Broadcast Traffic Manager

Other New York, New York


Broadcast Traffic Manager

R+L DDB, we are not a typical advertising agency. Small and mighty.  Elegant and efficient. 

The Broadcast Traffic Manager professional will have responsibility over accurately coordinating, scheduling and distributing broadcast materials/instructions to networks, national and local stations. You will also be the acting liaison between the agency, the client’s media department and partner agencies. You should be detail-oriented & have the ability to work well under a deadline.

Position reports to the Head of Production

Traffic Responsibilities:

  • Creative rotations for National and Local media for all agency brands, revisions as necessary
  • Coordinate and troubleshoot with Account team and producers in order to seamlessly traffic all spots, manage expectations, timelines and requirements for special requests
  • Create and manage AD-ID's for all creative and potential creative, revise as needed
  • Shipping spots to Networks
    • Coordinate Distribution, Encoding, Closed Captioning, etc. with third party vendors
    • Create FAP for all creative and versions
  • Process talent reports to the Talent Manager for processing payment
  • Manage the creation of miscellaneous file requests to specs for all clients

Network Clearance Responsibilities

  • Manage the submission of Network clearance process-- includes submission of Scripts/Storyboards, Rough Cuts and Final Spots for Network Clearance-Upload all materials through Media Vu platform
  • Liaise with Account Team to obtain substantiation and other pertinent information as it relates to the products
  • Consolidate responses for account and continue to track feedback by Networks throughout the process
  • Negotiate with the networks on any issues that arise during the submission process

Estimates, Invoices and Storage Responsibilities:

  • Estimate yearly and project based costs to dub and ship for clients
  • Process weekly invoices for all orders
  • Actualizes and closes jobs for final billing to client<strong
Storage and Final Deliverables Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate with Editorial houses and producers to get final deliverables sent to and from storage

Skills & Experience
  • 4 years’ experience in Broadcast traffic
  • Excellent attention to detail & process driven
  • Highly organized & able to meet deadlines
  • Ability to thrive in a multi-tasking environment
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of management, personalities & celebrities
  • Strong record-keeping & negotiating skills