Marketing Communications Specialist

Overland Park, Kansas | Freelance | Job ID #57856 |
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Our client is looking for a Marketing Communications Specialist to join their team on a 6 month plus contract!


  • Develop & maintain marketing website look, feel, and functionality, with a focus on mobile-first experience and lead generation conversion optimization
  • Collaborate with broader marketing team, as well as other key stakeholders to execute business goals
  • Lead, support, and maintain clean, organized source control and code branches
  • Provide Support to DevOps for interstitial projects, enhancements, integrations, and design updates
  • Maintain and iterate on project processes from discovery through deployment
  • Provide strategic and technical recommendations in collaboration with stakeholders and design resources that maintain the key priorities of the marketing website
  • Work with Web Designers to translate high-fidelity mockups into new pages and functionalities
  • Collaborate and coordinate with internal technical resources to preserve and enhance website security, speed, and performance
  • Develop new user-facing features and enhance existing ones
  • Build and launch clean Website A/B & Multivariate Optimization tests to maximize digital marketing growth
  • Collaborate with SEO resources to ensure best on-page and technical practices are implemented across marketing website


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 5-7 years’ experience as a front-end developer
  • Demonstrated knowledge of front-end development languages as applied in digital marketing
  • Understanding of source control systems, including TFS and Git
  • Proficiency with code branch management best practices
  • Experience working with technical SEO resources to ensure that on-page and technical SEO elements are implemented and optimized
  • Experience with A/B & Multivariate Testing
  • Extensive experience and proficiencies working with PHP frameworks
  • Comprehensive experience working with Content Management Systems, such as WordPress, Joomla, or Drupal
  • Superb interpersonal, team focused communications skills at all levels of an organization, both internally and externally
  • Analytics and quantitative experience and experience using data to develop and measure across owned channels
  • Strong attention to detail and process
  • Quick learner, self-starter, self-directed, and independent thinker


  • Front-End Development Stack, including HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript
  • Experience with WordPress Theme & Plugin development
  • Experience with PHP and Python
  • Experience with SOAP, REST integrations and protocols
  • Experience with SQL
  • Minimum 3+ years experience working with mobile-first responsive design
  • Object-oriented JavaScript that leverages frameworks such as jQuery
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • 3+ years minimum experience with TFS or Git
  • Experience with AWS (Preferred, but not required)
  • Experience with continuous integration or automated deployments (Preferred, but not required)

If interested apply today!

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.