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E-mail Copywriter & Designer
Onward Search is hiring an E-mail Copywriter and Designer for an international non-profit on a project basisJob Summary:As the email designer and copywriter, you will design, organize, and coordinate digital assets for an email campaign or digital marketing advertisement. The ideal candidate will assist in developing and maintaining a clear and consistent brand voice. The copywriter will be responsible for the creation of original and compelling written content for email campaigns. The candidate will provide concise and grammatically correct copy and must be attentive to details and be an excellent proofreader. This is a two-part e-mail campaign that will be deployed before the month June. Candidates can work fully remote, must be available for quality calls/check in's. Client is working within Bronto, so candidates MUST have experience with this platform.Qualifications:BA or BFA in Graphic Design or Marketing, or equivalent experience. Fluent in Oracle Bronto platform Fluency in Adobe Suite- Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, InDesign. Familiarity with Microsoft Office. An understanding of different language styles, such as AP style, that appeal to various target markets is key. Experience with web markup language and search engine optimization is a plus. Familiarity with InVision and Microsoft Teams.
Senior PR Copywriter
Onward Search is hiring a PART-TIME Sr. Public Relations Writer for our agency client in Winston-Salem, NC.PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT an Ad Copy role. You must be able to produce elevated, complex public relations writing. Corporate technical writing, PR writing, RFP, and ghostwriting experience are huge plusses.Position scope:The expectation is that this role will require a consistent 20 hours/week, some of which would need to be completed onsite in Winston-Salem. This is an ongoing W2 contract role with no set end date. This role is perfect for a writer with an established freelance book of business!Job DescriptionWe’re looking for a creative thinker with excellent writing and research skills to help us elevate that work as our go-to writer for all things PR copy, technical writing, RFPs, and the like. As a member of the creative team, our copywriter will write and edit copy for a variety of projects (including print, web, mobile, video, and social media), working closely with the accounts and design teams to brainstorm ideas, create concepts, and develop messaging for our national clients. The most successful copy writer will have versatile experience and samples!Objectives of this RoleThrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment interacting with internal agency persons and corporate clients. Continually raise the bar on creativity, writing fresh copy that connects with the desired audience and drives action. Comfortably vary voice, style, and other characteristics demanded by the industry, company, or target audience at hand. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of communication and client-related industry trends Stay updated on appropriate style guidelines and brand voice for consistency in messagingDaily and Monthly ResponsibilitiesResearch and understand the client's needs and target audiences, through online searches, reviews of existing research, interviews with subject matter experts, and in-person meetings Write original copy and edit content for a range of corporate marketing and communications materials. Collaborate with a team of account managers and creative staff from concept development to delivery of final product Present copy concepts and final deliverables to internal team, and to client representative as needed, and participate in client pitches on occasion Revise copy based on internal and client feedback/directionSkills and QualificationsBachelor’s degree in journalism, English, communications, or related discipline 5+ years of professional writing experience. Must include years in areas outside of ad copy, such as PR, RFP, thought-leadership, ghostwriting, headlines, social. Exceptional writing and research skill Ability to work independently and with a team to meet deadlines Excellent organizational skill and multitasking ability Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat Pro Proofreading experience Experience working with content management systems, WordPress, etc. A keen eye for detail and appreciation of great design. Work samples REQUIRED and should be submitted at time of application.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is looking for a Freelance Video Editor, Producer, and Videographer to join our prominent corporate client in Charlotte!Position Scope:20-25 hours/week are expected. Most of the work can be completed remotely other than occasional onsite meetings. You MUST have your own studio at home with your own personal software licenses. Computers and software will NOT be provided. The client does own their own cameras and equipment, but you are also able to use your own if you own them.Job Summary:This is a broad video role requiring experience in videography, editing, and production. Animation, motion, and post-production skills are a huge plus. You will collaborate with cross-functional creative and marketing teams to produce multimedia projects to support B2B and B2C projects for marketing, sales, operations, and other business initiatives. You will plan and facilitate studio and field-based video production work, including the storyboarding, filming, editing, sound mixing, graphic design, animation, compression output and final digital distribution of video assets that meet the objectives for any given marketing initiative.Primary Responsibilities:Identify, storyboard and capture of needed video according to workflow established. Conduct field-based video production and operation of all portable video and audio equipment. Assemble raw material and providing the final product. Plan and perform video post-production tasks which includes reviewing footage, making editorial decisions, video transcoding, rough cuts, audio adjustment, color correction, and final editing. Transport and set up lighting and audio equipment. Utilize computer graphics and special effects for video post-production in accordance with the overall project. Compress video projects for output.Minimum Qualifications:BA/BS/BFA degree in design, marketing, video production, or a related field. 4-7 years of professional experience in a video studio, preferably within in a large corporate or agency environment. Expert-level proficiency in Adobe Premiere and After Effects as well as Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign. Strong proficiency with Avid Media Composer, Cinema4D, and Final Cut Pro strongly preferred. Prior experience animating logos and similar design elements. Experience creating 3D and 2D graphics, creating visual effects, editing, video clipping, animating logos, compositing and frame removal. Ability to do post-production work, editing, and voiceover work. Experience with Canon, Nikon, Sony, and/or Blackmagic DSLRs and professional video cameras. Must be experienced with online/social video outlets such as YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, and Twitch. Creatively plan and translate abstract concepts into effective visual form. Advise clients on effective media communication practices and adapt video products for specified media outlets. Experience working collaboratively across cross-functional teams. Outstanding written and verbal communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills. Highly professional business acumen and a high level of emotional intelligence. A proactive work attitude and ability to organize and prioritize work to meet tight deadlines. A reel of sample work is REQUIRED and should be submitted at the time of application.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Senior UI/UX Designer
Email Marketing Manager
Onward Search is hiring an experienced Email Marketing Manager who can code landing pages and can be responsible for all areas in design, development, analyzing and tracking of marketing emails and micro sites. Works in tandem with Account Management, Interactive Creative Director and Creative Director to complement and expand our client’s communications programs. Qualified candidates can sit in Charlotte, NC, Charleston, SC or Myrtle Beach, SC.Job Objectives and Responsibilities:Email design experience required to create highly creative email campaigns that drive sales and engagement while maintaining the brand Create and manage targeted lists, databases and email campaigns through systems such as Exact Target, MailChimp, Marketo and others Analyze, recommend and deploy automated email triggers and drip campaigns, and provide reporting on email automation performance Analyze and recommend improvements and testing opportunities for email engagement Analyze results for email campaign effectiveness and adjust accordingly for improvements and optimization Track Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for email campaign effectiveness, using Omniture and Google Analytics Expert on email marketing trends, technologies and email deliverability as well as CAN-SPAM laws and GDPR Manage marketing budget for ROI Work in conjunction with an Interactive Designer or Art Director to create email campaigns and landing pages Work in coordination with Email Marketing Specialists to maintain consistent training, set email team standards, conventions and performance benchmarks Assist in other marketing projects/initiatives as necessary Prepare special projects and reports as directed by Position Supervisor, President or CEO Will be trained to assist with other departmental and agency functions on an as needed basisRequirements:Bachelors' Degree in Graphic Design, Web Design, Marketing or related field desired 3-5 years of related experience in email marketing, digital marketing and marketing automation, or equivalent combination of education and experience Strong written and oral communication skills Ability to translate requirements into wireframes and mockups Ensures graphic solutions are optimized for integration, performance, and usability Participates regularly and offers feedback regarding creative email based concepts; adding value to the team as it relates to email/web based projects that are feasible and relevant Advanced knowledge of Google Analytics Ability to add codes to emails for tracking Advanced knowledge of filtering and targeting campaigns Ability to create landing pages and do tracking Expert Excel and formula analysis ability Strong proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment Ability to work both independently using sound judgment and collaboratively in a team environment Seasoned interpersonal skills and effective problem solver Driven to improve customer satisfaction, both internally and externally Ability to maintain professionalism at all times under high-pressure situations The willingness to learn and obtain new skill sets Convey a professional and courteous attitude at all times toward clients, co-workers and guests Maintain a healthy attitude toward your job, make suggestions to improve the agency’s overall performance and attend weekly agency and departmental meetings Comply with all company policies and procedures as stated in the Policy ManualQualified candidates apply today with your current resume to learn more!
Senior Agency Copywriter
Onward Search is looking for a Sr. Copywriter to join our prominent agency client in Charlotte for an onsite contract-to-hire opportunity! The position is expected to require 40 hrs/wk and benefits are available during the contract period.PLEASE NOTE: This position sits onsite in Charlotte, North Carolina, but candidates from outside of that market who are willing to relocate to Charlotte are encouraged to apply. However, please also note that this is a contract-to-hire role and relocation assistance will not be provided.Job Summary:Serve as the keeper of the voice for the brands in your charge. Whether you created the voice or just managing campaigns for that brand, you are responsible for keeping that voice consistent across all platforms and channels. You are responsible for keeping the rules of the brand consistent in its written and/or spoken form. All sub-brand names and/or unique spellings, particular phrases, or ways products, services or brands must also be kept consistent under your watch. After the language has been crafted, you will collaborate with visual designers to ensure the spirit of those words is communicated as intended. You understand that the way words are represented visually makes all the difference. While you are not expected to suggest specific changes in design, you are expected to speak up when the “voice” of the brand is off. When you work with a designer, an editor, a director or voice talent, it is not only the language, but also the end result that our audiences experience. You see this bigger picture and stay true to the voice of the brand.Minimum Qualifications:5+ years of professional copywriting experience in an advertising agency or in-house agency environment. Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Creative Writing, Marketing, or a similar field from an accredited university or college Strong presentation skills and ability to confidently and successfully present work both internally AND externally Ability to skillfully manage a high volume of work in a deadline driven environment Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines and effectively communicate progress Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal Strong examples of proven, innovative, modern copy REQUIRED and should be submitted at time of application.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Senior Web Developer (full-stack)