Traffic Coordinator

Overview

The Traffic Coordinator sets a schedule of deadlines for the completion of a job and assigns team members to each necessary step in the process. The Traffic Coordinator then checks on the progress of the project and communicates with the account executive as needed. The Traffic Coordinator is generally considered to be the Workamajig software expert (main point of contact for Workamajig training and communication).

Specific Responsibilities

What you will do daily:

  • Assign tasks and check the statuses of outstanding steps
  • Conduct a daily morning meeting to review items/steps assigned and due for the day and determine if there are any roadblocks
  • Communicate any issues with the team and account executive
  • Conduct weekly job status meetings to gather and share information with account executives and the rest of the team
  • Initiate new jobs and create timelines and steps for the work to be done (future planning)
  • Review the timeline with the account executive to get client approval
  • Using Workamajig

Create estimates, set up timelines and outline steps to complete the project
Track the status of these estimates, timelines and steps
Ensure that the work is being completed on schedule and budget
What is most important

Make scheduling and assignment of tasks efficient and not overbearing
Keep team members happy and on track with the assignments they need to do while staying on schedule
Ensure the workflow is efficient and the right stuff is getting done by the right people at the right time
What daily success looks like

Both team members and clients are happy and tasks and jobs are either on, or ahead of, schedule and on budget.

What you will learn to move forward in your career

The Traffic Coordinator is an entry-level position. For the right person and with additional training, this means an opportunity with great potential for growth. To begin the path to project manager, the immediate skills to be mastered include:

Estimation skills for time and materials to develop a project quote
Pricing skills to find ways to create savings for the client and Midan
Management skills to keep costs and internal resources on track with production estimates
Knowledge of different creative mediums including, but not limited to, broadcast, digital, print, out of home and experiential

Qualifications

What we require to get started

2 years of work experience
Strong organizational skills, ability to learn new systems and processes quickly and work in a deadline-oriented environment
Ability to maintain multi-month projects, priorities, budgets and schedules
Effectively communicate project status, requirements, changes, risks and issues
Self-motivated, highly-organized and able to work effectively as part of a team
Ad agency or corporate marketing experience a plus
BA or BS degree, Marketing preferred
PMP certification preferred

Location

Mooresville, NC