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Our client, a premier financial institution is consistently revered as one of the top places to work. Currently, they are seeking a Communications Specialist for a 4-month extendable contract opportunity. Apply today to speak with one of our associates!Skills:Conduct interviews with internal clients to develop communication strategy and plan tactical execution of messaging for initiatives Work with Bank Executive Communications team to craft messages around existing template. Work with end-users to gauge the success of messaging. Partner with internal and external clients to leverage relationships for optimal execution of internal communications strategies. Work with Executive Communications team members to evaluate the results of messaging and implement a plan for information testing/research. Initiate recommendations to improve routing and creative process and ways of improving the overall efficiencies.Requirements:4-year degree in marketing, communications, journalism. 3+ years’ experience in a strategic communication, marketing writing or copy writing role, preferably in a marketing or agency environment. Preferred: internal messaging, strategy and concepting experience, works well with multiple projects for multiple customers/accounts. Product/Financial/Credit Industry experience a plus. Technical Knowledge: MS Word - 3+, MS Excel - 3+, MS PowerPoint - expert, HTML - 1+ (a plus), MS Project - 1+ (a plus), Acrobat - 1+.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
We have a client in Stamford, CT that is looking for a Technical Writer/Copywriter to come onsite 40 hours a week. We are looking for someone who can take complex messages and conform them into a transparent, consistent and corporate message. You must showcase a portfolio with relevant samples.Skills and Requirements:Under minimal supervision, research, compose and produce simple to moderately complex written communications that conform with our corporate layout and standards. Formulate critical messages in a concise, meaningful and useful method using the most appropriate format. 4+ years of related experience. Effective Time Management Skills and the ability to prioritize and multi-task Demonstrated technical excellence in writing and editing skills, communication skills, consulting skills, and computer skills. Must have sound business judgment. Must show strong analytical skills; have the ability to take large pieces of information, analyze it, make assumptions and form recommendations and then execute on decisions. Must be dependable, organized and able to meet deadlines. Bachelor’s degree in Communication, English, Marketing or a related field. Computer Skills required include excellent working knowledge and use of the full suite of Microsoft Office Products, Sharepoint, and Outlook.Does this sound like you? Appl today!
Creative Director (Editorial / Copy)
Our client, a full-service advertising and brand communications agency, is in need of a Creative Director with an editorial leadership and copy background to join their team for a 2-4 week 100% off-site freelance role. This role starts immediately.Skills:Leading a magazine setup for a Fortune 100 company's publication. Recommend ways to tell client's stories based on audience/strategy briefs. Drive copy flows to reflect a magazine. Define the structure of the publication. The lead cadence of the project. Determine placement for content. Create a recommendation for page sizing, etc. Drive the team's focus. Other tasks may apply.Requirements:8+ years of experience in a creative editorial position with copy/editing background. A substantial portfolio with examples of your published work. You have your own computer, wifi access, and Adobe CS subscription. Ability to work during East Coast business hours.Interested? Submit your portfolio!
Our premier client, a large eCommerce company in Baltimore, is looking for a Senior Copywriter to join their growing team.The Senior Copywriter will be responsible for all messaging and copy across a given category while working in close partnership with the creative design teams. He/she will help lead the development of all creative campaigns, initiatives, and executions as they relate to the category. He/she will work with outside creative partners to ensure brand-right messaging and creative content. He/she will also ensure that all printed, digital and motion campaigns and projects are facilitated from creative development through final execution.Critical Skills:Ability to develop strong messaging, copy, creative concepts, and strategies for the category that align with brand initiatives. Strong knowledge of digital/social media trends/landscape and ability to concept with these touch points in mind. Develop and help oversee creative projects, working within budget and scheduling requirements. Review and approve all messaging and copy across all mediums for the Team Sports category. Provide messaging and copy direction and approval of final print, digital and motion creative. Help ensure the Team Sports category’s priorities are aligned with the Senior Creative Director, Sr. Brand Management, and Company goals. Uphold and continually develop our Team Sports Brand Guidelines. Develop and deliver presentations of final creative concepts to internal clients.Qualifications:Focus, passion and exceptional writing ability. A portfolio of relevant work (via URL or PDF). Demonstrate success in thinking/execution of digital/social campaigns. Ability to handle many tasks at once and deliver high-quality output every time, on time. Ability to motivate and lead others in the development and execution of creative projects, including ideation and execution. Work well with tight deadlines and under pressure in a team environment. Experience in working with celebrity athletes and artists. Experience leading and co-leading video productions. Experience working with external creative agencies and production companies.Competencies:Excellent communications skills. Strong grammar, proofing and editing skills. Excellent presentation skills. Excellent leadership and collaboration skills. Ability to inspire and lead creative people. Initiative - Takes independent actions and calculated risks. Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity. Possesses strong conceptual skills, detail oriented, a broad conceptual thinker, a fast learner and able to offer a variety of creative solutions. Creative leadership skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word. Working knowledge of presentation software: Keynote & Powerpoint. Ability to meet the demands of working on set, including moving photographic equipment, climbing ladders, scaffolding, and constructing sets. Four year BS degree and/or minimum of 10 years Copywriting and Advertising work experience. 15% of the year. Weekends included.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Our client a large financial company located in Downtown, LA is looking for a Copy Editor for a long-term freelance assignment. This role is a crucial member of the Marketing Communications team and is responsible for reviewing a variety of marketing materials to ensure the highest quality deliverables. The Copy Editor will work with various internal groups to manage projects and ensure all tasks are scheduled and completed on time.Skills and Requirements:Copyedits, proofreads and fact-checks materials. Copyedits and proofreads print and electronic materials for clarity, grammar, accuracy, consistency, style and tone, as well as disclosure requirements. Verifies statistics and facts against internal and external sources. Recommends copyedits based on knowledge of target audience and internal and external style guides. Updates and/or identifies changes to information in materials that require quarterly/annual updates, including, but not limited to, statistical information and changes in investment and risk disclosures. Utilizes appropriate tool(s) to ensure updates are displayed correctly on all appropriate web/digital pages. Copyedits and abridges content to fit sizing requirements as necessary. Ensures materials are error-free. Monitors, tracks and incorporates all compliance language updates to ensure materials comply with legal and regulatory requirements. Determines impact to existing materials when compliance language is added or changed. Understands and applies required hedge language across all collateral and channels. Monitors existing copyediting tools and resources, including, but not limited to, the AP Stylebook, the Chicago Manual of Style, Q&A, Allbios, Disclosure Management Center and the U.S. Service Mark and Trademark Status Chart, for changes. Updates and maintains internal databases, checklists, style guides, biographies and other resources, and updates team members as necessary. Demonstrates sound judgment when resolving matters of moderate complexity. Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong grammar and syntax skills. Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of hedge language, spelling, punctuation, grammar and style guides and ability to apply that experience to work assignments; follows Chicago and AP styles. Demonstrates the ability to work in a team environment and across broad, diverse groups; demonstrates strong interpersonal skills. Demonstrates the ability to follow production schedules, track deliverables, solve problems and escalate issues as appropriate. Demonstrates strong detail orientation, process orientation, organizational and multitasking skills; demonstrates an ability to effectively manage an unpredictable workload and meet established deadlines. Demonstrates a working knowledge of financial and investment concepts. Requires at least 3-5 years of copyediting experience. Experience in financial, pharmaceutical, or a medical environment is strongly preferred.Does this sound like your skill set? Apply today!
Onward Search's client, a boutique agency is looking for a Bilingual Copywriter to join their team on an ongoing basis.In this role, you will work with the team to create written copy in both English and Spanish for new client pitches/decks.Skills and Requirements:5+ years experience copywriting. Bilingual (English + Spanish). Available this week and ongoing.If you can meet this week and are available to work on ongoing projects, please apply today
Our client, a major social media company, is looking for a UI Copywriter to join the team on a contract basis! The UI Copywriter will implement existing content standards within the brand, and maintain the overall quality of work across teams. The ideal candidate will have a thorough and proven understanding of design-thinking and user experience, and thrive in a flat and fast-moving organization.Are you a pro at planning and writing content for web and mobile interfaces? Are you versed in interaction flows, and in-product education? Do you love high-level strategy as well as hands-on writing and editing? This could be a great opportunity for you!Skills:Plan, write, edit, test and constantly strive to improve content including (but not limited to): Interface language, product education materials, and navigational nomenclature. Help apply and maintain consistency with content standards. Serve the global content audience through collaboration with: Designers, researchers, product managers, product marketers and engineers. Present your work and provide feedback to teammates.Requirements:2+ years writing interface copy mobile UX design preferred. Must include a link to work samples that show experience in varied content types, such as: User interfaces, microcopy, user education, or product launch content. Bachelors Degree preferred.Does this sound like your skill set and background? Apply today!
Sports Social Editor
With Football and Fantasy Football Season approaching, one of our Premier clients is looks for a Sports Social Editor to join their team for a long term contract in New York City. This person will be responsible for cultivating content and posting it across numerous social platforms as the voice of our client to bring insider knowledge to sports fans. This will include video, text, images, and interacting with the audience. This person will be working closely with the marketing teams to plan the social activations. The social editor will help bring this social voice and content strategy to life. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter that thinks creatively about how to cater to football fans and fantasy players on various social platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, etc.) as they captivate new audiences and delight existing audiences.Skills:2-5 years of experience in the Sports Media Social space (Football strongly preferred, the more sports the better). Previous experience working on and managing big accounts. Professional experience in online/ mobile production, social media and content curation. Experience with Adobe Photoshop. Experience with Adobe Premiere. Strong copy and grammar skills. Strong passion for sports (Especially football). Ability to work with cross-functional teams. Flexibility with scheduling is a must (as games will dictate schedule). Proactive creative thinker that is constantly focused on growth. Keen eye for what will resonate with the audience and go viral.Plus:Experience with sports social editing across multiple sports. Professional Video shooting/editing experience.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Technical Writer (Healthcare)
Our client, a Stuart based corporation in the healthcare industry, is looking for a Technical Writer to join their team on a freelance to full time opportunity.Skills:Plan, develop, organize, write and edit operational procedures and manuals. Research, develop and document technical design specifications. Coordinate technical projects with design and programming teams. Analyze documents to maintain continuity of style of content. Manage updates and revisions to technical documentation.Requirements:Bachelor’s Degree. Proven experience working in a business or technical writing position. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong attention to detail, skilled at prioritization and multi-tasking. Proficiency in MS Office. Able to write in explanatory and procedural styles for multiple audiences. Project management experience a plus.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Corporate Communications Specialist
Our client, located in Livonia MI is looking for a Corporate Communications Specialist to be a part of their dynamic and energetic team. In this role you would be working on and writing content for both internal and external audiences through collaboration with other Creative Team members.To be successful in this role:You Crave a team that is energetic, positive and collaborate to achieve company goals and objectives You have top level communication skills, to keep projects moving along from concept to creation Your writing skills are sharp, keen, and creative You are open to continuing to learn and grow in your craft and careerQualifications:The successful candidate will have a bachelor's degree with 2-4 years of corporate writing Exceptional writing skills across a range of disciplines (corporate blog posts, and client facing letters) Excellent interpersonal skills Indesign and Word Press Skills (to be able to add/edit content) Strong organizational skills Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines Comfortable in taking initiative and able to work with minimum supervision Strong interpersonal, relationship building, influencing and leadership skills Analytical aptitudeWe would love to talk to you today! Our client is motivated and looking to start someone quickly in this role.
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