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Engagement Lead/Digital Marketing Manager
Onward Search is seeking an amazing Digital Marketing Manager for one of our top digital agency clients in ATL. You would be responsible for managing all client deliverables, account growth, setting the overall strategic direction and vision, and developing provocative solutions that inspire the team and client. Job Details: Primary client contact, providing short and long term strategic counsel, as well as overall fiscal responsibility for the account. Liaison between the client and agency to ensure expectations are properly managed on both sides. Develop and manage effective top of funnel/lead generation marketing implementations, including: CRM (Salesforce/Pardot), SEO/SEM, and analytics. Lead a wide array of B2B and B2C digital initiatives with a marketing focus, including: branding, social media, advertising/media planning and negotiations, and email campaigns. Coordinate with third-party vendors and in-house subject matter experts for media planning and PR. Ensure proper documentation for the project is developed and followed – e.g. status reports, statements of work, business requirements, sprint planning, etc. Assist in developing and managing budgets, project plans, and resources to meet desired profitability margins and success criteria for each initiative. Show initiative in creating new ideas, processes and techniques that add value to the account. MUST HAVE: experience with Business Analyst or similar type of work in an agency setting.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is looking for an amazing Data Analyst WITH ecommerce experience/background This role will help ensure the success of online efforts. You will help measure the performance of online campaigns, illustrate clients’ return on investment, and provides insights into improving performance. You will utlize various measurement tools and provide timely in-depth reporting, analysis and optimizing solutions. You will contribute ideas and insights that will benefit our clients. KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITYResponsibilities include, but not limited to: Data Analysis and Execution:Partners with the digital planning team to create an appropriate measurement strategy for each campaign. Creates and presents analysis templates. Utilizes proprietary tools and third party ad serving technologies to report and analyze clients’ post analysis data. Observes, evaluates trends of digital campaigns and provides recommendations for optimizing. Manages the daily responsibilities of data entry, creative trafficking and analyzing data for multiple accounts. Ensures that quality and timeliness of measurement deliverables meet client expectations. Manages vendors on a project basis to implement measurement solutions as well as single contributor on projects and tasks. Develops, tests, and evaluates new tools in one area of functional expertise. Aids in the creation of client media objectives and strategies. Writes POVs.Responsibilities:May manage day-to-day client interaction. May manage expectations of clients and deliverables. Assist media and account teams in growing business opportunities within current clients. Keeps up with the latest trends in media. May be responsible for informing team/client of new opportunities or issues. Participates and leads, if appropriate, face to face client and vendor meetings. Builds positive relationships with internal and external teams and sets good example for assistant level. Participate in the hiring and recruitment process of future team employees. Assess problems and concerns in a systematic, logical and rational manner. Proactively resolve issues, know when to and to whom to escalate. Provide guidance to team members nurture/promote team environment. Assist in the training of junior team members. May be responsible for working with Supervisor to develop and oversee junior staff- manage time, assure projects are completed on time and adhered to (within) budget. May be responsible for constructing and delivering accurate, honest and timely performance management documents. Capable of managing multiple deliverables and ability to seamlessly transition among them.Communication Skills:Expresses oneself clearly and concisely in oral communications. Writes in a clear, compelling and concise manner. Organize ideas and information logically and sequentially. Assists in the development of presentations, overviews, and tactical POVs. Develop client reports that are clear, compelling and persuasive. Ensure key information is provided to team regarding client issues, internal agency issues, changes in account status, etc. EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:Bachelor’s Degree. Ecomm experience is a Necessity. Digital media experience, ideally including Data analysis or Database Marketing experience. Must be able to demonstrate data interpretation capabilities (Exposure to analytical course work, a plus). Thrives in a fast pace, constantly changing environment; can adapt plans due to changes in client objectives, priorities or budgets while minimizing impact on project momentum. Excellent presentation and report writing skills. Strong analytical skills and ability to relate results to client business objectives. Experience with online research tools such. Advanced computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint). A knowledge of working with large relational data sets.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is hiring for a Marketing Coordinator! This is a long-term contract (multi-year) with benefits available. Client is located in Dunwoody.Responsibilities/Requierments Maintain the Delivery Database, to record colleagues who have received training. Maintain the Delivery Portal, adding announcements and updating templates / pages as necessary. Support the Manager, Methods and Training with the development and delivery of a clear and relevant training curriculum, targeted where necessary to address key capability gaps, and including remote and online training as appropriate. Produce high quality communications to keep the Delivery community up to date on all developments. Support coordination efforts for the Global Delivery Solutions team. 2 + years in a corporate/hospitality environment. Ability to produce and edit written material.Required Skills: SharePoint, PowerPoint, ExcelDoes this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is seeking an amazing SEO/SEM Specialist for one of our top digital agency clients in ATL. You would be responsible for the following:Responsibilities: Leverage the latest strategies and trends in paid and organic search engine optimization to accomplish client KPI goals Articulate through excellent oral and written presentation skill and style compelling search marketing approaches based on substance as depicted above Run paid ad campaigns through multiple advertising services, leveraging tools to measure and optimize their success Work closely with production and account teams to optimize the site design for search engine crawling effectiveness Responsible for reviewing SEO/SEM performance regularly and optimizing poor performing listings Ongoing research and optimization of keywords Responsible for setting up and reporting on overall SEO/SEM program success Keep up date knowledge of current SEO/SEM practices; must maintain awareness of various SEO resourcesQualifications Five years previous experience owning SEO/SEM responsibilities either in house or in a digital agency environment Deep experience with search engine ranking strategies Link Building - Internal, external, High Google PR Backlinking DMOZ/ Google Directory Submission experience Wiki development experience Images SEO practice Experience running large and effective PPC campaigns A quantitative approach to traffic measurement, and experience with collecting and interpreting site visitor statistics (Webposition, WebTrends, Google Analytics, etc.) Research skills to identify, build, and prioritize essential keyword sets Effective wordsmithing skills for authoring effective ad texts Excellent writing & communication skills Project management experience Efficient, organized, detail oriented Does this sound like you? Apply today!.
Social Media Manager
Onward Search is looking for an Awesome Social Media Manager for one of our top Digital agencies in Atlanta! While managing an entire social media presence, you will develop a content strategy, generate inbound traffic, and create relevant, interesting content on social media and blogs. This will also involve curating additional content, monitoring and responding to users on social media and overseeing the design of Facebook and Twitter artwork. Skill Set: An in-depth knowledge of the social media universe Experience with all aspects of posting, responding, monitoring and tracking social media posts An established social media presence and an understanding of the differences between the many channels Proficiency in content marketing theory and its applications in the real world Will monitor trends and opportunities in user-generated content Requirements: 2+ years of experience running a social media presence for an existing brand or media organization Bachelor’s degree is preferred Up-to-date resume and portfolio Several samples of social media presencePlease Apply online or send resume to email@example.com
Business Analyst (Agency)
Onward Search is seeking an amazing BA to join one of our agency clients in ATL. .The Business Analyst will focus on system integration analysis and design, working closely with customers, functional organizations, application developers, respective users, and internal business leaders on defining and documenting various applications and system processes. You will be responsible for articulating concepts and solutions to project teams and providing technical expertise in requirements documentation. Additionally, you will provide leadership in the creation and implementation of business and functional requirements for mobile application integration. Responsibilities:Provide technical expertise in writing requested capabilities, features, improvements and changes in existing applications.Identify and document process improvement opportunities, and translate them into requirements specifications to support business needs. Provide expert level guidance in requirements of mobile applications, tools and technologies. Provide mentoring to associate level Business Analysts Prioritize features based on business need and scope through active dialogue with business stakeholders. Conducts business process analyses to understand, define, document and inform mobile solution requirements. Create Business Requirements, organize reviews, and obtain necessary approvals for handoff to project team members. Work with the project team leadership to identify continuous improvements as needed.What you'll need:5+ years technical business analysis experience. Strong business analysis skills and ability to quickly understand and analyze business processes and flows. Self-starter with a ‘can do’ attitude and motivation to learn new skills. Flexible, with the ability to multitask and adapt to changing business needs and priorities. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Required to have data query and report writing skills, enabling this person to study “data” in the environment and create ad-hoc reports as needed. Superior project management skills, to include breaking down major tasks into smaller pieces, attention to detail and excellent communication skills are required traits. Expert prioritization skills; able to manage tasks on behalf of the project team, while managing and owning backlogs in JIRA. Leadership and mentoring skills; able to provide guidance to others and step in to lead processes where needed. Demonstrate empathy, confidence, negotiation and decision making skills under pressure.
Mid. Level UX Designer
Onward Search is hiring a Mid. Level UX Designer to join our International Retail Client for a full-time, contract to perm opportunity.The User Experience Designer role is an integral part of the creative team and participates in the day-to-day user experience engagement activities, with a focus on delivering high quality, highly interactive, high-performance applications that match or exceed expectations. You will interpret customer needs, present design concepts, and effectively communicates with project teams.This position creates interaction work flows, wireframes, prototypes, and interface requirements, as well as interprets user input, presents testing, research feedback, and effectively communicates with project teams. This position also creates visual design mock-ups and UI assets and contributes to the success of the user experience in cross-functional teams that include Creative Designers, Product Owners, Category Experts, Project Managers, and other stakeholders.Responsibilities:Champion principles of usability and user-centered design Create and evolve the brand design language for our products while maintaining awareness of the larger ecosystem and design standards Develop user flows, journey maps, page flows, wireframes, and sitemaps Collaborate with our cross-disciplinary teams to transform requirements into compelling designs that fulfill on the promise of the product and gather requirements from user research, stakeholder interviews, competitive analysis, etc. Take an active role in the quality assurance throughout development and deployment Develop visually rich mock-ups and UI assets in accordance with brand standards. Revise and improve designs based on user feedback, research, technical constraints, and business decisions Strong understanding of combining User-Centered Design principals with user research. A secure understanding of responsive design principles and creating such environments Experience working on Mobile Web, Mobile Applications and Desktop Web Proven knowledge of web-based application design trends, patterns, and best practicesExperience:Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience with emphasis in one or more of the following: Digital Design, Interaction Design, Motion Design. 5+ years’ working in a professional capacity as an interaction, user interface, motion or similar role. Proficient in MAC operating systems. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suit (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint). Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud (Sketch, InVision, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat). Must have excellent hand mock-up skills. A proven track record creating design languages for an interaction-complex applications, sites, mobile. Is detail oriented and always concerned about the end products. Experience at planning, organizing, prioritizing and executing simultaneous projects and activities; proven ability to work well under pressure and adapt quickly to change. Ability to think creatively and flexibly and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Skilled at building relationships, expert organizational skills, strong ability to multi-task, and outstanding communication skills. A strong portfolio of work emphasizing his/her depth of experience with graphic and information design for interactive and mobile products/sites, and where possible data visualization.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is hiring for a UX Designer! This is a long-term contract in Dunwoody. Health benefits included during the contract.This UX Designer position will on our team will help drive the design and development of global hospitality industry applications. The designer must be passionate about creating and implementing an effective user-centered design. The position requires a high awareness of usability factors that promote principles such as learnability, speed, simplicity, efficiency, and consistency. The UX Designer will help concept, plan and design web-based application interfaces for hotel and internal corporate staff.Responsibilities & Experience:Develop Wireframes and prototypes. Brilliant presentation skills to communicate UX recommendations and lead sketching/brainstorming sessions with internal and vendor teams. Lead UX discussions and working sessions with multiple functional areas throughout the company. Ability to articulate reasoning for UX design decisions, citing best practices, articles, and examples of existing functionalities. Think beyond the desktop to employ Mobile First and Responsive Design methodologies to deliver experiences for a smartphone, tablet and desktop devices. Ability to translate business and technical requirements into captivating solutions. Work with other team members to develop standard UI design enhancements, follow and update the pattern library. Stay abreast of new techniques, trends and competitive set products. Throughout the lifecycle of product development and management, stages provide review and feedback to PMO, Technology, UAT and QA teams as needed. Experience with Axure or similar prototyping applications. Familiarity with HTML/CSS/jQuery. Usability testing experience.Education:5+ years in the field. Associate or Bachelor’s degree in design. Or experience in roles such as front-end developer, designer, interaction designer, etc.Experience in the hotel/travel industry a plus. Samples of wireframes or other UX artifacts will be appreciated.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Senior Product Designer, Mobile Applications
Onward Search is looking for a Sr. Product Designer to join our A-list client in Atlanta for an onsite contract-to-hire opportunity!Job Scope:This is a W2 contract-to-hire role expected to last for 3-6 months on contract before converting perm. 40 hours/week are anticipated. Benefits are available through the contract portion of the engagement. All work must be completed onsite in Atlanta.Position Summary:You'll drive design from early-stage feature discovery through usability testing, final delivery, and launch. You’ll work in a collaborative, cross-functional environment with product management, engineering, editorial, and research teams to create intuitive, feature-rich experiences for our audiences to enjoy on mobile and tablet devices. Comfort with an agile, sprint-based workflow and a relentless focus on working with product teams to develop use-cases and high-level requirements is required.Primary Responsibilities:Utilize user-centered research, discovery and design methodologies to define and visualize mobile product-related hypotheses and recommendations Facilitate workshops, elicit ideas, build shared understanding, and reinforce the development of use cases and high-level requirements Create storyboards, userflows, and wireframes for mobile products to effectively conceptualize and thoroughly communicate detailed user behaviors Conduct light usability research and synthesize feedback into iterative mobile design enhancements Analyze mobile user interface problems and prototype design solutions that meet measurable business goals and requirements Work within and contribute to a component-based visual design system,delivering meticulous, high-fidelity mobile-first design deliverables to development teamsMinimum Qualifications:7+ years experience as a strategic, conceptual user-experience designer in an Agile-driven product environment with an emphasis on mobile solutions Bachelor’s degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience A portfolio demonstrating strong visual and UX design solutions to real-world business cases with an emphasis on native mobile products An understanding of relevant mobile platforms and the product development and delivery process for each Knowledge/mastery of best-practices for device-based information architecture and design, including usability principles and testing techniques Excellent communication, facilitation, interpersonal and analytical skills including the ability to breakdown complex problems and clearly communicate with diverse, multi-disciplinary teams Ability to work pro-actively and efficiently in a fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous environment Proficiency in a variety of digital product design/prototyping tools and frameworks, including Sketch, InVision, and Abstract.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is looking for a Proofreader/Editor with creative/marketing agency experience to join our agency client in Atlanta for an onsite contract-to-hire role!About the Position:This role will require 40 hrs/week. We expect it to last 3-6 months on contract before converting into a perm position. This position sits onsite in Atlanta but may offer some remote flexibility once trust and capability are established.Who You Are:You are an editorial wizard who loves to proofread and edit website copy, marketing collateral, and other creative deliverables. You are far more than just grammar... you understand client preferences, brand tone and voice, and corporate style guidelines. You are truly a last review brand ambassador. You are NOT a copywriter... although you understand copy and love the written word. You are a proofreader and editor at heart and you are passionate about making sure all i's are dotted and all t's are crossed. Sometimes literally. You aren't a consultant. You are looking for a home, love the agency world, and want to settle in somewhere for years rather than months.Minimum Qualifications:4+ years working in editorial, copywriting, or content creation with 2+ years focused specifically on proofreading and editing. Prior experience working within an advertising/marketing agency STRONGLY preferred. Work on a creative, content, or marketing team in a corporate environment is also acceptable. Bachelor's or Master's Degree in writing, English, or a similar field from an accredited institution. A passion and love for all things editorial, specifically in proofreading and editing existing copy. A natural understanding of brand tone and voice. An extraordinary level of focus and attention to detail. Outstanding oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to think critically and problem solve. Desire to collaborate, brainstorm, and strategize based on client goals. Ability to stay highly organized and work efficiently in a fast-paced work environment.Does this sound like you? Apply today!