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Our client, an online personal styling service, is looking for a Copywriter with 3+ years of experience. They’re seeking a freelance Copywriter with an agency background to contribute to a fast-paced team of writers who are creating content across a variety of channels. This writer will have great chops for daily copywriting needs, but is versatile enough to the concept and find creative solutions to complex problems. You’ll ensure a human and approachable voice and tone for all marketing touchpoints in a highly creative and collaborative role in which you will work closely with a design partner. The ideal applicant will have the relevant copywriting experience, plus a background in pitching creative stories, conceptual thinking and managing deadlines. Responsibilities Develop narrative concepts for marketing campaigns that come to life both online and off. Bring complex stories to life in a clear, engaging and consistent way for a variety of marketing channels with the goal to cultivate emotional and long-term client relationships. Run with creative briefs and brainstorming sessions, and collaborate on in-house/agency campaign work. Produce copy that both inspires and educates. Manage simultaneous projects with many moving parts. Represent your work with a cross-functional team of partners. Experience 3+ years of experience for a creative agency, brand or business writing role. Deep experience and knowledge in developing brand standards and brand voice writing. Excellent verbal and written communication. Active learner. Experience initiating project and seeing ideas from inception to launch. Skills: The ability to craft compelling copy in any format (scripts, headlines, video, etc.). A portfolio of great creative work that shows your ability to work across a variety of channels. Current experience and knowledge of social media platforms and best practices, and up-to-date with cultural trends. A good partner who can collaborate conceptually with other creatives. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Copywriter - Scripts/Audio
Our client, a music media company, is seeking a Copywriter to join the Creative Solutions team. You will report to the Creative Producer and be responsible for: Create and develop copy for advertisements, content, marketing assets, and sales decks Write highly engaging content reflective of the brand voice and tone, while bringing your voice and creativity to answer brand needs Write ads that are memorable and authentic to the host's voice while pushing the bounds of audio creativity and always keep the listener top of mind Be responsible for writing: 15/: 30 audio spots, podcast segments, and podcast product placements Revise, edit and improve any written materials and ideas Propose creative copy concepts as you identify opportunities Collaborate and work closely with the other copywriters, project managers, production and strategy team to write creative copy for audio ads and podcasts in response to an RFP from advertisers who have paid for media that will run on the platform. Musts: 2-4 years of copywriting experience at an advertising agency, media company or high-profile brand Experienced copywriter in writing scripts for radio/podcasts/podcast production A true team player who can receive and implement feedback quickly and without ego Self-motivated, organized, accountable and can communicate effectively to work within tight timelines Enthusiasm about emerging digital audio formats and the potential for innovative brand opportunities Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, Communications or Advertising (or similar field) preferred A highly creative and imaginative writer with a love for music and audio Best fit for the team is a collaborative, detail-oriented writer who thrives in a fast-paced environment Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Our client, a leading global advertising agency, is seeking a Copywriter with Pharma advertising experience to join their team. This role begins on-site in NYC in early January. What you'll be doing: Working with an well-rounded team of account managers, strategists and art directors to develop new integrated Pharma campaigns across a range of clients. Lead the conceptual development of campaign ideas. Own every element of the copy experience from concept through to hands on copy tasks including annotation of medical documents, script development, and short and long-form copy. Execute creative across print, digital, web, email, headlines, video and more. Present your copy work both internally and to clients, standing by your work and defending your strategy. Partner with the team for the production of all creative work, traveling as needed on shoots, to client meetings, etc. Other tasks may apply. About you: 3-5 years of Pharma copy experience at an Advertising or Marketing agency. Bachelor's degree in a related field. Must have direct to consumer healthcare writing experience and understanding of HCP targeting. Must be interested in both high-level concept writing as well as the hands-on work like annotations to medical docs and copy tweaks. Experience with creative development for existing products, product launches and new business. Execute creative across print, digital, web, email, headlines, video and more. You bring a well-thought out, sharp perspective to your work. Up to date portfolio with recent Pharma copy examples. Confident with speaking internally and with clients to defend and sell creative ideas, and can push back if needed. Formal medical training is NOT necessary for this position. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search has another fantastic opportunity with a huge client in the Richmond, VA area. Our client is looking for a Communications Specialist to join their team immediately onsite at their office in Richmond, VA. If you are interested, keep reading and apply right now!! RESPONSIBILITIES Draft a communication promoting a new technology amenity in the workspace, and then an email about construction at one of our locations. Work closely with a teammate on how to creatively introduce a new amenity to employees. Deliver a change management communications plan for employees moving to a new workspace. Check-in with a portfolio manager to stay updated on what’s going on in the region and where the team can help. Collaborate with other Workplace Solutions colleagues to identify impacts on the employee experience on a project. Proofread a communication for a teammate. Draft day-to-day employee-facing communications. Partner with customers to understand their intent and goals, develop plans that meet their needs, and relentlessly pursue options to deliver stellar results. Create persuasive and clear stories about life in workspaces. QUALIFICATIONS Proven ability to translate technical material into meaningful messages for executives, managers, employees, and candidates. Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations or Communications. Must have 3 years of experience in the marketing/communications /PR industry (5 preferred). Must have 3 years of experience in developing communications for a variety of audiences (5 preferred). Background in marketing, communications or copywriting. Must have 3 years of experience in proven problem-solving skills and generation of creative solutions that improve the way we do business. Previous proven 3 years of experience in organizing and managing multiple projects with overlapping schedules and deadlines. Must have 1 to 2 writing samples. A can-do attitude and proactive team player Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is looking for a UX Writer for an ongoing freelance assignment in NYC with one of our top Cable Provider clients. What You'll Do: Work with copy team to support the production of UX copy, internal communications, and other pieces as needed in support of design, development, SEO, and marketing and communications teams Maintain accurate, up-to-date copy files; track messaging feedback (from stakeholders and legal reviewers) Produce concepts and copy that are inspired, fresh and engaging. What You’ll Need: Copywriting experience in a UX team setting or equivalent professional writing experience A portfolio of work, including live samples, and the ability to present it well Expert knowledge of the English language and ability to self-edit Impeccable attention to detail Agility and flexibility to adapt to changing requests in a fast-paced environment Ability to track jobs over time Working knowledge of how to carry voice across various platforms to speak to different audiences B.A. in English, Communications, Marketing or other related fields Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search has an amazing opportunity with one of our biggest beauty clients. Our client is looking for a Digital Copywriter who can start immediately onsite at our client’s office in New York City, NY. Your primary goal in this role will be to partner directly with the Web Marketing team as well as with the Copy Director and Design team to create a compelling language for projects across all channels. If you are interested, apply today! Responsibilities: Concept and develop content for the brand’s website. Maintain the brand’s voice and identity across all online assets. Create strong, action-oriented emails, subject lines, stories, and how-tos for the brand’s website daily. Manage content development for all additional channels. Develop marketing and business objectives into engaging, consumer-friendly online content Work closely with cross-functional teams to brainstorm and develop new product names, benefit claims, and usage. Create and present a compelling copy to Vice President–level leadership (and above). See new product launches from conception to implementation in salons, retail, social, and digital. Stay up to date on the online audience through regular research of beauty and fashion blogs, social media, and other digital channels. Qualifications: Must have at least 3 to 4 years of experience in beauty editorial or beauty brand copywriting. Ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously and meet strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Great grammar, writing, and editing skills. Open to feedback and changes from the copy and cross-functional teams. Ability and comfortable in presenting creative ideas. Keen understanding of online consumer and digital marketplace. Ability to work on a wide variety of project types and writing styles while maintaining a consistent brand identity Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Content Review Associate
Our client, a Social Media Company, is seeking a freelance Content Review Associate to join their team for an assignment. Responsibilities: View and action reported content on an ongoing basis. Respond to user inquiries and escalations on user safety. Conduct objective, fair, thorough, unbiased, and timely investigations into reported content. Review and gather evidence to support the decisions and actions you take. Identify and share observed patterns about reported content to elevate performance. Identify, escalate and help drive solutions for new issues, trends, and potential bugs Work closely with quality assurance, product, and engineering teams, providing them with timely metrics and analysis, investigating potential bugs, and following up with stakeholders as needed. Requirements: High attention to detail and nuance Ability to view and process sensitive and disturbing content. Strong communication skills, specifically, the ability to defend decisions and provide the context in the thought process Ability to work independently with minimum supervision Self-Starter — Takes initiative to identify opportunities to improve or build on processes and work products. Results-oriented Ability to identify patterns in behavior that can be leveraged for improved decision making Strong organizational and time management skills to deal with shifting priorities and high volumes of work Someone with the flexibility to work part-time hours, evenings, and weekends; shift schedule may be across weekends, early morning 5 am and late nights up until 11 pm. Familiarity with Google Suite of products — Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Sheets Experience investigating fraud, spam, or other types of inappropriate content is an asset The high degree of empathy Customer service experience Strong writing skills Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Freelance Medical Editor
Our client, a fast-growing independent advertising agency, is looking for a Medical Editor to help with a quick freelance need. This role begins on-site in NYC on Wednesday, 12/4. What you'll be doing: Partnering with a well-established team of designers, writers and editors to deliver creative across print, digital, marketing collateral, brochures, etc. Execute editorial reviews from initial conception through production, overseeing copyediting, fact checks, and revisions down to the minor details. Continuously look for opportunities to strengthen your and your team's scientific knowledge base across client areas. Build and update complete style guides for each client. Establish yourself as a key member of the team, partnering with all departments and team members, fostering a community of collaboration. Help drive projects forward, keeping an eye on timelines and deliverables to ensure timely asset launch. Source and partner with freelance creatives and editors, assigning work to editors and overseeing their product. Keep the Editorial Director and broader senior leadership team up to date and aware of all workflow and potential roadblocks to ensure a timely launch. Other tasks may apply. About you: Bachelor's Degree in a related field (e.g. English, Life Sciences, Health). A master's Degree is a bonus! 4+ years of experience in a healthcare/pharma advertising agency, marketing agency or related industry. Proficiency with AMA and FDA rules and reg. Mastery of English grammar and excellent spelling. Working experience with Adobe Acrobat programs in the event you need to perform editorial reviews. Working experience with the Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, PPT). Highly organized, analytic and a perfectionist in your craft. Ability to work under tight deadlines by keeping a cool head and prioritizing. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Corporate Communications Copywriter
Onward Search is hiring a Corporate Communications Copywriter for an international corporation on a long-term contract basis Position Scope: This is a W2 contract opportunity expected to initially last for 12 months and then extend year over year. Benefits are available throughout the entire length of the engagement This is an onsite role in the Perimeter area of Atlanta. Remote candidates will NOT be considered. Job Summary: The primary responsibilities of the writer will include researching, developing, writing, editing and proofreading content for newsletters and publications. Articles written by the writer may be used in either print or electronic communications. Additional duties may include providing writing expertise for special communications projects such as executive speeches, customer letters, video case studies and customer-facing presentations and brochures. In this role, the writer must work closely and collaboratively with both the communications staff and the publications agency. Job Responsibilities: Write clear, compelling copy for the HR portal: review current articles housed in the employee portal and rewrite content in a friendly, how-to-style that encourages employees to take action. Conduct thorough research and interviews: requires research and interviewing of experts and individuals to identify specific steps required to reach the desired outcome, develop/utilize additional collateral related to the subject, review Standard Operating Procedures build by the process, and to identify best methods to communicate necessary steps through a digital platform. Collaborate with Subject Matter Experts: requires collaboration with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to write and rewrite HR content, Including identifying missing information, gaps in the article(s), and developing new content based on new processes and policy changes. Research and convert U.S.-centric processes to country-specific content: includes rewriting US content into country-specific content as well as the development of new country-specific content for 21 countries in scope Interact with Global Stakeholders: requires connecting, updating and informing global stakeholders to incorporate country-specific and enterprise-wide processes and procedures throughout the portal. Coordinate translation of content: requires coordination of translations for any collateral which requires additional languages (8 languages currently in scope). Skills Needed: Ability to write clear, persuasive copy with a distinct voice. Ability to interpret copywriting briefs to understand project requirements. Collaborate with employee communications, human resources, Subject Matter Experts, and other professionals to respond to top employee questions Conduct high-quality research and interviews. Edit and proofread copy as needed Use SEO principles to maximize the copy’s reach. Source images and other content. Ability to research simple and complex subjects to identify clear, concise steps to resolution. Requirements: Proven experience as a copywriter or related role. Knowledge of online content strategy and creation. Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills. Experience with SEO preferred. Strong research skills. Creativity and collaborative spirit. Excellent time-management and organizational skills. BSc/BA in Marketing, English, Journalism or related field preferred. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic Copywriter working out of our client's San Jose office. As part of our client's dynamic creative team, you will partner with designers and Art Directors to create compelling content across all mediums including mobile, social, print, and digital. We are currently seeking this individual for a 6-month extendable contract. Apply today to learn more! Responsibilities Develop creative marketing content that is purposeful, on-brand, and high-quality, including homepages, banners, emails, landing pages, and more. Collaborate with Design and Photo teams to finalize layouts and ensure effective and clear storytelling Take a big-picture view of the work and applying critical thinking to every creative execution Explore new avenues to expand the client’s brand voice while still adhering to it Work within hard-coded character counts in all copy placements Attend weekly kickoff and review meetings, and use the feedback from both to inform messaging strategies and copy Support and influence Marketing’s traffic, performance, and engagement goals Adapt and adhere to processes within the Creative and Marketing organization Collaborate with various internal Marketing, Merchandising, and Creative teams Participate in brainstorms and contribute ideas to influence the Marketing strategy Understand and evaluate the competitive landscape Act as a proxy for Creative Leadership in meetings, as applicable Requirements 3+ years in Marketing Writing, Copywriting, Editing, Content Management, or related field BA in English, Journalism, Marketing, Communication, or related field Excellent copywriting and editing skills; strong verbal communicator and presenter A collaborative, entrepreneurial spirit is essential to this role’s success Ability to think creatively under pressure and to the deadline Ability to work effectively to quickly changing priorities and processes Active participation in brainstorms and meetings; not afraid to ask questions and drive for clarity Ability to work independently and as part of a highly communicative team Experience in successfully partnering with various teams including Marketing, SEO, Legal, UX, Design, and Merchandising Desire to engage with a diverse and motivated community Extremely effective and organized; able to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment Proficiency in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides Experience with the WorkFront platform is a plus 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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