Traffic Coordinator

Publié le 21 septembre 2017

We believe in the power of trust. We believe in making meaningful connections with the people who matter most to our clients. We don’t just build relationships, we build movements.

If you’re passionate about connection and thrive in a fun, fast-paced, high-energy work environment, you’ll love it here. We are dedicated professionals who work with clients across every facet of communication, from strategic planning to digital, and public engagement to reputation management. We love people who are connected to our communities and want to make a difference in our region. Based in our Halifax office, you’ll have the opportunity to work in a tightly integrated environment with passionate problem solvers and curious, creative minds.

DESIRED QUALITIES

  • Enthusiastic
  • Technically savvy
  • Collaborator and connector
  • Team player
  • Deadline sensitive

 

Responsibilities

As a Traffic Coordinator, you will be responsible for overseeing the scheduling for team members, assigning and overseeing creative and digital projects from inception to completion. You will be responsible, with support, to ensure each part of the project moves according to schedule and is completed on time and within budget, encouraging collaboration between different staff in different departments. 

You will be expected to lead people and teams under tight deadlines and will need to be cool under pressure. You should be a people-person, as much of your daily duties will revolve around interaction and problem solving with different members of each department.

 

Traditional Traffic

  • Responsible for managing the daily schedules (freelancers and creative production staff) and assessing the strengths of each staff member, assigning work accordingly
  • Provide colleagues with information on deadline requirements, unique project needs, liaise with account managers to discuss setbacks in schedule or processes, recommending changes and improvements where necessary, improving processes and cost-efficiency
  • Support quality assurance under advisement from the Manager, Production and Quality Assurance: proofreading, managing, and reviewing client/internal revisions for accuracy, checking work against brand guidelines and creative brief

 

Digital Traffic:

  • Responsible for managing the daily schedules of the digital team including responding to digital tickets, discussing time requirements with team members, assessing strengths of each staff member and assigning work accordingly
  • Managing small digital projects from start to finish under advisement from the Digital Consultant including creating workback schedules, user-experience, and technical briefs
  • Assist with developing scoping memos for digital projects under advisement from the Digital Consultant
  • Content entry on a variety of platform and small website updates
  • Supporting quality assurance of web projects through browser testing and other various methods

 

Requirements

  • A post-secondary degree in the field of advertising, marketing, public relations or another related field
  • 2 years of related experience (agency or otherwise) in traffic management, project management or digital project management
  • Extremely organized and a keen eye for detail
  • Ability to multi-task and perform in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Strong collaborative skills and ability to work well within a team
  • Familiarity, knowledge, and/or understanding of website development and/or content management systems
  • Google Analytics certification will be considered an asset
  • Displays excellent communication skills with coworkers, including the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure, while keeping team in the loop

To apply, please send a cover letter with resume to [email protected], referencing the title in the subject line of your email. We thank you for your interest in NATIONAL, however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

 

About NATIONAL

NATIONAL Public Relations connects clients to the people who matter most; delivering the right message, at the right time. Grounded in research, insight and deep sector understanding, we bring together teams of discipline experts from across our network to provide creative communications solutions that move people in thought and actions. For 40 years, NATIONAL has been at the centre of issues and industries that matter, leading change for today and tomorrow.

NATIONAL is Canada's leading public relations firm, servicing clients across a wide range of sectors, with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Saint John, Halifax and St. John's. The NATIONAL network also includes NATIONAL Equicom, the industry’s foremost investor relations and financial services communications practice; healthcare specialists AXON Communications, with offices in New York, Toronto, London and Copenhagen; Madano, a strategic communications consultancy based in London; and SHIFT Communications, an integrated communications agency with offices in Boston, San Francisco, New York and Austin. NATIONAL Public Relations is part of RES PUBLICA Consulting Group, and is affiliated internationally with public relations firm Burson-Marsteller, a WPP company. NATIONAL is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. For more information about NATIONAL, please visit our website or you can follow us on Twitter.