Traffic Manager

Blue Tree Recruits
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We have a great opportunity to work for an integrated agency based in Guildford who are looking to recruit a Traffic Manager to join our team and help the Business Owner with the day to day running of the operations within the office.

Duties include:-

* Ensure all briefs are dispatched in the studio based on individual’s strengths and skills

* Create a workflow structure

* Liaise with all departments ensuring continuity throughout

* Review daily work schedules of the creative department

* Ensure work is delivered on deadline

* Updating studio schedules regularly

* Dispatch workload

Skills and experience:

* Proven leadership skills and ability to meet deadlines in a stressful environment, whilst motivating a team with a wide variety of skill sets.

* Efficient verbal and written communication skills

* Excellent organisational skills

* Advanced knowledge of studio software

* Meticulous attention to detail and possess problem-solving skills.

Key tasks:

  • Manage job requests from the Account Team using the existing traffic process.
  • Manage studio resource planner and ensure it is kept up-to-date.
  • Organise and manage resource planning / traffic sessions as appropriate.
  • Understand the skills of the studio team (permanent and freelance) and allocate jobs to maximise quality of output and profitability.
  • Effectively source and manage freelance resource, (including designers, artworkers, copywriters, coding, 3D graphics and video etc.), as required to ensure profitability.
  • Liaise with Account Managers on all aspects of a brief including providing production support as required.
  • Organise pre-production meetings as required.
  • Ensure clear communication between Studio and Account Teams including checking briefs before assigning to studio resource to ensure the input is clear and complete and the right output is delivered.
  • Work with Account Mangers to ensure appropriate time allocation is given to briefs to maintain profitability.
  • Ensure Studio processes are adhered to: checklists; filing, etc.
  • Review and develop traffic processes to ensure continued efficiency.

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