Los Angeles Jobs
We connect you to the best digital, creative and marketing jobs at leading companies and digital agencies in Los Angeles and the surrounding area.
Associate Director, Paid Search and Social
Our top-tier media agency client is on the hunt for an Associate Director of Paid Search and Social to join their team. You will be leading all aspects of the paid search and paid social team for a well-known automotive brand. Candidates who have experience with large amounts of data, experience working on and optimizing large campaigns for national/regional clients, experience with programmatic campaigns, and management experience (3 or more people) will be pushed to the top of the list! Responsibilities Involved in all high-level strategic media planning and execution Ensure completion of all administrative tasks by department supervisors including time-tracking, task documentation in project management tool, and timely completion of deliverables and objectives Guide and mentor up to 10 direct reports on best practices Run point between the Search and Social team and other departments to improve knowledge and understanding of the agency’s paid search and social offerings Provide strategic insight during campaign planning process to target key terms and audiences with effective messaging Keep current with industry updates and communicate details to both the internal team and client Develop a deep understanding of client business, relate this to the growth of the search/social practice and communicate to the team Present campaign performance to key stakeholders in a clear and concise manner Manage and introduce strategy development across different markets using various research and analysis tools to implement market-specific campaigns Lead client discussions on campaign optimizations, testing, course correction, new offerings, and other campaign-centric initiatives Qualifications Bachelor’s degree and 5-7 years of work experience in paid search & social marketing platforms (Google AdWords, Bing Ads, Gemini, Facebook/Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube, LinkedIn) with an emphasis in paid search Must have experience with programmatic 3-5 years of experience managing teams of 3 or more Proven track record of success in growing and scaling operations Strong presentation skills with the ability to sell strategies/plans to the client Experience managing large media budgets and achieving monthly goals for spend and KPIs Experience with ad serving & bid management platforms (i.e. Google Ads 360, Marin, Kenshoo, Unified, 4C) Highly strategic with strong analytical and technical skills Strong proficiency in MS Office products including Excel and PowerPoint Professional and respectful demeanor in dealing with internal and external business partners Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward search is on the hunt for an Account Supervisor to help the lean-and-mean team of a boutique agency. You will report to the Business Director and will be helping with a large software technology account. Responsibilities: Building and maintaining a strong client relationship while successfully developing, producing, and delivering a fully integrated campaign (primarily video and photography) Managing day-to-day communication with clients and internal team Keeping clients up-to-speed on project status and navigating obstacles with a solution-oriented approach Collaborating with the production and creative teams to troubleshoot client requests Helping to set goals and plan for future workstreams and providing support on tactical initiatives for the client, taking into account short term deliverables while understanding their long-term goals Negotiating proposals & budgets with the client (including drafting SOWs), making modifications, and arranging contract signing Requirements: 5-7 years of experience in Account Management with an understanding of how to navigate complex client organization and gain clarity quickly Prior experience with broadcast production Strong project management skills, able to work within tight deadlines Must have a strong undersetanding of the different types of creative & marketing assets such as TV spots, social media assets, photos, etc. Computing and/or tech experience is a plus Able to work with minimal direction, resourceful Strong attention to detail Proficient in MS Office (including Excel) and Google Sheets Must be proficient working on a PC Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Director of Social Marketing
Onward Search is on the hunt for a Director of Social Marketing to join the team of clean beauty company. You will report to the CMO and will be responsible for building long-term strategies while developing a growing team. Responsibilities: Drive multi-platform social strategy, designed to accomplish larger corporate objectives including social growth, engagement & conversion, influencer partnership opportunities, and subscription box programs Using your deep knowledge of the social media influencer landscape, gain insight and understanding into influencer partnership deal structures and learn how to initiate and create effective partnerships and maintain authentic branded relationships Manage the Social Media team to ensure effective platform performance as well as revenue growth, customer retention, brand awareness, engagement, and sales through social channels Weekly and monthly reporting & analysis around talent activity and social media platforms, providing recommendations for improvement Create programs and promotions to grow membership & engagement within the social media and community space Oversee the relationship with PR agency through weekly calls and strategy sessions Collaborate with Events leadership to execute influencer events Procure and manage strategic non-profit partnerships, identifying opportunities to integrate social media & influencer partnerships and volunteer campaigns with non-profit partners Keep on top of the latest trends and technology and integrate as apporpriate Manage the Promotional Product Matrix and build strategies for future years in alignment with new product launches and other Marketing initiatives Support in evergreen ad buying as needed Area budget and planning Requirements: Bachelor's degree and 5-7 years of experience in digital marketing, social media, and team management Expert understanding of social media monetization trends, practices, and industry needs Prior experience driving engagement and conversion with the ability to speak to your process and results Experience running A/B tests and performing audience segmentation Strong analytical capability with experience in reporting, data management, and analytics High proficiency with Facebook, Instagram, and the MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint) and skilled in creating custom reports Proven leadership skills and ability to motivate a team Beauty/retail experience is highly preferred Entrepreneurial, start-up experience is a plus
Associate UX Researcher
Our client, a large Entertainment company located in El Segundo is looking to hire a UX Researcher to join their team for a long term assignment. This person will help lead research to inspire and inform the next generation experiences for their customers. We are looking for someone who has experience using their research skills to evaluate how well designs and products meet the needs of target customers and to identify innovative solutions. RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: Lead a human-centered design process to create high quality user experiences Develops user experience research plans, collects data, moderates design testing sessions, facilitates workshops with internal and external stakeholders, and delivers research reports based on an understanding of how to interpret design principles and standards to evaluate effective designs. Advocate for the needs of our users at all levels of the organization Communicate research results in an effective and compelling manner that influences decisions 1-3 years’ experience leading design research efforts across the complete product development lifecycle of at least 1 successfully launched product or service BA or BS in psychology, HCI social science or related area Advanced degree in Human Factors, HCI, cognitive psychology, or related area is a plus Advanced statistical analysis skills are a plus Candidate must have examples of how they applied research experience to influence decisions at various points in the product development lifecycle Must demonstrate strong research skills, including research design, study moderation, and qualitative/quantitative analysis Must be able to collaborate actively as part of a cross-functional project team Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills Must have strong analytical and personal leadership skills Must be organized, able to act independently, and able to switch rapidly between different projects in a fast-paced environment Works well under pressure and able to meet aggressive deadlines Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Digital Production Artist
Onward Search has a client just east of the SFV who needs a DIGITAL PRODUCTION ARTIST who knows enough photoshop to resize and an eye to make sure the revisions work as well as the originals. This is very basic photoshop skills with an excellent work ethic and even better attention to detail. Freelance for approx 8-10 weeks onsite. REQUIREMENTS & RESPONSIBILITIES: Must be proficient in Photoshop Experience downloading and uploading digital files from a shared resource Excellent communcation skills with internal team as well as direct with client at times Revise content/copy based on need, resize to fit, upload back to client Flexibility available with hours & days Localization experience a plus Title work a plus
QA Engineer - Automation Focus
Our client, a social media content company, is on the hunt for a QA Engineer to join their team. Responsibilities: Help create and maintain great experiences for millions of users around the world Work under minimal supervision, execute test procedures, and collaborate closely with Developers, Customer Support, and other members of the QA team. Plan and execute app performance, usability, and hardware/software compatibility testing Drive bug prioritization and work cross-functionally with Engineering and Design Drive bug prioritization and work cross-functionally with Engineering and Design Participate in release processes for the entire company Assist in mobile client (iOS/Android) automation of test cases Host and manage internal company test sessions and dogfooding Musts: Experience working in a distributed product-team environment, mobile experience is a must A solid understanding of software product lifecycles Ability to isolate defects effectively, as well as provide specific conditions for reproducibility Someone who can work with stakeholders to develop appropriate testing methodologies Hands-on experience testing mobile (iOS or Android) and web applications Passion for mobile, especially applications on phones and tablets Knowledge of photo/video technologies in both Objective-C and Java Experience with agile test tools and methodologies
Our client, a multi-cutural cable network, is looking for a freelance Content Creator to join their team with an emphasis on writing and producing. You will report to the VP Brand Creative and be responsible for: Concept and Script various short form content including trailers, promos, reels, and short-form social/digital content Communicate effectively with Video Editing, Design and Operations colleagues on status of projects, where support is needed Become an expert of original show content, marketing goals, production timelines and deadlines. Act as ambassador for the brand. Combine compelling, first-in-class creative with clear marketing messaging and calls-to-action. React positively to feedback and notes. Musts: 2-4 years of copywriting experience with tv network, film studio, ad agency, production company, digital/social content company or publisher. Working knowledge of Adobe Premiere editing software. Proven experience with creating concepts and writing scripts. Shooting experience for quick small budget production shoots. Proven experience with short-form content (promos, trailers, social/digital videos, commercials, etc.). Be creative problem solver with a positive attitude
Our client, a large financial company located in Downtown LA is looking to hire a freelance Digital Project Manager for a 6+ month assignment starting immediately. This person will work closely with the Journey Manager to assist in management of projects. Digital Marketing and Agile experience preferred. Responsibilities: Ensures project delivery through the adherence to standards, controls, processes, deliverables and quality measures Keeps leadership and stakeholders informed of progress against commitments and escalate issues as needed Encourages open team dialogue to aid in expectation clarity, identify actionable opportunities and address team roadblocks to efficient delivery Owns and facilitates daily team stand-up meetings, runs team retrospectives, working to evoke dialogue and improve team dynamics Looks for opportunities to improve team delivery dynamics Uses team delivery metrics to guide start/stop/continue discussions Constantly working to understand how to help the team improve estimation efforts to strengthen stakeholder trust Analyzes delivery value stream with a mindset to eliminate process waste Owns accountability for project team delivery Proactively works to ensure team coverage model and capacity are understood Collects team delivery metrics and facilitates discussions with leadership to improve expectations and transparency of team capacity and health Skills and Experience: Demonstrates initiative by identifying issues and recommending solutions. Ability to effectively plan and manage the work of others including managing projects across multiple teams or groups. Ability to influence groups and/or more senior associates. Strong written and oral communication skills including facilitating a variety of meetings. Basic business and industry knowledge or related financial products; Digital and traditional marketing techniques; A talent for performing and applying analytics to work assignments; basic use of MarTech and reporting tools Agile certifications (CSM, CPO) are preferred Knowledge of Jira, Workfront and Confluence is preferred Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in project delivery with basic business and industry knowledge or related financial products; Digital and traditional marketing techniques Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Marketing & Creative Project Manager
Onward Search has a client who is seeking a MARKETING & CREATIVE PROJECT MANAGER who can support the team by overseeing creative marketing projects. This role oversees projects for marketing from start to completion that are mostly print and some digital. This person is responsible for creating work plans that determine the schedule, creative brief, and costs. Ultimately this role oversees the creative services teams that are creating the collateral to make sure it meets with brand and company standards and oversees the content. Direct Marketing required. SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS: 3-5 years of experience in marketing or advertising preferred Oversee fast paced projects start to finish, mostly B2B supporting enterprise team Manage existing projects and start new ones Track down requirements for the creative team Strategize better ways of working (getting the requests sooner, do a quick over-view and then provide strategies to getting projects accomplished) BA required Healthcare marketing a BIG plus Research and analytical experience a plus Detail-oriented, punctual, sense of urgency Experience working with multi-channels (departments Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Business Development Director
Onward Search is working with a design firm with some amazing work behind them in the experiential world who is looking for a DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT to help bring in opportunities and further drive sales. The right person will be responsible for new client business and developing leads that turn into revenue. ROLE & REQUIREMENTS: Identify prospects & opportunities Introduce Experiential Marketing Services & Programs to decision-makers Work closely with team (Creative, Partners, PMs) to help expand introductions and get invited to pitch to influencers and decision-makers Utilize own relationships to increase market share Quickly learn the company's offerings to leverage specific, targeted prospects Help establish and attend sales capabilities presentations Welcome networking opportunities and become an active member of the community (experiential/entertainment) SKILLS: As the Director, responsible for budgeting, reporting, presenting communication Oversee/hire other business development personnel 7+ years experience in Entertainment, Studio environments Proven & measurable success with business relationships, networking Open and able to work with a diverse audience Proven track record of successes as a BD Excellent presentation, communication skills Strong written and verbal skills Self-directed/motivated Solid knowledge of market indicators & trends PC, MS Office, Web skills Ok with travel Does this sound like you? Apply today!