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Onward Search has a client who is in need of a Full Time PROOFREADER with an exceptional track record for accuracy and quality. This person will come from a legal, financial or large corporate background, dealing with a lot of legalese and confidential information. SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS: 3+ years experience in pharma, legal, finance or large corporate environment Solid with Word, Excel and PowerPoint Experience with legal timekeeping and/or a job tracking system Ready for a very fast-paced environment Attention to detail with impeccable accuracy and quality Able to handle multiple projects and deadlines at once Exceptional organizational skills Handle confidential/sensitive documents and information Work well independently as well as on a team Excellent verbal and written communication skills Professional in all communication Self motivated and positive attitude Excellent customer service skills JOB DUTIES: Proof for spelling, grammar and verbiage errors in complex legal documents Proof for formatting and compositional errors Proof corrected proofs of legal documents against mark-up for quality assurance Work with Documents Services team with document production and preparation as needed Manage sensitive and confidential documents and information Communicate with team and manager AND client regarding deadline issues Adhere to both company's policy as well as client policy Perform other duties as assigned Shifts in hours vary and overtime may be needed Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Social Media Manager
Our client, an entertainment company, is seeking a Social Media Manager to join the Consumer Marketing team. Responsibilities: Lead and directly manage social media for coverage of live events and award shows developing the social strategy, plan and analysis/reporting. Partner with the VP Consumer Marketing and other key stakeholders including the head of live events and the Head of Social in championing the award show social approach throughout the organization. Lead day-to-day management of live events and award show social media activity – manage content development, monitor effectiveness of strategy and creative, gather insights and make recommendations and share regular reporting Develop and manage to goals and performance metrics for the social campaign across all platforms in line with overall live event goals Coordinate the social creative ideation and approval process within the organization Manage production, approval, publishing and reporting timelines Analyze organic and paid performance metrics and synthesize them into strategic and creative recommendations Partner collaboratively across multiple in-house teams to champion social-first ideas and execute integrated activations, events and strategies Manage agency partners and day-to-day campaign flow for both organic and paid implementation Musts: Bachelor’s degree 5-7 years of experience in social media marketing, preferably within an entertainment company Demonstrated ability to build, execute and scale social media campaigns Experience collaborating with internal stakeholders and external agencies/partners, driving creative work with multiple departments Thinks strategically, but stays on top of tactical execution Excellent verbal and organizational skills Ideal candidate can work collaboratively with throughout the organization and has a strong understanding of Pop Culture. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
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Integrated Project Manager
Our client, an entertainment marketing agency, is looking for an Integrated Project Manager to join the team for a temp assignment that could turn into a full-time position. You will report to the Owner/Creative Director, and be responsible for: Manage client projects from start to finish, ensuring successful project completion against deadlines, while making sure we’re meeting the client’s objectives Provide and maintain project status, liaising with account teams, designers and suppliers/partners Oversee project quality assurance by proofreading and reviewing deliverables against scope Source assets from clients, partners and suppliers building great relationships Be a point of contact with clients; work with them to secure assets, create timelines and keep them up- to-date on progress Monitoring and enforcing project constraints (schedule/scope /resources) Help to manage and grow the relationship between the client and company Develop workable budgets, project plans, and realistic milestone timelines large and small the perfect balance of strategy and creative Collaborate with account executives on preparation of creative recommendations, strategies and actions for the client Define project scope and work with account executives in the creation of project specifications and timelines Monitor all budget, research and production activity on assigned accounts and communicates status of each project to appropriate agency and client personnel to meet project deadlines Maintains communications with appropriate agency, partner, and client personnel to ensure positive workflow, escalating issues as required Manage agency calendars, productivity tools, site and agency assets Facilitate internal team meetings Ensure proper estimating and assumptions are made throughout the proposal/SOW process; ensures multiple approaches are presented if needed through brainstorming Help with preparation of estimates Champion systems for higher productivity working Musts: 5-7 years of project management experience with agency experience Working knowledge of entertainment and/or CPG marketing and advertising A genius in managing a fast moving and ever changing project schedule Proficient in the project management methodologies prevalent in the industry Excellent customer-facing and personal-interaction skills a must Ability to grasp product and technical knowledge quickly Brilliantly organized and deadline-driven Wonderful verbal, written and interpersonal skills Able to thrive under pressure in a changing environment Familiarity with Mac OSX and working knowledge of MS Office 365 and Adobe Creative Services products (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) Must be proficient in Apple Keynote or PPT Dog lover a plus
Resource Manager - Video/Creative
Our client, an entertainment based agency, is seeking an Creative Resource Manager to join the video editorial team. Responsibilities: Play a key role in managing both the editorial staff and producer’s projects acting as the “air traffic controller” of the team being a problem solver who approaches everything from a neutral outlook. Check in with all editors daily (AM & PM) to discuss current project needs and upcoming video projects Coordinate & check in consistently with all producers, associate producers, and creative managers to get updates on existing projects Assesses shifting priorities then creates and communicates company wide action plan Leads daily cross departmental meeting where the AV, editorial, and project needs are communicated verbally and visually Consistently follows up with team members to ensure work is getting done within client ‘s timelines Manages all scheduling daily & vacations for a staff of 35, and creates coverage plan Creates opportunities for editors and producers to work together on projects that help individual & company growth Updates Slack channel meticulously throughout the day Musts: 3-5 years experience in an fast paced creative environment with a traffic, planning, project management or producing back-ground Strong experience in managing a high number of people, projects with daily shifting priorities Familiar with entertainment based video projects like trailers Cool under pressure able to work well with varying personalities Strong verbal and written communication skills Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search has a client north west of LA that is seeking a freelance PRODUCTION ARTIST with an eye for design to join their busy studio. The perfect candidate has both print and digital experience taking designs to completion. The production team is design savvy and able to resize existing artwork for a variety of output including print, OOH, digital, presentation and more. SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS: 4+ years experience in production design Highly organized and flexible Work well on a team Experience working closely with clients and account team Exceptional attention to detail Proofreading ability Proven experience producing both online and offline collateral Able to pick up client standards/guidelines quickly Follow strict processes Prepress experience helpful Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat Able to follow style guide and take direction well Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Executive Creative Director
Our entertainment clients is seeking a temp-to-hire or direct-hire Executive Creative Director. The ideal candidate has led the creation of social media content and experiences that connect with youth culture, multicultural audiences and/or music fans. We’re looking for pop culture junkies who live and breathe the latest trends in design, advertising and marketing and have an intuitive sense of what will resonate with a diverse millennial audience. This person should also be a hands-on designer with the ability to manage multiple projects from concept through completion as needed. You will report to the SVP of Marketing and be responsible for: Representing the company’s brand identity across all platforms including on-air, mobile/digital, social, print, experiential and all other mediums to drive the brand and business strategy. Managing, inspiring and mentoring a creative team of staff and freelance art directors, designers, animators, video editors and social content creators Business leadership and brand advocacy supporting all departments within the company Establishing creative direction and branding for the entire line of entertainment properties Musts: 10+ years of entertainment media branding experience preferably in multimedia Experience managing teams of 10+ people A thorough understanding of mobile/digital and social communications and delivery systems, as well as industry best practices Expert knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography, motion graphics, web development and social-first design; must have the ability to storyboard and translate ideas to designers and develop innovative motion graphics solutions. Demonstrable hands-on animation, print and digital design capabilities, with a portfolio showcasing social media/promo video content samples Strong affinity for the multicultural, music and youth culture brands with the ability to understand appropriate tone, voice and topics for our mobile and social obsessed audiences Excellent written and verbal skills able to lead meetings and inspire team members Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Our client, a top financial institution in Downtown LA is looking for a Senior Visual Designer for a 6+ month contract opportunity. Candidates must have strong Digital or Visual design skills and as well as corporate design experience. This person will be supporting a large campaign for a new product. The majority of the work with by Email Campaigns as well as some print work. Travel to Long Beach and possibly Irvine for meetings will be required. RESPONSIBILITIES AND SKILLS: Under general supervision, leads the creation of visual design recommendation and required artifacts. Collaborates with creative, product, technical and business stakeholders. Participates in gathering and analyzing user data (qualitative, quantitative) to inform the design. Creates artifacts such as mockups, typographic systems, animation, interactive or static prototypes, illustration and photography deliverables and recommendations. Designs solutions inclusive of user requirements, design patterns & best practices, technology trends and project requirements. Presents design concepts and explains rationale to team members and stakeholders. Receives and analyzes feedback and makes appropriate adjustments to recommendations. Provides input to technical teams during development phase to ensure interactions are developed as designed. Monitors feedback and analytics to recommend and prioritize iterative improvements. Creates prototypes to illustrate design and interaction concepts. Demonstrates advanced skills with industry standard prototyping software on Mac OS. Demonstrates user experience leadership to the creative team. Provides thought leadership, expertise and mentorship to others. Initiates and leads projects to improve overall digital experience by continuously evaluating user behavior, design and structure. Partners with external vendors to influence and advocate for consistency and usability standards. Collaborates within team and other departments to leverage and share ideas and recommendations to apply broadly across multiple channels. Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of design and prototyping software and techniques on MAC OS Demonstrates the ability to lead projects of significant size and scope Demonstrates the ability to effectively influence senior leaders on design matters Demonstrates intellectual curiosity and analytical skills in broad areas relating to user experience, technology and design Demonstrates initiative by identifying issues for managers and team members; demonstrates sound judgment in resolving matters of moderate complexity Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills Demonstrates strong detail orientation, process orientation, organizational, and multi-tasking skills Demonstrates the ability to collaborate and develop/maintain working relationships inside and outside the organization to enable effective completion of business objectives Demonstrates the ability to work in a team environment; initiative to work and learn independently and proactively contribute to department goals; and ability to lead others while maintaining effective business relationships with associates throughout the organization Requires 4-6 years of experience Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Associate Content Producer/Writer
Our client, a social media content company, is on the hunt for an Associate Content Producer/Writer to join their team. You will be working closely with the Content team, you will be responsible for: Pitch, produce and edit curated news content for social media platform looking for big and bold ideas Build and shape stories from publicly available content working in the front lines of the future of news storytelling Working with newsrooms and journalists to help them develop best-in-class mobile storytelling Report and fact-check major news events Write news copy for filters for Our Stories Assist producers in their stories Musts: 1-3 years professional experience in journalism and news production Proven experience as a collaborator who works well under breaking news pressure Demonstrated ability to write and produce under tight deadlines Background in TV production is strongly preferred Experience using After Effects encouraged Candidates who will be most successful in this role are adaptable to a changing environment and have a passion for storytelling across digital platforms Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Freelance Market Research Lead
Our client, a Social Media Company, is seeking a freelance Market Research Lead to join their team. Responsibilities: Work cross-functionally with different teams to identify and execute world-class quantitative and qualitative research Evaluate proposals from third-party research firms and build relationships with research partners Scope and gather context from stakeholders when planning new projects, evaluating traditional and non-traditional research methodologies Design, write, and manage surveys with precision and attention to detail Ensure flawless execution of all research, mapping back to initial scope and internal stakeholders’ business objectives Analyze and interpret data to identify patterns and solutions Create detailed, visually compelling reports in PowerPoint and Keynote Musts: 6-8 years market research experience, supplier-side experience preferred Proven ability to excel in a fast-paced environment, work flawlessly under tight deadlines, and prioritize across several simultaneous projects Exceptional attention to detail with a keen eye for presentation design and conveying granular data in a digestible way Ability to tell a story based on findings Excellent written and verbal communication skills Strong interpersonal skills with a team player attitude Does this sound like you? Apply today!