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Our client, an international law firm with offices in the Loop, is seeking a Proposal Coordinator to join their team. In this role, you will work with a team to handle large multi –practice area RFPs. Duties and Responsibilities Produce RFP responses under the direction of Sr. Proposal Writing Manager or other marketing staff Coordinate and produce pre-qualification submittals/Requests for Information (RFIs) Review proposal requirements and develop Work Plan drafts Craft key messages and team differentiation statements to target audience(s) Schedule coordination calls/meetings Request research packages Interact with various firmwide departments to obtain up-to-date information Review and edit presentation materials for internal trainings Work with creative staff to request graphic materials to support proposals and presentations Manage production of drafts and oversee version control Coordinate with in-house printing or courier services Schedule proposal/presentation review session(s) Coordinate final files and logistics Maintain organization of team’s files within firm’s document management system Create and update records in firm’s record management system Provide record copies to select lawyers Update content management system as new assets are developed Archive past proposals and presentations to the appropriate locations Maintain/update content in the RFP procedure manual Track and report metrics on proposal activity File and organize marketing tools and materials Experience Required: 2+ years exposure to complex RFPs and proposals Excellent grammar/proofreading skills along with excellent writing and reading comprehension skills Flexibility to work OT as needed including evenings and weekends (must have ability to adjust to last minute requests or changes to meet lawyer requests) Proficency with PowerPoint and Excel experience. Open to industry but law firm or professional services experience is preferred.
Onward Search is currently seeking an experienced Copywriter for a 3-month extendable contract role working out of our clients San Francisco, CA office. Our client is at the forefront of leveraging the latest technology to redefine the landscape of how consumers utilize their products daily. Apply today to speak with one of our associates to learn more! Job Description: Our client is looking for an experienced Copywriter who will be responsible for brainstorming creative concepts with the design, product, and marketing teams and developing original digital, social and traditional advertising campaigns. Primary Job Responsibilities: Partner with design, marketing and product teams to create and execute a marketing copy that resonates with our diverse audiences. Execute and maintain the brand voice guidelines across all brand touchpoints. Collaborate with design to ensure the big ideas behind the brand are clear in both visuals and copy Collaborate with the marketing team across a variety of channels: email and subject line testing, Facebook ads, display ads, social campaigns, branded events, milestones, and contests, print collateral, and targeted content. Identify gaps in our existing messaging and define ways to strengthen our brand and voice. Required Skills: A minimum of 3 years in brand copywriting, preferably in a copywriter role at an ad agency or an in-house creative department Bachelor’s degree, preferably with English/Journalism focus Ability to adjust brand voice and tone based on the audience. Experience writing display, social, email and other digital performance marketing channels Comfortable creating and iterating on the copy that will be used in A/B product testing or performance-based marketing tests. Experience creating content for social campaigns across all major social platforms. Great storytelling ability, an eye for detail, and perfect grammar. Experience working with agile teams, including quick adaptation and iteration Experience collaborating with external creative agencies and freelancers. Expert multi-tasking and time management Sense of urgency – you want to go, move, make things happen, and shake things up Ability to understand technical content and quickly learn new material Does this sound like you, apply now to learn more today!
Brand Retail Marketing Manager
Our client, a major entertainment studio, is seeking a Strategic Marketing Manager join the consumer products team. Responsibilities: Create global channel strategies to achieve strategic and financial goals Develop go-to-market plans that will drive growth in channels that include Kiosk, Value and eCommerce Uncover new opportunities (market, category, business model, etc) Responsible for planning based on Key Accounts as well as other major retailers Research key focus areas and trends for accounts in order to optimize planning Partner with several areas within the company including Retail Marketing, Integrated Retail Salesand Retail Brand Development Work cross-functionally to maximize marketing and use of clients many signature brands and divisions Identify and analyze trends by global markets Obligations: 8-10 years brand, packaging, consumer products, entertainment, sales/marketing, franchise brand management BA/BS Experience developing product and market strategy P&L management Experience working cross-functionally Ability to work collaboratively across large matrix organizations Organized, self-motivated and results-oriented Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written A leadership attitude Apply to learn more today!
Assistant Site Merchandising Manager
Onward Search has a client that is looking for an Assistant Site Merchandising Manager for a long term contract. The ideal candidate Ideal should have 1-3 years’ experience in site merchandising and/or digital marketing. Anyone with Project Coordination and/or management experience is a plus. Responsibilities: · Partner with site managers & marketing teams to build and execute site experiences for Global & Seasonal pages. · Own & uphold the digital site build calendar. Assistant Manager is responsible for the coordination of all assets required for site build, so site specialists can execute properly. · Work with creative producers on asset & page creation. Assistant Manager is responsible for requesting & approving digital creative assets. · Partner with marketing teams to align on expected customer journey & messaging hierarchy for Global & Seasonal pages to create accurate wireframes. · Assistant managers will be expected to create & clone dashboards for seasonal campaigns through Adobe Analytics. · Continuously review metrics to make site optimization to better the customer experience for the user. · Provide expertise in wireframing, best practices for SEO improvement, and ADA compliance. · Assist product teams with site build that are needed for end-to-end testing of new modules. Does this sound like you, apply now to learn more!
Digital Campaign Manager
Our client, a company in the travel industry, is looking for a Digital Campaign Manager to join their team in Miami, FL. Responsibilities: Ensure new communication campaigns are aimed at reaching sales targets Implement strategies for PPC Social, paid Search and SEO to drive online traffic to the company website, including managing, reporting and optimizing Troubleshoot issues with campaign delivery Define campaign KPIs Qualifications: 3+ years’ experience in digital marketing required Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field Demonstrable experience leading, managing and optimizing Search (SEO/SEM), Social Media (Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, etc.) campaigns, as well as Retargeting Strong knowledge of website analytics e.g. Facebook Ads, Google Analytics, Google AdWords (with Certification) and Retargeting tools e.g. Adroll Experience with A / B testing to drive improved response Experience with marketing automation platforms is a PLUS Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment Highly organized, strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking Live and breathe digital campaigns Passionate about travel Collaborate, team player, likes a fast-paced environment, thrives on the power of the team HubSpot experience a PLUS Does this sound like you, apply now to learn more today!
Marketing Communications Writer
Onward Search has an exciting freelance Marketing Communications opportunity with a premier national Financial client in their Chicago office. As a Communications Writer, you will be working with the Banking & Marketing Team creating fresh content. RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide daily tactical and project management support for the projects and programs led by the Commercial Banking Marketing team. Leverage digital fluency to ensure content is optimized for search, engagement and offers a positive user experience. Support the broader Content team in the execution of the Commercial Banking Content Strategy, including assisting in content initiatives such as competitive reviews, reviewing metrics on existing content programs, suggesting new ideas for content, etc. Work with the various functional areas of the Commercial Banking Marketing team to ensure projects are completed in a timely and efficient manner. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, journalism or English. Two to three years of experience in content marketing, communications or PR. Exceptional writing and editing skills, with experience developing both short-form and long-form marketing copy. Ability to work both independently and as a collaborative team member. Experience in the financial services industry. Agency, B2B or PR experience is a plus but is not required Strong familiarity with SEO best practices Does this sound like you apply now if you're interested!
Social Media Content Curator
Our client, an entertainment studio, is seeking a digital Social Media Content Creator/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 working with departments across a portfolio of brands including editorial, sales, product, design, business intelligence and more. Monitor and grow the digital audiences of multiple brands through platforms such as Apple News, Smart News, and more as a part of the Growth & Engagement team. Come up with innovative solutions to grow engagement on emerging platforms, acting as the “voice” for the brands on outside channels. Manage, educate, and motivate others to promote content internally and externally across various platforms. Maintain multiple editorial calendars and create cross-brand distribution plans around tentpole events as a part of team administration and communication with numerous edit, video, and graphics teams. Help evolve and manage voice and ensure all content is on-brand. Collaborate with sales, social, and video teams to align on strategy, ideate, and promote a variety of content. Use data and analytics to maximize the strategic value of various platforms. Find ways to distribute content offerings to a more diverse audience. Back up Growth & Engagement on-site team and other duties, when necessary. We are streamlining many editorial processes to improve cross-brand communications. You are the “voice” of the brand on emerging platforms to develop innovative and creative strategies to grow engagement. Requirements: 1-3 years of journalism or 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. Exceptional 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. The ideal candidate is a skilled editorial strategist who combines digital audience development savvy and project management skills to create a continuously-evolving strategy. Seeking an excellent communicator who can move among different disciplines, lead the development of new tactics while keeping teams informed and updated, and running. Does this sound like you apply today to get more information!
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!
Marketing Manager Intermediate
If you live and breathe marketing, we need to talk. Onward Search is looking for a flexible and versatile freelance marketer. You will plan, direct, or coordinate marketing policies and programs. Develop pricing strategies with the goal of maximizing the firm's profits or share of the market. Responsibilities: Clearly articulate and document customer needs (both implicit and explicit) to internal stakeholders Communicate highly technical product information in a clear and concise manner, tailoring content for a variety of audiences Leverage technical expertise and knowledge of protein-based research products in competitive positioning, product development, and strategic planning Foster an environment of growth, learning, and collaboration within the Marketing team Qualifications: 3 to 6 years of marketing experience (preferably with management experience or closely related field) Proven experience in delivering tangible results in product development capacity by successfully launching and bringing new products to market on time and within budget Mastery of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint & Excel) as well as some of the CRM, database management, database user interface and query, ERP, and web platform development software Detailed knowledge of creative branding and direction. Analytically minded and digitally savvy. Apply now!
Senior Associate, Public Relations
Our client, a luxury mobility company, is looking for a Senior Associate, Public Relations with 3-6 years of experience. Responsibilities: Engage in proactive and reactive media relations Craft press releases and other media-facing assets Identify, evaluate, and manage speaking engagements Monitor, measure, and report on the impact of the company's communications Assist with marketing strategy, content, social media, and events Experience: 3-6 years of public relations and/or communications experience Excellent written and oral communication skills Efficiency in a deadline-driven environment with multiple concurrent assignments The ability to thrive in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment Bachelor’s degree in Communications or a related field Bonus Points: Experience with content management systems, marketing automation, and/or Adobe Creative Suite A passion for and working knowledge of automobiles, EVs, and the future of mobility Experience in the luxury or high-tech industries Apply today!