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Agency Account Director
Onward Search is looking for an Account Director with agency experience to join our client in Raleigh for an onsite contract-to-hire/direct hire role!RESPONSIBLITIES:Provide strategic and frequent counsel to clients in a variety of industries; serve as client voice internally to lead and manage programs and campaigns Act as primary agency partner with middle and/or senior client management within his/her core account group; involve top agency management team in individual client business Establish programs and strategies to drive profitable revenue growth while building and maintaining strong client relationships Increase print and digital advertising revenues by working directly with clients and account managers to identify strategies opportunities to leverage existing accounts and pursing new clients Own the Account Plan, working to ensure it is the most up-to-date account of the brand at any point in time Keep well-informed on all advertising accounts’ activities, thus anticipating issues and takes steps to remedy any such situation Deliver award-winning campaign results Explore tools, technologies and vendors to advance marketing efforts, gain market intelligence, expand product offerings and reporting capabilities Drive client retention through excellent client service and in-person visits Effectively communicate with management to provide accurate revenue forecasts and market intelligence that may impact revenue (+/-) Review new business proposals and answers advertising RFPs Participate in and contribute to new business activities of the agency as required. Ensure management practices within the account team are professional, timely and in the best interest of agency profitability Ensure that the resources of the Agency are deployed with continued maximum effectiveness in the interest of assigned accounts Stay cognizant to opportunities to build additional business from clients Effectively manage client budgets; control costs, such as account handling expenses, write-offs, and other un-billable areas associated with running the businessREQUIREMENTS:5+ years experience working in account management and client services at an advertising/marketing agency BS or Master's degree Prior experience managing clients, accounts, and campaigns in the retail, quick serve restaurant, museum, or travel and tourism industries is preferred Experience managing multiple concurrent clients and account Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills Ability to think critically and quickly to problem solve Desire to collaborate, brainstorm and strategize initiatives based on client goals Organized and able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environmentPLEASE NOTE: This role sits onsite in Raleigh, North Carolina but qualified candidates from the Central and Eastern time zones who are willing to move to Raleigh are encouraged to apply. This is an immediate need for the client, so candidates should be prepared to be in the job no more than 2 weeks from the time of offer.Apply today!
Director of Influencer Marketing
Onward Search is looking for a Director of Influencer Marketing to join our prominent agency client in Raleigh for an onsite contract-to-hire/direct hire role!Please Note: This role sits onsite in Raleigh, North Carolina but qualified candidates from the Central and Eastern time zones who are willing to move to Raleigh are strongly encouraged to apply.Job Summary:We are seeking a Director of Influencer Marketing to lead rapidly growing influencer marketing service offerings at the agency We require a strategic thinker and doer who has at least two years of influencer marketing planning, negotiation, campaign execution and measurement, and five years working at an agency in PR and/or digital communications Successful candidates will have experience working across multiple platforms, mediums and industries, with a hunger to exceed goals and a passion to grow influencer marketing at the agencyPrimary Responsibilities:Work directly with clients and perspective clients to understand needs and objectives Collaborate closely with teams on influencer marketing ideation, strategy, and proposals for both campaign and evergreen activations for influencers and creators Lead research, outreach, negotiation and manage both paid and organic influencer marketing activations Facilitate gifting programs and the development of awesome experiences for influencers Work with paid media team to leverage paid budget to amplify influencer content Test and incorporate the latest influencer marketing best practices Stay up to date with FTC and influencer marketing guidelines, ensuring that client campaigns and influencers are compliant Ensure proper measurement is in place to measure against agreed upon campaign KPIs, working with analyst and developers as needed Educate and empower account executives to execute influencer marketing campaigns Develop and nurture influencer relationships Act as the influencer marketing subject matter expert at the agency Lead communications with high level client contacts Participate in new business pitchesQualifications:2+ years working at an agency in an influencer marketing capacity 5-8 years working in PR, social media strategy, digital marketing, or in a similar capacity at an advertising/marketing agency BS or BS degree from an accredited institution Strong interest in social media and influencers Outstanding oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills Ability to think critically and problem solve Desire to collaborate, brainstorm and strategize initiatives based on client goals Ability to stay highly organized and work efficiently in a fast-paced work environment
Senior Graphic Designer
Onward Search is hiring a senior designer for 4 months on-site with our major client near Hickory, NC. Apply today!Skills:Detail-oriented Must be able to simultaneously handle multiple projects in fast paced environment Must possess effective written and oral communication skills Strong communicator Time management skills Responsibilities and Requirements:5+ years graphic design experience Work with the entire marketing team to develop and transform sales, marketing and product positioning concepts into dynamic visual representations Design and execute graphic concepts to meet product or campaign visions Provide creative direction and oversight on digital, print and video graphic projects Willingness to own designs from initial concept creation to final sign-off Design for a wide variety of mediums including email, online banner ads, social media graphics and ads, lifestyle images, printed sales collateral, in office patient collateral, direct mail campaigns and moreApply today, we look forward to reviewing your resume!
Senior Manager Digital Marketing
Onward Search is hiring a Senior Manager of Digital Marketing near Hilton Head and Hardeeville, SC.Requirements:4+ years minimum experience Responsible for developing and executing all digital marketing strategies and objectives Manages internal digital marketing and creative team Oversee Marketing Manager & Senior Videographer Manages the strategic and tactical development of all Corporate websites Functionality (inventory, lead routing, call tracking, forms, etc.) Keeping sites up-to-date & compliant Final approval of Content & Creative Manage Third Party Partner contracts and relationships: Digital Budgets & Strategy SEO Digital Advertising Oversees paid search marketing, display, mobile & online video, works with the team on reputation management and social media for all dealerships and entities Coordinates and monitors online promotional campaigns and supports collaboration efforts with our vendor partners to plan and execute enterprise strategies Responsible for identifying and deploying new technology Ensure Platform Directors and General Managers are updated on any digital or creative changes Work with OEM representatives and meet with Digital Performance Managers on a monthly basis Performance tracking Monthly call reporting with Dealer.com to review SEO, SEM & Website Performance Monthly Digital & Creative Reporting Work with BDC Director to keep the BDC up-to-date on all Advertising & Marketing Campaigns Work with the CTO to maintain digital marketing assets (Google accounts, URLs, call tracking, etc)Apply today, we look forward to reviewing your resume!
Onward Search is looking for a Technical Writer to join our prominent corporate client in Greensboro for a longterm onsite contract role!Job Summary:The Technical Writer is responsible for creating technical documentation from research and review of engineering, manufacturing, test, and supplier data. This includes but is not limited to technical manuals, parts catalogs, and maintenance proceduresPrimary Responsibilities:Develops and author procedures for Technical Publications in Framemaker and Cortona3D Rapid Authoring programs. These software solutions are what we use at the company but prior experience in either program is NOT required Researches and verifies technical information to ensure it meets interdepartmental reliability and maintainability evaluations Writes maintenance procedures by processing source documents, notes, and vendor information within a Product Lifecycle Management system Provides peer reviews and works with a team of technical writers with various backgrounds. Interviews production assemblers, engineers and outside vendor personnel to gain insight into writing the procedure Attends change control board, document approval, and information gathering meetings as a representative of the Technical Publications departmentMinimum Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree required; English or Communications major strongly preferred 2+ years of prior technical writing experience required. Experience in engineering, transportation, aviation, or manufacturing environments strongly preferred Previous experience authoring documentation in structured Adobe Framemaker (i.e. - SGML, XML, typically DTDs/schema, elements and attributes) preferred but not required Working knowledge of technical publications regulatory requirements and industry writing specifications Experience reading and interpreting blueprints is a plus Prior experience proofreading and editing highly technical manuals and documentation required Proficiency in MS Office suite Ability to make sound writing decisions with little input from supervisors Ability to work independently and within a team environment Ability to communicate effectively throughout all levels within an organization Professionalism is a key personality trait for the successful candidate Samples of technical writing REQUIRED and must be included at time of application. This is not a creative or marketing copywriting position and appropriate samples should be provided
Photo Editing Graphic Designer
Onward Search is looking for Graphic Designers for a retail client with offices in South Charlotte.We're looking for a mid-level graphic designers with print and digital experience and an exceptional creative eye. Must have experience with photo editing and ghosting or cloning of images.Experience in retail or apparel a huge plus.This is a full-time position for a graphic designer. Designers with fewer years of experience but a pertinent, promising portfolio may be considered.Client is an international boutique apparel brand selling to both business and consumers alike. Work with a team of expert photographers, designers, and creative directors. Apply Today!
Manager of Digital Marketing - SEO
Onward Search is hiring an Manager of Digital Marketing - SEO for a digital marketing agency client with offices in Raleigh.We need someone who works efficiently and takes pride in their work. The right candidate is comfortable hanging around big spreadsheets, can do pivot tables and VLOOKUP's in their sleep, and is always excited about a new data source to analyze. Google Analytics, web crawl results, and rank data are a big part of this job, and you'll be happy analyzing them and discovering actionable opportunities. Communication and quickness are key.You will:Spend time analyzing datasets to identify issues and opportunities Enhance your current SEO knowledge with the ins and outs of many powerful SEO tools Uncover SEO opportunities for clients by manually investigating their site along with cross-referencing tools and your own data analysis Work in a team setting, leading up SEO effortsYou should have some or all of the following attributes:3-7 years' Experience with SEO tools such as a Moz, Raven, Screaming Frog, Searchlight, SpyFu, etc. Comfortable looking at and reviewing HTML and CSS. (You don't need to write it from scratch, but you must be able to look and it and understand what it is doing.) Deeply understand all aspects of Google Analytics, and be willing to get GA certified (if you're not already) Comfortable working with Microsoft Excel (and its Google counterpart, Sheets) A desire to work with data and be technical The ability to turn analysis into a deliverable that a non-technical person can understand Strong, clear writing skills The capability to work well with a team Strong problem-solving skills - if you don’t know something but a client needs it, you will do everything you can to quickly figure it outWork flexibility! Work up to 40% remote and the other time on-site with an incredible team and office culture.If you want to join a truly awesome work culture and are an SEO-fanatic, you are encouraged to apply. Similar Jr level roles are also posted on our site. Apply today!
Junior Digital Marketing Specialist SEO
Onward Search is hiring a Jr. Digital Marketing Specialists in Raleigh NC with our nationwide marketing client!Work flexibility! Work up to 40% remote and the other time on-site with an incredible team and office culture. Don't wait! Apply today to this or our Director SEO posting to be considered.We need someone who works efficiently and takes pride in their work! The right candidate is comfortable hanging around big spreadsheets, can do pivot tables and vlookups in their sleep, and is always excited about a new data source to analyze. Google Analytics, web crawl results, and rank data are a big part of this job, and you'll be happy analyzing them and discovering actionable opportunities. Communication and quickness are key.Duties:Spend time analyzing datasets to identify issues and opportunities Enhance your current SEO knowledge with the ins and outs of many powerful SEO tools Uncover SEO opportunities for clients by manually investigating their site along with cross-referencing tools and your own data analysis Work in a team setting, leading up SEO effortsWanted Attributes:1+ years Experience with SEO tools such a Moz, Raven, Screaming Frog, Searchlight, SpyFu, etc. Experience with WordPress and/or building websites Comfortable looking at and reviewing HTML and CSS. (You don't need to write it from scratch, but you must be able to look and it and understand what it is doing.) Deeply understand all aspects of Google Analytics, and be willing to get GA certified (if you're not already) Comfortable working with Microsoft Excel (and its Google counterpart, Sheets) A desire to work with data and be technical The ability to turn analysis into a deliverable that a non-technical person can understand Strong, clear writing skills The capability to work well with a team Strong problem solving skills - if you don’t know something but a client needs it, you will do everything you can to quickly figure it out
Onward Search is looking for Art Directors and Creative Directors with a digital understanding for agency client in Raleigh, NC!The Senior Art Director-Digital is responsible for creating “game-changing” interactive creative work. You will be responsible for motivating and leading your creative team from concept to completion on digital initiatives. This position will help elevate creative thinking by partnering with senior creative and web development teams to turn the “can’t be done” into “wow.”This will be both a hands-on and high-level position - creating design work as well as directing a team. The proven ability to balance multiple projects successfully and collaborate across strategy, media, account and technology disciplines is critical in our cross-functional environment.Position Requirements:Minimum of a bachelor’s degree, and five-seven years’ graphic design with no less than two years in a supervisory position Art Direction skilled to expertise in Adobe Creative Suite. Also, experience in a healthcare corporate communications environment and a strong design background in visual and interaction design Experience working with outside vendors such as agencies (brand/digital), illustrators, photographers and stock photo companies An articulate, friendly, “whatever-it-takes” approach, along with an extremely strong work ethic (a good sense of humor helps, too.). A willingness to learn and stay on top of emerging trends and technologies and pursue opportunities to enhance the skills required to be successful in this role. Ability to meet aggressive deadlines, juggle multiple priorities, and thrive in an environment of rapid change. Painstaking attention to detail, accuracy and quality. Amazing design acumen and “stands out from the rest” creative portfolioKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:Must be able to translate client business requirements, user needs and technical capabilities into designs that are visually exciting, easy to use and emotionally engaging Strong design skills that fit brand strategy, and the ability to create/evaluate own work and the work others Web design, usability, functionality and understanding of information architecture is essential; however, a portfolio of strong design and conceptual work is a key deciding factor Must have a strong working knowledge of design tools common to design and Web development, such as Photoshop, Fireworks, Flash and Illustrator Experience working with healthcare and pharmaceutical marketing and/or print advertising Experience and understanding of user experience and user interface principles and processes (utilizing static designs, site maps, page flows, wireframes and prototypes to guide design concepts) Overall, must ensure the agency’s creative product is well designed, strategically on target, tactically optimized and utilizes proven online/offline techniques for generating highly effective and results-oriented creative workPosition Responsibilities:Contributes to strategic solutions with the Creative Director and Account team Advance visual aesthetic for a project while maintaining the brand identity Responsible for overseeing the design process on assigned projects Self-motivated, organized and accountable Maintains and promotes design consistency of look, tone and feel to assigned projects Leads critiques of work in group and individual sessions Is able to articulate the benefits of the creative approaches, internally and to clients Knowledge of capabilities and limitations of Web/Digital technologies A solid understanding of informational architecture practices Must be able to interpret strategic objectives into tactics that a design team can execute Ability to think in abstract terms; can make connections between unrelated notions; can formulate innovative ideas where others cannot; seen as original and value-added in brainstorming sessions