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Head of Brand Strategy
Onward Search is looking for a Head of Brand Strategy to join one of our innovative Marketing and Advertising clients located in Midtown!The Head of Brand Strategy will create and manage the brand experience from start to finish. You will be expected to work closely with the creative team while making sure their progress stays on task and lead them to the finish line. We are looking for this person to have experience working on BOTH the consumer and Employer brand experience side.Do you have:a good level of experience where you can take the next step to lead? Do you uphold a certain level of discipline Do you have the ability and experience to partner with other offices?Must Have'sAgency experience -must be used to creating brands for a bunch of different clients Experience/Understanding of social and content marketing - will need to help build programs activated through social media when creating brand experienceDoes this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is hiring a Project Manager for an international corporation with offices in Sandy Springs. We are looking for candidates with the following skills and competencies to fill the role. Job Summary:Requires a moderate degree of PM knowledge, experience, skill & expertise. Additional skills needed: communications, problem-solving, managing for results, managing conflict, creativity & critical thinking. Operates in coordination with & takes direction from both the ePMO Lead/Project Lead to ensure:All project activities/outputs align with strategic objectives, deliverables, schedules, business case & expectations set with Sponsors & senior leadership Support a combination of simple projects while facilitating the/guiding team to adhere to the PM discipline This position will drive setting the team’s cadence for planning, updates & status reviews with Sponsors. He/she supports the success of the project by applying PM principles, guidelines & standards. Travel may be required as needed.Job Duties:Assists Project Lead to Ensure Project Output Meets Program Expectations Facilitates all Project Planning & Execution of PM Activities Applies PM Processes/Tools Appropriate for Projects identifies/Manages Interdependencies with other Projects/Initiatives Facilitates initiation/planning of project scope (i.e., Objectives, resources, milestones, risks, communications, etc.) Reviews funding, cost plans & actual expenses to verify projects are in line with funding parameters with Project Lead Proficient in PM discipline with emphasis on effective use of PM soft skills essential to his/her success Manages project scope, schedule, initiation, start-up/design, building & deployment of projects from beginning to end Solicits/gathers info. via interviews with process owners to understand the "as-is" &" to-be" processes Identifies/communicates to the Project Lead skill gaps & recommends improvement opportunities Provides Project Lead with thorough responses to problem resolution Identifies business areas/stakeholders impacted by issues Identifies root causes to ensure problems do not reoccur Able to: Communicate processes to customers trained on process changes/enhancements Dev/monitor process metrics to gauge the health of a project & identify process improvement opportunities Observe a process & gather feedback/concerns from others for process improvement opportunities Creates/manages PM artifacts while educating the team on their creation/proper use throughout the project such as: Project Charter Project Plan RACI Risk/Issue identification & mitigation Status report dev./updates appropriate PM artifacts, as needed Reviews deliverables & ensures quality Provides PM methodology/tools to ensure proper governance, oversight, strategic alignment & project successQualifications:Bachelor’s Degree (or it's comparable degree) Three years of PM experience 6 years as a project team member Experience using MS Office including MS Project/SharePoint Willing to travel by plane or drive personal vehicle/rental car Preferred Qualifications PM Certifications: PMI PMP, Agile, LEAN Certified/Six Sigma, etc. Experience applying Stakeholder/Communications Mgmt. principles including governing bodies/ Owners/Sponsors/key senior stakeholders/Project Lead/team/SME's Able to plan weeks in advance to plan efforts & manage multiple projects Able to work full time (~40 hours per week with potential to work overtime if necessary); must be flexible to work occasional weekends, holidays & possible overnight stays depending on the assignment, as needed. Experience/expertise with Commercial PM Software (i.e., MS Project/Office, etc.) & the ability to learn company Projects Website & other tools Experience with web-based remote meeting applications (i.e., Skype, Zoom, WebEx, etc.) Willing to travel by plane or to drive a personal vehicle or rental car. [Note: mileage, airfare, a rental car will be reimbursed].Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is looking for a Marketing Designer for our agency client based in Norcross!We’re looking for a forward thinking marketer with a diverse skill set and an engaging attitude. We’re looking for a brand builder, a visual communicator, and, importantly, a difference maker. A person who is skilled in graphic design yes, but also gets social media and digital marketing strategy, who fancies learning about and writing about new technologies and trends… who can work independently but is also a team player…and who understands how to get others to collaborate effectively. Sound like a unicorn? It just might be. But if you are a multi-tooled player who is ready to exercise your entrepreneurial spirit to its fullest potential, we can take you to the next level - and provide exposure to high profile executives and clients other agencies simply won’t offer.Specific skills and experience needed for this role:Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign in particular) Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, especially PPT Proficiency with Wordpress, HTML code or other CMS web development platforms Familiarity with research and blog writing for web content, SEO and social media Familiarity with proofreading/editing Familiarity with Keyword Research, SEO Optimization, Google analytics Familiarity with video editors such as iMovie, Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere, etc. Desire/openness to present to clients and engage in public speaking.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is hiring an experience Marketing Analyst to be responsible for converting data into information, information into insight and insight into business decisions.The Marketing Analyst responsibilities include conducting full lifecycle analysis of requirements, activities and design. The Analyst will build relationship maps and vet leads for the commercial team that consist of key decision makers/stakeholders varying from designer, planner, product development, buyer, investor, to glass processor and installer.The role also includes managing the product positioning through the sample program and ensuring marketing content is aligned with the organization’s strategic direction through detailed review. RESPONSIBILITIES• Identify and vet interior/specialty glass product leads to position commercial team for growth opportunities• Interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports• Manage and coordinate the product sample program• Present monthly updates of sample program progress• Interview and manage contingency vendors to provide valuable options to the marketing team• Manage and coordinate promotion activities to the target audience of architects, designers; organizing presentations, developing and reviewing supporting marketing communication• Perform weekly branding content review prior to releasing to our media outlets and/or marketing communication vendors• Communicate updates to our internal and external customers• Collaborate with other regions across the globe to standardize successful processes• Evaluate promotional plans to ensure consistency with the product line strategy and that the message is effectively conveyedEXPERIENCEBachelors degree preferred 2+ years related experience Proven track record of literary skill Proven ability to develop and effectively communicate recommendations to executive management Experience in the glass industry is preferred, but not required Strong problem solving skills and willingness to participate in promoting products Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams Excellent written and verbal communication skills Proven ability to develop and effectively communicate recommendations to executive management Experience in the glass industry is preferred, but not required Strong problem solving skills and willingness to participate in promoting products Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams Excellent written and verbal communication skillsDoes this sound like you? Apply today!
Engagement Director/Account Director
Onward Search is seeking an Engagement Director/Account Director 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 detailed solutions that inspire the team and client.The Engagement 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 Director plays a highly-active role, working alongside our clients and project teams to ensure expectations and business needs are successfully being met. Potential candidates should have a strong digital background, familiarity with technology, and a consultative approach for problem-solving.A more detailed breakdown of their specific roles and responsibilities are listed below.Does this sound like your skill set? 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 appropriately managed on both sides Develop and manage the useful 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. Must be strategic. Consultative. Experience client is facing. Marketing and Digital experience.Does this sound like your skill set and experience?
Front End Developer
Onward Search is looking for a Mid to Senior level Front End Developer who understands the bridge between Creative and Tech to join one of our top agency clients located in the Buckhead Area!We are looking for someone who understands the creative aspects that include good layout, motion, responsiveness as well as understanding and awareness of good development and not just Wordpress templates. Must have experience and understanding with coding.Your unique skills will bring together design, programming and UI/UX to create the code that becomes a user interface on a web page. You’ll work closely with the UI/UX designer to make sure that user needs are met and that the design accurately follows the existing brand and creative concept.Skills:A unique combination of programming and design skills Expertise with the related software development tools An eye for detail and the ability to match your UI to responsive design Strong communication skills as well as problem-solving abilities Self-motivation and the ability to proactively raise issues or concerns when neededQualifications:5+ years of experience in front end development Portfolio with modern UI examples An understanding of PHP, .NET/C# a plus Agency experienceDoes this sound like your skill set? Apply today!
Mid- Senior Level Designer/Art Director
Onward Search is looking for a Mid- Senior level Designer or Art Director to join one of our top Digital Agency clients here in Atlanta!Must have experience working on digital projects with impressive portfolio examples as this role will be a creative lead on 3 different accounts.Projects may include work on websites, mobile apps, kiosks, touch screens etc.Must understand and have examples of good, clean layout and design sense.Looking for someone who can take the lead and manage team and projects who is outgoing and has the go go go mentality!Does this sound like your skill set and experience? Apply today!
Mid - Senior Level UX Designer
Onward Search is looking for a Mid- Senior level UX Designer to join one of the top digital agencies here in Atlanta! This role will work on a number of different projects for a range of different clients. We are looking for someone who can think strategically and not only have good experience with wireframes but who also has a good understanding of best practices.What you need to be experienced in:Wireframes User research Usability testing Understanding of good, clean designSkills:Responsible to deliver activities and tasks necessary for successful product development and launch projects and achievement of business objectives. A strong passion for simple, innovative, elegant, engaging user experiences; portfolio showcasing hands-on UI/UX/Digital track record Guide and support cross-functional teams to move ideas through a project funnel from ideation through deployment as the champion and owner of the initiative. Ability to analyze customer, business and product performance metrics and interpret underlying drivers to translate into data-based recommendations. Analysis and problem-solving skills. Ability to ask “why” with the desire to look at solving problems from various angles – both conventionally and unconventionally. Outstanding verbal and written skills. Able to persuade others of your good ideas while building relationships across teams and organizations. Professional maturity. Awareness of how to make things happen within an organization and understand the importance of being present and accountable. Strong work ethic. You have a solid process, while being focused on outcomes.Minimum Requirements:5+ years of experience designing digital solutions for large or multi-national companies 2+ years of experience within mobile web and application design Strong knowledge of HTML and CSS and ability to translate designs into code Expert knowledge of creative programs (Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch…).Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Senior Front-End Developer
Junior Technical Writer
Onward Search is looking for a Jr. Technical Writer to join our State of Georgia client in southwestern Atlanta for a long-term onsite contract opportunity! Benefits are available during the contract period; this role CAN become permanent for the right person.Job Summary: You will be responsible for analyzing, reviewing, and documenting current internal processes and documenting revised processes related to our new computer information system taking effect May 27, 2019.Primary Responsibilities:Analyze information to determine nature and extent of end user requirements and concerns Document business processes for end users of new system based on legislation Assist in the development of standards and procedures used in transition to new system Consult with vendors and/or technical staff to ensure functionality of automated system is consistent with adherence to laws, regulations, and best practice standards of end usersMinimum Requirements:1-3 years of professional technical writing experience, with a focus on documenting business processes or workflows, or developing formal user guides or training manuals. Associate's Degree in related field; Bachelor's Degree preferred. Previous experience preparing professional documentation shared with key stakeholders (ex: reports, presentations, executive memos, etc.) Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Effective & professional communication skills (written and oral) Proven attention to detail and good organizational skills Ability to translate complex technical language into plain English Ability to process & understand complex information concisely and effectively Strong time management skills with the ability to work cooperatively in a team environment Demonstrated ability to appropriately address internal & external customer issues while respecting business needs and also in relation to maintenance of systems Valid driver’s license and ability to travel Technically savvy Proficiency in Microsoft Visio or similar software Experience using SharePoint (or similar software) as a repository for project documentationDoes this sound like you? Apply today!