Traffic Manager (Hybrid)

Job title: Traffic Manager (Hybrid)
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Chicago
Remote: No
Reference: 412556
Contact name: Hannah Sweet
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our agency client is hiring a Traffic Manager to join the team! As a Traffic Manager, you will play a pivotal part in the running, growth and development of one of our key clients. We are looking for exceptional characters who are looking for their next big move and who want to play a key part in an award-winning agency pushing business growth and overseeing the smooth running of creative production.? The role of the Traffic Manager works to ensure projects are prioritized, scoped, assigned and delivered on time. Under the direction of the Studio Manager you will manage multiple projects and be involved in all phases of managing the production process including design, production, copywriting, and development to ensure high-priority projects are on-track and have the proper resources available. What you will be doing: Traffic and monitor projects through our workflow and meet all deadlines. Define scope, ensure expected timelines and milestones are clearly indicated in digital work-tickets, lead communication, and escalate issues to stakeholders. Monitor team effort, bandwidth, and work with team leads to load-level for high priority projects. Preflight new projects for multiple lines of business to ensure required assets and information are provided before moving to team assignment. What you need to be great in this role: 3-5 years of traffic or project management experience with design studio, creative department, or advertising agency Experience with workflow/project management tools – TrafficLive Ability to multi-task, set priorities, and be resourceful in a fast-paced environment Proficiency with Microsoft Office Word, Power Point, Excel; Adobe Creative Cloud, a plus; Proficiency with both Mac & PC platforms Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and positive attitude Proven teamwork skills and flexibility and a healthy disrespect for the impossible Skill in process creation, evaluation, adjustment Able to see other people's point of view and receive criticism Coordinating work with Off-Shore team Strong communication skills Mac application knowledge BA in Advertising, Communications, or related field About Inside Ideas: Inside Ideas believes that agencies work better inside a brand’s organization – delivering more effective work at the speed and flexibility required to drive modern businesses forward. Using our unique methodology, and supported by bespoke technology, we design, build, and operate specialist, custom creative ecosystem with our clients. We believe that proximity enables better collaboration, leading to better marketing solutions. Established in 2004, our model is now driven by nearly 3,000 people worldwide, working across more than 200 custom creative ecosystems in over 25 countries. We are the undisputed leader in our space, which means we carry the responsibility and humility that comes with breaking new ground, continually evolving one of the most transformative agency models in history. People who join Inside Ideas come to us from all stages of their careers, from entry-level to agency veteran. They find a culture of entrepreneurism, direct and meaningful client impact, deep collaboration across offices and teams, and frankly, a bit of the unknown. If you’re most comfortable in safe, predictable environments, Inside Ideas may not be for you. That said, we will also give you the support, tools, feedback, and recognition to be your best – we want you to achieve what you strive for. The opportunities for growth are as wide as you can make them. Our Values and how to live them Ambition. You look for opportunities to deliver greater value to those around you Imagination. You identify a range of solutions to problems Inspiration. You lead by example and encourage others to do the same Learning. You have excellent listening skills that helps you to learn from our clients and those around you. Results. You accept responsibility for your actions As an employer we are committed to ensuring representation of people from all backgrounds regardless of their gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply and would encourage you to let us know if there are steps, we can take to ensure that your recruitment process enables you to present yourself in a way that makes you comfortable.

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