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Traffic Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
April, 2014
Traffic Manager - Charlotte, North Carolina
This demanding position oversees revenue through management and scheduling of programming and commercial inventory for both WBT and WLNK. The ideal candidate must be a critical thinker and problem solver and have the demonstrated ability to manage a diverse workload and work effectively under pressure and deadlines.

Ideal characteristics:

  • Enjoys analytics and puzzles
  • Innately curious
  • Meticulous with details
  • Thrives in a fast paced environment
  • Works calmly and effectively under pressure
  • Reacts quickly to meet tight deadlines
  • Diplomatic, determined with solid people skills
  • Ability to train others

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for all aspects of and creation for daily broadcast logs.
  • Manage commercial inventory while maximizing revenue.
  • Initiate problem solving and decision making skills to achieve station goals.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data from inventory programs.
  • Format and maintain daily log of syndication network inventory and commercials.
  • Schedule all syndication, network and barter commercial requirements.
  • Complete affidavits for all syndication, network and barter commercials requirements.
  • Complete verification of log(s) to ensure accurate billing.
  • Communicate consistent changes and needs to Sales Management.
  • Work with DOS and PD to build show format/show times and breaks to maximize inventory.
  • Coordinate traffic systems for digital products including web ads (banners) as well as streaming commercials.
  • Communicate with Director of Sales regarding inventory flow to efficiently accommodate advertisers and resolve log discrepancies.
  • Oversee continuity.
  • College graduate preferred, 5 years + experience in work environment.

REQUIREMENTS:
The Traffic Manager for WBT and WLNK must possess excellent communication skills, the ability to work well with others in a sometimes stressful environment, and display solid judgment when making critical decisions. Requires excellent work ethic, organization skills and attention to detail. Time management skills are essential.

  • College graduate preferred, 5 years + experience in work environment.
Computer skills: Knowledge of broadcast inventory management and traffic software is a plus:
  • Marketron
  • V-Creative
  • Efficio

HOW TO APPLY:
If you possess this knowledge, skills and abilities, please send your cover letter and resume to hired@gmclt.com. You may also fax your information to 704-338-3099, or mail to:

Human Resources - WBT/WLNK Radio
Greater Media Charlotte
One Julian Price Place
Charlotte, NC 28208

No phone calls please. Greater Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Email resume and cover letter to hired@gmclt.com or fax to 704-338-3099.

DEADLINE: 2014-04-18