#176233

Assistant Traffic Manager

Location:
San Diego
Job Terms:
Temporary
Start date:
02/07/2022
Date:
01/14/2022

Job Description:

The Traffic Manager acts as primary point of contact for the Brand Managers for Global Creative and Delivery. This role is the central intake point for creative needs within a cross section of functions across the organization. Having responsibility for a selection of creative initiatives, the Assistant Traffic Manager manages a set of resources, priorities and schedules to meet the business needs. The Assistant Traffic Manager is responsibly to coordinate all production activities to ensure on time delivery of projects across channels, business functions, both VO and Interval. This person would provide support to the Traffic Manager for the Welk & Hyatt business area. 

The Traffic Manager acts as primary point of contact for the Brand Managers for Global Creative and Delivery. This role is the central intake point for creative needs within a cross section of functions across the organization. Having responsibility for a selection of creative initiatives, the Assistant Traffic Manager manages a set of resources, priorities and schedules to meet the business needs. The Assistant Traffic Manager is responsibly to coordinate all production activities to ensure on time delivery of projects across channels, business functions, both VO and Interval.

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Responsibilities:

Specific Expected Contributions (including duties and responsibilities):

  • Opens projects in workflow system and makes connections across projects 
  • Creates and manages project schedules based on business priorities
  • Assigns resources to each project and ensures workflow is managed
  • Surfaces opportunities and suggests solutions to Director, Traffic
  • Identifies gaps in resources and provides solutions
  • Reallocates work as necessary based on team or individual priorities
  • Facilitates daily stand-up meetings and modifies projects as necessary
  • Documents status and project details in project management system
  • Proactively identifies project risks in advance and elevates to leadership as appropriate
  • Orchestrates within the team to ensure successful completion on time and within budget
  • Proactively communicates with the team and individuals to keep projects on track
  • Communicates status reports regularly with Brand Managers
  • Reprioritizes work and updates schedules as the business requires
  • Works across regions and time zones
  • Demonstrates thoughtful solutions in consideration of broader company goals
  • Suggests process improvements & optimizations where necessary
  • Maintains service level standards
  • Holds team accountable to following documented processes
  • Assists in on-boarding new associates to train on process and tools
  • Fosters positive and productive team environment

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in project management, preferably at least 3 in a Creative, Marketing, Advertising Traffic environment 
  • Experience using project or work management tools i.e. Workfront, Jira, Microsoft Project, Trello, etc.
  • Experience managing others
  • Extensive understanding of the creative and production processes across channels
  • Relevant 4-year degree from an accredited college or university encouraged but can be substituted for relevant experience 
  • Ability to hold team members accountable and responsible to deliver on stated objectives
  • The ability to influence and collaborate toward a common goal
  • Known as a great partner and problem solver
  • Can manage high volume of work with strong organizational skills
  • Strong follow up and skills with proven track record to deliver on expectations
  • Detail-oriented
  • Process-oriented; able to define and refine processes
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Excels in a team environment