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A listing of jobs that best fit the categories of account services and project management.
Our client, an experiential marketing agency, is looking for an Account Director to join their team on a permanent basis.What you'll be doing:As a senior member of the team, you will be assisting with the New Business process, developing responses to briefs, RFPs, participating in brainstorms, research and presentation development Adding value to the broader team development with your eyes and ears in the competitive landscape, emerging trends and consumer behaviors You will be the account lead on simultaneous one-off projects, as well as, existing client relationships, leading meetings and status calls, ensuring delivery of activation decks, budgets SOWs and schedules, and status reports among others Partner with your creative and production team to lead development of activation plans, sourcing vendors, quotes, compiling budgets, etc. Lead, manage and delegate to junior staff on an as-needed basis Provide senior leadership and clients with timely status updates During productions, you will travel to on-site activations, serving as the project lead overseeing vendors and staff in partnership with production team. Lead resolution of any issues Wrap budgets in partnership with production Internally, you will continually drive the agency forward and contribute to its success This includes performance reviews for junior candidates, interviewing, providing insights into client and production opportunities, operations, etc.About you:Minimum of 5 years of experience in Account Management at an experiential marketing agency Bachelor's degree, preferably in communications, marketing, or similar Seasoned, mature client manager who is always looking for opportunities to make the process and experiences for clients better You have hands-on event production, management of budgets, timelines, managing external vendors and a track record of producing on-time and on-budget events You have experience managing budgets and timelines for projects anywhere ranging from $50k to $5 million Have managed internal teams across strategy, creative, production Great communications and writing skills for presentations, internal and client-facing documents You have managed and mentored junior employees in their career success
Onward Search is looking for a Training Coordinator to join our large corporate client here in Atlanta for a long-term onsite contract opportunity!Job Summary:Schedules and administers training programs to ensure the availability of specific and qualified Trainers Works closely with Business Product project teams to document and manage training implementation requirements including classroom requirements, participant materials, facilitation materials, classroom size, location and schedule Collaborates with boundary partners to ensure a smooth transition between Learning Operations, Learning Delivery, and Business Product Team Consults with Learning Strategy and Curriculum Development on the implementation of short-and long-term workforce planning strategies and programs that are consistent with the Business Product Roadmap Manages multiple project schedules Documents and delivers communication and change management planPosition Scope:This is an onsite role and will require 40 hours/week The role is expected to last for at least 8 months and could extend well beyond that, depending on project needsPrimary Responsibilities:Provides administrative support to the Curriculum Development function in Talent Management and Development Schedules, coordinates and maintains training schedule, use of equipment, space and facilities Point of contact for training programs and meetings to include facilities, A/V, virtual classrooms, etc. Partners with appropriate departments to coordinate training activities to support Business Product Team Produces and distributes course schedules, processes registrations, and answers routine inquiries regarding courses and schedules Assembles and distributes course materials and teaching aides, as required for each type of program Prepares appropriate forms, correspondence, memoranda, reports and records regarding course attendance, feedback on programs, instructors, etc. Initiates and writes communications to course participants, facilitators, and leaders including confirmations, cancellations, and pre-work assignments Submits internal University and Skill Port requests Schedules WebEx sessions and coordinates trainer availability Manages and requests printed training materialsMinimum Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree, preferably in a related field 2-5 years of experience coordinating training engagements in a large corporate environment Prior experience working with WebEx, LMS/HRIS, and Microsoft Office Suite
Marketing Account Supervisor
Onward Search is looking for an Account Supervisor for our client, an experiential marketing agency, to join their team on a permanent basis. As a member of the Account Services team, you'll participate in brainstorming, research and crafting presentation decks, as well as, be the keeper of competitive information, trends, and consumer needs.Skills:You will support and at times, lead daily client management projects across multiple clients simultaneously, leading status calls, developing decks, budgets, schedules, well-written status reports, recaps, etc. Throughout the project process, you will support activation plan development, support research process on vendors, venues, etc. Help with sourcing vendor quotes, budgets, shipping arrangements and logistics. Work with creative team to ensure strategy, vision, and brand are reflected in the agency's output. Provide senior leadership team with daily updates on your projects. During productions, you will travel to the site to assist the team with overseeing vendors and staff, support production and design teams with load-in/load-out of materials, equipment, etc. Support team with the resolution of issues that arise in production and help with communication of updates to the agency and client teams. Help with the budget reconciliation process.Requirements:A minimum of 3 years of experience in an experiential agency setting. Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing or similar studies. You are someone who brings a can-do attitude, willing to get your hands dirty (literally) to bring events to life. You're a great team player who is detail-oriented and can manage your time across simultaneous projects. Possess solid writing skills and have experience developing presentations in PowerPoint/Keynote. Bring experience with budgeting and timeline management. You have an interest in staying current with cultural trends, marketing, and business.Do you have the background and skills? Does this sound like a position for you? Apply now.
We are looking for an Event Planner with experience planning retail events. This is a role to work with a dynamic consumer products company.We are looking for someone with the following experience:Defines global Retail events plan and defines cross functional supporting activities requirements ( Digital Marketing, Alliances, PR, Retails sales teams, communication…etc.) to drive traffic to the retail stores before during and after the event External event agencies management Global Retail Events KPIs and measurements requirement definitions Global Retail Event implementation coordination Global Retail Event budget management Global retail advertising and promotions requirement definition Global Retail events plans Global Retail events briefs to event agencies Digital marketing and cross functional requirements brief to digital Marketing teams, media and alliances, PR team, retail sales and operations, retail communication, retail operations, training etc. Mall digital requirements brief to marketing teams and implementation for key Land lords accounts Global Retail Events KPIs and measurements requirements documentations Store opening closing events plans and advertising requirements briefsPlease apply today for more details!
Senior Creative Project Manager
Our client, a spectacular corporation with a culture first mentality is looking for a talented and experienced Sr. Creative/Traffic Manager to join their creative services team.In this role, the Senior Creative Traffic proactively manages all daily creative deadlines and oversees all Traffic Specialists under the supervision of the Creative Operations Senior Manager. You will ensure that creative assets are being built, approved and delivered to the appropriate publication and/or external vendors as scheduled. Work closely with our Sales and Marketing teams as well as third party vendors to ensure deadlines are consistently met.Responsibilities:Manage Traffic Specialists and ensure they are providing departments with status updates and key deliverables Manage Marketing Executives’ strategies and creative executions Manage Marketing Executives’ promotional timelines Analyze data and pinpoint challenges and trends within the department to then drive business goals and creative development Manage the implementation of new project management tool Train new team members and department management on workflow process and Wrike tool Manage departments’ project scopes, determine needed resources and coordinate work assignments to creative team Partner with Account Executives and department managers to establish project timelines and priorities and communicate those to the creative team Work with Sales and Marketing teams to understand project objectives and assist them in meeting the goals Responsible for the day-to-day job trafficking to appropriate resources by communicating daily with the Creative Operations Senior Manager Proactively keep department requestors abreast of issues and seek clarification on any conflicting priorities Evaluate and update internal systems to reflect shifting workload and initiatives Support Creative Services in delivering files to printer and/or external vendors as needed Support Account Executive team with communication to the field and job management, as needed Manage monthly and quarterly team productivity reports Share monthly and quarterly reports with department leadership Partner with Creative Manager(s), Production Manager(s) and Executive Creative Director to stick within specified budgets for projectsRequirements:Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or related field experience Experience with print/media/digital advertising Minimum 5 years agency and/or in-house traffic experience required Experience working with Filemaker and/or Wrike preferred Must possess excellent communication and customer service skills Strong organizational skills and the ability to juggle multiple assignments Proficient in Microsoft Office Basic knowledge of Creative Suite a plus Able to provide recommendations for streamlining processes and systems based on previous experience Strong organizational skills and the ability to juggle multiple assignments Proficient in Microsoft Office Basic knowledge of Creative Suite a plus Able to provide recommendations for streamlining processes and systems based on previous experience Experience working with Filemaker and/or Wrike preferred
Our client, a 360 agency in Culver City, is seeking an Associate Producer to join the team.You will report to the Sr. Producer and Executive Creative Director.Responsibilities:Working on the theatrical team of 3, with support from other creative departments managing between 2 and 8 projects at any given time Keeping the Senior Producers and Creative Directors on track and organized with the assigned project. You will know all details to keep the project moving forward, while anticipating the needs of the Producer/CD, and ensuring that the client is happy Script writing Getting all elements necessary for start of a project i.e. feature, ADR/VO talent booking, reading talent, billing reads Make sure the graphics department has what they need for specs/looks/concepts ?Order dialogue/visual breakdowns Work with AEs to put together assemblies for specific projects and Creative Process Quality control bring the last person to sign off before materials are sent Keep track of versions and continuities, track VFX shots, handle VFX strings ?and/or spreadsheets Send trailers/spots to test, figure out specs Schedule calls, fibers, and script readings Collect reference material, request dailies, order latest features on projects and follow-up to make sure we receive them Work with copywriters, graphics, and music department to manage their needs Helping with pitch decks as needed Watch movies, read scripts, get caught up on reference material to be fully knowledgeable on the project Order finishing preps/unmatteds, music cue sheets, and overcuts Handle legal, finishing, graphics updates per client request(s) Track that all requested finishing materials have been completed and sent out Billing editorial creation/revision and OT hours Occasionally assemble budgets and track revisions per creation package Musts:Min 1 years of theatrical experience, ideally 1-4 years total who is seeking a Producer career path Experience is that they understand the workflow of Theatrical vendors not only TV Streaming Exceptional people skills in dealing with demanding people Proactive, detail oriented, collaborative and work well under pressure Able to identify actionable items in meetings and run with them independently Team player attitude and strong communication skills Ability to perform with minimal supervision Ability to multi-task while managing multiple projects simultaneously Must be able to work very long hours under pressure Needs to be aware and responsive to emails outside of work hours
Associate Director of Creative Resourcing
Onward Search has an amazing opportunity for an Associate Director of Creative Resourcing! Not only will you be joining a well-known brand but you'll be part of building something from the ground up.You will be joining the Creative Resourcing Team to help set strategy for the team. You will also help implement and manage all business processes and operations.Responsibilities:Defining available Creative Capacity (the amount of creative bandwidth available to the Marketing Team) Devising a system to track and forecast Creative Capacity, and liaising with both Marketing and Planning to proactively align the needs of the business to available resources Managing budget ($2.1M) for an offshore vendor contract and liaising with Procurement to make updates to the vendor’s scope of work as-needed ensure any contracts Overseeing the day-to-day relationship with the offshore vendor; ensuring the vendor is integrated into eBay’s ways of working and liaising with the eBay PMO (Project Management Organization) to update processes on an as-needed basis Optimizing cost of creative – light modeling to optimize workload between the onshore and offshore teams; rolling out tools/templates/ways of working that maximize efficiency of the onshore team Assist the Resourcing Director as-needed with human capital management: may include drafting and fielding a capabilities assessment, change management plan, etc.Qualifications:Proactive with a can-do attitude Able to toggle between tasks, agile and adept at quickly adapting to a fluid work environment Comfortable with ambiguity and able to mediate during difficult conversations Fluent and comfortable in Microsoft ExcelPreferred:Excited by the idea of building something from the ground up Prior experience in Change Management Prior experience in Stakeholder Management Prior experience managing contracts over $1M Prior experience managing offshore vendor relationships
Design & Resource Manager
Onward Search has an exciting contract-to-hire Design and Resource Manager opportunity with a leading Lifestyle Media Publishing company. As the Design and Resource Manager who will oversee all resources and scheduling for the Design team.This cross-functional role will be responsible for facilitating all design projects and communication through Design to ensure that deadlines are efficiently and consistently met. This role will partner with internal clients to maintain a standard of quality and report on the status of projects to all stakeholders. This position kicks off immediately and is on-site in the client's San Francisco office.RESPONSIBILITIES:Resource and traffic management for Design team Facilitate the creation of graphic assets within through the Design team Manage the intake of Design briefs and translate them into optimized schedules for Design team Proactively manage team bandwidth tracking hours per week. Flag and provide solutions when bandwidth exceeds reasonable expectations Maintain constant knowledge of current and upcoming projects and business development activities as they relate to resourcing Manage communication around shifting priorities with key stakeholders Maintain and update project list that is reviewing bi-weekly with the Design team Monitor and flag Design team needs and issues Provide consultative guidance for project managers when developing project timelines and approach. (Includes guidance on hours needed to complete the project and provides proactive solutions for delivering assets) Assist in management and maintenance of freelance creative talent pool, sourcing and engaging freelance talent when neededQUALIFICATIONS:A Bachelor’s degree is required Experience managing multi-disciplinary design teams Broad understanding of Media industry, direct experience preferred Demonstrated 2 to 3 years of trafficking / creative resource management in creative services, marketing, design or media agencies Demonstrated experience guiding business partners through the design process Thorough understanding of creative development process Expert project management and organizational skills Expert written and verbal communication skills Experience in Workfront or other project management tools preferred
Design Program Manager
Exciting opportunity to join a well-known, eCommerce brand and partner closely with talented design, product, and engineering teams!As a Design Program Manager, you have an in depth understanding of the design process as well as working knowledge of the development process to ensure the overall delivery and implementation of the end-to-end experience across design.Responsibilities:Raise performance and leverage best practices Demonstrate a working understanding of the nuances of cross-functional disciplines to optimize the working cadences of their team Advocate for and contribute to best practices and thought leadership Summarize advantages and disadvantages of processes and tools with the insight and experience to suggest and implement changes when necessary Coach & ensure team anticipates, identifies, prioritizes, and drives resolution of program-level issues related to the design process Lead teams in their understanding and adoption of the processes and best practices inside and outside of eBay Initiate & guide teams through Design Reviews & Demos at both team & Domain levelsRequirements:3 - 5 years of relevant experience as a Producer, Project Manager, and/or Program Manager in a design-focused environment Solid understanding of design principles and disciplines Knows how to strategically partner across both Design, Product and Development
UX Senior Producer
Onward Search is on the hunt for a Producer to join our Entertainment client in the South Bay of Los Angeles for a long-term contract position that starts ASAP.You'll report to the Creative Director of the UI product team and work with team of UI and UX Designers to take the lead on bringing direction to creative concepts. You will help influence and get buy-in from the team to commit to project timelines, and deliverables.You will scope the projects, asses resources in order to hit project milestones.We are seeking candidates who meet the following requirements:7+ Years Experience. Must have experience working in-house for large corporations Must be a self-starter who is able to champion design concepts, facilitate collaboration among the team to reach goals without compromising the quality of work Must be able to manage multiple projects, pivot in a deadline driven environment Must have strong foundational understanding of UX and UX principles Ability to manage timelines, scope, and deal with internal personalities to hit project milestones Must be even-keeled, but at the same time get the team to rally to hit goals