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Our agency client is seeking a Copywriter to join their team for a 6 + month contract role. In this job, you will work on creating new copy and adapting existing product copy into a functional and editorial style. You will be responsible to create compelling copy that sells the benefits of the product. Requirements: 5+ years copy writing experience, with specific experience writing for a beauty or healthcare product Portfolio that showcases your ability to create compelling copy - both short and long form Previous work that has allowed you to adapt copy into a current functional style Must be detailed-oriented Strong written and communication skills If this sounds like you, submit your resume and we'll be in touch!
JOB DESCRIPTION Onward Search is seeking a talented individual with a strong background and passion for marketing. The Marketing Manager will be responsible for managing the development and execution of marketing strategies for one of our clients internal businesses. The successful candidate is customer-centric with an understanding of multi-channel best practices in developing, managing, and executing multiple customer communications across several customer segments. Responsibilities: Leads creative strategy including the development and execution for multiple marketing initiatives in both digital and print. Includes developing the creative brief based on project intent, providing feedback to the creative team throughout development, routing for feedback and ensuring all required updates are made Leverages customer insights, campaign performance results and partner needs when developing marketing initiative recommendations impacting marketing plan and/or creative strategy Oversees project management of deliverables, including marketing plans, budget, timelines and results. Identifies any potential issues and opportunities and appropriately escalates. Develops detailed documentation for team reference Supports leadership with product development efforts including ideation, research, concepting, and go-to-market strategy Takes a holistic and customer-centric view on end-to-end customer experience, including branding and usability Champions the brand, ensuring that all marketing aligns to respective brand personas, voice and style guides Collaborates with multiple cross-functional teams including creative agencies, analytics, research, operations, legal and client/partner Basic Qualifications: 4-year degree in Marketing, Communications or Business. 3+ years of professional experience, preferably in a marketing, project management or agency environment At least 2 years of multi-channel digital marketing experience on agency or client-side At least 2 years experience in planning, executing and analyzing marketing programs At least 2 years of experience managing creative processes, partnering with creative teams and developing creative optimization frameworks that drive results Strong communication and influence skills: verbal and written
Our Fortune 500 client is seeking a Financial Analyst to support their Software Asset Management team. Experience needed: 2+ years experience as an analyst Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience Knowledge of SAP, AS400, MS Office Role responsibilities: Complete software assessment template 90 days prior to expiration following the renewal schedule and working with IT Application Owners, IT Procurement, Tax Team, vendors and resellers Present assessment in weekly meeting for approval and email meeting minutes Submit PO Request for approved purchases Maintain excel tracker of what gets approved, reviewed, PO requested, terminated, etc. Recharges Enter data into recharge templates on monthly basis Month-end Close Tie LE v. Actuals tracker to GL report from SAP to assist in reconciliations required for month-end close entries A400 schedule Review and enter data into A400 report according to Controller’s instructions Entitlement management / Tier 3 Loading Upload software tier 3 contracts from shared drive to SharePoint site in prep for loading into Software Asset Management tool, Flexera
Digital Marketing Manager
The Digital Marketing Manager will lead the digital marketing vision, strategy, and execution to drive growth of our client's digital presence and improve the digital customer experience. This role will be responsible for digital marketing initiatives, accelerate revenue growth, and coordinating/collaborating with all divisions of the organization to develop a world-class digital footprint. Specific Job Function: Manage multiple marketing functions including company website, CX & UX, mobile, international language websites, SEO & SEM and marketing analytics Develop a global digital marketing footprint resulting in an integrated strategy to grow the customer base, maximize revenue growth, delight customers, increase consideration of water products and services and marketing ROI Oversee strategy, road maps and releases for our website, international websites, dealer sites and mobile functionality Engage with customers and dealers to proactively identify enhancements and implement initiatives to improve our customers' digital experience. Implement search engine optimization/marketing (SEO/SEM) programs to increase awareness and consideration of products and services to drive increased traffic on our website Understand and report on traffic trends, funnel analysis, customer behavior; compile insights, analytics and research to drive ongoing Customer Experience and Marketing improvements across platforms, devices and buyer journeys Create, maintain and socialize Digital Design Standards to be implemented across the organization to provide a consistent digital user experience Research web technologies, marketing practices and industry specific content to further enhance our digital activities; review analytics to gain understanding of user activities and behaviors and share with adjacent partners Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or Communications. MBA preferred 10+ years’ experience in digital marketing, with 5 years leading digital at the strategic level Previously launched digital platform rollouts at a start-up to mid-sized company Experience in Salesforce, WordPress, Google Analytics, Pardot, CRM systems Microsoft Office Software Suite, Excel, PowerPoint Proven client management skills
Senior User Experience Designer
Our client is seeking a UX Designer to join their team on a contract basis. Responsibilities: Working with our Strategy and Insights group to leverage primary research, personas, task analysis, heuristic and competitive reviews to craft industry-leading user experiences Crafting and conducting stakeholder interviews with everyone from subject matter experts to C-level executives to determine business/site objectives Creating information design and navigation systems for internet, intranet and extranet sites, as well as online and mobile applications Creating and refining user experience thought expressed as deliverables, including task and gap analyses, content analysis and strategy and feature/functionality matrices, usage scenarios, site maps, wireframes, flow diagrams and user-requirements documents Preparing and presenting design recommendations based on business goals, user research, UCD and IA principles Collaborating as a member of the Creative team Required Skills: A love for the digital space (practices, procedures and technologies) and user-centered design principles Diagramming tool know-how (e.g., Visio, OmniGraffle, InDesign) and communication tools (e.g., PowerPoint, Keynote) A desire to work in a multitasking, fast-paced environment—we’re talking lightening fast A bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in the liberal arts, the humanities or user-centered design, or equivalent in a related field Four + years of experience researching and developing strategic user experience design for high-traffic, dynamic websites Digital agency experience and background preferred
Our client is a digital product design firm and is seeking a UI designer to join their team in a contract role. There is potential this could convert to a full time position down the road. The Job: Find the right design methodologies to craft unique approaches to challenging client projects Work with project teams to uncover actionable insights around customers and design the most compelling digital products and services grounded in user value Help determine project strategy, mentor teammates, and create client deliverables Contribute to the success of client projects, through refined design You: 4+ years of experience designing complex products for complex organizations Portfolio that demonstrates refined design aesthetic coupled with your understanding of the impact your design has on development Your brain is wired to navigate and communicate the aesthetics: colors, typography, grid systems, and iconography Professional creative experience in a consulting or in-house environment A rich understanding of the end-to-end design process and evidence of using appropriate methods to inform a visual design system A portfolio of case studies that shows a mastery designing for a diverse set of digital products or services grounded in user, business, and technical insights Comfort in crafting new visual language or extending an existing design system Experienced in communicating with technology teams and other stakeholder groups Comfortable in delivering production-ready specifications for technology