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Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist, IKEA Southeast Asia (10 months Contract)

Petaling Jaya, Selangor - Explore location eCommerce Contract

Job description

Company description

The IKEA vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. We do this by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them. We operate in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Philippines – and have an ambitious expansion plan to bring a little bit of Sweden to new markets in the region. We are part of the Ikano Group of companies and the only IKEA franchisee owned by the Kamprad family that founded IKEA.

We also develop, own and operate Shopping Centres that are anchored by IKEA and create walkable communities by including residential, office and other types of real estate in our development plans.

We work towards making sustainability a natural part of our everyday work. We are active in our communities, driving and supporting social initiatives that benefit children, women and the environment.

Job description

About the job

For the Digital team, we are looking for an enthusiast who can help us in establishing E-Commerce in the Philippines and securing the IKEA brand and our overall vision of “creating a better everyday life for the many people” by taking the lead to build the website’s digital presence, strengthen the search engine ranking and monitor SEO performance to secure healthy organic traffic & contribute to sales.

Your assignment

  • Provide the plan, develop and execute the SEO strategy as well as define the key performance indicators.
  • Implement on keyword research and analysis, onsite optimisation and technical audits.
  • Lead tactical SEO activities, guide the Editors on the implementation and support them on the copywriting.
  • Use various tools to create reports (Google Analytics, Google Data Studio, Google Tag Manager or other SEO tools).
  • Provide insights and recommendations and suggest actionable solutions to improve search engine crawlability and indexation.
  • Lead the parterniship with the external SEO agency to ensure SEO performance with local relevance.
  • Work closely with the marketing team to align SEO strategy with SEM and other marketing directions.
  • The position will be based in Mutiara Damansara, Petaling Jaya. Malaysia.


Your profile

  • Solid knowledge of the Philippines market. Speaking local languages is a plus.
  • Prior working experience in Search Engine Optimisation (SEO).
  • Have a strong sense of ownership.
  • Communicate in an open, clear and inspiring way with different stakeholders.
  • Ability to make the decision and solve problems.
  • Good analytical skills and attention to details.
  • Excellent in prioritisation, planning and organising skills
  • Experience in keyword research analysis to optimise onsite optimisation.
  • Understand the search engine algorithms and ranking methods.
  • Have knowledge of SEO tools (SEMRush, Screaming Frog, or similar).
  • Have knowledge of website tools (Google Analytics, Data Studio, Google console).

More Information

Please apply by 30 November 2020.