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Onward Search is currently seeking an experienced Linguist to who embraces traditional translation processes and new technologies alike. It is important that the linguist has a strong grasp of the best neutral tone of Spanish for Latin America but is also in tune with nuances between the different variations of Spanish. We are currently seeking this individual for a 14 month extendable contract assignment working onsite in San Jose, CA. Day to Day Overview: Translating and editing translations of new features, UI elements, promotions, graphics, emails, surveys, item specifics and categories, and miscellaneous content Performing LQA-related tasks like evaluating screenshots, annotating Jira tickets, and implementing or recommending fixes Supporting the Machine Translation team with tasks like Linguistic Quality Review, engine rating, and productivity tests Working with developers, localization engineers, and project managers to ensure that content for Latin America is delivered on time and with high linguistic quality Developing and maintaining a terminology glossary and language style guide Working with Product Marketing and Business Unit to establish and protect the tone and style of the localized content Advocating for localization needs and evangelizing best practices in cross-functional meetings Evaluating, training, and working with Spanish vendor translators and testers to ensure quality deliveries Contributing to the continuous optimization of processes and tools through research, definition of specs, and participation in pilots Job Requirements: Native fluency in one of the Latin-American language flavors is an absolute must Good understanding of the nuances between the countries in the Latin American region Experience with Translation Memory systems and editors such as XTM, WS, DWB, etc. Experience translating for the consumer or e-commerce market Strong communication skills Strong familiarity with localization processes and industry standards Understanding of software development cycles Ability to work in a multicultural environment Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment Flexibility to support internal and external customers Ability to work well in a cross-functional environment with varying levels of management Strong team spirit paired with the ability to work independently • Experience with Machine Translation tasks and processes is definitely a nice to have
PR Marketing Manager
Onward Search has a new exciting opportunity with one of our great clients. The opportunity is a role for a Marketing Manager that has an immediate start at our client’s office in McLean, VA. An ideal candidate should be able to hit the ground running, can lead an integrated communication program, good writer, but has a deep understanding of media, and personal finance. If this sounds like you, apply today! RESPONSIBILITIES: Collaborate with brand and marketing partners on identifying themes, topics, and content that will resonate with target audiences and meet strategic business goals. Identify and establish relationships with third-party influencers that can contribute to and amplify the content. Partner with key stakeholders to build trusted relationships. Work closely with Corporate Communications team members to ensure well-managed media and influencer engagement. Create consumer campaigns and BAU strategy. Pinpoint core media list and find ways to deepen those relationships. Leverage data and insights to inform narratives and influence programming. Construct powerful, dynamic, influential content that can be adapted and shared across a variety of internal and external channels (earned media, social media, web, and digital, events, advertising, sponsorships, e-mail, etc.). Influence and aid the overall marketing and business strategy Acquire a deep understanding of internal clients’ businesses and brand objectives, target customers, potential risks, differentiators, and PR opportunities. Take part in a marketing strategy for each business. Understand, identify and effectively navigate potential risks and sensitivities Uphold Influencer and Earned Media relations. Distinguish news hooks and opportunities for our thought leaders to be positioned as industry experts. Create flawless media engagement through comprehensive spokesperson prep, follow-up, and on the ground support. Make sure all work is executed through a lens of strategic impact and measurement. Leverage the latest tools and technology (including vendors) to showcase how thought leadership is driving business outcomes, brand awareness, and engagement. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree (English, Journalism, Mass Communications, Marketing or Public Relations preferred). Must have at least 5 years of experience in developing and implementing integrated communication strategies (10 years preferred). Must have at least 5 years of experience in managing communication channels and employee engagement (organizational goals, managing external agencies, manage organizational change, create feedback loops between leaders and subordinates, etc.). At least 5 years of experience in Partnering with and coaching senior executives on effective communications that support organizational objectives is a plus. About 5 years of experience in Oral and written communications is a plus. About 5 years of experience in managing multiple projects is also a plus. Knowledge of proprietary tools for dashboards, measuring KPI’s and measurements. Solid knowledge and experience with Google Analytics and SEO. Ability to be nimble. Apply now to learn more about this job today!
Digital Content Strategist
Our client, a global sports brand, is looking for a Digital Content Strategist to join their team for a long-term freelance assignment. You will report to the Senior Manager of US Owned Programming and will be responsible for building and maintaining US pages that offer consumers a top tier digital content experience. Responsibilities: Create and publish web pages for the company’s events, projects, films, athletes, light editorial tasks required Work within the company’s CMS to define product strategy, understand industry landscape, leverage data, and market analysis, collaborate with stakeholders and manage projects to execution Ongoing maintenance of all websites, including weekly scans for broken links, page latency, and data compliance Collaborate with Product Developers to facilitate feature enhancements Work with Marketing, Communication, Legal, Product, and Programming teams to ensure all event pages are published (~ 200 per year) Develop a strategy for and deliver content-rich experiences on US event page including video pieces, event information, light storytelling, ticket purchase details, and post-event results reporting Maintain editorial calendar of event page publishing Work with internal teams to ensure advertising is best supporting these event pages Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of experience in web content creation, publishing, and web product features Prior experience with project management for consumer-facing digital products Media industry background is highly preferred Passionate about how people find, consume, and interact with content Strong analytical mindset with the ability to extrapolate micro-trends into big-picture strategy Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills Proficient in Photoshop and Microsoft Office Apply now to learn more today!
Onward Search is currently seeking a Communications professional for a 6-month extendable contract with one of our top clients in Seattle, WA. Apply today to speak with one of our associates to learn more. Day to Day overview: Help implement communications strategies Provide administrative support to Communications Team Draft and edit communications copy Assist in maintaining web content Update databases and distribution lists Track projects Facilitate effective internal communications Maintain calendars Prepare presentations Apply today!
We need a sharp Copywriter to join a fantastic and growing agency team for a 2-3 month project! This talented scribe will develop copy for a wide variety of projects across the brand- working on websites, mobile apps, landing pages, email campaigns, and other marketing copy across print, digital and social media. The Role: Create copy for websites, landing pages, email campaigns, social and print Create quality, error-free, on-time content for product and marketing deliverables Produce high-quality copy on tight deadlines Iterate quickly and effectively in response to feedback Edit and rework copy received from product managers and foreign partners Write concise, engaging content using best practices for the given channel/medium Optimize all content for search engines Manage content strategy Work with other members of the marketing team to ensure the content strategy complements and amplifies all marketing initiatives Required Experience 3+years’ experience Copywriting across a variety of platforms Copyediting Writing and optimizing various digital and print copy Ad Agency experience is preferred FANTASTIC PORTFOLIO! Please apply today!
Agency Account Leader
We are seeking a highly collaborative, energetic and confident and experienced Sr Agency Account Talent - We’re a boutique Boston Based Agency with an amazing list of clients. Our clients rely on us to deliver strategic and tactical support that reflects a deep understanding of the industry we serve. Our services include corporate branding, strategy and positioning, media relations, patient advocacy engagement, social media, investor communications strategy, employee communications, community relations, and scientific communications. We work directly with C-level executives, and always strive to act as a seamless extension of our clients' teams, as invested as they are in furthering their success and mission. Must-haves for the position include: Passion for building value for clients in the through highly strategic communications Ability to lead and inspire a talented staff of motivated professionals at all levels Experience formulating successful strategies for and utilizing digital communications channels, including Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube Strong writing and editing abilities and demonstrated aptitude in adapting writing style to fit a given audience or application (media, web, internal, etc.); proficiency in AP style preferred Awareness of industry media and publications, foundational understanding of the news cycle and experience with media outreach Fantastic client service skills A desire to help build and nurture a culture of collaboration, excellence, and growth as we grow the team and behind-the-scenes company operations A creative mind that's very far "out of the box" Key responsibilities of the Director position include: Help to lead efforts across multiple client accounts, working with account teams to plan and implement the full range of client responsibilities Foster highly collaborative long-term client relationships Develop content for a wide range of client projects, including messaging and positioning platforms, press releases, pitch materials, website copy, and investor materials Cultivate ongoing media relationships, pitching stories and delivering measurable benefits for clients Develop and implement digital/social strategies for corporate, clinical trial recruitment and patient advocacy initiatives Help to nurture the career growth and professional development of junior staff Highly collaborative contribution to corporate branding and Creative work, including management of external vendors and partnering with internal colleagues Excellent Benefits Package! This is a fantastic opportunity and we’d love to connect with you today!
Our client, a social media company, is seeking a Copy Editor to join the Community team. Responsibilities: Write concise, witty copy across the Entertainment, Life, and Culture, Sports, and News/Politics verticals. Working closely with the Content team, play a key role in shaping how the Community uses the written word to drive innovative storytelling. Create, implement, and evolve content strategies for online curated stories Write and edit copy on the fly, including headlines, captions, fact filters, etc. Check graphics for accuracy, brevity, grammar, style, and voice Maintain a consistent tone of voice across all copy Exercise excellent editorial judgment Collaborate with story editors and producers Musts: Bachelor's degree in relevant field 2+ years of experience in print, digital, or social media Experience in content marketing and strategy Strong writing and editing skills An expert eye for proofreading, spelling, and grammar Consistent ability to match the tone of voice Excellent written communication skills and sharp attention to detail A team player who’s also comfortable flying solo Willing to break with conventional/tiresome writing standards when appropriate extremely organized and who works well under tight deadlines and breaking news pressure Up-to-date on pop culture, sports, internet trends, and current events Added plus if you're multilingual Apply now to learn more about this job today!
Onward Search is looking for a Copywriter with a focus in Financial Marketing, for one of our Financial Clients in NYC on a long term contract basis. Duties: Collaborate with advisors, product specialist teams, business leaders and subject matter experts to conceptualize and execute newly written content that supports the PWM business strategy Revise existing materials, ensuring consistent branding and messaging, to maximize impact across marketing initiatives and business development Develop relationships with key individuals across the firm and develop a process for leveraging content that is created across the firm (e.g. GIR) and can be re-packaged for PWM clients Develop a robust content engine and schedule that will feed websites and provide advisors with additional leverage for interactions with clients and prospective clients Lead a PWM Editorial Board with advisors and content specialists who can be charged with coming up with relevant, top of mind topics for articles Adhere to existing brand guidelines including tone and voice to maintain consistency Support the firm's content strategy goals through innovative editorial approaches Copy edit and proofread print and digital content to ensure accuracy and clarity - Break down, understand, and translate complex financial topics into digestible bites to appeal to target market or audience Find and cite qualified references for articles, white papers and case studies Draft language for event invitations and recaps, video scripts, on-screen narratives, ad copy, social posts, blog articles, client communications, graphic briefs, marketing materials and other content as needed Skills: Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, free of grammatical errors Proven copy editing skills Proven track record of translating complex topics into easily-understood solutions using multiple voices and styles* Knowledge and experience with the nuances of multi-channel (print, web, email, social, video, audio) content Experience in compliance-driven environment a plus Excellent time management and self-motivation with the ability to handle multiple projects and switch gears based on project prioritization Personal commitment to accuracy, attention to detail and meeting tight deadlines Experience with language for web content and search engine optimization Bachelor's Degree in Communications or a related field Knowledge and experience with financial concepts and the finance industry a plus Strong organizational and interpersonal skills Exemplary discretion and judgment Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite helpful Does this sound like you? Apply today!
If you have a love of words, a keen eye for detail, a problem-solving approach to content organization and editing, and a commitment to accuracy, we want to hear from you! We’re a Providence-based consumer product company looking for a strong proofreader and editor to join their thriving team. You will be proofing and editing a wide variety of materials including: marketing documents web content sales pitches product instructions packaging labels We need someone with uncompromising standards and outstanding attention to detail who will be responsible for reviewing and proofreading strategically important materials! Copy Editor's role demands: awareness of larger-scope issues of sense logic factual accuracy adherence to brand guidelines while maintaining a steady focus on smaller-scope issues like grammar, consistency, and layout discrepancies. The Copy Editor role requires strong written and verbal communication skills when working with clients to assist in content organization. At all stages of the production process, the Copy Editor collaborates with numerous colleagues as well as a creative team of print and web designers, web developers, writers, print production professionals, and account executives on high-visibility, top-priority projects. Please apply today!
Our client, a communications company based in Carlsbad (San Diego), is looking for an experienced Copywriter to join their in-house agency on a full-time basis! If you have experience at an agency and you're looking to make a move in-house, this could be the perfect opportunity for you! Requirments: Solid concepting experience while working alongside Art Directors and with a portfolio showcasing this Strong eye for editing copy to be aligned with brand guidelines A sharp ability to craft the perfect headline Experience creating long-form web content A knack for writing the best email subject lines ever Experience naming products and services within a brand framework 3+ years experience as a copywriter at an agency ...then please apply immediately!
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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