Online Communications Specialist

Alpharetta, Georgia | Freelance | Job ID #48593 |
Posted Last Month

Onward Search is looking for an Online Communications Specialist to join our Fortune 500 client in Alpharetta for a long-term onsite contract role! Benefits are available during the contract period. We are looking for candidates with the following skills and competencies to fill the role. 


  • Combine knowledge of current website design/development with an understanding of digital engagement best practices including content marketing, messaging/design, and SEO.
  • Ability to time manage and prioritize existing web content based on new requests, defects, or enhancements to keep web pages up to date and current.
  • Help support the Online Communications Supervisor in the day-to-day management of content.
  • Uses technical expertise to coordinate and comply with IT process and security controls (i.e., SSL certificate updates, DNS changes, vanity requests, security scans and more).
  • Works with Supervisor to understand both the budgetary constraints and the current technology available to best determine a web strategy that presents a clear, compelling message cost-effectively.
  • Manages internet development vendors as directed by Supervisor to implement changes within budget and project scope.
  • Consults with Brand group to make sure that any changes to the website are within brand guidelines
  • Analyzes web traffic and demonstrate a working knowledge of techniques for soliciting and gathering information; identifies appropriate sources of information.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, or Business preferred or equivalent business experience or completion of certificate in graphic design, web design or new media program.
  • 1-2 years of professional experience in content maintenance and management for large, complex websites preferably in a Fortune 500 corporate environment.
  • Experience uploading, editing, and managing content within a content management system (CMS) required.
  • Experience with JIRA preferred.
  • Knowledge of HTML, DHTML and JavaScript programming language is a plus.

Does this sound like your skill set and experience? Apply today! 



  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • 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.
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About Onward Search

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

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