Traffic Manager wanted!
We’re on the look-out for an experienced traffic manager to help manage our busy creative studio. We are a tight-knit team of designers, copywriters, strategists, freelancers and suppliers. This is a role that you’ll be able to get stuck into and take ownership of from the very beginning. You're experienced at scheduling time, able to manage and resource a high volume of projects simultaneously. You will have a minimum of three years' traffic experience.
Your focus will be on helping our creative team deliver a huge variety of work, on time and to budget. Projects range from integrated campaigns, fundraising, proposition development, product development and brand building with deliverables including emails, advertising, direct mail, brochures, leaflets, drtv and websites. You will liaise with our Account Managers and be responsible for trafficking work, managing workflows, planning resources and helping to keep projects within budget. Essentially you will be the gateway to the creative and strategy team, ensuring that everyone is able to do their job to the best of their abilities.
We’re a creative and strategy agency – and we help our clients change what’s possible.
We do it by asking: what if? What if we helped them see their audiences differently? What if we told their stories in new ways? What if, together, we could break the status quo in their sector? Asking these questions means imagining possibilities, and our success rests on it.
What you’ll be doing
Day to day management of our studio schedule, reactive to lots of last minute changes, as well as proactively planning out future weeks & months.
Act as a central point of contact, responding to and resolving scheduling queries and issues to help the Creative Team run efficiently.
You’ll also be the main point of contact for our Client Services team, to help them map out realistic schedules for client work
You will be responsible for ensuring our team are provided with the right tools, software, files and briefings for each project.
You will help identify when freelancers and external suppliers are required to assist our full-time staff with project delivery. You will confirm bookings, raise POs and manage their time accordingly.
You will understand our current systems and processes - and implement changes that will improve our effectiveness, efficiency and team culture.
You will be required to lead our weekly Scheduling meeting, and compile our weekly cost of sales and capacity reports for our leadership team.
You have a solid traffic background within a busy creative agency environment.
You are a highly organised individual, who relishes the challenge of managing a busy team.
You have an excellent knowledge of digital and design processes.
Your attention to detail is really exceptional, especially when managing multiple projects.
You have experience working across different media channels, in particular digital
Curiosity and passion for the sectors we work in
Ability to work in a small team
Still sounding like this is perfect for you? If so, we want to hear from you! Apply by email to email@example.com
Everything else you need to know:
Benefits & package:
Salary will be between £30,000 and £35,000, depending on your experience.
You can also expect a range of rewards and benefits, including:
- A generous holiday allowance starting at 24 days plus bank holidays, as well as office closure over Christmas
- A pension plan with employer contributions
- Working from home allowance
- Employee assistance programme to give you support with your wellbeing
- Career development plan and progression opportunities
- A vibrant, friendly and inclusive team culture
Where you’ll be working:
We operate a hybrid working model, with our team predominantly working from home Monday to Friday. Our office (in Old Street) is open for key meetings, occasional office work and catching up face-to-face.
We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our team. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.