Traffic Manager

Phoenix, AZ
Posted: 2016-12-27

Description: Manages traffic department; responsible for processing all spot orders, copy instructions, resolving discrepancies, and programming input. Will manage an error-free traffic department. Succeeds in having a direct impact upon the stations` revenues as well as upon customer perceptions of how a well-run station should operate.


Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results

  • 50% Successfully assist the Director of Traffic with managing the department so that "Standards of Performance" requirements are achieved by all support personnel.
  • 25% Supervise proper processing of all orders, commercial materials, and programming input; oversee production of logs, copy and formatting.
  • 10% Coordinate flow of communication between sales, accounting, programming and engineering departments with sales service.
  • 15% Assist in cross-training of all traffic personnel.


Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.


  • High school graduate or equivalent.  College graduate preferred.


  • Minimum three years experience in TV traffic department.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Understanding of WideOrbit Traffic system or similar; function of traffic/operations department.
  • Ability to supervise and train; ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines; strong organizational skills; excellent communication skills.

% Travel Required (Approximate): None