SEO Sr. Specialist

  • New York, NY, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Region: Americas
  • Department: Marketing and Communications

Company Description

Shopify has redefined commerce, raising the standard for how businesses of all sizes manage, market and sell their products and services. With over 1,000,000 merchants in more than 175 countries, powered by the most innovative platform on the market, we continue to grow rapidly while constantly looking for new ways to impact and disrupt markets. 

Job Description

We’re looking to hire an SEO Sr. Specialist to join our Markets SEO team at Shopify! Shopify currently powers more than 1,000,000 merchants worldwide, with thousands of new stores signing up each month. Few tech companies have grown as quickly as Shopify and SEO has been a main driver of this growth. Your goal? Help us accelerate this growth in our international English markets ( Hong Kong, Singapore, India, and more ).

This position would be responsible for growing organic traffic in our International English markets. As an SEO Sr. Specialist, you will be committed to expanding our search presence on Google by optimizing and working with teams to add content important to entrepreneurs in our International English markets. You will analyze and test SEO theories, develop growth strategies, and run SEO initiatives to increase traffic to these sites.


  • Test theories

  • Create new opportunities for SEO that make the most sense for Shopify

  • Identify SEO opportunities that would increase overall organic traffic

  • Perform keyword research

  • Conduct on-page analysis to ensure that different landing pages are optimized

  • Integrate with other teams across Shopify

  • Integrate in a service-like operation - teams send a request, the SEO team puts these requests in a queue and provide support

  • Consult and provide recommendations to an array of different teams

  • Learn from leading SEO industry experts

  • Optimize on-page and technical aspects of International English websites for Google



  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, innovative, and ever-changing environment

  • The ability to implement tasks independently and monitor results

  • Experience using Google Analytics, Google Search Console and various tools related to SEO

  • Experience using competitive analysis tools

  • Adaptability to work in both a collaborative team environment and independently

  • Great communication skills

  • A love for problem solving and a detail oriented & analytical mindset

  • Resourcefulness to research and seek out relevant information when needed

Additional Information

At Shopify, we are committed to building and fostering an environment where our employees feel included, valued, and heard. Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities.

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