Webmaster (Ref: NTWM)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Information Technology sector in Durban - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Tuesday 3 December 2019
Job Description:

Client in the Higher Education industry is seeking the services of an experienced, and dynamic WEBMASTER to join their organization.

Main job function

Maintain all websites delegated by the company

Ensure that the sites along with the pages attached to them are in working order

Review each site and mark out the changes required in it

Check the level of security in each site and update it

Make sure that the sites are secured and the user data they may incorporate is also safeguarded

Ensure that the sites are user friendly and easy to navigate

Possess knowledge about the client requirements and analyse the websites accordingly to bring suitable changes in them

Check the originality of the websites and ensure that the content is not duplicated on other platforms

Execute a regular follow up and assessment of the performance of the sites

Analyse the site layouts and structures, HTML coding, navigation systems, etc., for optimizing the content with a view to receive top search engine rankings and enhance the visibility of the websites

Plan out future modifications for the sites and keep abreast with new technologies and software to develop the online presence and success of the sites

Manages marketing automation tool: uses marketing automation tool to create campaign tools such as landing pages, email campaign templates, sales and customer support tools, mobile, display banners and online advertisements

Optimizes website exposure by analysing search engine patterns to direct online placement of keywords or other content.

Recommends and implements continuous improvement, responsiveness and search engine optimization (SEO).

Collects and analyses Web metrics, such as visits, time on site, page views per visit, transaction volume and revenue, traffic mix, click-through rates, conversion rates, cost per acquisition, or cost per click.

Assists in creation and delivery of internal electronic communications such as newsletters and webinars as needed


A bachelor's degree in computer science

3-5 years’ relevant experience in a detail-oriented role preferably within the Software industry or in a Marketing function.

3+ years’ experience with custom coding (X)HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Proven knowledge about HTML5, HTML CSS3, and W3C coding practices, including internet related software.

Familiarity with browser testing and debugging

Technical knowledge about the latest developments and internet features

Possess a portfolio of past websites built and responsibilities of each project

Advanced skills navigating Photoshop and saving images for the web

Strong knowledge of and experience with web marketing best practices, e.g. SEO and SEM


Hard-working, motivated, deadline-driven individual

Understanding and use of web metrics and how to gauge performance

Comfortable working in a corporate office environment

Ability to manage different projects in a fast-paced environment

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Nicole Thomas