SEM and mobile search, and be open to adapting client recommendations to keep up with trends.

The ideal candidate will have a web development background or else a strong grasp of the technical aspects of SEO, as well as an understanding of how search fits into the overall online marketing picture.

Strong communication skills are a must, both with internal and external clients, as well as the ability to help train and nurture younger team members.

Technical Competency:

  • Web development background, particularly in PHP, HTML and CSS
  • Experience with social media and blogging, and have strong existing networks
  • Google Analytics skills to advanced level
  • AdWords qualified

Person Specification:

  • Strong communication skills, written and oral
  • Confident presentation skills
  • Must work well as part of a high performing team
  • Ability to self-manage and manage team members
  • Committed to ongoing learning and professional development
  • Comfortable in a client facing role

Ideally you will come from a solid agency background where you have been working with multiple B2B and B2C clients at any one time.

About hairyLemon

Based in Christchurch, New Zealand, they are a team of web and digital professionals committed to delivering the best results for their clients. Located in safe premises outside of the central city, they are all committed to living and working in Christchurch and being involved in the rebuild of the city, which is presenting a range of commercial opportunities and tremendous growth over the next decade. The company currently has 31 staff and continues to expand in response to client demand. If necessary, they may be able to assist you to find accommodation in Christchurch.

If this sounds like a company you would fit into perfectly, please apply with a cover letter telling them why you would like to work for hairyLemon and a current CV which should also include your social media contact details.

Salary range: negotiable
Closing date: Unknown
More info from: or phone 03 377 0031
Contact: Send resumes to jobs[at]

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Search Engine College Newsletter Vol. 12, Issue #1

In case you missed it, the first issue for 2012 of the Search Engine College newsletter was published recently.

The newsletter includes an article based on a landing page copywriting case study, as well as a bunch of Q and A’s from this blog.

It also features a range of terrific job vacancies in the search industry and a USD 50 discount on our SEO and PPC courses, exclusive to subscribers.

Happy Reading!

Search Industry Job of the Week – PPC Specialist

Job Title: PPC Specialist
Job Reference #: Unknown
Position Type: full time
Name of employer: Group Twenty Seven
Location: Arlington, MA (Virtual)
Date Posted: 23 February 2012
Position description:

Are you a PPC professional looking for additional work? Group Twenty Seven are looking to fill a PPC contract position immediately. If you are dependable, passionate about PPC, and have solid knowledge of AdWords and adCenter, they want to hear from you.


  • Currently work as a PPC freelancer / contractor
  • Able to commit to 20 hours per week
  • Weekly progress check-ins via email or phone
  • References

Required PPC Experience:

  • At least 2-4 years experience working with AdWords and adCenter
  • Excellent ad writing skills
  • A solid understanding of Google Analytics and how to utilize data to further develop PPC efforts
  • The ability to pinpoint trends and the know-how to capitalize on findings
  • Up to date on latest PPC industry changes and trends
  • Creative thinker
  • Enjoys testing and trying new things to improve account performance

This position is virtual.

Include your resume, references, hourly rate as well as a little about yourself and PPC experience.

Salary range: Unknown
Closing date: Unknown
More info about company from:
Contact: Send resumes via online form to:

For more search industry job vacancies, or to post a vacancy, please visit Search Engine College Jobs Board.