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Onward Search is on the hunt for a Copywriter to join our travel client for a 6 month contract assignment that will go full-time. You'll report to the Sr. Copywriter and under the leadership of our client's Creative Director and be responsible for writing copy for a new and innovative technology launch. You'll be helping write the copy around a new wearable technology product and the marketing communications that are created around that launch. We're seeking Copywriters who meet the following requirements: 3+ Years copywriting experience either in-house or for an ad agency Ideal candidates will showcase work across both print and digital campaigns Must have a portfolio that showcases a diverse brand voice for clients This is a great opportunity working on an innovative project and for a company with awesome benefits and culture. Apply today to learn more about this role and chat with a recruiter!
Content Marketing Manager
Onward Search is looking for a Content Marketing Manager to join our education client in Atlanta for an onsite contract-to-hire opportunity! Summary: We are seeking a Content Marketing Manager who will be responsible for executing a content marketing strategy to help drive the school’s growth. Based on overall strategic and marketing objectives, this person will help execute a content marketing plan to drive increased reach and improved conversion to drive enrollment growth. This includes oversight over strategy and execution of content development and distribution across various channels, including websites, blogs, social media, email, video, print, PR, etc. This person will report to the Chief Marketing Officer and will be a critical partner to other key members of the marketing team, agencies, and also working cross-functionally to develop and implement various components of the content marketing strategy. Primary Functions: Performs content audits to evaluate existing content and assets for quality, consistency, and impact to determine whether to build/edit/remove content Executes strategy to optimize SEM/SEO, generate more prospective students, convert more prospects to enrollment through compelling content that drives improved results – both technical/quantitative (e.g., higher click-to-lead rates, improved SEO rankings, etc.) as well as indirect/qualitative (e.g., increased engagement/likes/shares) Oversees content maintenance and content governance - driving content updates regularly, as necessary, to improve results across web, email, etc. Manages content editorial calendar and schedule outlining content distribution, coordinating and directing internal and agency efforts; ability to brief agencies effectively and manage internal/external content approvals Develop standards, systems and best practices utilizing in-house and external resources for consistent content creation, ideation process, consistency in messaging, distribution, audience development, repurposing and monitoring of key performance indicators Work hand-in-hand with marketing team, other departments, prospects/students/alumni to conceptualize, develop, and distribute effective marketing content such as student stories, program collateral, industry position/POV for use across various marketing channels Work with key marketing partners to monitor, analyze, and evaluate performance of content marketing via key performance indicators across all content marketing efforts and channels Align efforts of external agencies, third party resources, and technology platforms in support of strategy as necessary; manage relationships for continual improvement in performance and efficiency Ensure all content is on-brand and consistent in terms of style, quality, and tone, while optimizing for specific channel and user experience considerations Develop and implement system to monitor, capture, and catalog student-generated content from various channels to leverage in various marketing campaigns as appropriate Advise Education, Service, other student-facing teams on issues related to student content Minimum Qualifications: 5-10 years of prior content management or social media experience Bachelor's degree in marketing or other business field Prior experience managing B2C paid search and direct marketing initiatives Deep understanding of content marketing principles through to application Intuitive understanding of what an audience needs to know and how it wants to consume it Proven ability to design and implement strategy and tactics that have measurable results Outstanding analytical skills, ability to extract insights from analysis Test-and-learn mentality to react quickly to changing environment/results Experience building and leading teams and managing 3rd party vendors Experience with continuity marketing programs a big plus Ability to tolerate ambiguity and exert influence across the organization Hands-on style, willing to “dig in” Excellent communication and organization skills Independent self-starter Ability to tolerate ambiguity High sense of urgency Apply today to learn more about this role and chat witha recruiter today.
Financial Services Copywriter
Onward Search is hiring a Financial Services Copywriter in Charlotte, NC! This is a long term contract (with potential for extension) The retail marketing team is currently refreshing all marketing content to comply with the new Department of Labor (DOL) regulations. This copywriter will play an important role in ensuring we meet our tight deadlines. Position Overview: Our client is looking to add a Financial Services Copywriter to join their growing marketing team. This position will be responsible for creating, updating, and maintaining marketing materials for our annuity marketing portfolio. Working on a variety of projects, the person filling this position should be able to write top-notch marketing materials while paying close attention to rules associated with a highly-regulated industry. We want someone who is smart, hard-working, looking to be challenged, and wants to help take our communications, and the company, to the next level. Job Summary: • Work on a variety of projects – ranging from simple to complex – for audiences including financial advisors and end customers. • Read and understand complicated source material and produced finished copy free of industry jargon and easily understandable by the everyday consumer. • Contribute brief marketing articles for in-house and field newsletters. • Understand and embrace the brand voice and tone to create materials that convey our message simply and effectively to advisors and clients. • Edit and proofread materials created by business partners. Important Skills: • 2+ years’ experience creating content (financial services sector a plus) • Excellent written and communications skills • Ability to simplify complicated subject matter • Outstanding time management skills • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications • Ability to work collegially and effectively with various business partners • Ability to meet tight deadlines
Freelance Community Manager
Onward Search is working with a boutique agency here in NYC to fill a Freelance Community Manager role with their team. This role will be onsite freelance for 2+ months. We are looking for a candidate who understands responding to an audience and staying within a brands voice. Someone who has worked agency side is a plus but more importantly experience on broadcast or network clients is preferred. An understanding of the entertainment industry will be key here. Background: 2-3 years in Community Management Experience working on an Entertainment brand is preferred Strong communication skills Finger on the pulse of social media trends Not afraid to make educated decisions as well as ask for clarification when needed Agency experience is a plus This opportunity is starting within a week and looking for proactive social media talent. Apply today to learn more about this role and chat with a recruiter!
Our client, an innovative biotech company in San Diego, is seeking a TECHNICAL WRITER for a 5-month contract that could extend. This job is on-site only -- no off-site or relocation candidates, please. Candidates will be eligible for health, vision and dental benefits through Onward Search for the duration of the project. SKILLS: Concept, edit, and maintain procedural documentation including department policies and SOP’s, user and training guides under general instruction Write, edit, produce, and maintain online documentation Research and translate technical information into manuals and/or web-based documents for nontechnical and technical users May document engineering processes and specifications Collect data by interviewing specialists, researching written material, attending training and demonstrations, using software, and observing users Recommends formats responsive to technical and customer requirements Update documents and help develop a standardized method for cataloging, versioning and retiring documents Support quality assurance efforts, assemble documentation for audits and ensure that documentation is compliant with federal regulations Successfully manage multiple projects from concept to publication under tight deadlines Collaborate with departmental staff to collect and interpret input from IT or other departmental personnel REQUIREMENTS: Practical lab experience preferred, multiple disciplines e.g. QA, Engineering; Research a plus Strong knowledge of the Internet and the associated technology and architecture Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to work as part of a team Strong proficiency with PC applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Windows Bachelors of Science or equivalent Interested? Apply today to chat with a recruiter and learn more!
Our client, a Creative Agency in NYC focused on Fashion / Luxury Brands, has an immediate need for a Freelance Senior Copywriter! You come from an agency background, and have worked extensively on fashion / luxury brands, with versatility across digital, social, print, and more. Your Background: BA/BS in English, Communications, Creative Writing, Journalism or Advertising/Marketing with copywriting focus or equivalent experience 7+ years' professional experience Your portfolio shows prior work in the fashion / luxury space Innovative and conceptual thinking across various media types, including interactive Must be able to draft concepts, presentations, correspondence and other written materials as required Must demonstrate a solid understanding of current creative media, mediums and trends This is an on-site contract-to-hire opportunity starting as soon as this week. Apply today!
Our client, a highly recognized agency is seeking a Sr. Strategist to consult with their team starting next week for a month on a new client pitch. You will work with the Creative Director, Account Director, and Business Dev Director. Responsibilities: Putting together 360 integrated campaign strategies for a spirits client targeting the Mexican market Musts: 5-7 years as a Sr. Strategist and/or Associate Director Role Advertising Agency Exp Worked with Mexican Market Fully Bilingual (English & Spanish) Be available to start next week for one month
Our Client is a full-service advertising agency specializing in health care and biotech and are seeking a Senior Copywriter with a flair for language and strong conceptual thinking. From the Web, to video, to print, you'll be writing across a wide range of media with one common goal--creating stellar work. You'll work closely with the senior team to ensure that our work continues to meet the high standard our Client is known for. Responsibilities: Focus on bringing unique creative solutions to your brand Contribute significantly to concept and tactical development—provide solutions that require minimal revisions post-review Play a key role in presentation of creative/copy strategy Be able to write for varied audiences and in a variety of mediums Inspire confidence in the copy team’s capabilities among all disciplines Be able to sell concept and tactical ideas to the larger team Demonstrate an ability to foster collaboration and teamwork across disciplines Demonstrate an ability to handle multiple projects and multiple brands Be able to supervise and provide constructive creative guidance to senior writers and copywriters, as well as train new hires Be an expert on your brand's data and messages Develop message platforms that further the strategy and brand personality/essence Be fluent in referencing, annotating, and the intricacies of your brand’s legal and creative style specifications Requirements: 4+ years of prior Pharma ad agency experience required (HCP preferred) Excellent verbal and written communication skills Extremely organized and proactive with the ability to collaborate in a fast-paced team environment The ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, with high attention to detail and to agency process A passion for solving problems and the ability to be inspired rather than discouraged by difficult challenges BA/BS in advertising, journalism, literature, creative writing, or related field
Our client, a full-service ad agency specializing in health care and biotech is looking to hire a Medical Editor to join their growing team. Responsibilities of a Medical Editor: Meticulous copyediting and proofreading Fact-checking references for all materials Bringing promotional copy into compliance with FDA regulations Ensuring all pieces conform to the Client’s specific style guidelines Maintaining and distributing Client- /product-specific guidelines among staff editors Ensuring content is accurate and referenced appropriately Serving as the Client’s contact authority for all editorial issues Interacting with agency team members regarding brand tactics Attendance at all daily status, kick-off, and any other team meetings requiring editorial perspective/input for the brand Maintaining source and reference files Pursuing and documenting grants of permission regarding published materials for Client tactics The ideal candidate has: 2-3 years’ experience in medical editing within a pharmaceutical agency or Client setting Experience in product launch—US and global Stickler for accuracy and perfectionism—relentless attention to detail Familiarity with FDA regulations regarding promotional copy of prescription drugs Well-versed in the American Medical Association Manual of Style Fluency in review of digital/interactive/tablet PC tactics as well as print Strong research skills A bachelor’s degree, preferably in the sciences, pre-med
Content Strategist / Social Media
Our client is looking for a talented Content Strategist who specializes in Social Media In this role, you will focus on uploading and maintaining content across all social media channels. Ideally, we area looking for someone with 1-2 years of experience who can work with little supervision. Sound like you? Apply now! Skills: Exceptional writing, editing and research 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 Qualifications: 1-2 years of experience Sprout Social experience is a huge plus! Bachelor’s degree (preferred in marketing or English) Up-to-date resume and portfolio Experience creating content in the digital space
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