Traffic Coordinator

Mettawa, IL (Lake Forest)
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Robert Ustruck

Job Description:

Our pharmaceutical client is hiring for a Traffic Coordinator.  The Operations Traffic Coordinator will be the liaison between the account teams and creative teams within the Agency. This role requires excellent communication, organization, interpersonal and planning skills. Must thrive in a fast-paced environment and remain calm and collected under pressure. Must be comfortable with changing deadlines and priorities. 

Job Duties 

  • Reports to Agency Finance and Operations 
  • Routes print and interactive jobs to assigned team members for input and approval 
  • Physically tracks project workflow through the agency with frequent updates to account team 
  • Maintain staff schedules and allocate projects accordingly 
  • Balance workflow between projects and among resources, including finding next work for staff who have completed assignments 
  • Negotiate with internal teams for resources to fit project needs 
  • Assist in production weekly, monthly, & quarterly reports for account teams and inter-agency departments 
  • Maintain and distribute daily hot sheets 
  • Provide general operations support to supported teams 
  • Scheduling for department team members 
  • Pulling numbers from system for Account managers and Creative managers 
  • Supporting the Account and Creative managers 

Personal Skills 
• Exceptional organizational and time management skills 
• Effective interpersonal skills, including the ability to provide constructive feedback to teams and individuals 
• Critical thinking and analysis 
• Very good writing skills 
• Very good computer skills 
• Must have the ability to work cleanly and calmly in a fast-paced environment 
• Must demonstrate flexibility in solving challenges at project and staff levels 

Educational & Prior Job Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required 
  • Ad Agency experience preferred 
  • Must have some ad agency experience with a basic understanding of project workflow and experience working with mavenlink or another online based project management tool. 


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