Traffic Coordinator

Job Title
Traffic Coordinator
Job ID
27735624
Work Remote
Yes
Location
Remote
Other Location
Description
Job Title:             Traffic Coordinator  
Reports to:           Sr. Director, Network Operations
Location:              Remote
FLSA Status:       Exempt
           
Summary
As Traffic Coordinator, you will be responsible for placement of advertising commercials and strategically manage inventory, flights, spot separation, and log operations. You will support log building functions and placement process as needed to complete weekly log schedules. The Traffic Coordinator provides administrative and process support in the daily execution of traffic department activities, working directly with traffic manager, account executives and sales support staff to ensure that deals are executed as sold.  

WHO WE ARE:
UP Entertainment, home to UP Faith & Family, UPtv, AspireTV, AspireTV Life and Cine Romántico, is the destination for uplifting entertainment for passionate and diverse audiences across the leading cable, satellite, and streaming platforms. UP Faith & Family is the leading streaming service in uplifting entertainment and includes exclusive access to original productions from the UP Entertainment family of brands. UPtv is the trusted network for adults seeking positive programming with relatable stories about relationships, filled with love and laughter, through exclusive premiere movies, box-office hit films and beloved series. AspireTV is the premier network for Black culture and urban lifestyle programming featuring original productions in food, home and fashion. AspireTV Life is the first free ad supported streaming television (FAST) channel dedicated to sharing the experiences of the multicultural audience through cooking, fashion, travel, design and more. Additionally, UP Entertainment in partnership with PixL Dos, manages and distributes Cine Romántico, a free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channel featuring the best of Hollywood TV romance movies in Spanish. UP Entertainment’s award-winning pro-social initiative, “UPlift Someone,” has inspired over 200 million people to uplift others through its social videos and dedicated UPlift Someone Facebook page and website.

WHO YOU ARE 
You are a hands-on, "roll-up-the-sleeves” kind of person who thrives in a fast-paced, team environment.  You are extremely detailed oriented and an excellent multi-tasker.  You work well in a team environment and are great at building relationships. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Enter copy and edits on-air commercial and/or digital advertisement logs.  
  • Maintain well-organized information about advertisers to avoid billing discrepancies. 
  • Maintain traffic schedule. 
  • Provide weekend log support and placement functions. 
  • Assign house numbers to commercial inventory. 
  • Check daily missing instructions and materials report. 
  • Clear traffic copy by the scheduled log closing deadline. 
  • Contact clients to obtain and confirm receipt of campaign assets. 
  • Manage and maintain copy inventory. 
  • Make necessary log changes for revised campaign instructions. 
  • Maintain, organize, and file weekly instructions in the Traffic in-box. 
  • Send daily dub lists to master control facility. 
  • Assist with periodic media purges at master control facility. 
  • Provide backup support and vacation coverage to the Traffic team. 
  • Perform other related duties and tasks as necessary or as assigned. 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience required in television/radio broadcasting, television scheduling and/or network operations environment.
  • Experience in master control, or technical operations a plus.
  • Experience with ad trafficking and billing software preferred (e.g. Wide Orbit, Cross Roads, etc.)

SKILLS
  • Project Management: Organized and detail-oriented with ability to manage, prioritize, balance multiple projects, and adhere closely to deadlines.
  • Time Management: Ability to work effectively in a deadline driven environment.
  • Problem Solving and Analysis: Identifies significant problems and opportunities. Analyzes problems in depth and achieves effective resolution.
  • Customer Focus: Monitors client satisfaction (internal or external). Establishes partner relationship with clients. Visible and accessible to clients.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a team.

COMPUTER SKILLS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Experience with Wide Orbit is a plus.


CERTIFICATIONS
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SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal-employment principles and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. The terms and conditions of the application process and employment relationship are to be non-discriminatory—without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity or expression, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, marital status, veteran status, military status, sexual orientation or any other protected category or class that may be applicable to you in the jurisdiction where you are employed. Moreover, in accordance with federal and applicable state and local law, we provide reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees’ sincerely held religious beliefs, practices, or observances that conflict with work requirements and for applicants and employees with known disabilities provided that such individuals are qualified to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without accommodation, and provided that any accommodations would not impose an undue hardship on the company or introduce a direct threat to the health and safety of the worksite employee with a disability or others. Any applicant or employee who requires a reasonable accommodation during the application process or to perform the essential functions of the job should contact a company manager, a company officer, or Insperity to request such an accommodation.

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