Description A boutique advertising agency is in search of a friendly, energetic, creative and detail oriented Traffic Manager. The main roll of the Traffic Manager is to create detailed schedules, set deadlines at each stage of the project, and will also make sure that work is distributed equally and fairly between creative teams, and other departments. The Traffic Manager will be responsible to constantly monitor this process, often with the help of a trafficking system, and will be able to make adjustments accordingly. The Traffic Manager will also work closely with the Creative Directors and Brand Director to strategize media budgets, and ad placement. The position is client facing and the Traffic Manager will be expected to communicate to clients in a friendly and creative way. Requirements Highly organized and detail oriented | Aptitude for leading people and teams under tight deadlines | Cool under pressure | People-person- daily duties will revolve around interaction with clients and different members of each department | Problem solver | Proficient in traffic management software
It will be the Traffic Managers responsibility to keep everything running smoothly, despite the constant changes and demands of the agency.
On any given day, the Traffic Manager will:
Work closely with agency executive team and clients, attending meetings on and off site, traveling when necessary.
Meet with the heads of departments to learn about the status of existing projects, and details about new projects coming into the agency.
Create a schedule for new jobs, and assign those tasks using the trafficking system in place.
Review current and future timelines and job statuses with the heads of department, and if necessary, the individuals working on the jobs.
Reschedule projects based on new or changing priorities. This often happens when clients initiate rush jobs, or the agency becomes involved in a pitch.
Report to management about the current workflow, and communicate any possible issues with too much, or too little, work coming into the agency.
Work with the accounting and production departments on invoicing, and possible additional costs due to rush fees, or unexpected deadlines. At TCG, we’re committed to you from the moment you sign up. We won’t make you work a certain number of hours or fill out piles of paperwork before we commit to you and your professional future. We believe it’s important to spend time with you from the beginning in order to assess your skills, determine your strengths and figure out the type of work you want to do. Our trained staffing professionals understand that you have a real passion for your work and do their best to find opportunities that are the best fit for you. And we don’t stop there. We’re also available to help with your career questions, provide tips on improving your portfolio and acing interviews, and more. Plus, as one of our registered candidates, you’ll have access to thousands of online training courses and books - and of course, everything is free and available when you need it.
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Location/Region: San Marino, CA (US)