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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