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SEO Specialist

*Note: the following is an opportunity for volunteer, part time, flexible work. Please DO NOT APPLY if you're only looking for paid employment.*

Do you excel at analyzing organizations' websites to determine how they can optimize their content for search engines? The nonprofit news organization WhoWhatWhy is looking for a Search Engine Optimization Specialist to help us achieve higher ranking search engine results and grow our audience. 

Who We Are

We are a remarkable news organization and community that is making a difference, setting a new standard, and innovating on every front. A nonprofit that accepts no advertising, WhoWhatWhy is staffed largely with skilled volunteers dedicated to elevating public awareness and fostering a more vigorous democracy.  


You will work remotely and on your own schedule, though we require a minimum commitment of 5-8 hours a week.  Because our staff is spread throughout the world, we communicate mostly through email. All staff are required to respond to emails on a daily basis.

To Apply

Please send us a resume and carefully reasoned, customized cover letter that outlines your experience and skillset, and shows that you have studied what we do at WhoWhatWhy. Our mission must resonate deeply with you. We will not review applications that appear to be mass submissions. You must confirm your understanding that this is a volunteer position.


  • Proven experience analyzing and providing guidance about search engine optimization
  • Nonprofit experience a plus 
  • The ability to work independently, in a virtual team environment
  • A creative mindset towards analyses of how we can get our content out to more readers


  • Analyze and review our website to determine how we can grow traffic 
  • Provide guidance and support for team members in the Marketing, Technology and Social Media departments 
  • Work with team members to satisfy all aspects of SEO research and growth
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