Traffic Spec I
Atlanta, Georgia  


We have 7 Contract positions for "Traffic Spec I" with one of our direct clients in Atlanta, Georgia for initial contract duration of  4+ months. No third party candidates considered for this position. US citizens and all those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply.

Job Description

FULFIL: Responsible for executing advertising insertion contracts from the time the order is delivered by Client Media Sales to the time the order has expired and the client is invoiced. Responsible for accurate processing of all orders; including order acceptance, execution, validation and billing preparation. Streamlines workflow between all departments for efficiency and high contract fulfillment rate. Develops, upgrades and implements new enhancements within the Traffic and Billing system that will help achieve business goals and selling initiatives.

Contracts:

  • Responsible for the on-going maintenance of the contract through its complete cycle. Maintenance of contracts may include: contract line revisions, contract line pre-emptions and application of basic adcopy.
  • Import and Activate Contracts
  • Understand, process and provide effective and timely resolution for all contract revision requests
  • Use pre-empt functionality as directed
  • Understand and apply adcopy as directed through basic adcopy instruction
  • Process next day start contracts by deadline
  • File and maintain paper and electronic documents as necessary

Continuity:

  • Runs and analyzes reports as necessary to ensure adcopy is properly assigned to contracts as well as report out to the field adcopy that is missing and required.
  • Accepts traffic instructions / adcopy instructions in various formats, understand and logically apply the instructions into the traffic and billing software
  • Creates efficiencies in adcopy application through expertise of all applicable software configurations
  • May serve as liaison to Encoding Librarian
  • Processes all adcopy instruction for next day start by deadline
  • Runs and distributes adcopy reports to the field
  • Manages workload to ensure balance for encoding
  • Files and maintains paper and electronic documents as necessary

Programming:

  • Builds and maintains television programming (e.g. arrangements of breaks within a show) as directed through received programming information from licensed programming sources and local origination channels.
  • Creates and maintains break structure for programming as required
  • Adheres to deadlines ensuring that break scheduling occurs as required
  • Continuously gains efficiencies through process for Local Networks and Interconnects
  • Maintains and resolves programming discrepancies (e.g. cross-checking a network affiliate site) to ensure appropriate program structure,
  • Maintains Client advertising reservations as directed by Client Media liaison
  • Monitors and provides reports as necessary to alert sales of changes & ensuring that spot schedule is based upon inventory available.

Scheduling:

  • Runs necessary reports for monitoring contract fulfillment and distribution of reports to the field
  • Uses pre-empt functionality in the system to address potential fulfillment issues as necessary
  • Demonstrates skill and expertise of the Manual Schedule module within the application.
  • Ensures all spots are scheduled as required and by deadline
  • Initiates and monitors finalization process for potential error messages and resolve as necessary.
  • Generates commercial playlist as necessary
  • Completes manual reconciliation as necessary

Required Skills

Top 5:

  • Some college or fresh college grad looking to work from the ground up; data entry skills; worked in a professional environment.
  • Provisioning contracts, receiving contracts and processing accordingly.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office; past experience working as Traffic Specialist or Scheduling Specialist for Charter, Client, Comcast, and AT&T a plus. Dealing with internal customers; but not a lot of customer contact.
  • Will work every Saturday. In-person interviews will take place and will be hired if they meet these specifications. DATA ENTRY Experience, Must Work Saturday, PC Skills, Novar experience preferred but not necessary

Typical Training / Experience - HS diploma, GED or relevant work experience; 0-2 years of experience in area of responsibility

Dept/Org Scope & Impact - Entry level support role requiring basic skills; can perform some of the basic tasks within the function; some impact at the job or department level

Problem Complexity - Performs simple, routine work; Selects correct processes from clearly prescribed rules, past practices, or instruction; Seeks advice and guidance on non-routine or problem areas from supervisor. Any deviations from the norm are cleared by the supervisor/manager

Autonomy - Under close supervision, exercises limited latitude/independent judgment; Work typically involves detailed checks or close review of output by a senior co-worker and/or supervisor/manager

Knowledge - Assignments require minimal knowledge beyond the assigned work; Demonstrates correct understanding of routine aspects of work

 

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