SEO Manager Jobs at iKhokha in Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal

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iKhokha company opens jobs for SEO Manager positions in the KwaZulu-Natal region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Marketing and Sales skills with Mid-Senior level experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The Headhunters company itself is engaged in Financial Services, of course if you are interested in applying for this company, you can register immediately.

Job Information

Position:SEO Manager
Region:KwaZulu-Natal, Umhlanga - KwaZulu-Natal
Job Function:Marketing and Sales
Seniority Level:Mid-Senior level
Employment Type:Full-time
Industry:Financial Services

Job Description

Company Description

iKhokha is one of the fastest-growing fintech companies in Africa. As you’d expect, our pace is fast-moving and ever-changing. We like it that way.

Our office is a high performance environment where we push each other to challenge the status quo. If that doesn’t appeal to you, you probably shouldn’t work here.

Job Description

Are you an unstoppable force in the world of SEO, fueled by a burning passion to conquer search engine rankings? Do you have a knack for transforming websites into digital powerhouses?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our dynamic team as an SEO Manager.

What’s in it for YOU?

  • As an SEO manager at iKhokha, you will play a critical role in driving organic search engine traffic and improving the overall visibility and performance of our digital products.
  • You will be responsible for developing and executing effective search engine optimization strategies to maximize our website’s ranking on major search engines and increase organic traffic.

So, what will you do?

  • You will be developing and implementing comprehensive SEO strategies to increase organic search visibility and drive high-quality traffic to our website.
  • You will be optimizing website content, including landing pages, blog posts, product descriptions, and other digital assets, to improve search engine rankings and user engagement.
  • You will be defining and developing high quality backlinks, as well as continually monitoring and adjusting.
  • You will be monitoring and analyzing website performance using SEO tools and analytics platforms to identify areas for improvement and recommend actionable solutions.
  • You will be performing regular website audits to identify technical SEO issues and work closely with the development team to implement necessary fixes.
  • You will be conducting thorough keyword research and analysis to identify opportunities for content optimization and expansion.
  • You will be monitoring and reporting on key SEO performance metrics, such as organic traffic, rankings, conversions, and backlinks, providing insights and recommendations for improvement.
  • You will be conducting competitive analysis to identify gaps and opportunities, and develop strategies to outperform competitors in search engine rankings.
  • You will be collaborating with cross-functional teams, including marketing, social media, and web development, to align SEO initiatives with broader marketing and business objectives.
  • You will be collaborating with content creators, designers, and developers to ensure SEO best practices are incorporated into website development and content creation processes.
  • You will stay informed about the latest digital marketing trends and technologies, and proactively identify new opportunities to enhance our SEO efforts.
  • You will stay up to date with the latest SEO trends, algorithm updates, and industry best practices to ensure our SEO strategies are effective and aligned with search engine guidelines.

Deal breakers:

At least 5+ years of proven relevant experience with the below:

  • As an SEO Manager or similar role, with a successful track record of improving organic search performance and driving tangible results.
  • Strong understanding of search engine algorithms, ranking factors, and SEO best practices.
  • Proficiency in using SEO tools, such as Google Analytics (certified), Google Search Console, SEMrush, or similar platforms.
  • Solid knowledge of CMS, HTML, CSS, and website development principles, with the ability to identify and resolve technical SEO issues. HubSpot knowledge would be advantageous
  • Ability to develop and build out high quality backlinks, measuring and monitoring these.
  • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to interpret data, draw insights, and make data-driven recommendations.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively work with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Self-motivated and proactive mindset, with the ability to work independently and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Attention to detail and a strong commitment to delivering high-quality work.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced and dynamic environment, with a willingness to continuously learn and improve.


The following would be advantageous:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or a related field.
  • Relevant certifications in SEO or digital marketing are a plus.

Additional Information

Perks of joining the Tribe?

  • You get to work in a high growth company. Sink your teeth into meaningful work with tangible results you are accountable for.
  • Hybrid, remote and in office work models.
  • Remuneration & Benefits. We offer Company contributions to Medical Aid and a Group Risk Scheme.
  • Visionary Leadership.
  • Study leave.
  • Access to on demand learning and development.
  • A friendly, collaborative culture and a team of all-round-lekker humans (it’s true, we surveyed our Employees and they told us so).
  • If you find yourself at HQ, coffee on tap and a selection of hot beverages provided by our onsite Barista.


  • Comfortable environment
  • Taught when starting work
  • Salary bonus if there is overtime

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Company Information


Industry: Financial Services

iKhokha is a financial services company that provides small businesses across South Africa with digital payment solutions that are tailored to their needs. Founded in 2015, iKhokha has revolutionised the way businesses accept payments, making it easier and more affordable for SMEs to accept payment from customers. iKhokha covers both digital and Card payments, allowing businesses to accept credit and debit cards, Instant EFTs, Mobicred, Zapper and Masterpass online, as well as scanning QR codes. Offering fast and secure payments, businesses can accept payments wherever they are, and have access to an online Merchant Portal where they can view, accept, and manage payments.

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