The internship is a 6-month full-time contract position that will be supporting the growth of our search engine visibility and traffic in Russian speaking markets.
Working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, the SEO Intern will create, optimize and manage web content and link development initiatives to improve the organic search performance of several sites.
The successful candidate will transform search engines into the primary source of qualified traffic to our websites.
Writing creative and inspiring content for our website, both on-site and off-site, to help drive customer engagement and our SEO rankings
Reviewing and improving existing content on the website(s) and advise on strategies to refresh or better optimize
Performing keyword research for new and existing SEO content in order to identify content gaps
Monitor and report on key performance metrics for organic search : ranking, traffic from search engines, conversion rates, etc.
and proactively act on the insights provided
Assist with the research and development of a dense link network through effective partnership building, community interaction and content placement
Assist with the execution of local translations
Work closely with local sales offices to train staff in the basic precepts of organic search and coordinate their work on the site in relation to SEO
Skills & Qualifications
Native Russian speakers only. Excellent Russian writing skills (native speaker) and strong communication skills in English are essential
Good translation and editorial skills with strong attention to detail and excellent proof-reading ability
Ability to create engaging, customer-centric and search engine optimized content across various formats (e.g. campaign pages, in-
depth articles, blog posts etc.) and channels (owned and earned)
Comfortable with challenging deadlines, workloads and goals
Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional, international team environment and communicate persuasively by e-mail and telephone
Strong team player that is willing to learn and share knowledge but is also able to work without supervision
Graduation from university with a related degree with strong academic credentials
Online marketing and copywriting experience are preferred. Working understanding of search engine marketing and / or social media is a benefit
Must be eligible to work in the UK
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