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Social Media Content Editor
Our client, an entertainment studio, is seeking a digital Social Media Content Editor to join their team. You will report to the Engagement Editor and be responsible for: Finding and developing new audiences, providing them with the right content at the right time, and building loyalty with our customers through a multi-platform strategy. Assist with promotion and distribution of news, reviews, videos and more across Media Group growing and engaging audiences on multiple brands through notifications on various platforms as a part of the Growth & Engagement team, all while shaping the voice of the brands. Own the relationship with audiences via push alert platforms across the web and mobile apps. Send push notifications for multiple brands Coordinate editorial calendars around tentpole events with multiple edit, video and graphics teams Help evolve and manage voice and ensure all content is on-brand Collaborate with audience development, social and video teams to align on strategy, ideate, and promote a variety of content. Use data and analytics in conjunction with other teams to develop tests and content strategies to maximize platforms and against content goals Find ways to distribute content offerings to a more diverse audience. Streamlining many editorial processes to improve cross-brand communications Curate and own the “voice” of the brand in notifications to develop innovative and creative strategies to grow engagement. Musts: The ideal candidate has 1-2 years of journalism and digital newsroom experience Exceptional writing, editing, and grammar skills while prioritizing a high volume of work Strong editorial judgment and quick decision-making skills Ability to write witty and/or compelling copy succinctly; and demonstrate sound news judgment Ability to work on tight deadlines at a fast pace while prioritizing goals effectively A desire to experiment, measure success and expand upon what works on new or established platforms A love of writing concise and engaging copy and an avid interest in platforms, analytics, and audience development Excellent organizational skills with an ability to handle multiple projects with ease, meet deadlines and work under pressure in an extremely fast-paced and ever-changing environment A spirit of curiosity and ability to think creatively about how we deliver journalism to new audiences where they are: mobile, desktop, social, and other emerging platforms. An obsession with performance metrics, and a bottomless well of original ideas. Seeking an excellent communicator who can move among different disciplines, lead the development of new tactics while keeping teams informed and updated, and moving toward a common goal of growing the audience for each of the brands. Does this sound like you, apply today if you are interested!
Onward Search is currently seeking a Content Copywriter for a 3-month contract opportunity working out of our clients Glen Allen, VA office. We are seeking this person for a 3-month contract with the potential to extend. Apply today to learn more! Day to Day Overview: We are building out a content management system/user interface and need assistance with migrating documents from one system to another. This person will also assist with reading feedback from associates and making updates to existing procedures as necessary. The extended team is also responsible for creating/managing customer letters and s/he will assist in that space as well. Apply today if you're interested!
Marketing/Social Content Strategist (Sports)
Our client, a global sports brand, is looking for a Sports Program Planning Specialist to join their team for a long-term freelance assignment. You will report to the Director of Digital Programming and will be responsible for building digital communities unified by the brand's inspirational content. Responsibilities: Lead the creation and execution of social storytelling programs around the brand and its content offerings Develop social-first content to drive measurable engagement with target audiences Create content plans & distribution strategies for live streams, VOD, imagery, and editorial, and set performance goals for each project Own the company's integrated editorial calendar to align publication schedules Collaborate daily with the team on publishing, social copy, and consumer journeys Manage brand integrations Requirements: Bachelor's degree (background in communications, journalism, marketing, or digital media is preferred) and 3-5 years' experience managing global social media programs Experience driving audience engagement, growth, & retention Understanding of the latest digital content marketing strategies, social media trends, and digital engagement best-practices Strong understanding of programming video content for audiences on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitch, Twitter, Snapchat, and TikTok Background or interest in sports is highly preferred Experience with Agile project management and Kanban is a plus
Onward Search is on the hunt for a Copywriter to help the team of a growing ecommerce company. You will report to the Creative Director and be responsible for writing all-encompassing campaigns that tell the brand story. Projects will include emails, landing pages, blogs, social media, Facebook/Instagram ad copy, banner ads, product descriptions, and insert cards. Requirements: 2-3 years of experience in copywriting, heavy in digital Ability to write campaigns that tell a cohesive story across all channels and build trust among audiences Experience in the fashion industry is required, ecommerce is a plus Must have impeccable grammar and understand email best practices (i.e. subject lines, analytics, etc.)
Social Media Marketing Associate
Our client, a luxury mobility company, is looking for a Social Media Marketing Associate with 3+ years of experience. The Social Media Marketing Associate will be the brand's voice across social media channels. This job combines community management with social media tracking and analytics. Having an intimate understanding of the company's brand, you should be able to drive conversations that give the community a reason to keep coming back and engaging with the company. In addition, you will manage the scheduling and publishing of content on each platform, and reporting on the effectiveness of that content. Responsibilities: Manage the ongoing community across all social media channels Build brand awareness and drive growth through influencer partnerships Schedule and publish monthly content provided by the company's Brand and Marketing teams Pull data from social and site analytics tools to create and present reports outlining performance, as well as campaign wrap-up reports Stay up-to-date on industry trends including advertising, engagement, and all things social to inform best practices and social platform updates Communicate and present information effectively and concisely, both internally within a team environment, and externally with the company's clients Monitor online conversations via social listening tools and call out opportunities for heightened engagement Leverage tools such as Excel, Facebook Insights, Twitter Analytics, and other native platform assets Experience: BA or higher 3+ years of relevant work experience Proficiency with social media marketing software Passion for a fast-paced, high growth environment Self-starter and quick thinker who thrives in ambiguous and rapidly changing situations Proven track record of taking the initiative to suggest and implement new ideas Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to relentlessly prioritize Advantageous A passion for and working knowledge of automobiles, EVs, and the future of mobility Experience in the luxury or high-tech industries Does this sound like you apply today!
Freelance Product Copywriter- Home
Our high end luxury/fashion client is looking for a Freelance Copywriter. This is an onsite position in NYC starting ASAP for 4 weeks+. You will be working on Product Descriptions for menswear and home departments. Our client is looking for candidates that have at least a year of experience writing product copy for luxury brands. In this role you must be comfortable working on multiple projects at one time, and working collaboratively with team members. 3-5+ years Copy experience 1-2+ years of Product Description Copy Past experience within Fashion, Luxury, or Retail Strong communication skills Product copy editing and proofreading skills requested Ability to produce strong ready to publish content on high volume of assets Understanding of working with large brand guidelines This position starts immediately for the right candidate. Apply with your portfolio!
Onward Search is currently seeking an experienced Copywriter for a 5-month extendable contract working with one of our preferred clients in New York City. The ideal candidate works directly and collaboratively with members of the creative team and business partners to develop and produce effective communications. the best person for the job should be self-organized and manages multiple deadlines on numerous concurrent jobs. Day to Day Overview: Maintains awareness of latest advertising and marketing trends in the finance industry and advertising in general Brainstorms with a team to develop marketing ideas Writes original, brand-compliant copy for online and/or printed marketing materials Documents creative strategy and effectively presents rationale and ideas to clients Web, mobile and social experience a plus. Experience: 4-year degree in communications, creative writing, journalism or similar discipline. 3-5 years of writing experience (Financial Services experience preferred). Portfolio: demonstrates experience with national advertising or marketing campaigns: annual reports, broadcast, print, and web. Industry Knowledge: Direct Mail and/or web experience required within any industry, (Financial Services, preferred). Brings processes, technology or people solutions to the table with regard to the design or print process. Proven ability to coach and challenge design team to improve the effectiveness of creative. Technical Knowledge: Working knowledge of MS Word, InDesign and Acrobat preferred. Apply today to speak with one of our associates and learn more!
Digital Marketing Content Specialist
We’re looking for a Digital Marketing Content Specialist, responsible for supporting our client's online digital marketing efforts on branded commerce websites and affiliate websites. In this role, you will work with cross-functional teams to implement website changes, updates, and uploading new content. You support website search as well as other digital marketing programs when necessary. Responsibilities: Provide content support by making updates to company information, service, offline marketing support, customer acquisition, retention, email program, and revenue growth. Gathers develops and coordinates program plans to implement changes. Creates, edits, and uploads graphical assets for internal or external uses. Engages with external vendors and internal customers for digital programs when necessary. Plans, maintains, tests, executes and communicates website search performance. Participates in cross-functional team meetings and marketing program calendar reviews. Communicates content and program plans to the necessary teams and vendors to meet business objectives. Executes digital changes (website, images, documents) using technology (HTML/CSS/JS, Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office). Works closely with Data Analyst to identify trends in website key metrics Maintains and improves onsite, multi-faceted search to promote products with keywords to increase conversion on the website. Qualifications & Requirements: Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) in design or technology from a four-year college or university 3 + years working in e-commerce with digital marketing experience, including developing web pages with HTML and CSS, or related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience Knowledge of usability principals, cross-browser compatibility, accessibility best practices, and HTML document architecture Familiarity with working within a structured Content Management System (CMS) Expertise in hand-coding table-less HTML layouts using browser-compliant CSS and semantic markup Graphic design experience and graphic skills for editing images and adapting concept mockups to functional cross-platform HTML page layouts Proficient in HTML/CSS/JS; Adobe suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign; and Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word Lawson Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
Our client, a digital marketing agency, is seeking a talented Digital Copywriter who can conceptualize, write, and deliver messages in a clear, concise manner. This opportunity is a 3-month contract role that could extend. As a Copywriter, you will assist the Creative Director in writing compelling copy for email, product UX, advertising, and customer communications. Copywriters will be expected to: • Write and edit copy for varying mediums, including but not limited to: e-mail, in-product UX, landing pages, mobile apps, SMS and push notifications, and scripts. • Assist the Sr. Copywriter in constructing consistent messaging across various customer touchpoints. • Multi-task seamlessly between multiple projects. • Collaborate with Creative and the Content Teams to ensure that messaging is on-brand and consistent. • Work, both independently or with teams, to deliver copy that meets stakeholders’ needs. • Be able to pivot between mediums and long and short form. • Exercise your passion for “writing to sell.” • Iterate on copy based on its performance. Copywriter Requirements: • 5+ years of experience writing and editing copy • Experience specifically writing digital marketing copy is required • Experience in an agency environment and the ability to pivot from one industry to the next • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, or related field. • A conceptual thinker who loves to be a part of a team and collaborate. Does this sound like you apply today!
Sports Story Editor
Our client, a Social Media Company, is seeking a freelance Story Editor to join their Sports team. Responsibilities: Search for, pitch, prepare, story ideas as well as flag and review content, edit, and publish content for customers to enjoy. Pitch ideas for stories across the sports landscape special focus on sports internet culture Edit and publish highly engaging content that surprise and delight our community Evaluate content according to moderation guidelines Write copy and edit graphics Work night and weekend shifts to cover in-progress sports events Requirements: 1-3 years of experience in video editing or journalism Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Illustrator, and Premiere Strong knowledge of sports internet culture and content Flexible schedule, including night, weekend and holiday hours Exceptional judgment Highly motivated team player Excellent verbal and written communication skills Sharp attention to detail; including spelling of English language, and grammar Broad knowledge of, and interest in, pop culture, internet culture, and the sports world special focus on WWE, Memes, UFC, etc. Great problem-solving skills and a solution-oriented mindset A passion for creativity and storytelling. 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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