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Our client, an Entertainment Studio, is seeking a freelance Copywriter to join the team. You will be responsible for: Delivering targeted, creative copy that is aligned with marketing and business objectives in a constant deadline-driven environment Adapt to a variety of brand “voices” based on client franchises, style guide requirements and guidelines Work with Merchant team to highlight features and benefits of our product to create differentiation within the marketplace Write copy that conveys the important details and features of every product in a manner that reflects the brands. Combine information with storytelling in a concise way that emphasizes the best attributes of the product. To provide the detailed accuracy and authenticity expected of the brand, highlighting exclusivity and inspiration behind the products, celebrating the animators and artists that make our products special Brainstorm, write and review for emails home page, site messaging, Social. Make each promotion, product launch and story sound new, fresh and different from the last. Collaborate with in store design and Marketing team to craft succinct informational copy for signage, seasonal, franchise and promotional campaigns Qualifications: 3-5 years agency, entertainment and or marketing copywriting experience A comprehensive knowledge of the Parks, the attractions, and its history. Demonstrate a deep understanding of how to address target audience, fan based on product/affinity. Experience in the retail industry; background in fashion, accessories and/or toy industries preferred Experienced with writing product copy, both hardlines and softlines Strong creative writing and copy-editing skills and ability to communicate ideas clearly with "brand style". • Self-Motivated, able to manage a variety of projects in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. Accurate proof reader and editor knowledge of SEO and Mobile first approach to copy writing style Proficiency with Mac, Microsoft Word and Excel. Education: BA in Communications, Journalism, Liberal Arts or equivalent experience is preferred. Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or Business is desired. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Position Scope: Need someone sooner than later Needs to be willing to work in the office; this is key 16-24 hours/week guaranteed, hoping to be consistently closer to 30-40 hours/week, but they can NOT guarantee that Contract to perm, probably 6-12 months before the conversion. They MUST be willing to be a permalancer until the corporate overlords loosen the purse strings a bit and allow BRR to bring someone on staff. That may take couple days, a week, a month, six months, a lifetime – I can’t be sure. Converting someone to permanent all depends upon talent, fit and those damned purse strings The job: Projects range from conceptual down to tactical, technical, long form and digital, so need someone that can wear multiple hats and work efficiently. Primary focus is (initially) on Rheem, so being able to work efficiently on a range of projects from headline and concept down through technical how to, video to print. Ultimately, BRR needs somebody with a varied book. Many writers are only showing 20 TV spots and that one ad they did at portfolio center. Or worse, they’re showing a hundred blog posts and no ads or TV. This position will do video and TV only occasionally. He or she might have a dozen banner ads to do one day and a brochure to do the next. Then an ad, then a poster. The right writer will need to be equally adept at writing headlines as the body copy that follows it (can't be an either/or writer)
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Internal Communications Specialist
Our client, a highly regarded financial technology company, is looking for an Internal Communications Specialist to join their team onsite for a long term contract role! Internal Communication Specialist Responsibilities: Leading all internal communications: ideating, strategizing, and making recommendations on how to have the biggest impact with all internal communication initiatives. Engaging, informing and directing employees about the company's strategy and business priorities in a way that emphasizes the company’s customer centric values. Serving as the communications expert/hub - prioritizing communications by vehicle, content, timing and business impact. Utilizing tools to study your audience, adjusting your approach in order to maximize efficacy of all internal communications. Producing high-quality written content (email/portal banners, infographics, etc…). Establishing and maintaining internal portal content including written, visual and user interaction elements with the ultimate goal to drive employee engagement to the site, enhancing based on feedback. Building strong relationships with HR, Internal Comms and executive leadership to communicate initiatives an ensure a unified approach across all leaders in the organization. Consistently reinforcing company brand, culture and the transformational journey that is currently underway within the organization. Participating in meetings, conversations and brainstorm sessions--offering communication recommendations for upcoming HR initiatives and other company-wide roll outs. Internal Communications Specialist Requirements: BA degree in Business, Communications, Marketing, psychology or another related field. Prior work experience managing all internal communications, driving engagement and participation from the population. Proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook. Prior experience working with Slack, or a similar internal communications tool. Demonstrated skills within leadership/problem-solving. Ability to learn concepts quickly and reiterate in a voice that is comprehensible to a lay audience. Strong writing, editing, proofreading, layout skills. Proficiency with Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign is a huge plus!
Social Media Coordinator
Our client, an entertainment company, is seeking a Social Media Coordinator to join the digital team. Responsibilities: Coordinating the production of video and design materials, optimizing assets on third-party GIF platforms, and providing general support to the Social Marketing team. Partner with members of the Social Marketing team and our agencies to understand their asset development needs, including promos, highlight clips, themed edits, original shoots, closed captioning, designed materials, and GIFs for organic efforts and paid media. Submit tickets for the production and delivery of marketing materials to internal creative departments via multiple project management systems. Liaise with creative departments. Track progress, monitor due dates, and facilitate feedback as materials are produced, then coordinate delivery to internal and external teams. Submit video publishing tickets and coordinate with Video Operations team to ensure videos are scheduled as requested. Track and validate video expiration dates. Upload GIFs to third-party platforms, and write associated metadata. Support the team with other marketing initiatives. Musts: Bachelor’s Degree. 1-2 years experience showing excellent application skills; Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel. 1-year experience in a role exhibiting excellent written and oral communications, effective interpersonal skills. 1-year experience in the technology or media industry. 1-year experience working with metadata creation and manipulation. 1-year experience working with project management software (e.g. JIRA) Familiarity with digital landscape. Ideal candidate has a strong desire to learn, take on new technologies and challenges. Strong multi-tasking and time management skills to successfully meet tight deadlines. Experience troubleshooting. Experience interacting with multiple stakeholders. Highly developed communication skills — both verbal and written. Ability to work with others, in-person or via telecommunication. Detail-oriented, clear thinking and adept at multi-tasking. Passion for Social Marketing. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Overview: Onward Search is partnering with a leading extended warranty service provider in San Francisco to identify a Copywriter/Content Manager to join their marketing team! This person will work hand-in-hand with the Global Creative Director on concepting and defining strategy and executing copy for a hugely diverse range of mediums! You’ll be joining our world-class internal creative team inside a company that’s soaring and revolutionizing a $30b industry with innovation and attention to detail. You’ll have an opportunity to contribute directly to the growth of a profitable, high-growth company. And add some great work to your portfolio. Interested? Let’s chat! We’re looking for someone who can: Be an idea factory Write like nobody’s business in all media (don’t have to have experience in all media, just a desire to learn) Continue to refine and define the brand voice Quickly research and adopt the voices of other well-known retail brands Participate and lead brainstorming sessions Stand up for innovative work Multitask effortlessly, juggling many projects at a time with multiple designers Manage content across different retail partners Think of new and innovative ways to engage our customers Proofread and edit like a champion Be part of a small, fast-paced team who loves what they do Skills & Experience: Portfolio that shows exceptional conceptual and writing talent (doesn’t have to be traditional copywriting—we’re looking for a great writer-writer) Collaborates well in a fast-paced, interdisciplinary environment? 3+ years in-house or agency experience, retail is a plus
Our client, a leading consumer products company, is seeking a long-term temp Editor for its global publishing team. This is a 10-month assignment that could extend. The Editor is responsible for aligning and collaborating with teams within the company and licensees to ensure publishing content aligns with existing brand content strategies, in addition to developing new story/content ideas specific to the category. This role works closely with various teams to ensure feedback is provided to licensees on a timely basis. SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Review all publishing editorial and advise on story line direction from global publishers for existing and upcoming brands. • Work to develop brand-specific story/content ideas considering target age, market, and audience appeal • Align with internal content teams and publishing team on story direction across categories • Provide tone and manner direction to licensees for each brand, for specific characters within the brands, and for overarching themes based on existing toys or entertainment content • Work with creative and content teams to develop Publishing Guides for various properties • Review, evaluate, and edit manuscript and other publishing submissions for brand, tone, voice, humor, accuracy and appropriateness • Review editorial materials for internally created asset packs and guides • Partner with internal stakeholders (such as Legal, Brand, Archives) for additional review when necessary • Review approximately 50-60 magazine issues, 200 book titles per year • On board publishing licensees as needed for brand/content/tone direction • Participate in publisher calls and trips as needed EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION & SKILLS • Excellent grammar, spelling, proofreading and narrative skills • Eye for detail and accuracy in work • Strong visual communication skills and design aesthetics; experience working with Designers extremely helpful • Ability to give clear and instructive direction, whether advising on overarching theme or specific nuances • Excellent organizational and presentation skills • Understanding of the business objectives related to design and publishing • Adaptable and ability to work with many different disciplines is a must EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: • Experience working with licensing and/or children's publishing • Excellent follow up, follow through and project mgmt. is a must • Ability to tailor message/copy to different style and tones is a key to success • Must be collaborative and a team player KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED: • Effective communication skills: both written and spoken
Our client, a well-established branding and advertising agency, is looking for a freelance Copywriter to support on a part-time remote capacity. This role begins as soon as possible! What you'll be doing: Writing for a range of integrated assets including internal publications, collateral and website copy. Copy review and editing based on necessary language edits for client and regulatory approval. Project routing and creative review facilitation. Attending of team meetings and creative reviews. Concepting new campaign and executional ideas for a range of new business and current client programs. Provide guidance on creative choices by leveraging your years of experience in the copy field. Other tasks may apply. About you: 4+ years of Copywriting experience at an advertising agency. Solid tag-line and product copy writing ability. Experience writing for website and print collateral. Ideally, experience in writing for the B2B space. Comprehensive and updated portfolio of your creative work. Ability to have a diverse and unique voice that targets different audiences and mediums. Your own computer is necessary for this job.
Technical Communications Specialist
Onward Search has a great new opportunity with a big eCommerce client in San Jose, CA. This opportunity is for a Technical Trainer that can start immediately onsite at our client’s office. In this role, you will provide instructional design and delivery for standard and advanced applications, project-specific training support, and enterprise applications. If you’re interested, apply today! RESPONSIBILITIES Write customized courseware and job aids to meet the business needs of targeted audiences. Develop scripts and storyboards. Participate in development process from start to finish for eLearning programs. Participate in the pilot test and evaluation of new or advanced hardware and/or software to identify, develop and deliver skills transfer to facilitate rapid assimilation and effective utilization of new technology to meet business needs. Deliver all trainings as needed to the business for both technical and soft skills. Develop and maintain a strategic training plan based on management and business priorities, policy directions and goals. Work closely with Information Technology staff, create enhancements and modifications to the training as needed. Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned by Training lead. Design and create internet applications including interactive forms. Maintain current web site housing training materials. Monitor training engagement and provide statistics for management reporting. Ensure training content meets the needs of external clients. QUALIFICATIONS Experience in working directly with clients, team members, technical experts, and professional staff, and senior management. Strong knowledge and experience with Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, and Project) and e-mail. Strong knowledge of design applications (Figma, PhotoShop & Illustrator). Creative negotiating, problem solving, and interpersonal skills. Strong grammar and syntax; ability to adapt writing styles quickly. Knowledge of organizational behavior principles. Previous experience in product marketing, employee communications, or | other related marketing positions Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Senior Web Content Specialist
We are currently seeking a Sr. Web Content Specialist for a large, global, public Fortune 500 brand. This position requires strong CMS authoring skills, within a fast-paced, high volume publishing environment. The day-to-day tasks include building out Web pages using a Sitecore CMS. You will mostly be working with highly technical content. You will be required to take existing content and input it into Sitecore CMS and build out new pages on the website for new products, campaigns, detailed technical information to support products and marketing messaging. Note: The publishing workflow for this effort does not include a final content review step, so the content must be correctly entered and formatted into the system, thus attention to detail is critical. Additional learning opportunities such as personalization within Sitecore and advanced features of Sitecore are possible. Responsibilities: • Primarily responsible for adding, modifying, and maintaining website content as well as implementing approved digital enhancements within Sitecore CMS. • Setup new site pages/sections and campaign landing pages within Sitecore • Continually monitor the website content management system in a proactive manner to ensure that information is accurate, content is current, and pages are free of errors. • Verify compatibility within all browsers and across mobile devices. • Work with digital agencies and product managers to test new content before moving to production • Maintain meta data and other inputs in the system to optimize search engine results. • Keep up to date on all Web guidelines and standards. Work with Web Communications to make certain that the proper guidelines are followed across all digital channels. • Maintain multimedia, including photo galleries, slideshows, and videos embedded in Web pages. • Manage and track all work requests within a Workfront database. • Distribute publishing notifications or content status to the appropriate stakeholders. • Verify that all content is approved through proper channels and systems prior to publishing • Work with Web Development team on the design and implementation of new processes and systems relevant to the online experience
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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