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Onward Search is looking for a Copywriter to work with one of our clients in the travel/hospitality industry located in Miami, FL! This person will have the opportunity to work with a culture driven first creative team for contract to hire.Job Summary: Responsible for devising, writing and pitching advertising copy from conception to completion for use in digital, print and broadcast media.Responsibilities:Concept and write collateral such as ads, flyers, direct mail and other forms of print, broadcast scripts, and digital media, including short and long-form web copy, banners, email, and other materials Partner with department graphic designers to devise and present multiple creative conceptual options to deliver on client areas strategic and business needs Ensure timely release of new creative campaigns and deliverables Provide copy direction and support to other internal client teams (Sales, Marketing, etc.) Review final material and suggest improvements as needed Partner with any external agencies to drive asset development and final approval.Qualifications:Bachelor's in English, Journalism, Advertising, Marketing or related field 3-5 years writing experience in advertising, journalism or related field Familiarity with print & online media. Knowledge of web writing, SEO best practices and editorial experience preferred. Software experience in Mac applications, including Word and PowerPoint. Working knowledge of visual design programs considered a plus Excellent copywriting, editing, and proofreading skills. Knowledge of English grammar and punctuationApply now!
Onward Search's national healthcare client is seeking a COPYWRITER to contribute short & long-form copy and edit for facts, brand standards, style, and voice. The focus of this position is to write engaging business to business copy in both short and long-form for presentation, print & digital projects. Having a healthcare background is helpful as this role includes researching topics as well as interviewing senior leaders and members of the healthcare community to create content.SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:1-2 yrs experience writing b2b copy Provide recent samples of short & long-form copy/content BA required Work well with others, including editors to ensure consistency throughout all writing projects Able to collaborate on clients needs and make recommendations on messaging, marketing strategy and telling engaging stories with the team Experience working with company standards, regulations and specific requirements with all copy Research and interview experience as it relates to gathering facts for copy/content Detail-oriented, great at the following protocol and sticking to deadlines Collaborator of projects, ideas, and improvements Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and CMS application expertise Clear communicatorApply today to learn more about this job!
Onward Search has a new exciting opportunity with a big eCommerce client. The opportunity is for a Technical Writer that can start immediately onsite at our client’s office in Boston, MA. Our client is looking for a candidate that can produce high-quality work and thrive in a fast-paced and growing environment. If this sounds like you, apply today!RESPONSIBILITIESCollaborate with project management and internal engineering teams as well as 3rd party partners to develop new content for job training (online knowledge checks etc.). Produce and maintain electronic work instructions for all product lines installed in the field. Proactively update department internal wiki page with the latest information and make changes as necessary. Initiate department-wide communication of updates to processes and documentation by recording and publishing the change in bulletin form. Deliver how-tos, user guides, and other documentation as needed. Take a complicated sequence of tasks and break them down to easy-to-understand, bite-sized steps.QUALIFICATIONSBachelor’s degree (Engineering, English, Business, Communications, or other technical communication-related field preferred). Must have at least 2 years of relevant technical writing experience (5 or more years preferred). Deep knowledge of manufacturing or technical process documentation. Capable of creating and structuring “App-based” work instructions through an online interface. Impeccable written and verbal communication skills Strong desire to learn and be challenged. Must be self-driven and motivated with a great work ethic. Ability to work independently. Understanding of manufacturing/technical processes and can write instructions that guide an associate through a workflow. Ability to interact with SMEs. Not afraid to ask questions as necessary.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is currently seeking an experienced Linguist to who embraces traditional translation processes and new technologies alike. It is important that the linguist has a strong grasp of the best neutral tone of Spanish for Latin America but is also in tune with nuances between the different variations of Spanish. We are currently seeking this individual for a 14 month extendable contract assignment working onsite in San Jose, CA.Day to Day Overview:Translating and editing translations of new features, UI elements, promotions, graphics, emails, surveys, item specifics and categories, and miscellaneous content Performing LQA-related tasks like evaluating screenshots, annotating Jira tickets, and implementing or recommending fixes Supporting the Machine Translation team with tasks like Linguistic Quality Review, engine rating, and productivity tests Working with developers, localization engineers, and project managers to ensure that content for Latin America is delivered on time and with high linguistic quality Developing and maintaining a terminology glossary and language style guide Working with Product Marketing and Business Unit to establish and protect the tone and style of the localized content Advocating for localization needs and evangelizing best practices in cross-functional meetings Evaluating, training, and working with Spanish vendor translators and testers to ensure quality deliveries Contributing to the continuous optimization of processes and tools through research, definition of specs, and participation in pilotsJob Requirements:Native fluency in one of the Latin-American language flavors is an absolute must Good understanding of the nuances between the countries in the Latin American region Experience with Translation Memory systems and editors such as XTM, WS, DWB, etc. Experience translating for the consumer or e-commerce market Strong communication skills Strong familiarity with localization processes and industry standards Understanding of software development cycles Ability to work in a multicultural environment Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment Flexibility to support internal and external customers Ability to work well in a cross-functional environment with varying levels of management Strong team spirit paired with the ability to work independently • Experience with Machine Translation tasks and processes is definitely a nice to have
PR Marketing Manager
Onward Search has a new exciting opportunity with one of our great clients. The opportunity is a role for a Marketing Manager that has an immediate start at our client’s office in McLean, VA. An ideal candidate should be able to hit the ground running, can lead an integrated communication program, good writer, but has a deep understanding of media, and personal finance. If this sounds like you, apply today! RESPONSIBILITIES:Collaborate with brand and marketing partners on identifying themes, topics, and content that will resonate with target audiences and meet strategic business goals. Identify and establish relationships with third-party influencers that can contribute to and amplify the content. Partner with key stakeholders to build trusted relationships. Work closely with Corporate Communications team members to ensure well-managed media and influencer engagement. Create consumer campaigns and BAU strategy. Pinpoint core media list and find ways to deepen those relationships. Leverage data and insights to inform narratives and influence programming. Construct powerful, dynamic, influential content that can be adapted and shared across a variety of internal and external channels (earned media, social media, web, and digital, events, advertising, sponsorships, e-mail, etc.). Influence and aid the overall marketing and business strategy Acquire a deep understanding of internal clients’ businesses and brand objectives, target customers, potential risks, differentiators, and PR opportunities. Take part in a marketing strategy for each business. Understand, identify and effectively navigate potential risks and sensitivities Uphold Influencer and Earned Media relations. Distinguish news hooks and opportunities for our thought leaders to be positioned as industry experts. Create flawless media engagement through comprehensive spokesperson prep, follow-up, and on the ground support. Make sure all work is executed through a lens of strategic impact and measurement. Leverage the latest tools and technology (including vendors) to showcase how thought leadership is driving business outcomes, brand awareness, and engagement. QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's degree (English, Journalism, Mass Communications, Marketing or Public Relations preferred). Must have at least 5 years of experience in developing and implementing integrated communication strategies (10 years preferred). Must have at least 5 years of experience in managing communication channels and employee engagement (organizational goals, managing external agencies, manage organizational change, create feedback loops between leaders and subordinates, etc.). At least 5 years of experience in Partnering with and coaching senior executives on effective communications that support organizational objectives is a plus. About 5 years of experience in Oral and written communications is a plus. About 5 years of experience in managing multiple projects is also a plus. Knowledge of proprietary tools for dashboards, measuring KPI’s and measurements. Solid knowledge and experience with Google Analytics and SEO. Ability to be nimble.Apply now to learn more about this job today!
Social Media Coordinator
Our client, a Consumer Products Company, is seeking a freelance Social Media Coordinator to join the team.You will report to the Social Media Manager and be responsible for:Implement and manage both paid social advertising campaigns and organic content Ensure proper tracking setup in the social platforms and Adobe SiteCatalyst Manage the daily campaign optimization efforts of assigned accounts to ensure they are achieving the traffic, engagement, and conversion goals Input tickets to inform creative team. Manage bid rules and optimization efforts at the campaign, audience and ad levels to drive account performance Review regular reporting and draw out campaign insights Manage the execution and reporting of ad, landing page, and vendor beta testing initiatives Collaborate with management, team members, and social outlets to define policies, processes, and procedures to further drive efficiencies and performance for key stakeholders Keep current on the Social Media advertising industry and propose new ideas to further enhance campaign tactics and capabilitiesMusts:Four-year degree in Marketing, Media, or Communications 1-3 years executing lead generation or commerce focused social media advertising campaigns Must have a thorough working knowledge of Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter advertising interfaces, as well as be familiar with Pinterest Experience with the following tools: FB Business Manager, JIRA, Twitter Ads Manager, Pinterest, Social PMD (foresee, social code, sprinkler) Ability to work well with cross-functional teams and prioritize time Comfortable working with team members at all levels, including senior management Proficiency in Microsoft Excel Ability to quickly learn new software packages Experience working on e-commerce and/or lead generation campaigns Familiar with a major web analytics vendor such as Adobe Analytics (Omniture) to drive tactical decisions Topical understanding of digital marketing attribution and cookie/login based audiencesApply now to learn more now!
Digital Content Strategist
Our client, a global sports brand, is looking for a Digital Content Strategist to join their team for a long-term freelance assignment. You will report to the Senior Manager of US Owned Programming and will be responsible for building and maintaining US pages that offer consumers a top tier digital content experience.Responsibilities:Create and publish web pages for the company’s events, projects, films, athletes, light editorial tasks required Work within the company’s CMS to define product strategy, understand industry landscape, leverage data, and market analysis, collaborate with stakeholders and manage projects to execution Ongoing maintenance of all websites, including weekly scans for broken links, page latency, and data compliance Collaborate with Product Developers to facilitate feature enhancements Work with Marketing, Communication, Legal, Product, and Programming teams to ensure all event pages are published (~ 200 per year) Develop a strategy for and deliver content-rich experiences on US event page including video pieces, event information, light storytelling, ticket purchase details, and post-event results reporting Maintain editorial calendar of event page publishing Work with internal teams to ensure advertising is best supporting these event pagesRequirements:Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of experience in web content creation, publishing, and web product features Prior experience with project management for consumer-facing digital products Media industry background is highly preferred Passionate about how people find, consume, and interact with content Strong analytical mindset with the ability to extrapolate micro-trends into big-picture strategy Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills Proficient in Photoshop and Microsoft Office Apply now to learn more today!
Onward Search is currently seeking a Communications professional for a 6-month extendable contract with one of our top clients in Seattle, WA. Apply today to speak with one of our associates to learn more. Day to Day overview:Help implement communications strategies Provide administrative support to Communications Team Draft and edit communications copy Assist in maintaining web content Update databases and distribution lists Track projects Facilitate effective internal communications Maintain calendars Prepare presentationsApply today!
Our client, a financial technology company, is looking for a Technical Writer to join the team onsite for a long term contract role!Technical Writer Responsibilities:Creating, editing, and revising playbooks, visual workflows, processes, standard operational procedures in accordance to the business function and security requirements. Developing documentation that is comprehensible to an audience of varying business emphasis. Coordinating, analyzing, and correlating input from multiple sources including but not limited to SMEs, information security specialists, application developers, policy makers, and business stakeholders. Collaborating with stakeholders to develop supporting documentation for incident response and business continuity plans. Identifying document standards to ensure consistency with documentation across all teams, including organization, logical order and structure, tone, presentation, language, diagrams etc… Documenting how the current processes exist today both graphically/visually and formally - ideally with detail to a level 4 (i.e. indicating persons responsible, SLAs for each step, artifacts at each level, etc…) Making recommendations for areas of improvement, documenting newly created processes, and making recommendations of a more mature process for the near future state if applicable.Technical Writer Requirements:Technical Writing: 3-5 years and certifications/degrees (Preferred). High-level knowledge of JIRA & Confluence, Microsoft Office365, Word, OneNote, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio. Proven ability to create visual representation of workflows and business processes. Ability to capture and articulate processes to a level 4 specificity. Strong understanding and working knowledge of a workflow mapping with the ability to create workflow diagrams to visually represent processes. The ability to create formal documentation on processes to provide more detail (ideally spanning from a level 1 to level 4 amount of detail). Must be able manage and lead multiple assignments simultaneously, while working independently and with other stakeholders. Demonstrated history of strong technical writing, including translating technical concepts into actionable policies, standards and procedures. Ability to present findings and results. With little to no guidance, develop diagrams, charts, and graphs that increase the user’s understanding. Experience developing high-quality documentation with no guidance that is easy-to-understand, easy to use, meets applicable standards, and meets the objectives and goals for the intended audience.
Our client, a financial technology company, is looking for a Technical Writer to join the team on-site for a long term contract role! We are looking for candidates with the following skillset and experience to fill the role. Technical Writer Responsibilities:Creating, editing, and revising playbooks, visual workflows, processes, standard operating procedures by the business function and security requirements. Developing documentation that is comprehensible to an audience of varying business emphasis. Coordinating, analyzing, and correlating input from multiple sources including but not limited to SMEs, information security specialists, application developers, policymakers, and business stakeholders. Collaborating with stakeholders to develop supporting documentation for incident response and business continuity plans. Identifying document standards to ensure consistency with documentation across all teams, including organization, logical order, and structure, tone, presentation, language, diagrams, etc… Documenting how the current processes exist today both graphically/visually and formally - ideally with detail to a level 4 (i.e. indicating persons responsible, SLAs for each step, artifacts at each level, etc…) Making recommendations for areas of improvement, documenting newly created processes, and making recommendations of a more mature process for the near future state if applicable.Technical Writer Requirements:Technical Writing: 3-5 years and certifications/degrees (Preferred). High-level knowledge of JIRA & Confluence, Microsoft Office365, Word, OneNote, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio. Proven ability to create a visual representation of workflows and business processes. Ability to capture and articulate processes to a level 4 specificity. Strong understanding and working knowledge of a workflow mapping with the ability to create workflow diagrams to visually represent processes. The ability to create formal documentation on processes to provide more detail (ideally spanning from a level 1 to level 4 amount of detail). Must be able to manage and lead multiple assignments simultaneously, while working independently and with other stakeholders. Demonstrated history of strong technical writing, including translating technical concepts into actionable policies, standards, and procedures. Ability to present findings and results. With little to no guidance, develop diagrams, charts, and graphs that increase the user’s understanding. Experience developing high-quality documentation with no guidance that is easy-to-understand, easy to use, meets applicable standards and meets the objectives and goals for the intended audience.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
I want to say thank you so much for everything. First of all for getting me into this role, I’ve loved it so much and grown a lot. It definitely changed my life for the better. And secondly for being so helpful all along the way with anything I’ve ever needed. I’ve really had such a positive experience with onward search and wouldn’t have done anything differently.
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