SEO Specialist 

Digital Surfer is a forever-growing innovative digital marketing agency,  passionate about effectively marketing our clients’ online presence through their website and other online marketing avenues.

  • Top company culture – a great path for career progression as the team continually grows.
  • Genuine work/life balance
  • Amazing people & location in Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast
  • A friendly & passionate team that supports each other.

We are on the search for a truly outstanding, passionate, intelligent, and analytical SEO Specialist to join our growing team.

Digital Surfer Careers

Why Work With Us

We strongly believe if you look after your people, they look after your clients. When you work with us, you receive the support and care you need to thrive in your career and life.

Education - Continue Learning


At Digital Surfer, you’ll be encouraged to grow and develop your skills and knowledge. We regularly attend conferences, take courses and have monthly cross-skilling training sessions to invest in our education as individuals and as a business.
Flexibility - Work Suited To You


Having a good work-life balance makes for happy people and team members. We make every effort to ensure you have the balance you need. From our half-day on Fridays to our flexible work hours we work with you to ensure you’re happy.
Human - Love Your Career


Our owners, Peter and Renee, take great pride in building connections with every team member and learning what will help make them successful. They make it their mission to help every team member love coming to work each day.
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The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for an SEO Specialist within our Gold Coast team. Initially, the position is a full-time position for the right person

  • You’ll be responsible for the proactive development and ongoing management of SEO strategies to an array of existing and new clients across various industries.  This will include service and product-based (eCommerce) websites.
  • Discuss strategic recommendations, delivering quality performance reporting back to your clients, and ensuring the work accomplished meets goals and forecasts set.
  • Project manage tasks within the team, content management, technical implementation, and use of popular content management systems.
  • SEO campaigns will cover both service and product-based websites.

Key functions of the role

You will come from an SEO strategy background with the ability to understand business goals and technical constraints; you will need to have knowledge and experience when it comes to the technical aspects of SEO implementation, including research, optimisation and audits so that you can assist with any troubleshooting.

Most importantly YOU live and breathe digital marketing, YOU are driven, YOU are a team player and YOU are motivated.

The Role

  • Consult closely with your key clients on SEO strategy. Provide analytics & performance reporting on the overall sites to team/management & your clients
  • Auditing websites and provide technical recommendations to improve SEO visibility
  • Strategic content management
  • Project Management of work through the agency systems
  • Reporting & analysis! ROI – conversion metrics, KPI performance, keyword optimisation and confidently communicating your findings to clients (face to face and via the phone)
  • Management of client expectations throughout the SEO process.

Fit for Role

  • You love data and are analytically minded.
  • You’re a natural problem solver and an avid reader. You’re always on top of the latest search trends and willing to tackle a challenge.
  • You work well with others and enjoy teaming up within the team and value the relationships you have at work.
  • Excellent verbal and handwritten communication skills, as well as high attention to detail
  • 12 to 18 months within an agency SEO role 
  • A good understanding of SEO service & product-based, Google My Business optimisation, digital marketing, and how to effectively implement various SEO techniques on a website
  • Experience with popular SEO tools, including keyword research tools, Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools, keyword tracking tools etc.
  • Experience with popular content management systems, WordPress & Shopify are essential
  • Positive, ability to learn quickly, self-motivated, passionate, enthusiastic, a can-do attitude & dynamic, are a few “keywords” that describe the best fit personality for this position.

Apply to Work for an amazing agency

  • Your current resume, detailing your experience in SEO & how many years of experience you have in digital marketing. Experience in SEO should cover WordPress, Shopify, and any other platforms, tools, and strategies used.
  • Current references
  • Confirmation of your right to work in Australia – Australian Citizen or appropriate work VISA
  • Ability to work at our Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast office
  • What’s your expected hourly casual rate and are you prepared to be full-time?

How to Work for Us

Our owners, Peter and Renee Curran, are passionate about inspiring and guiding the next generation of digital marketers. As entrepreneurs and digital marketing experts themselves, they invest time in students from Griffith University and Gold Coast TAFE, guiding them on essential skills to help students grow with the ever-evolving world of digital marketing.

Web Design & Development

Use your website design and development skills to work with businesses who have their eyes on the big prize. We are always on the lookout for UX designers, eCommerce developers and other specialised website builders to join the team.

Digital Marketing

Work with our multi-award winning Digital Marketing team with local, national and international clients to tap into and expand your skills. You’ll use your full set of digital marketing skills to allow our clients to expand their reach and bring in new revenue streams to level up their business.

Paid Advertising

Put your paid ads skills to good use, helping business owners transform their lives. We are always on the lookout for data-driven, PPC experts specialising in Google, Bing, Meta, TikTok, LinkedIn, Pinterest and other ads platforms.

Hear Why Our Team Loves Digital Surfer


Since joining the Digital Surfer team, I have been presented with endless opportunities to grow both professionally & personally. Both Pete & Renee are super supportive and genuinely care about everyone on the team. Being given the freedom to innovate and create our monthly training program has been a highlight of my development.

While we work hard for all our clients, we also have a lot of fun while we’re at it, with regular social team bonding events & our monthly training days.

Ryan Chilton

SEO & Digital Marketing Specialist


Working with Digital Surfer has given me so many amazing opportunities to grow – both as a digital marketer and within the scope of the role. Pete and Renee are open to suggestions for improvement when learning new skills and always hear out any ideas we come to them with.

Digital Surfer offers an amazing work environment with regular team building and bonding, as well as periodic workshops and team training to make sure we’re all giving our best to each client.

Brodie McGrath

SEO & Content Specialist

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