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Social Media Manager
A Boutique agency is hiring a part-time, offsite Social Media / Community Manager for a financial client. This position will be about ~15 hours a week. Candidates must be in the New York area for potential client meetings.You will write social content, manage social calendar and optimize marketing and monitor, track, measure and analyze initiatives to report on social media ROI. Must have previous experience using social media marketing tool HubSpot.Background:2+ years Social Media experience Hubspot experience requred Community Management skills Copywriting for social media Able to find brand's voice and maintain through posts and responses Financial experience a strong plus Abilities in analyzing response rates and advising on strategy tactics Strong communication skillsPlease apply today!
Onward Search is seeking a COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE who comes from writing/editing administrative roles for public affairs or public relations. This is a 5-6 month contract need in Oakland. A minimum of 3 years of editorial experience in an administrative, communications or public affairs support role within a national organization preferred. This role is responsible for providing complex communications consultation, communications planning, implementation and recommending solutions for multiple departments.SKILLS:Write and edit straightforward content for communications programs and projects including newsletters, Web sites, tool kits, and other forms of internal and external communications to support clients' strategic communications requirements Proofread and coordinate production of communications materials. Work with others on final placement of materials, including distribution, and provide miscellaneous follow up Update content client-specific and project communications and messaging Function as communications assistant on programs and projects initiated by practice leaders or other communications and external relations staff by researching/collecting data, coordinating project schedules, maintaining project budgets, and numerous e-mail and database distribution lists as necessary to ensure high quality deliverables Coordinates, as needed, presentation preparations, including speeches and talking points, researching and analyzing information, planning logistics, graphic presentation and overall coordination Function as editorial and production assistant for Institute for Health Policy assets, client's voice, GR memos and newsletters. Proof using Associated Press and company style guidelinesREQUIREMENTS:3+ years experience in an editing, administrative support role Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications or related field Working knowledge of policies, practices and systems Frequent use of industry practices, techniques and standards including social media General application of concepts and principles Office 365 familiarity Experience with or aptitude to learn use of SharePoint and Box
Our client, an award-winning creative studio, is seeking a Copywriter for a project.You will report to the Executive Producer and be responsible for:working on 5 commercial spots for a luxury auto client to live on the brand's website bringing ideas that are high concept and brand relevant, as well as scripts for commercial spots style is not humor, but strong and slightly witty, dramatic, interesting with a twist project with go through 1-2 drafts, make modifications based on client feedback, etc.Musts:4+ years experience in advertising copywriting, preferably in the agency space portfolio showcasing produced commercial spots, auto being a plus Ability to work a combination of on-site and off-site, staying on schedule
Social Media Marketing Specialist
We are working with a top client to fill this in-house Social Media Marketing Specialist position located in Greenwich, CT. The Social Media Marketing Specialist will help develop and execute creative strategies for the social media campaign efforts. They will collaborate with internal and external agency partners to create content that not only drives business impact, but also aligns with our overarching social strategy.Functional Specialties:Strong copywriting skills, with understanding of social media platforms and trends, ability to apply both analytical and creative skills to day-to-day tasks, fast yet thorough. Past experience in reporting is preferred but not requiredBackground:The Social Media Marketing Specialist utilizes social media to humanize and drive advocacy for the brand by creating best-in-class experiences that resonate with consumers. Our always-on approach to tackle this ever-changing landscape creates a fun, challenging and rewarding dynamic among team membersDay-to-day activities include:Provide campaign management support and coordinate with Community Manager to ensure publishing strategy is executed Assist with social strategy, content creation (including always-on copywriting and creative direction), and media tactics Stay abreast of social media trends, rapidly changing technologies, and online competitor presences. Assist with Legal and compliance approval process Strong writing/editorial skills required to swiftly shepherd content through the legal approval process and offer constructive feedback on agency workThe Ideal Candidate:Team player with an entrepreneurial spirit, ability and willingness to collaborate, advise and get hands dirty. Experience Microsoft Office Skills (PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook), basic Photoshop a plus but NOT necessary
Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a User Experience Writer with a growing, innovative insurance company! You will be responsible for connecting users to the product by creating copy that is concise, helpful and human. Additional responsibilities will include:Collaborating with designers, product managers and engineers to achieve product objectives and improve the user experience Participating in user research Partnering with marketing and sales to maintain a connective language and unified voice Maintaining a content styleguide Helping to build and scale writing tools and processes Contributing to user manuals and onboarding materialsYou must have at 5+ years of experience as a professional writer and at least 2 years of UX/UI writing experience.This is an onsite long term contract role located in San Francisco that kicks off at the beginning of November!Must have experience working with designers, engineers and product managers Must be able to give and receive feedback with clarity and empathy Must be able to juggle multiple projects simultaneously Work station provided
Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for Copywriter at a leading San Francisco advertising agency. You will collaborate with Creative Director, Art Director, Designers, Developers, Producers and other equally talented people to consistently deliver exceptional work across all channels with a heavy focus on digital. The ideal candidate will work closely with their fellow Art Director to ensure that all written output is aligned with the clients style, tone, and voice guidelines.This is a contract opportunity located in San Francisco that kicks-off on Wednesday, 10/18.Responsibilities:Write compelling, beautifully constructed copy for a one of the agency's largest clients Demonstrate a wide breadth of abilities from long form to calls-to-action to brand manifestos Able to write with speed, consistency, accuracy and creative flair Even under pressure and while delivering multiple projects, ensure that quality is never compromised Demonstrate excellent grammar and spelling skills Able to respond positively to feedback from the client and CD tore-draft copy to meet their comments, while retaining the impact of the copy Craft copy powerful copy along with developing creative and strategic stories for the client’s new campaign Concept and collaborate on overall campaign ideas with fellow Art Director while working on multiple projects Measure ideas not only against high creative standards, but also against business objectives Maintain a holistic view of a brand and all its touch points and able create bigger strategic campaigns and platforms that can make an impact on a brand’s businessRequirements:3-5 years’ experience copywriting and concepting across digital and traditional, preferably within an agency environment or directly for an industry-leading brand The ability to work against tight deadlines Experience writing copy for retail is a plus (B2B) Digital/integrated campaign experience with emphasis on product Portfolio that shows relevant marketing/advertising experience and creative acumen Ability to work well on a team (w/ Art Director) and individually Effective time management and ability to multitask across a variety of deliverables
Onward Search is seeking a Proofreader for our Detroit client for periodical work reviewing and editing blogs, booklets, brochures, magazine copy, medical articles and web content. This role can be remote.Your Role as a Proofreader:You will work with the Director of Marketing and the account staff to ensure documents are of high quality in terms of scientific content, organization, clarity, accuracy, format, and consistency. The Proofreader serves as lead editor for assigned tasks. He or she performs all levels of editing, including proofreading, copyediting, substantive editing, and data verification/fact-checking. The projects that the you work on include (but are not limited to) the following projects, including websites, blogs, banner ads, e-mail campaigns and social media sites; print projects, such as booklets, brochures, magazine copy, etc.Essential Duties and Responsibilities/Execution:Edits original copy for a variety of consumer and professional health care audiences Revises medical copy for precision, clarity, and tech/structural accuracy; corrects grammar & spelling Annotates/fact-checks reference citations for submission to medical/legal regulatory reviews Creates and maintains a style sheet for assigned accounts; ensures the text is consistent with brand style Proofreading as directed Excels in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and able to manage requirements of multiple projects without sacrificing accuracy Serves as subject-matter expert regarding AMA style, grammar, and usage Checks text to ensure it is well written and logically structured and in an appropriate style for the intended audience Checks facts and raises questions with the author of the document; makes sure all copy is understandable and accurate Creates any documents that support references and claims (i.e., reference binders)General Qualifications:Has excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills Works collaboratively with team members; completes work independently and according to schedule Understands medical terminology Possesses excellent organizational, multitasking, prioritizing, and problem-solving skills Highly skilled in English-language rules, including grammar, punctuation, and spelling Possesses AMA style expertise and an understanding of FDA regulations for promotional advertising, as well as excellent researching and referencing skills Has a meticulous approach to their work and a keen eye for detail Maintains high-quality work while meeting tight deadlines Anticipates potential MLR/regulatory issues and discusses them with the copy director Ability to maintain the style of the writer and the brand during copyediting Ensures high quality of all jobs in terms of scientific content, organization, clarity, accuracy, format, and consistency Possesses excellent proofreading skills and is willing to help support proofreaders on occasionQualifications:At least 3-4 years’ experience as a copy editor or proofreader in an agency environment (healthcare/pharma preferred) reviewing both interactive and print work Must be computer literate. Must be able to markup changes using Adobe Acrobat tools, as well as work in word documents Bachelor’s degree in journalism, writing, or associated field is preferred
The Merchandise Assistant manages the acquisition, coordination and tracking of his/her subcategory item pages and shelves on the website. He/She manages item page content, cross-sells, and accessories for the merchandise department. He/She assists the call center associates with customer service questions. This position will be responsible for managing the acquisition, coordination and tracking of inbound supplier data.This Merchandise Assistant will be working across all the businesses under Global Marketplaces Services.Must be dedicated, organized, and passionate about the Services businesses.ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Setup and Maintenance of Items & Content 50%Supports the item level efforts of all merchandise categories reporting to the Category Manager Work with Buyers and Item Set up Team to set up new items and maintain item changes such as: numbers, item dimensions, rebates, add distributors, remove distributors, retail price changes, cost price changes, department/RHID changes, for accurate tracking and data collection Works closely with the copywriters and supplier to manage content acquisition Works closely with the Item Set Up Team and supplier to manage the procurement and coordination of digital images and/or samples for the site Work with Web Collage, CNET, and easy2.com on product demos and page outlook enhancement Oversees the quality assurance process as it relates to the items preparation to go live on the site. This includes testing products that are live, continuing to submit JIRA tickets to fight bugs and follow-up with Digital Store Operations (DSO), @Labs, and other cross-functional teams as needed, in order to ensure a great customer experience. Modify/update item page as needed Collaborate with DSO to promote appropriate assortment for seasonal/holiday campaigns to increase awareness and drive traffic to items + shelves SEO merchandise descriptions and wordsmith item page content Run in stock daily report for daily publishing Track all items coming in, out to supplier, or with cross-functional team to ensure all items go live in a timely manner Maintain item pages with accurate accessories and cross sell layout Manage change requests such as: prices, flags, inventory availability, critical live images and copy changes, base/variant maintenance2. Administrative and Tracking 30%Sample Coordination + Product Development Assistance: Organize samples for vendors/partners accurately. Troubleshoot issues as needed Assist in reporting via various systems including Teradata, Thoughtspot, Item Query, etc. Monitor reviews and ratings feedback Submit critical tickets for system, or data repairs Run reports to insure end dates are accurate for items existence Run weekly out of stock reports for drop shipment items and email them out to pertaining suppliers for ETA3. Special Projects 15%Coordinate with Associate Operations Manager, Website Resolutions, and the Legal Team to resolve customer service issues promptly and accurately Provide additional support to the Item Set Up Team, PIM Support team, and Inbound Team as defined by the category manager Provide new MAs within the department basic training4. Competitive Analysis and Customer Insights 5%Perform competitive analysis by collecting market data (pricing, assortment, promotion) for competitive products Conduct Competitive Analysis and research Customer Insights to inform business programs for Services. Assist with customer insights by contributing to customer surveys and interview questions. Conduct in-person interviews. Aggregate data from in-person interviews and online surveys, and provide assistance on synthesis and analysis of customer insights data Comp shop other competitor sitesREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:1+ years of experience in merchandising, customer service, project coordination, or administrative capacity Possess business acumen Strong communication skills, verbal and written
We’re looking for a Copywriter for the Brand team to partner with an Art Director to create marketing assets for the ‘excellent-credit’ segment of our US Card business. You’ll get so comfortable in our Brand voice that you might find yourself using it at cocktail parties. You’ll get to work with an awesome creative team on a variety of projects, including conceptual campaigns that’ll let you flex those creative muscles. Basically, if you’re passionate about writing, here’s a chance to get paid for doing what you love.You should be:An effective communicator, both verbally and in your writing Adept at presenting creative ideas to business executives and strategy partners Excellent at grammar and copyediting, but be warned—you’ll have to check that Oxford comma at the door. Skilled at juggling multiple projects and incorporating feedback quickly Able to write compelling content for digital, web, email and direct mailYou should be great at:Grabbing people’s attention with engaging headlines and subject lines Simplifying complex subjects and communicating them in a clear way Writing in a brand voice Strategizing, brainstorming and synthesizing research results Collaborating with Art Directors and other creatives Putting yourself in the customers’ shoes to improve UXBasic Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree or Military experience. At least 5 years marketing copywriting experiencePreferred Qualifications:At least 3 years of previous experience in a financial service setting At least 1 year analyzing and interpreting data to create effective customer communication At least 1 year of experience with InDesign, InVision, AdWords or UserTesting.com
Who we are…We communicate to business owners and employees of our clients. We reach a variety of customer segments within varied digital and traditional channels, so this position will have a significant influence on delivering key marketing, product and services messaging in our company’s voice & personality within the broader marketing & product teams.We think big and do big things. We were the first company to develop and offer mass customization and personalization of credit card products, and we have been innovating relentlessly ever since. Today we are a nationally recognized brand on a journey to redefine the financial industry through digital innovation. We are a passionate and entrepreneurial team that embraces bold ideas, fosters collaboration and delivers for our customers and each other.We are committed to providing work-life balance, ongoing skills and leadership training, and giving you direct ownership for executing your ideas. The company is regularly recognized as A Great Place to Work by groups like Fortune “Top Companies for Leaders” and Diversity Inc “Top 50 Companies for Diversity.”Are you ready to apply your expertise to a dynamic Fortune 200 company? Are you looking for a place where you be curious, drive change, and grow in ways you never imagined? If so, we want to talk to you. Our client is one of the most stable, fastest-growing financial institutions in the country, with a nationwide in-house creative network that values work-life balance and strives to continually up its game.A little bit about the role:This candidate will be working with senior leaders, marketers, product and designers to craft the message and tone for all our business needs. The ideal candidate we’re looking for is a conceptual and strategic problem solver and works well in a team of “big thinkers”. We want someone who is also comfortable with collaboration as well as co-leading creative work-streams and campaigns.Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree specializing in advertising, journalism or similar discipline; or military experience At least 6 years of copywriting experience 2 years of experience working in an advertising agency, or 2 years of experience working with a corporate in-house creative team Copywriting portfolio submitted with resume Portfolio should include produced work for integrated marketing campaigns and/or product/technical copywritingPreferred Qualification:Bachelor’s Degree in English, or Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, or Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism 3 years of experience working directly in the investment management industry Active FINRA Series 7 License, or expired FINRA Series 7 License Active FINRA Series 66 License, or expired FINRA Series 66 License
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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