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 Greater Manchester, supplying them with the best marketing, PR, Creative and Sales talent.
Mostly known it’s rich variety of creative and communication agencies - we’ve all heard of media city haven’t we?. Greater Manchester is a fantastic location for those looking to develop their career in the agency space. The city is also receiving high levels of recognition and investment from pioneering and established B2C brands mostly within the cosmetics, fashion and FMCG sectors. A city truly on the rise, we can’t wait to see how Greater Manchester grows.
Top skills in demand in Greater Manchester (well according to us anyway):
Greater Manchester holds strong demand for marketing, digital and communication skillsets. These are some of the most popular roles we work in partnership with clients on.
Marketing + Digital Marketing
Web Development (Front, Back-end & Fullstack)
What are salaries like in Greater Manchester?
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