Junior Organic Performance Executive – INTERNSHIP | CAPE TOWN

Cape Town
Full Time
Organic Performance (SEO)

About us

ROAST is the original agency under the TIPi Group network of specialist agencies. We are a full-service digital agency with a focus on transforming clients’ fortunes through insightful consumer understanding.
The culture at ROAST is reflective of TIPi Group, where team growth and progression is at the forefront of our minds. Providing opportunities across various disciplines including Paid Media, SEO, Insights, Analytics and more, our team are encouraged to discover their passions. We wholly support this through regular training and new opportunities encouraging consistent learning and development.
We have been fortunate enough to create this working environment across our London, Cape Town and Bristol offices through being passionate about putting our people at the heart of everything we do, whilst collaboratively working together to craft our culture. We abide by the ultimate vow that passion beats scale.


The role

Fuel Your Passion for Digital Marketing

This is your opportunity to embark on a rewarding career path in digital marketing. You’ll gain invaluable experience working alongside a team at an established UK agency, while simultaneously becoming a core member of the fast-growing ROAST Organic Performance team in Cape Town, South Africa. If you possess a keen analytical mind and a thirst for knowledge, then Organic Performance advertising could be the perfect fit. At ROAST, we champion collaborative learning and encourage innovative thinking.

Sharpen Your Skills and Elevate Your Career

As an Organic Performance  Internr, you’ll work closely with our Organic Performance Analysts (SA-based) and Organic Performance Managers (UK-based), supporting the management of  campaigns across diverse client accounts. You’ll receive comprehensive training, ensuring you develop the necessary expertise to excel in this dynamic field.



Core Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the SEO Team in London on a varied client set
  • Conducting key phrase research
  • Contributing to technical audits
  • Content editing & optimisation
  • Internal linking analysis
  • Content gap analysis
  • Backlink audits
  • Contributing towards team resources such as SEO templates
  • Writing blog articles for the ROAST website
  • Acting as a representative of the company at external events such as SEO meet-ups and graduate events

Additional Responsibilities

  • Weekly and monthly reporting and data analysis
  • Attending weekly internal team & company meetings
  • Code writing for websites
  • Attending weekly client meetings & presentations


The candidate

The Ideal Candidate:

We don’t expect you to know everything on day one, but we really want to see:

  • A desire to learn
  • Fluent in English, with a good writing ability
  • A basic understanding of what search marketing is, and how Search might play a role in the customer journey
  • An analytical and curious mind, with an interest in mystery solving

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience with MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Understanding of CSS, HTML and W3C standards
  • SEO knowledge or experience
  • An additional language

Join a Team That Values Your Growth

At ROAST, we’re committed to fostering a culture of continuous learning and development. We offer a supportive and collaborative environment where you can refine your skills and build a successful career in digital marketing. This position is a 3-month internship with an initial pro-rata salary of R12,000 per month, to be reviewed alongside a permanent contract upon successful completion.


Working at TIPi Group

Location: hybrid working both from home and our lovely office at the Watershed on the V&A Waterfront

Holidays: 6 days for the duration of the internship, plus all public holidays and Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve off;



  • Active company social life organised by a staff committee
  • Opportunity for involvement in CSR and charity initiatives
  • Training, including supplier sessions (e.g. Google), industry bodies (e.g. IAB), external trainers
  • Opportunities to learn about other digital marketing disciplines
  • Further benefits will be available upon offer of permanent position

Our hybrid-working model allows you some variety on your place of work, offering you the chance to work from home on some days each week, where possible. You will be expected to attend the office in line with our company policy. All staff liaise closely with their line manager to manage their time appropriately and according to their work and team requirements.

We are an equal opportunities employer.  

At TIPi Group, we take pride in creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment where everyone is welcome and their contributions are valued. When we recruit, hire, train, promote or engage in any other employment practice, we are committed to being an inclusive employer regardless of race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, socioeconomic status, medical condition or disability, or any other protected status.
If you have a disability we would be happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the job with you.

Please note that we will only accept applications from candidates who are legally entitled to work in South Africa.

Please beware of scams online or from individuals claiming to represent us. A TIPi / ROAST employee will never solicit candidates through a non-TIPi email address or phone number / WhatsApp. Please refuse any request that asks you to provide payment to participate in the hiring process.


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