Junior Traffic/Project Manager

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Our client, a full-service marketing and advertising agency. based in Marietta, very close to Kennestone Hospital is seeking a Junior Traffic/Project Manager to join their team on a permanent basis.
They offer a full suite of creative design capabilities across a multitude of platforms as well as a wide range of marketing services, such as marketing research; strategic planning; brand development and activation; product launches; packaging design; consumer and trade marketing; web design, development, implementation and maintenance.

Summary Overview:
The Junior Traffic Manager will assist in the trafficking of advertising and marketing projects with the intent to improve quality of work while meeting project timelines.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Receive and review agency job openers and job change orders for accuracy
• Assign change orders to available resources based on skillset and workload
• Set deadlines, monitor progress, and manage expectations for the completion of agency projects
• Review work for accuracy
• Route job jackets to obtain all necessary internal approvals and signatures
• Enter job status updates and pull reports in trafficking software

Secondary Responsibilities:
• Help with proof reading of work
• Help with other tasks as needed and assigned

Skills & Experience Requirements:
• Great time-management and multi-tasking skills
• Ability to prioritize tasks under tight deadlines
• Ability to maintain a cool head in stressful situations
• Experience reviewing detailed information for accuracy or proof reading.
• Ability to work long hours as needed
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite-Word, Excel, PPT, Outlook.
• Ability to communicate effectively with many different personality types
• Experience working in an advertising or marketing setting preferred but not required
• Understanding of creative software program file types and/or programming languages preferred but not required
• General understanding of print production processes preferred but not required
• Experience using project management software is a bonus