Traffic Manager

  • If you'd enjoy having agency-wide leadership over scheduling and the flow of work ...
  • If you're a little obsessed about calendaring out your entire day because you appreciate the critical role it plays in productivity ...
  • If you have always worked at a pace faster than most, because it's just how you're wired ...
  • If you are known for being a logical, analytical problem solver ...

... then this just might be the position for you! (Learn about our pack culture here.)

Position Overview

An internationally award-winning, growing Memphis agency, RedRover Sales & Marketing Strategy – named by the Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce as one of the “Top 10 Companies to Watch” in 2014 – is seeking an experienced agency traffic management professional with 2+ years of successful traffic experience to join the team.

Successful candidates will have a proven track record of improving agency workflow and efficiency by leveraging a traffic management platform and deploying project management best practices.

The traffic manager serves as the manager of agency workflow. This predominantly includes setting a schedule of deadlines for the completion of all agency projects, assigning work to internal resources based on their unique abilities and capacity, checking on the progress of each project at key milestones, and creating solutions and momentum when stalls occur.

Improving the efficiency and productivity of those producing client work is paramount to success in this role.

Additional responsibilities: leading regular morning huddles to review assignments; gathering assets/approvals from clients when needed; conducting regular weekly production meetings to share information and address agency-wide issues; initiating new jobs to include creating timelines and tasks for work to be done and gaining account lead approval on all timelines set; maintaining an active group of freelance talent to handle any overflow during peak periods and managing those relationships; conducting end of month reconciliation of time tracking for accounting purposes; and last but not least, training the staff on how to best leverage the agency traffic platform. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Candidates should be prepared to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities

  •  At least two years’ experience successfully managing a traffic platform for an advertising/marketing firm with a track record of improving efficiency and productivity (FunctionPoint experience is a plus, but not required)
  • Solid project management skills (project management certification is a plus, but not required)
  • Experience conducting internal training and/or coaching (especially in support of workflow improvement)
  • Experience persuading colleagues to adopt project management best practices
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills required and Google Sheets experienced preferred

Additional Candidate Information

The selected candidate will embrace an entrepreneurial, growth-oriented, team-focused environment and contribute daily to the company’s culture and goals in a positive manner. A strong work ethic and desire to help others succeed (both clients and colleagues) will be present in successful candidates, as will:

  • Excellent follow-through and organization
  • Analytical problem-solving skills
  • A resourceful and self-starting attitudeA desire to be part of a growing, high-performance company

RedRover is in an exciting, sustainable growth pattern and we are seeking a key addition in our long-range team development. Personal career growth is accessible within our firm. A boutique firm, RedRover offers competitive compensation including healthcare, dental and vision benefits; quarterly bonus eligibility; retirement contributions after a period of tenure; holiday pay and generous paid time off (PTO) that escalates with tenure; and a dog-friendly workplace.

How to Apply

To begin our candidate process just visit this webpage, where you will be asked for contact information and to complete a short survey from Culture Index, Inc. Upon completing the survey, please upload your resume on the Culture Index portal.

About Culture Index™

We are asking you to complete the Culture Index Survey as part of our candidate process because we strive to achieve a great fit between your work-related needs and our company requirements. The survey is not a test; there’s no passing or failing. Please take your time to read the instructions and complete the survey in one sitting, which requires 8-10 minutes of time. 

About RedRover's Culture

To learn more about our unique best-in-breed culture, click here.