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Software Quality Assurance Engineer
Every day our client helps people around the world make more of their lives through learning. This is amazing local opportunity for a drive Software Quality Assurance Engineer looking for an innovative company to grow their career with. Location: BOSTON MA 02116 Length: 1 year 3 -o 5 years of QA experience Quality Assurance Processes, Test methodologies, Requirements Analysis and Defect Tracking for Enterprise Software Agile development Creating and Overseeing Test plans for Manual Testing. Experienced in administrating and operating Test Management Software. Automation Software - SoapUI Pro or similar tool to test REST APIs and Selenium webdriver in particular Strong in Java Good working knowledge of databases - SQL, No-SQL(Mongo) Experienced in Jenkins, GIT; BitBucket Strong communication skills to articulate technical & quality issues Agile methodology Test case management & reporting; experience ALM & Tableau a plus
We have an amazing opportunity for a savvy entry level marketing talent to work at one of Boston’s best organizations! If you have an understanding or interest in the investment & marketing space, have had internship or even better, some good work experience then we need to connect. This is an opportunity to help the organization with proposals, project management & writing and editing materials. You will interact with appropriate subject matter experts (including Business Developers, Relationship Managers, Investment Specialists, Product Managers and Legal or Compliance staff and Attorneys) to obtain and/or facilitate creation of new content. This is an amazing opportunity for a sharp talent with strong writing, editorial, analytical, interpersonal, verbal, and organizational skills. Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent Knowledge of finance, economic and/or portfolio management is preferred Strong writing, editorial, analytical, interpersonal, verbal, and organizational skills required Proven ability to work independently and with other professionals at all organizational levels Proficiency with Microsoft Windows, particularly Word and Excel We want to bring someone on ASAP so let’s connect right away!
Our client is currently on the search for a Data Analyst to join their growing team. In this role, the Data Analyst will conduct quality assurance testing in support of the assigned project analyst who manages the project life cycle of inbound data file feeds for our customers. They will also articulate and document research and analysis results, which are understandable by the key project stakeholders. Use basic analytical tools and techniques to gather, document, and validate business requirements. Appropriately completes assignments related to test planning, execution and migration. Issues are identified, analyzed and documented appropriately addressed with key Stakeholders and assigned project analyst. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent business experience), and at least one year of relevant, practical experience with data analysis in a customer service-oriented role Effective research, analytical, problem-solving, and research skills Effective verbal and written communication skills for exchanging routine and non-routine information with diverse stakeholders Intermediate to Advanced MS Excel skills for analyzing and formatting data (e.g., creating pivot tables, saving/sorting/manipulating data for analysis) Intermediate to basic knowledge with MS Access and MS Word Organization/planning and judgment skills to manage a varied workload, competing priorities and meet customer timeframes Excellent customer service skills
Senior Global Programs Manager
Onward Search is currently seeking a Sr. Global Programs Marketing Manager to join our client in the Greater Boston Area. The Global Programs Marketing Manager will work closely with the Global Program Lead to successfully develop and execute impactful programs across regions. This individual has ownership of program outcomes and owns the end to end delivery of that program. They ensure that regional and industry requirements (language, culture, approach, market maturity etc.) are captured and included in the program design process so that the end program resonates in each region/country/state. They will also be responsible to ensure Sales are enabled effectively in order to be able to act on the marketing outcomes they deliver. They will be measured on increasing market awareness, generating leads and pipeline and supporting Sales to drive revenue from within client’s target accounts for the region they support. In addition, the Regional Marketing Manager will retain alignment to their local sales team (region in EMEA, e.g. Benelux or industry in NA, e.g. Insurance). This element of the role is to ensure all program activity (across all major programs) is effectively coordinated and delivered in region and that it supports the local needs of the business in that region. Notes from the manager: Project management skills within a marketing organization Strong written communication skills, experience developing content Experience telling a compelling story with content Experience executing marketing campaigns Polished communication skills Drive, ownership and grace In this role, you will: Research and understand local market conditions and audience as well as identifying mediums with reach/brand including: industry associations, online communities, online publications and events/conferences Work with Global Program Manager/Director to ensure the local requirements identified are reflected in the program design and marketing plan developed Own the successful execution of the program for your region, end to end including execution, delivery, and measurement and reporting Implement best practices approach to campaign development and execution to ensure maximum impact and results globally Work cross-functionally to significantly grow key buyer contacts within client’s target accounts Develop nurture programs to increase the quality of client’s leads Manage client’s presence at a number of planned events in 2016 Work with product marketing to develop and promote customer success stories Communication, Reporting, and Budget: Hold regular cross functional marketing meetings to set goals and review programs, budget, and results Manage, directly and indirectly all marketing spend for the program in region Share program best practices Interact with sales on marketing programs for input, education and support Report and track all program results Regional/Industry alignment: Provide feedback to all Global Program Directors on regional/industry needs to ensure programs resonate Educate and enable regional/industry sales on key activity planned and ensure effective leverage of these activities Represent Marketing and act as a focal point for all information locally
Senior Events Specialist
As a member of the Global Events Team, Onward Search is seeking a talented Sr. Event Marketing Specialist to develop and execute a targeted marketing strategy to drive audience acquisition to client's single largest annual event. This role will leverage insights gleaned from data to design, execute and refine programs that drive registration conversions. This person will have certifications in Marketo, Eloqua, HubSpot or equivalent They do not need to come from an “events” role but they need to have extensive experience with integrated marketing campaigns In this role, you will: Develop a strategy to drive targeted marketing programs that dovetails with the overall event's marketing strategy Execute programs from end-to-end including strategic direction, content, asset creation, delivery, communication, measurement and reporting Implement a best practices approach to program development and execution to ensure maximum impact and results Create compelling and differentiated assets aligned to the audience segment to educate, nurture and convert leads Skills: The ideal candidate will be able to quickly understand the target audience with the data available and bring fresh ideas to the table on how to convert interest into registrations. This candidate isn’t afraid to ask questions, to be curious about the data, to try new things and is a pro at juggling multiple projects at once. A team player with a “get it done” attitude, this person is highly organized, an excellent project manager, has a knack for writing fresh, pithy copy and is committed to executing creative programs that drive attendance to all of our global events. Qualifications will include: 5+ years of experience in marketing Strong analytical skills and a demonstrated ability to leverage data to drive strategy and program development Excellent written and verbal communication skills Excellent organizational and project management skills Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines Meticulous attention to detail Demonstrated ability managing multiple projects with conflicting deadlines simultaneously
If you’re an experiencedWeb Content Writer we have a great role in Boston for you. While crafting communicatons that are tailored to each specific audiences you’ll create clear, concise copy that reaches target markets and adheres to existing brands. This will involve working with internal and external teams that include sales, marketing and department stakeholders. Skills Needed: Exceptional writing, editing and research skills Communication skills Ability to create clear, concise and compelling content An understanding of marketing strategy Ability to work with many different teams, take feedback from these teams and turn it into compelling content You Must Have: 5 years of experience as a writer Bachelor’s degree (preferred in marketing or English) Up-to-date resume and portfolio Experience creating content in the digital space Explore this opportunity to advance your career, apply now.
Our client, located Metrowest of Boston, is currently on the search for a Product Specialist to join their team on a contract to perm basis. In this role, the Product Specialist designs and develops merchandising presentations and creates planograms for product categories that incorporate the most current merchandise presentation standards, company financial objectives, reflect the Product Manager’s input and strategy for the category, and support an easy shopping experience for the customer. Key Job Responsibilities: Work with cross-functional team through Product Transition process to introduce new, exciting products and categories into retail stores while cost-effectively exiting obsolete products and categories in a manner that coordinates activities to minimize mark-downs, labor, and implementation costs Create planogram versions to accommodate varying store assortments and physical store size differences Create merchandising layouts that reflect the current merchant strategy to drive shelf edge retail sales Work with merchant, inventory, loss prevention and field teams to ensure creation of category presentations that improve sales, minimize inventory costs, prohibit shrink, and engage and inspire customer engagement Develop new methodologies and display approaches for new stores and categories (urban flagship stores, omni verticals, BO$$ categories) Create financial models of profit and turns for each set created or modified and provide financial performance reports. Utilize such reports for the purpose of developing condensed category assortments to fit into smaller sized stores Document planograms using PC based space management software for all products in permanent categories to maximize sales and minimize inventory investment. Utilize historical sales information and ship pack quantity to determining product facings and maximize the space and operating efficiency Leverage vendor data, competitive reviews, and industry trends to drive innovation, category focus, and excitement in retail merchandise presentations. Communication/Interactions: Internal & External Customers / Suppliers as well as Third Parties (i.e. include level or job title of customer relationship and the nature of the customer relationship management and service delivery as well as the type of interaction; adapt/exchange of information, influence, or negotiate) Prepare weekly merchandise communication materials that are communicated via the web for field operations implementation. Respond and offer support to field operations inquiries regarding all aspects of planogram implementation Education/Experience Equivalent (minimum requirements): 1 to 3 years of Retail merchandising or planogram experience Basic computer skills, including Word and Excel Merchandise planning and quantitative analysis skills Strong communication skills Professional Knowledge/Experience Experience with such applications as Spaceman, Pegman, or MarketMax or aptitude to learn and work with Spaceman Significant project management and organizational skills
Senior User Experience Designer
Our client is currently on the search for a Senior User Experience designer to join their growing team. This position is responsible for supporting the delivery of the UX/Creative execution of high profile digital initiatives within the digital innovation lab. Your informed recommendations and design strategies will leverage best practices, user feedback and usability test results to develop intelligent and successful designs. Responsibilities: You will be responsible for creating effective user flows, wireframes, annotations and prototypes You have the ability to demonstrate clear, innovative solutions to complex user flows and understand how to balance these against business and technical requirements You should be a great listener with an unfettered approach to design. You believe in the mantra that ‘users vote with clicks’ and know that small changes add up to huge mind-shifts, if executed in the right way This position requires deep understanding of large-scale mobile first and responsive web initiatives, user-centered design, usability, information design, interaction design, and goal-oriented design. You should have excellent communication skills – in person, written and presentation and the ability to prioritize and track multiple projects under tight deadlines You’re comfortable working in cross-functional teams & a fast/agile environment Ability to participate & help lead workshops Qualifications: Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in related field Ability to collaborate with designers, strategists, managers, and technologists Ability to conceptualize, design and deliver top notch experiences Ability to communicate design rationale to internal team and other stakeholders Ability to dive into projects at any level of definition with creativity and drive Deep knowledge of full user experience design process and ability to contribute at any level Hands on experience with Sketch and Adobe Creative Suite for wire framing Experience with prototyping tools, a must Comfortable presenting work to internal stakeholders & leadership Interest in current & emerging technologies
Print and Pre-Press Production Coordinator
Our client, a leading publisher is currently on the search for a talented Print and Pre-Press Production Coordinator to join their growing team. If you have experience generating, tracking schedules and overseeing production for assigned front-list titles from reproduction of artwork to delivery, then we want to hear from you! Responsibilities: Traffic and oversee production of client’s front-list versions of titles Liaise with foreign and domestic publishers to transmit changes and track schedules for front-list buy-in titles Work closely with designers and editors in planning and project management Weekly reporting of schedules at production meetings Review proofs for corrections/approval for assigned titles, and ensure they are circulated and returned on time to remain on schedule Work with vendors to negotiate costs, select materials, and order color scanning/reproduction and printing Prepare estimates, print instructions or purchase orders, and shipping information through company database Receive and approve advances for assigned titles, and ensure they are distributed in a timely manner to the appropriate distribution list Ensure invoice instructions for assigned titles are entered into company database immediately upon completion Expediently review invoices, resolve any discrepancies and approve for payment Inform Executive Director of any production issues as they arise Perform other tasks as needed or assigned Requirements: 4+ years’ experience in 4-color book print production required Solid knowledge of printing processes and binding Must be proactive, detail-oriented, and possess excellent organization, communication, and interpersonal skills Able to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously and efficiently and deal with issues diplomatically and tactfully Apply now to learn more about this exciting opportunity!
Graphics Project Manager
The Graphics Project Manager (GPM) is vital function responsible for facilitating seamless development of art assets from inception through final art release on a global scale. The GPM will utilize the appropriate business tools, analytics, communication and prioritization skills to lead art asset development cross functionally to deliver art assets as defined by the project schedules. The GPM will possess high initiative and hold natural propensity to evolve associated processes in collaboration with cross functional partners and Licensors. The GPM will also have the ability to be ‘on-site’ as needed to ensure Licensor relationships and approvals are aligned with the need of the business. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Creative Review Meetings: Collaborate with the Global Creative Development brand leads/designers and Gatekeepers in driving crisp decisions, documenting and communicating next steps as well as identifying/aligning on schedule impacts for Team evaluation and acceptance Responsible for monitoring project health and collaborating/aligning with the Project Manager on any required escalation. Flags issues and comes prepared with recommended solutions Team Coordination, Prioritization & Communication: Schedule & Prioritization – Review initial schedules defined by the Project Manager vs. projected assets and team resources. Align with the Project Manager and drive to ensure overall global project development priorities are aligned and communicated cross functionally and with external partners as required. Lead all related discussions with Project Manager and broader Team as required to ensure Brand and Studio milestones are maintained/current Milestones – Ensure all related Global Creative Development schedule milestones are coordinated and current Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Project and/or Production Management with a graphic development background (preferred) 4-6 years’ experience managing people and projects through a brand development process in a brand creative environment Strong initiative, self-starter and ‘can-do’ mindset with propensity to infill gaps in process to manage daily work effectively within a collaborative Team environment Advanced project management abilities; capable of collaborating cross functionally to prioritize projects at a brand and project level and capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously, under tight time constraints and within budget parameters Advanced analytical skills Strong experience using Microsoft Office tools and process flow diagram tool Strong visionary with experience writing and implementing 1, 3 and 5-year business plans specifically relating to process and workflow efficiencies Well developed, verbal, written and presentation skills