SEO Specialist
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Shanty Town Design is a 100% remote design agency consisting of graphic designers, web designers, and WordPress developers. We work with small to medium sized businesses and fellow marketing agencies to produce and maintain creative for projects of all types. We act as an extension of existing marketing teams to handle a variety of design needs. Our clients come to us with goals and strategy in hand, ready for us to visually produce their messages based on our expertise. 

Job Description:

We’re on the lookout for a badass SEO Specialist who is a data and organizational nerd. Someone curious, a creative thinker, a puzzle-solver, and a self-motivator. You’d be working with a small team doing big things for clients and agencies in many industries. Some base knowledge in WordPress is a bonus but not required. You’ve got a team of developers and designers on your side! Do you drool over data? Do you love conducting technical audits? Think strategically? Have strong decision-making skills? Let’s talk if you have a type-A leadership personality and are motivated to build from the ground up.

What we offer:

  • Major flexibility. As long as the job gets done, you can work wherever and whenever you want.
  • Career development. Want to take a work-related Udemy course or attend a virtual web summit? We’ll reimburse you.
  • Extra moolah. Doing a kickass job? We love giving surprise bonuses.
  • FT team gets 12 paid holidays and 96 hours of personal time per year.

What we expect from you:

  • Great communication skills with clients, ability to articulate technological language  in a cohesive way
  • Be able to work independently and motivate yourself
  • Be accountable and able to hit the ground running by building out a new offer section of Shanty Town
  • Lead the strategy and reporting behind all SEO efforts
  • Be flexible and responsive
  • Be capable of meeting deadlines
  • Be organized and able to follow existing filing structures
  • Be able to ask questions or seek out answers when needed
  • Be able to learn and expand on new and existing systems
  • Keep the team informed; virtual communication is a must
  • Be detail-oriented and check work
  • Be results-oriented
  • Be able to work with and collaborate with others
  • Ability to multi-task on multiple projects and project types across industries
  • Have a passion for the work you do
  • Hold yourself to high standards & self-accountability
  • Love talking to and following up with clients and speaking on behalf of our company!


  • Fundamental understanding of SEO
  • Technical knowledge of Google Analytics/GA4/Google Search Console
  • Tracking conversions in GA/GSC/GTM
  • Goal tracking
  • keyword research
  • data organization
  • Writing/Editing
  • Google Ads/Facebook Ads
  • Google Ad Sense for blogs
  • Gravity Forms/WordPress (or we can teach you!)

Learning potential:

  • Design & development processes
  • Agency flow
  • Communicating about web design trends and how they fit into web design
  • WordPress, Web, & DIVI Builder (just understanding how it works for the sake of organizing projects, you won’t need to build anything! Unless you want to)


Freelance or Part-Time to Full-Time path. The rate will be decided depending on experience and location.

If this feels like you, fill out the application below!

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