TRAFFIC PROJECT MANAGER
Anyone™ 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.
He or She 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 Manager will be expected to communicate to clients in a friendly and creative way.
Responsibilities and Duties
He or she will be required to be very organized, and detail oriented. As a traffic manager, you will be expected to lead people and teams under tight deadlines, and will need to be cool under pressure. You should be a people-person, as much of your daily duties will revolve around interaction with clients and different members of each department. You should be good with problem solving, and also be proficient in traffic management software.
Qualifications and Skills
It will be your 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.
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