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Our client, located in SAN ANTONIO, TX is looking to hire a DIGITAL COPYWRITER for a long-term assignment. This person will be responsible for partnering with stakeholders, collaborating closely with creative and technical teams to write and edit online content. The content that they will be writing will be guidelines, policies and job aides used by financial advisors in the industry. Therefore, financial industry experience is a plus. RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: Gathers and understands business and marketing requirements and goals in order to develop content and messaging strategy Collaborates with business partners and project teams to identify and document a thorough understanding of business content and marketing requirements Ability to stay on task while being proactive, and able to manage multiple/competing priorities Ensures web content and marketing strategies are in alignment with business goals and objectives Writes and edits web content that meets project goals and end user needs Ensures online content complies with corporate brand standards, web style guide, legal and compliance Collaborates with creative teams to ensure copy and design meet the business goals/objective and user needs Participates in the development of content style guides, messaging strategies, best practices and processes Contributes to the ongoing enhancements of the content, web tools and style guides Partners with other writers within team and other departments to leverage and share ideas and make recommendations that apply broadly across multiple channels Recommend a variety of user experience and content design principles, best practices and procedures Reviews analytics on an ongoing basis to understand user behavior to recommend changes to content and messaging strategies Must be skilled in Microsoft Office Suites and SharePoint Plus if you can create process maps utilizing VISIO Plus if can creates job aids using Adobe. It would be great to have Adobe skills but not a must
Community Engagement Specialist
Onward Search is seeking a COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST to work remotely and at socially distance community meetings when safe to do so for 3-6 months. This role is responsible for writing, researching, providing outreach and engagement with stakeholders & community members. Musts: Excellent writing skills (publications, grant writing) Experience with community engagement & outreach Experience working with diverse, multicultural groups of people Provide reporting, strategies and planning Experience building network of people Experience overseeing a diverse team Min education requirement: BA
Sr. Medical Editor
Our client, an Advertising Agency, is looking for a Sr. Medical Editor to join their team for an ongoing contract role (project based). The Sr. Medical Editor will be responsible for: Supporting copywriters in setting up copy documents for all media (print, video and digital) Editing (most commonly) reimbursement pieces, supplements, flash cards, objection handlers, etc. Helping with referencing and annotating as needed Conducting literature searches and research as required Maintaining core claim documents for assigned brands Updating copy documents with Account, Client or MLR changes as needed Working closely with Editorial and Copy teams to ensure clients are satisfied with quality of work We are seeking a Sr. Medical Editor who meets the following requirements: 3+ years of professional copy editing experience in pharma specifically 3+ years of medical editorial experience Knowledge of AMA style Experience editing for highly regulated pharmaceutical brands in an in-house or agency setting MUST be comfortable editing lengthy, pharmaceutical decks BA/BS degree or greater Strong attention to detail, meticulous eye for grammar, punctuation and spelling Computer skills: MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Proficient in ProofHQ preferred
Our client, a lifestyle company, located in San Francisco is looking to hire a Lead Copywriter for a 6+ month assignment. This person will oversee messaging across all projects, manage a copywriting team of 4, and collaborate with other stakeholder to concept and produce engaging on brand marketing materials. You will be involved in everything from creative strategy, social, platforms as well as other channels. RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: Skilled at being a excellent coach, rolling up your sleeves to do the work yourself, while also formally and informally mentoring creatives across the team Experience giving thoughtful feedback that inspires incredible work from others—including your team, partner agencies and external vendors Ability to jump into projects at any point in the process, take them to completion and elevate them along the way Combination of initiative and flexibility to problem solve and prioritize quickly—identifying a clear path forward on projects with limited direction, ambiguity and complexity Solid understanding of branding, ability to quickly adapt your writing style to the brand and a keen eye for detail Portfolio that showcases a style that’s approachable, fresh and motivating, across a wide range of experience in writing for web/digital, packaging, social, video, and beyond Dynamic presentation skills that sell creative to a diverse group of stakeholders and build relationships with cross-functional partners across the company 10+ years of experience in advertising and copywriting, whether in-house or at agencies
Our client, an employee benefits company, is seeking a Content Manager for a full-time opportunity. In your role as Content Manager, you’ll be responsible for heading up the development of content that is hosted on their proprietary social platform. You’ll report directly to the COO. This person should be an excited, high-achiever who is passionate about digital media. Responsibilities: Set editorial direction for topics we’ll covered on company's platform, based on the needs of their customers, recent events, and data analysis Create editorial calendar Work with Product Management on setting technology roadmap Oversee the creation of content by managing a team of contractors Read, review, and edit content for grammatical accuracy Edit copy to improve clarity, grammatical accuracy, and accessibility for a variety of audiences Help source content to their platform from mission-aligned organizations Work with Customer Success to streamline content strategy Requirements: 5+ years of experience in a content management role (bonus points for experience working for a benefits company) Creativity - you know your way around a GIF Excellent writing skills Copy-editing skills Strong skills in creating original content that targets a specific audience and meets company objective Self motivated Technology savvy Bachelor's degree or higher Thank you for checking out this role, if you are interested in the position, apply now!
Purpose: Learn about our clients current R&D portfolio and take on the role for creating hardware and software help for internal and external customers. In this function, you must have outstanding communication and technical writing skills, as well as be highly motivated to support a broad array of engineering, and new product development initiatives. Key Responsibilities: Works with global cross-functional teams including customers, project stakeholders, subject matter experts, service, and technical support throughout the product development lifecycle to design, plan, and develop a wide range of technical and end-user information products. Products may be for software, hardware, and service including technical guides, tutorials, and Web-based help systems to support new scientific instrumentation products Creates clear, concise, user and service documentation for both internal and external customers Researches, writes, proofreads, edits, and may translate end-user manuals and online help Adapts OEM documentation to fit company specifications Creates screen shots and illustrations using graphic tools. Takes digital photographs of Hardware for inclusion in guides and technical documentation Assists in the design of documentation templates and the development of group’s tools. Maintains Technical Writing SOPs and templates Complies with documentation control practices and procedures Ensures documentation reflects current safety information Maintains files of the latest revision level documentation necessary to define product configuration and demonstrate full traceability Qualifications/Education/Technical Skills: Degree in a Technical Communication or Science-related discipline with emphasis on Chemistry, Biology, Life Sciences, or Engineering Excellent communication, verbal, and written skills are critical Excellent team orientation is critical Life Science instrumentation and lab experience preferred Skills in Microsoft Office, Jira, SharePoint, FrameMaker, RoboHelp, and CorelDRAW preferred
Associate Creative Director
Onward Search is on the hunt for an ACD to join the team of a creative innovation agency. You will report to the Creative. Director and will be responsible for: Leading brainstorms and presenting pitches Building decks, including writing copy for presentations and creating comps to help clearly present an idea Setting the creative vision for a campaign or activation Getting briefed on a pitch or project by either the client or internal leadership and then creating a deck that not only is on-brief but elevates the concept to a new level Directing the production team to build-out the concept/idea after selling it through to the client Experience & Requirements: Web, AR/VR, social, and experiential experience (must have at least 3 of these) Creative strategist who comes up with innovative and big-picture ideas that push creative boundaries Must be tech savvy and familiar with what’s possible with cutting-edge technology in order to elevate creative ideas Entertainment industry background is a plus Proficient with Photoshop (need the ability to make comps to show a direction for something) Strong collaboration and communication skills
Senior Financial Copywriter & Content Strategist
Onward Search is hiring a Sr. Financial Copywriter & Content Strategist on a full-time, perm basis for a client at their Wake Forest, NC office. *NOTE: This position is remote for now during COVID but will eventually be on-site in the office in Wake Forest. Job Summary: The right person for this role will be an awesome marketing writer with at least 5 years of professional writing experience, an effective content strategist, and an information architect who loves to create digital content. As a Copywriter and Content Strategist, you will help plan, write, edit, optimize, and deliver a wide variety of digital content for clients. You will also have the opportunity to help lead the internal content marketing initiatives. In this role, you will: Plan, organize, create and deliver content for websites, microsites, landing pages, digital tools and applications, e-mail campaigns, blogs, social media, content marketing campaigns, SEO and paid search initiatives, infographics and more Use data, research and customer/audience insights to create compelling digital content Perform content inventories; conduct content audits and gap analyses; and develop sitemaps, content models and information architectures for websites, microsites and more Perform competitive reviews, SEO audits and keyword research in order to help optimize content for client websites, SEM/SEO campaigns, and content marketing initiatives Conduct interviews with stakeholders, SMEs, users, and customers Provide mockups and wireframes for web pages, online tools and more Help define content standards, guidelines, procedures and processes for clients Measure and analyze data and important KPIs to determine what content is and isn’t working and use these insights to help optimize and improve the content Collaborate with other writers, designers, SEO experts, marketing managers, stakeholders and other team members (internally and client-side) to create better content and user experiences Who Are We Looking For? To succeed in this role, you must be a highly competent digital marketing writer/content strategist who: Excels at planning, writing and editing clear, compelling and engaging content that captures the attention of a specific digital audience and prompts that audience to take the desired action Knows how to organize and present content and key messages on-page and site-wide for large, complex websites Writes effectively for multiple digital platforms, including websites, email, mobile, social media and more Writes in a conversational style, turning jargon into everyday language and integrating keyword phrases into copy naturally Enjoys research and can become an expert on and write about a variety of topics in an authentic and meaningful way Can uncover and understand business goals and audience needs and create and deliver content that satisfies both Understands SEO best practices and the relationship between great content and SEO Has keen attention to detail, while still being able to see the big picture You should also be a highly-organized, self-starting go-getter who: Welcomes challenges and solves problems independently Enjoys wearing different “hats” within a small, nimble team Loves to dig into and learn new tools and technologies Is constantly learning new skills and better ways to get things done Can juggle multiple projects and excels under pressure and tight deadlines Finally, you must be a positive, honest, and dependable person who: Cares deeply about the quality of the work you produce Accepts responsibility for delivering projects on time and within budget Is poised and confident in interactions with clients and others Education & Experience Requirements: Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism or Communications 5+ years of experience as a digital marketing writer, content strategist, and/or content marketer Proven history of writing effectively for digital audiences Experience working on large website content rewrites Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Google Analytics (or another analytics program) Portfolio of work is required upon application Any of the Following Is a Plus: Experience writing for the financial services industry (or other financial services marketing experience) Experience with prototyping, wireframing, UX or design Hands-on experience with Google Data Studio or Tableau Understanding of content management systems A background in SEM/SEO Understanding of social media marketing best practices
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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