Local SEO – Intern – South Africa

Remuneration: negotiable to be discussed 
Benefits: None
Location: Johannesburg, Rosebank area
Education level: Diploma
Job level: Junior
Own transport required: Yes
Type: Permanent
Reference: #2012-0010
Company: Location Bank

Position available: SEO Intern

Internship overview:

We are looking for an energetic, responsible intern to join our growing organisation. In this position, you will be expected to learn the ins-and-outs of how our business functions and carry out day-to-day tasks. The focus will be on providing exceptional value and demonstrating initiative to support the team.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Accurate and thorough data sorting/management
  • Understand how to use the Location Bank software and correctly implement changes as requested by clients  
  • Daily checks to ensure that the data is up to date and accurate in the software and live on all the end points/publishers
  • Take screenshots (desktop and mobile) of any data changes or optimisation elements so that the proofs can be sent to clients
  • Ad hoc client liaison regarding any technical functions or updates to their account
  • Google My Business optimisation to meet predetermined targets for growth in impressions and clicks on all listings
  • Assist with keyword strategies and implement local SEO techniques
  • Upload posts and assist with campaign management
  • Assist with reputational management by responding to reviews and questions using a response guideline
  • Provide support to the account and direct managers
  • Adhere to deadlines as outlined by the account and direct managers
  • Ensure monthly reports are delivered to clients and verify the data
  • Archive all corporate documents and follow the correct format
  • Carry out tasks as specified by account managers and report back daily on all given tasks


  • Diploma/degree in the marketing sphere is a requirement
  • Proficient on the entire Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Understanding of Google Sheets
  • Own transportation and laptop required

 Additional requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong decision making and problem-solving experience
  • Passionate about new media and the marketing sphere as a whole
  • Be a self-starter i.e. able to work independently and collaboratively in a team
  • Solid interpersonal skills
  • Tech-savvy
  • Punctual and professional attitude
  • Looking to gain experience in the digital marketing space
  • Innovative
  • Fast learner
  • The ability to adhere to deadlines and implement time management effectively

Company Description

The name Location Bank epitomises everything we offer i.e., centrally securing your digital presence, leveraging those locations across multiple publishers for maximum exposure and ROI, and securing your reputation at a local level.

Location Bank is a central database that plugs into the world’s largest mapping companies, websites, social media sites and apps such as Google My Business, Facebook, Apple Maps, Foursquare, Whatsapp, Here, TomTom, Uber, Tripadvisor and Zomato via API – pushing your locations out across the digital landscape, ensuring your online footprint mirrors your real-world footprint perfectly.

Posted on 06 Mar 10:35, Closing date 5 May

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