SEO specialist

Yoast is looking for an SEO specialist to join our expanding team.

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What are you going to do?

Yoast is looking for an SEO specialist with at least 2 years of agency or in-house SEO experience. You will be both consulting and implementing SEO best practices while building on your knowledge and skills with our experienced team.

The role will include involvement in areas like product & feature ideation, internal education, content creation, evolving our own SEO strategies, public speaking, and identifying opportunities to drive growth.

€ 3400 – 4200
(based on 40 hours)
40 hours
Wijchen or hybrid
Marketing team

about you

Who are you?

You have a keen eye and are completely comfortable using tools plus manual checks to provide sound technical SEO recommendations and advice.

We are looking for a highly organized, methodical, and motivated individual with great communication skills and a passion for SEO.

We will expect you to have at least 2 years of real-life, practical experience whilst being willing to expand your knowledge continually.

You have an understanding of tools such as Majestic, Screaming Frog + others. You know CMS’s and how they can impact onsite SEO, especially with WordPress. It’s a plus if you have experience in e-commerce SEO.

What are we looking for

What are your skills?

  • Knowledge and ongoing passion for current & future SEO practices, trends and developments.
  • Proactive and methodical attitude to work
  • Punctuality and good time management
  • Commercially astute with a keen eye for detail
  • Ability to work with data and manipulate it to provide insights to help increase visibility and conversion
  • Understand Yoast’s business goals and apply them within your own KPIs
  • Delivering Keyword research & landing page optimization recommendations
  • Maintain on-page best practices for both SEO and performance
  • Undertaking competitor analysis
  • Write SEO-friendly content for

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More reasons to apply

Work-life balance

We believe that it’s useful to have flexible working hours and we offer (paid) parental-, care- and extra-long partner leave.

10% for education

You’ll be able to spend 10% of your salary on education.

Exercise and stay fit!

We have our own gym and a personal trainer!


We have a bonus scheme and a great pension plan, which is fully paid by Yoast.

Vacation days

25 vacation days (based on 40 hours) and five volunteer days, which you can spend helping out at the local soccer club or to supervise a school trip, for example.

Company culture

We have a really fun company culture with lots of team building activities. We’ll host a dinner and drinks event every quarter and do lots of fun stuff in between!

application process

What’s next?

Are you interested? The application procedure consists of two interviews. Only applications with a cover letter will be considered. Do you have questions? We’ll be happy to answer them. Please send an email to

Are you interested? Great! Please apply, we can’t wait to hear from you!
First interview
This will be an introductory meeting together with some colleagues.
Second introduction
This will be a practical interview, where we will focus on your knowledge and experience.
We will inform you of our final decision, and make you an offer, if there is mutual interest.

These colleagues can’t wait to meet you

Your team

You’ll be part of the product department. At Yoast, we have a lot of specialists in-house, such as developers, SEOs, QA, and linguists. You’ll help our Principal SEO and make sure our products stay innovative. You’ll also help the marketing team in creating SEO strategies and content.

Alex Moss

Principal SEO


I love to help improve the web and how search engines interpret a website, one line of code at a time.

Head of Marketing


To rank in search engines, you don’t need just good SEO. Marketing and storytelling are essential as well, that’s why I’m at Yoast!

SEO specialist


We would love to hear your ambitions!

Want to work at yoast

Yoast is hiring!

Is SEO specialist not the right fit for you? We have other vacancies that might be perfect for you.

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About Yoast

We are Yoast! As a company, Yoast strives for openness, diversity, and equal opportunities. Our team consists of about 110 people. We have around 70 people working in Wijchen, The Netherlands, and the rest of the Yoasters are based all over the globe. We’re always looking for awesome people who want to help us grow.

Hybrid Working

It doesn’t matter where you live

Do you want to work at Yoast but aren’t sure if it’s worth the commute? Perhaps you don’t want to move to Wijchen? That doesn’t have to be a problem: with hybrid working, you can partly work from the office and partly work from home.