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Social Media Project Manager
Onward Search is hiring an experienced Project Manager with strong digital social media skills! If developing processes and creating flow is in your DNA, then we want to talk with you.Manage all project coordination including distributing information, building out processes and timelines, managing our content creator and copywriter's time and resources, coordinate with client lead Experience working on large clients and familiarization with common PM tools and processes is a must, heavy social media project management.This is a contract role until the end July but HUGE potential to extend! Must be able to start ASAP!Responsibilities:Manages multiple integrated, multi-track projects simultaneously and investigates and understands project priorities in the context of agency and client expectations Creates, maintains and enforces project schedules, estimates, and resourcing for all projects Prioritizes tasks and deliverables for each project for the team and issues status reports Establishes and maintains processes to manage scope over the project lifecycle Translates business requirements into functional and technical specifications for the development team Sets project quality and performance standards Assesses and manages risk within, and across multiple projects Ensures the best practices and standards are understood and followed throughout the project and applies lesson learned from previous projects Ensures a positive, collaborative work environment for the team Maintains awareness of the current industry environment that shapes opportunities for client solutions (news events, trends, tools, etc.)Requirements:Bachelor’s degree required 3 to 5 years project management experience in successfully delivering marketing Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously (preferable in an integrated program) from business development to final delivery Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem solving, negotiating, influencing, facilitation, organizational, prioritization, decision-making and conflict resolution skills Accountability for large budget and/or client revenue Demonstrated ability to craft and define a strategic business solution based on broad client goals Strong knowledge of web technologies, web development cycles, and the delivery of solutions with creative and engineering componentsApply today and begin working immediately!
Onward Search is hiring for a Creative Director! This is a contract to hire position with an agency in West Midtown. Health benefits included during the contract period.Responsibilities include:Leading the brand direction of the company, and designing internal collateral Directing and designing a range of client projects, from branding and visual identities, to packaging and POS Presenting and communicating with clients Working with Fortune 500 company brands, on a wide range of visual design projects Copywriting and creative concepting Directing internal design teamIf this sounds like you, submit your resume and we’ll be in touch.
Onward Search is hiring for an Engagement Lead/Account Director for an agency in Buckhead. This is a contract to hire role. Health benefits are included during the contract period.JOB SUMMARY:The Engagement Lead/Account Director is a critical role in ensuring a trusted and long-term partnership with our clients. They are responsible for managing all client deliverables, account growth, setting the overall strategic direction and vision, and developing provocative ideas that inspire the team and client. In this capacity, the Engagement Lead plays a highly-active role, working alongside our clients and project teams to ensure expectations and business needs are successfully being met.RESPONSIBILITIES:Primary client contact, providing short and long term strategic counsel and overall fiscal responsibility for the account Liaison between the client and agency to ensure expectations are properly managed on both sides Manage multiple client contacts, internal resources, and workstreams Fully immerse yourself in understanding the client’s business and respective industry • Establish a trusting, positive relationship with the primary client contacts Assist with proposal responses and presentation development for new business opportunities Ensure proper documentation for the project is developed and followed – e.g. status reports, statements of work, business requirements, sprint planning, etc. Show initiative in creating new ideas, processes and techniques that add value to the account Assist in developing and managing budgets, project plans, and resources to meet desired profitability margins and success criteria for each initiativeREQUIREMENTS:Must have a strong digital background Familiarity with technology Possess a consultative approach for problem solvingApply today to learn more about this role and talk with a recruiter!
E-Content Web Designer
Onward Search is hiring for an E-Content Web Designer in West Atlanta! This is a long term contract position. Health benefits included!The E-Content Web Designer is responsible for delivering exceptional online design solutions. We are looking for a creative problem solver who can partner with various channels, accept direction, and create an online web design solution with exceptional quality. This role is responsible for maintaining and providing online design of clients website: including seasonal events and redesign projects. This role works cross functionally with User Experience, (UX), Content, and Category Experience Managers.The E-content Web Designer should be comfortable working on both large and small-scale projects, manage their time and projects efficiently, and have proficient and applied experience in XD, Photoshop, InVision, InDesign, and Illustrator.Responsibilities:Creates visual layouts for online or catalog presentations Prepares product images to maximize product presentation Designs distinctive illustrations to facilitate shopping Works with editor to develop and execute special concepts (interactive demos or themed catalogs) Oversees photo shoots, coordinating efforts with merchandising and photographers Packages and delivers assets in required format (online or print)Preferred Qualifications and Skills:Some technical knowledge of various Web platforms or print processes Working knowledge of marketing, finance, human resources, advertising, merchandising and operations Ability to problem solve and make decisions consistent with department/company objectives Ability to create visual solutions consistent with industry trends yet unique and innovative Good teamwork and communication skills Solid knowledge of PhotoShop and Illustrator for all; for online--strong knowledge of HTML, Dreamweaver and Flash; for print--experience in pre-press and print production Ability to transplate complex information into easy-to-understand designs and visual elements Knowledge of industry best practices Ability to meet tight deadlines and deliverables Supervisory/coordinating skills Budgetary accountability Some project management skillsThanks for checking out this role, if you are interested in the position, apply now!
Paid Social Coordinator
Onward Search is currently hiring for Paid Social Media Coordinator! This is an indefinite contract with health benefits included. Client is located in Dunwoody, GA. The Paid Social Coordinator focuses on learning and applying paid social and native best practices to media campaigns. Paid Social Media Coordinators help develop strategic social media paid strategies for the client's brand portfolio. The role requires a broad range of skills including collaboration with integrated team to guide strategic social planning on various platforms, identifying targeting tactics based on campaign briefs and defining media goals measured against precise KPIs and ongoing internal and client education. The role requires commitment to driving innovative paid media solutions and flawless execution.Description of Role: Hands-on-keys experience setting up Social Media DR, Brand and engagement campaigns through Paid Media tool on: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube Monitors day to day optimization, delivery, and results Optimizes campaigns daily, monitoring performance against campaign KPI’s, trends in conversion metrics and CPC/CPM fluctuations Analyzes correlations between the various platforms to identify patterns and conversion attribution Ensures that all campaigns are delivered effectively and profitably and identifies any areas which require support Traffic DCM tracking tags for paid social and native campaigns Creates brand reporting which includes data and results Actively make sure you are knowledgeable on at least one channel’s ad products packageEssential Attributes: Bachelor's degree in any field required with focus on advertising, communications, journalism or social media preferred 2-4+ years of agency experience including social media/digital marketing, social media planning, social platform strategy development, or analytics Demonstrates success in developing and executing social/digital media campaigns with paid media on various social platforms Overall understanding of media landscape including all digital and traditional media channels Effective time management and organizational skills, as well as strong attention to detail Ability to communicate effectively to internal and external stakeholders Ability to understand client's business objectives and how they translate into media objectives and strategies Strong knowledge of interactive marketing concepts and best practices Strong experience with 3rd party ad-servers and tagging In-depth knowledge and experience navigating Facebook Insights, Power Editor, Ads Manager and conversion tools, Twitter ad dashboard, analytics and conversion tools, Pinterest analytics and third-party optimization tools Proficient on digital media research and performance applications (Comscore, Nielsen, Simmons, etc, Strong mathematical skills requiredThanks for checking out this role, if you are interested in the position, apply now!
Junior Motion Designer
The Junior Motion Designer is responsible for developing spectacular creative for clients and internal audiences. Involvement is critical in all phases of the design process, including concept development, storyboarding, animation, graphic design, and post production. Works created span a variety of mediums and types including HD video post-production, web videos, animated shorts, trailers, and info graphics.Job Requirements:BS/BA/AD degree preferred Some experience in a fast paced production environment preferred Adobe Creative Suite -Strong After Effects skills, Cinema 4D, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere Strong compositing skills, 2D design and knowledge of 3D workflow is helpfulKey Responsibilities include:Working with Creative Directors/ Motion Directors to design and build compelling high quality animations and video productions Utilizing conceptual and design skills to bring ideas to life Shaping the details of motion projects by providing cutting edge techniques and technologies Managing deadlines and executing on-time and on-task Staying current with production tool and technology advancements Self starter /self sufficient, but also able to work as part of a teamApply today, we look forward to reviewing your resume!
Junior Interactive Project Manager
Onward Search is looking for a Junior Interactive Project Manager to join our agency client in Atlanta for an onsite contract-to-hire role!We are looking for an Interactive Project Manager to work directly with our Creative Director, our clients and project teams on interactive projects.The project manager will see a project through it’s initial strategy to completion, translating interactive strategy and brand requirements to actionable concept.Primary Responsibilities:Attend each client meeting associated with designated projects, coordinate and communicate details of client meetings Prepare client feedback for the team in an understandable format, perform quality assurance after work is completed and update the client when work is finished Write creative briefs and translate interactive strategy and brand requirements to actionable concepts, disperse tasks for the teams Prepare development notes and requirements for the development team based on goals / methods discussed throughout the project Create sitemaps and user flows Assist with estimating interactive projects Spearhead content insertion efforts, maintain many small details on several projects Prepare user guides for clients and support them with understanding how to update their site over time Manage project profitability, balancing client needs with what is best for the agency and maintaining high quality of work Create weekly status reports for all projects managed Obtain and test passwords required to perform tasksRequirements:2+ years experience in managing interactive projects Ability to work with tight and aggressive deadlines Collaborative nature, good communicator Basic background knowledge of Web front-end (e.g. site usability and look/feel) and back-end (e.g. programming and hosting) practices is essential Familiarity with commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within the Internet/new media industry Familiarity with programming, artistic design processes, and SEO Skilled in using project management applications (ex.BaseCamp, Asana) Solid grammar and writing skills, very organized, detail-oriented, process drivenApply today to learn more about this role and chat with a recruiter!
Direct and Email Marketing Lead
Onward Search is looking for a Direct and Email Marketing Lead to join our Fortune 500 client in northern Atlanta for a long-term onsite contract opportunity!Job Summary:This position manages domestic and international direct marketing and e-mail programs to generate awareness, volume, and revenue He/she also is responsible for all aspects of relationship marketing programs including copywriting, management of online and offline creative development (web, e-mail, direct mail, social media) execution activities and technical implementation requirements using internal and external resources He/she collaborates with internal stakeholders and agencies to develop strategic focus that define targeting criteria and audience definition using list selection tools and systems The ideal candidate has copywriting skills applicable to both online and offline channels and experience in both direct mail and e-mail program execution including HTML requirements in either an agency or client settingMinimum Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, or related field 8-10 years of professional experience in marketing with specific experience in direct mail and email marketing Experience working in a decentralized international structure and a familiarity with social media, data systems and techniques used to inform relationship marketing targeting selection and measurement is a plus Experience with JIRA required Experience coding email campaigns in HTML preferred Experience with SEO preferredIf this sounds like you, submit your resume and we’ll be in touch.
Onward Search is looking for a UX Designer/Architect to join our Fortune 500 client in Northern Atlanta for a long-term onsite contract opportunity!PLEASE NOTE: Although the description reads like a visual designer, we are looking for someone who is primarily a UX Designer and has significant Information Architecture experience.Job Summary:The Interactive Graphic Designer is responsible for development and production of visual assets and designs that support the company's brand on their web sites and applications. He/She is responsible for design projects and ensuring compliance with style guidelinesPrimary Responsibilities:Designs Web Sites, Graphical Assets and Application User-Interfaces Conceives, executes, and maintains designs for interactive projects (e.g., .com, online advertising, etc.) to ensure compliance with visual style guidelines Must have strong communication and presentation skills for sharing ideas with UX team Collaborates with UX designers, Information Architects, Web developers, Marketing managers, Copyeditors, and other stakeholders to plan and execute new designs. Develops graphical assets based on Visual Design Guidelines and Design Briefs from UX Team and outside stakeholders (images, icons and banner ads, page layouts, etc.) Creates visual design comps and graphical assets for the company's .com site Support application design by applying visual design to wireframes and prototypes provided by UX team Involved in the technical and graphical creation of pages, producing not only the look of the website or page, but understanding how visual design will impact usability Create high-fidelity HTML prototypes for user research testing and executive reviews Optimizes graphics for mobile and desktop users Must be able to work well under the pressure of tight deadlines and changing demands A good understanding of programming languages like CSS and HTML is a plus. A good understanding of responsive design is a plus Tests design elements within Content Management System Uploads images into the Content Management System Maintains Design Standards Maintains site appearance by upholding visual guidelines to maintain consistency among digital projects Works with UX designers and Web developers, internally and externally, to educate them on visual standards Maintains Design and UX guidelines Monitors Quality Assurance and Process Improvements Reviews web page designs to ensure adherence to visual guidelines and design best practices Must be familiar with issues of browser compatibility, able to trouble shoot and solve for browser compatibility issues Socializes style guidelines and design processes with other business units to ensure company-wide understanding Identifies and documents improvements in design processes to increase design development workflow Documents design best practices to increase design and development efficiencies Researches and keeps up current design trends and best practices A good understanding of WCAG 2.0 Accessibility guidelines is a plusMinimum Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree in related field 6-10 years of professional experience in UX architecture, UX design, UI design, and visual design, preferably in a large corporate environment Prior experience with wireframing and prototyping tools required Experience developing in HTML strongly preferred A portfolio showcasing prior design and architecture projects is required and must be submitted at time of application
Content Marketing Manager
Onward Search is hiring a Content Marketing Manager for an Financial client in Midtown!The Content Marketing Manager is responsible for creation, deployment, and optimization of all of the company's content. The successful candidate will be an accomplished, data-driven storyteller who can partner with the marketing team to develop a purposeful, traffic/conversion-driving editorial calendar and author the proper mix of videos, articles, and infographics for publication across digital channels. This role reports into the Director of Marketing.Primary Responsibilities:Partnering with Marketing stakeholders to plan, create and optimize the company's content calendar Activate content calendar by researching, authoring, editing and coordinating content Transform organizational expertise into consumer-facing content by interviewing cross-functional team members Employ company ‘test, learn, and optimize’ culture Align with Influencer Marketing, PR, and Customer/Brand Marketing stakeholders to support holistic community marketing strategyDesired Experience/Education:Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Communications, English and/or Marketing 2-5 years’ experience in a consumer-facing marketing role with preference for competency across email, social and other digital channels Experience writing copy for long and short-form content pieces including but not limited to blogs, white papers, infographics and social media posts Experience scoping, developing, and directing web-ready video content, including management and oversight of video shooting team and process Ability to interview subject matter experts and convert detailed information into consumer-facing content General business acumen & comfort with marketing analytics Understanding of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) best practices and implementations Eye and appreciation for thoughtful design Ability to be entrepreneurial and methodical Results-oriented and process driven, with high expectations of self and team Collaborative mindset with strength in effectively receiving and communicating feedbackApply today, we look forward to reviewing your resume!