Traffic Managers are responsible for people and project management through the agency to maximise the efficiency of the agency’s workflow.
Traffic Managers will work with every department within an agency using the latest software tools to create and maintain a streamlined and dynamic work flow process on a day to day basis. As such the Traffic Manager will work with account management, project management, creative, technical and production teams to ensure all work is accurately forecast, and resource requirements are known in advance.
They will allocate all new job briefs, job requests and SLA requests to design, development and production teams as required. They will also work with heads of design, development and project management to ensure all design, development and project management resources are effectively scheduled.
This will involve running weekly workflow planning meetings with business unit heads and providing status reports to management.
Traffic Managers are crucial facilitator in ensuring effective resource utilisation via:
- Planning current resource utilisation and shifting resource around to achieve deadlines
- Daily reprioritisation of resources to ensure ad-hoc changes are managed and followed through
- Making sure the above changes are well thought through, understanding the consequences for the business and communicating these to the appropriate people
- Proactive in developing solutions which enhance the overall workflow process
Salary wise outside of London the role generally pays between £28,000 to £40,000 depending on regional variance and level of experience.
We couldn’t limit our ethos for being a recruitment company who do things the right way to one location. That just wouldn’t be fair!
We seek to work with everyone from independent start-ups to globally renowned businesses across the East Midlands, supplying them with the best marketing, PR, Creative and Sales talent.
A growing hub of talent, the East Midlands is home to the cities of Derby, Leicester, Lincoln, Northampton and Nottingham. A growing base of small to medium communications and media production agencies and instantly recognisable health, hospitality and fashion brands, the East Midlands has plenty on offer for those looking to develop their career.
Top skills in demand in the East Midlands (well according to us anyway):
The East Midlands has strong demand for marketing, digital and communication skillsets. These are some of the most popular roles we work in partnership with clients on.
Designers (Graphic, Digital)
Marketing + Digital Marketing
Web Development (Front, Back-end & Fullstack)
What are salaries in the East Midlands like?
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