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Mid-level PR & Social Media Manager
Onward Search is hiring a Mid-level PR & Social Media Manager to join our client, a sports tv network, on a 3-4-month contract basis. Responsibilities: Lead publicity efforts for all properties, talents, executives and businesses across all platforms Develop and execute public relations strategy for network including media relations, publicity, thought leadership, cross-promotions and alignment with internal departments Generate publicity for sports programming in media via strategically pitched stories, executive/talent interviews, creatively written press releases and social media content Acts as media strategist and campaign planner for sports shows, talent and executives Manage PR and social media handles Develop positive relationships with talent, producers, PR agencies and representatives, agents, managers, production staffs, media and programming executives to ensure maximum coverage Generate all press materials including releases, bios, press releases, feature stories, talking points, story synopsis, pitch letters and correspondence Work closely with talent to grow their social media footprint and cross promote across their social media handles Identify and develop relationships with key trade and consumer sports influencers Service daily media requests and act as network source of information on sports Monitor competitive environment via daily review of competitive/industry news, and interface with other departments Qualifications: B.S./B.A. Degree in journalism, corporate communications or PR 4-8 years of communications experience Excellent written and verbal communications skills Strategic, energized thinker with a big picture mentality, able to align department to overall business goals Proven ability to develop and effectively manage strong working relationships with executives and talent Must be Bilingual and have strong writing skills in both English and Spanish Expert in developing and managing social media campaigns Must have knowledge of the sports media industry Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel Ability to handle multiple and varied projects at one time; organize, prioritize and follow-through Flexible self-starter who is punctual and attentive to details Candidate must possess excellent leadership and organizational skills and must demonstrate ability to motivate and lead a team Must be a quick thinker and have ability to execute quickly Pre-existing media and influencer contacts are a plus Self-starter and able to work in an extremely fast paced and high-volume environment Proven skills in launching shows, crisis management and interfacing with all levels of executives, talent and media Flexible work schedule with some late nights and weekend work required to cover tapings, shoots and events and frequent travel
Executive Assistant, Creative Services
Our client, an entertainment studio, is seeking an Executive Assistant to join the Creative Services team. Responsibilities: Daily tasks screen calls, manage calendars, coordinate travel arrangements, coordinate meetings and events, prepare reports, handle expenses, train other support staff, handle office management duties, communicate with high level leadership via phone and email, and more Acts as an Assistant to 3 Executives handling travel, expenses, spreadsheets, meeting coordination, filing, research, inputting, etc. Also serves as additional support as an office manager for 35 people, coordinating projects as needed Project initiatives that you will support by being an EA include Creative Services projects TV Shows and franchises Musts: 5+ years experience as an executive assistant within the broadcast entertainment space, ideally supporting a creative or marketing department Strong computer and Internet skills, flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills Project coordination experience, and the ability to work well with all levels of internal management, staff, high level clients and vendors Sensitivity to confidential matters may be required Intermediate to advanced level of administrative experience working in professional services or related office environment Internet and personal computer proficiency that includes Microsoft Office and Google Doc skills Ability to organize, prioritize and complete numerous tasks by requested deadlines Ability to follow oral and written instructions Ability to type at 50 wpm, if needed One year of previous secretarial experience or a comparable background Bachelor's Degree Skillset and or experience using Jira or similar project management software
Marketing Communications Specialist
Brand Marketing Manager
Our client, an entertainment company, is seeking a Brand Marketing Manager to join the team. Responsibilities: Manage creative development with creatives to deliver brand campaigns for owned, earned and paid media channels Review analytics on campaigns results Manager research calendar Musts: A Bachelor’s Degree 4 - 6 years of experience working in a creative, marketing or ad agency Strong communicator Analytical experience with reporting Thrived in fast-paced environment
Onward Search is looking for a Program Manager to join one of our clients in Boston, in the Education space. The Program Manager will be responsible for temporarily managing one or more established programs that serve faculty, staff or students. Represents program to public, University community and those served by the program. Ensures that program and service delivery objectives are met while under management. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to forecasting revenues and expenses, creating a budget for the program, allocating resources from one area of the budget to another with limited review, negotiating with external suppliers, signing contracts of significance on behalf of the program, creating and implementing department systems, practices, policies and procedures, and developing and maintaining internal and external constituent relationships. The Manager will maintain and use files, records, materials and digital content about the program. Candidate should have 3+ years of program management experience in a large scale, complex higher education or non-profit setting.
Copywriter - Marketing Communications
Our client, a gaming company, is seeking a Copywriter for the marketing communications team. Give a distinct voice to creative campaigns, partnering with Creative Leads, Video Producers, Brand Managers, Game Designers, and more to create copy that captures attention, drives action, and reinforces player passion Write and edit pristine marketing copy with strong calls to action and deep player resonance for a savvy audience of competitive gamers Work with multidisciplinary teams of internal and external creative executional partners to develop and deliver creative marketing assets including articles, videos, VO, text graphics, and accompanying publishing copy such as titles, descriptions, social copy Approach your work with a growth mindset and a proactive, solutions-oriented attitude Partner with internal teams to deliver updates to style guides and branding Serve as a contributor and co-editor to a vibrant Writing Community of Practice Musts: 2-5 years copy experience at a digital advertising agency or client side with a focus on user acquisition or video games Experience developing clear, precise copy for web, social, or other channels Ability to write from the perspective of a specific audience Experience self-editing and working in a collaborative writing process Basic understanding around creative ideation and writing to creative briefs Experience translating marketing and creative briefs into creative copy that delivers on business goals. Ability to lead others and execute as well Strong experience working with creative briefs Deep understanding or high curiosity about what gaming competitors and top companies are doing—especially how they speak to players
Part-time Digital Marketing Analyst
Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a Part-time Digital Marketing Analyst with a CPG company. This position will be a part-time (10-20 hours a week DOE) contract position for 3 months. This person will be reporting into the Digital Marketing Manager. Responsibilities include: Create various monthly reports across email, web, social and digital ads Pull together data and insights across channels and then highlight for senior leadership Decipher data and analyze in a high output way Help develop heat map studies for their website; getting this set up/analyzing reporting data Create reports of insights learned from social listening tools like Pulsar, Audiense and Unmetric to be able to help them get a better understanding of their audience segments and chatter across the social landscape Help them understand their competitors and trends on social media Make recommendations on how they can improve Experience: Experience in e-commerce ad strategy and analytics is a plus. 4+ years of experience with digital analytics/digital marketing Strong understanding of Google Analytics, MailChimp and Crazy Egg Understanding of social listening tools: general understanding of tools (the tools they use are - Pulsar, Audiense and Unmetric)
Onward Search is currently seeking an experienced design professional with proven experience in creating eye catching design work for digital projects. We are seeking this individual on a 6-month extendable contract basis working out of our clients San Jose, CA office. Apply today to speak with one of our associates to learn more! Responsibilities: Conceptualize and design multi-channel creative assets (web, email) that are engaging and clean, with a consistent look and feel that adhere to brand guidelines Manage multiple projects on an assigned timeline Design traffic drivers including banners, landing pages, emails, and mor Qualifications: Must be proficient in Photoshop and have excellent typography skills Excellent presentation skills to present ideas and designs in creative reviews Strong collaboration skills a must, as candidate will be working closely with various teams of copywriters, designers, site merchandisers, creative director, business leads, and more Understand and demonstrate fundamentals of graphic design as it applies to brand, layout, and digital graphic production Meticulous attention to detail and great at multitasking Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment Preferred Skills and Experience: 4+ years of proven experience working with digital assets and/or campaigns Bachelor's Degree in graphic design or equivalent field