SEO Associate (Link Building)

Canva, Manila

Amazingly Simple Graphic Design Software

Since launching in August 2013, Canva has grown exponentially. We are one of the world’s fastest growing startups and the journey has only just begun. We take great pride in designing a product and an all-encompassing experience that users really love.

As Canva’s reach continues to skyrocket, we aim to make Canva the go-to place for all design needs on the web. This involves us providing millions of our users with the most in-demand designs, templates, icons, photos and directing them to Canva as their go-to design platform.

We are looking for an SEO Associate (Link Building) with a strong relationship/link building background to help grow Canva’s online visibility, making Canva a globally recognized brand in all things design. The ideal candidate will be effective at building relationships with bloggers/influencers using white hat SEO strategies to meet quarterly KPI link targets. This role is important given the need to scale out link building efforts across our growing portfolio of products and platforms.


  • Acquire high quality links through hands-on link building outreach
  • Monitor link acquisition performance, extract learnings and make recommendations
  • Relay crucial team and business updates to relevant stakeholders


  • Good understanding of SEO fundamentals
  • Strong written & verbal communication
  • Strong coordination skills with the ability to think on their feet
  • Demonstrate a structured and methodical way of working
  • Previous experience documenting work methodology and guidelines
  • Previous experience working in a team-oriented and collaborative environment
  • Proficiency in MS Excel/Google Sheets

  • Nice-To-Haves:
  • Track record in ‘white-hat’ link building
  • Project management experience
  • Good with personalising emails for relationship building


  • Equity in one of the fastest growing startups in the world
  • In-house chef
  • Company trips
  • Fitness membership
We are looking for people who love technology and can bring creativity when solving challenging problems. We ensure that the Canva workspace is setup for you to do your best work and have a great time doing so.

Do you know we have a chef who makes fantastic breakfast and lunch meals for the team? Check out Instagram to see what’s cooking in the kitchen today: https://www.instagram.com/canvalife/

Get to know more about the people making Canva awesome: https://about.canva.com/people/!

About Canva

About us At Canva, we create tools that empower the world to design. Our platform combines a drag-and-drop design tool with a stock library of over 1 million photographs, illustrations and imagery. You can also choose from hundreds of professional templates to create social media graphics, presentations, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more. Our mission is to make design simple for everyone. Driven by a team of talented thinkers, an amazing culture and remarkable growth trajectory – we’re out to change the world, one design at a time.

Want to learn more about Canva? Visit Canva's website.