Production/Traffic Manager

Remuneration:Cost to company 
Location:Johannesburg, Fourways, Broadacres
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Mid/Senior
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:Occasional
Company:Storm Cloud Advertising

Job description

Storm Cloud Advertising, a fast paced, dynamic advertising agency is looking for an experienced middleweight production/traffic manager. Must be passionate about production and able to work in a pressurised environment.

Do not apply if you do not have the relevant experience.


Full production and traffic function
Production key responsibilities
  • Opening job bags and loading onto the system
  • Production planning
  • Manage production timing and deadlines
  • Spec jobs
  • Production quality control of all outgoing jobs
  • Brief appropriate suppliers for costing purposes and negotiate best prices on all outsourced elements
  • Sourcing of reliable, quality driven suppliers
  • Sourcing of promotional items
  • Print production of all promotional material and point of sale material
  • Production of venue and event branding elements
  • Prepare cost estimates
  • Manage sign off on cost estimates
  • Prepare purchase orders for suppliers
  • Ensure smooth workflow
  • Prepare weekly client status reports
  • Attend agency status meetings
  • Take briefs from client when required and brief into studio
Traffic Key responsibilities
  • Developing timing plans with client service and creative
  • Ensuring briefs are accurate and detail the output requirements
  • Managing an intricate balance between client service, design and production in terms of briefs and amendments
  • To be present at all production and creative meetings and updating planning as needed
  • Being aware of all creative and production deadlines at all times
  • Ensuring that creative, client service and production follow processes at all times
  • Ensuring hours are tracked for projects
  • Setting up a mandatory weekly status meeting
  • Working closely with the MD to help streamline operations 
  • TTL and print production experience
  • Traffic experience
  • Minimum five years agency experience
  • Chase Software experience
  • Own vehicle, drivers license
  • Understanding of agency processes as well as the creative process
  • Strong attention to detail, accurate and quality conscious
  • Strong work ethic
  • Reliable
  • Proactive
  • Must be able to multitask and change between different tasks quickly
  • Self-motivated and disciplined
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

Posted on 12 Oct 08:14

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