Meredith Corporation has an opening for a Traffic Coordinator in its Atlanta Hub. The Traffic Coordinator assists with copy and/or logs. This position will also assist Program Coordinators as needed. The Traffic Coordinator performs duties for all MC hubbed stations. The incumbent may also provide additional assistance in support of the entire hub.
Essential Job Functions
75% - Processes incoming orders into current week’s logs for assigned stations. Reinstates spots that may subsequently clear after initial preemption. Communicates with Account Executives and Sales Managers about incoming orders. Informs Account Executives of errors on orders and assists with corrections. Verifies spot position and separation; finalizes logs. Transmits logs to appropriate servers. Processes orders related to assigned stations continuously throughout the day.
20% - Fills remaining inventory with assigned promotions set by the creative dept(s) of the stations supported by the Hub. Notifies creative dept(s) to review log before it becomes final.
5% - Maintain inventory control for future weeks
80% - Gathers copy materials and instructions; attaches to appropriate orders with correct dates and days. Maintains contact with agencies for spots and instructions and fax machines for material instructions.
10% - Creates dub and purge lists and maintains material libraries.
10% - Maintains files of all current year copy instructions.
Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.
Education: Completion of high school, or equivalent. 4-year college degree preferred.
Two years of experience in a broadcast television station’s traffic department or traffic role required. Must be proficient with MS Office products including, Work, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Previous experience with Wide Orbit highly preferred.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to adhere to strict deadlines and complete work assignments in a timely and accurate manner.
Must be adaptable and flexible with ability to shift focus on new priorities.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Must be team oriented and have had past successful experience working in a team environment.
Must have good organizational and time management skills.
Ability to handle and maintain confidential customer and company data.
Travel Requirements: <5%/NA