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Email Marketing Specialist
Our client is looking for an experienced email marketing specialist to join their growing team on a contract basis. In this high profile position you’ll manage a high volume of email campaigns working closely with the content and design teams. This includes testing emails for performance, working closely with the IT and creative teams, reporting campaign results, and building templates that work across various campaigns. You’ll also need to stay current on industry best practices, browser and platform issues and user behaviors.Responsibilities:Experience in managing more than 10 marketing campaigns per week Experience leading a marketing campaign from inception to completion and analysis Experience with lead scoring, email templates, nurture programs, preference management and data hygiene Serve as strategic partner for marketing automation programs; collaborate with key stakeholders in sales, marketing and business development to conceptualize campaign strategy, requirements and design Manage integrated marketing campaigns across email, web and social channels Continuously monitor and improve programs by reporting on KPIs and share results with key stakeholders on opportunities to improve and scale campaigns Ensure compliance to regulatory requirements and controls such as CAN-SPAM, CASL, GDPR etc. Complete daily tasks using team’s project collaboration system; partner closely with content and other digital marketing colleagues to build campaign assets Experience with Marketo or Pardot preferredSound like you? Apply now!
Our client is seeking a Web Developer who can help with rebuilding and re-branding their site. The ideal candidate will be fluent in WordPress Gutenberg, have an eye for detail, and a solid grasp of SEO. This is a project based role, needing to be onsite in Chicago.Requirements:Web Developer with 3+ years of experience Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, PHP Expert in Wordpress (Gutenberg), with demonstrated experience building sites from scratch Familiar with both SEO and UX principles Comfortable providing feedback and consult as part of a project teamDoes this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is currently seeking a Sr. Copywriter for a 3 month extendable contract opportunity working with our client in Chicago, IL. We are looking for a self-motivated, inquisitive, and resourceful individual who is also a strong team player. This person must be capable of balancing multiple jobs, comfortable varying his/her approach to copy, and be able to articulate choices to clients. Apply today to speak with one of our associates to learn more about this exciting career opportunity with one of our top clients!Day to Day Overview:A strong writer and true creative problem solver with the ability to produce original, brand-elevating copy Someone with a range of writing skills to complete assignments, such as writing compelling headlines, to succinct product benefits, to long-form storytelling A big thinker and collaborator. We’re idea people—you should be too A mentor and/or leader of talented teams in a cross-functional environment Ability to receive and manage inputs and feedback from a variety of stakeholders Ability to approach assignments from a customer-centric perspective while also understanding higher-level business and marketing objectivesWhat you’ll do to help make a difference:Possess a positive attitude and readily partner with all types of people. Be just as comfortable with a clever headline as you are with longer copy Have a clear understanding of tone and the ability to quickly adapt your writing style Understand the importance of creative strategy and use it to create powerful work Handle multiple projects at once and meet aggressive deadlinesPortfolio Requirements:Must display both creative and strategic thinking and show attention to detail
Digital Content Specialist
Our client located in Downtown Chicago is looking for a Digital Asset Specialist who will assist with the transition into their new Digital Asset Management (DAM) System. This role will be a part of crafting the overall strategy, implementation and required work flows. The ideal candidate will have DAM system solution experience along with strong problem solving, collaboration and communication skills.Primary Responsibilities:Develop digital asset project plant to assist in launch of new website Define and outline asset collection, review and qualification based on criteria Define process for initial load and ongoing management of assets for the DAM and CMS system Oversee tagging and classification of digital assets ensure proper cataloging Create a best practices outline and guide content types and where filed moving forwardExperience:3+ years of experience setting up and managing a DAM platform in an enterprise environment Understanding of cataloging, taxonomy, data architecture and metadata best practices Experience working with various digital asset file formats and workflows Mac Environment Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office Applications – knowledge of Drupal/Acquia and Enable a plus Collaborative, professional work ethicSound like an opportunity you would love? Apply now to learn more!
Our client, one of the nation's premier associations representing over 150,000 members, is currently seeking a dynamic SEO & Search Strategy Manager to join their marketing team.The ideal candidate will be a data-driven decision-maker, organized, detail and goal-oriented with a strong business acumen to prioritize effectively and solve business challenges through Search and content optimization.In this role, you will be responsible for developing SEO strategy to improve organic content ranking, user engagement and lead execution for the team. Additionally you will drive success through paid search strategy, day-to-day campaign management, optimization, and measurement. Minimum Qualifications:BS/BA 5+ years of search, Digital or integrated media planning and/or related fields Knowledge of information architecture, web usability, audience segmentation, web governance, and web accessibility standards. Experience in search marketing and SEO, development of search strategies, development, management and optimization of SEM campaigns. Understanding of SEO best practices to inform content development and support SEM campaign performance. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communications skills, analytical skills. Knowledge of use of data, content, and technology to influence consumer behavior. Ability to present campaign results to senior leadership, seamlessly balance strategic initiatives and operational functions of the digital team Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (WORD, EXCEL & PowerPoint) Knowledge of Google Ads, Bing Ads, Google Tag Manager, SEO, Google Analytics, and enterprise search platformsDoes this sound like you? Apply today!
Our agency client in Downtown Chicago is looking for an Art Director to add to their team. The Art Director will formulate a variety of concepts as well as execute designs for both print and digital mediums. They have a strong understanding of the appropriate applications and current design/technology trends.Responsibilities:Develop concepts and campaign ideas for a variety of clients Drive creative process from concept through to completion Present concepts and ideas to creative team Own the timelines to ensure projects complete on time and in budgetSkills and Experience:Strong understanding of current design and technology trends Adobe Creative Suite Proficiency 3 to 5 years of experience in agency art direction Pharma client experience is requiredThis is a great opportunity and we cannot wait to meet you! Apply today with your resume and portfolio link.
Product SKU Copywriter
Our client, located in Northern Suburbs is looking to bring in a Product SKU Copywriter to assist with a short term project. In this role you will be writing clear, concise and engaging product descriptions to increase product sales.Responsibilities:Write clear and compelling copy to describe products Apply SEO principles to maximize the target audience reach Ensure content is true to brand standardsRequirements:Excellent writing and proofing skills Product Writing Samples 3-5 years of experience with product specific copyInterested? Submit your resume for consideration.
Digital Marketing Analyst
Our client in the financial industry is looking to add a Digital Marketing Analytics Consultant to support the Digital Marketing Strategy Team.This team is responsible for all digital channels, including corporate websites, social media, targeted e-mail, native advertising, search engines and more..The primary goal of the Digital Marketing Analytics Consultant is to gather and analyze data across multiple systems and deliver actionable insights to the business. A strong background in Microsoft Excel and program optimization is required.Responsibilities include but are not limited to:Aggregate data from various systems into a central data visualization tool (e.g., SAS database, Tableau, etc.) Help identify strategic KPIs across programs and channels Analyze data and create insights/recommendations across channels Create and maintain monthly digital dashboards; support ad hoc reports as needed Create monthly performance report for thought leadership programs (includes analysis of promotion channels, content topics and overall site performance) Assist in the development of quarterly and annual department reports Build custom reports in Adobe Analytics and Tableau as needed Deliver campaign reporting to digital team and marketing partners as assigned Ensure content, digital and marketing teams have metrics and insights in a timely manner Evaluate and interpret disparate types of information, determine root causes, draw insights and recommend solutions Extract and organize data, perform calculations, establish causal relationships, summarize results and communicate conclusionsQualifications:Bachelor’s degree in marketing, statistics or a related field required 3-6 years of experience in a business intelligence, analyst or technical role Experience with data visualization tools (E.g., SSRS, Crystal Reports, Tableau) Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint SQL and database query experience is a plus Experience with marketing automation tools (E.g., Marketo, Eloqua, etc.) is a huge plus Excellent attention to detail and strong project management skills Strong organizational skills, with the ability to plan ahead, judge priorities, multitask and meet deadlines Excellent presentation skills and a strong sense of what makes something visually appealing and easy to understand Experience with CRM applications and data models is a huge plus
Our client, a dynamic agency located in the Loop, is seeking a mid to senior level Account Planner to join their team on an established account.In this role, you will be responsible for providing insights and guidance for Creatives and others to ensure the communication strategy for the client’s brand has relevance for and resonance with the targeted consumer group.Responsibilities:Oversees strategy development initiatives for an established brand account Reviews and analyzes qualitative and quantitative research information. Leads planning discussions and collaborations between agency account team members. Develops accurate and insightful conclusions from research data and contributes strategy and direction in an impactful, engaging and cogent manner. Writes creative briefs providing clear, descriptive and contemporary consumer insights. Helps ensures that the creative product: aligns with the business strategy; communicates clearly; resonates with the target audience. Probes and monitors multi-cultural consumers’ cultural and social trends and interprets the significance and relevance of these shifts with respect to client brands. In client meetings the Associate Director presents the perspective of multi-cultural consumers with details corroborated by research/ strategy findings.Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree in social science, or marketing, or communications required. 5+ years of relevant work experience in an advertising agency, including account planning. Proficiency in analyzing and explaining qualitative and quantitative research methods and results. Previous planning experience focused on targeted consumer segments is required, experience with multi-cultural target marketing is highly desired. Must be proficient in using Microsoft Office software, particularly Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, and have dexterity with data base software and related research tools.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Global Ecommerce Client in Chicago is seeking a Hybris Developer to join their growing team. We are looking for candidates with the following skills and competencies to fill the role. Skills and Requirements:Experience with Hybris OCC layer. Experience with Hybris upgrades to versions 6.7 and reliability engineering. Experience with Hybris promotions module and performance improvements Strong in Java 8 and above including good understanding of JVM internals. Experience: 5+Does this sound like you? Apply today!