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Traffic Manager

Senior
  • Traffic Manager
  • Tauranga
  • $80k - $90k
Following application, a talent agent will review your CV, cover note & portfolio against the role and will be in touch within 72 hours (it's the polite thing to do isn't it?).
  • Full Time
  • Closed
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Role is with:

Anna Bethell Senior Recruitment Consultant

Are you highly organised, got a keen eye for details and processes, and excellent at prioritisation of tasks and time management? Looking to escape from Auckland traffic and move to the sunny Bay of Plenty?

We’re looking for someone special who ticks those boxes, as well as a passion and drive to flourish in the creative, digital industry!

We’re on the hunt for a Traffic Manager at a successful creative communications agency to ensure the flow between our agency teams, planning, budgets, and accounts is always consistent and harmonious. You will work with both the creative and client services teams and ensure that all client expectations are met on time. This is a busy and varied role that will keep you on your toes – so having great organisational and planning skills are an absolute must!

A solid Traffic Manager will be the go-to and the key conduit in our agency. You will have to bounce effectively between the teams, project stakeholders, fielding and assigning requests, meeting deadlines, and ensuring a smooth and seamless delivery. Soft skills such as excellent communication, performing well under time-pressure, and adaptability are all highly valued and sought after in this job.

If you’re looking to start out in this role with future dreams in management, or even to just hone your project management and leadership skills, this Traffic Manager role will be the right fit for you.

The breakdown

We are looking for an accomplished gun with:

  • At least 5+ years of experience in a creative or production agency
  • Strong project management skills
  • Understanding of creative agency traffic management processes is desirable

Proven results and experience in:

  • Juggling multiple tasks and people - multitask, organise, and collaborate
  • High-level time management and prioritising tasks to monitor and adjust to deadlines
  • Strong decision-making
  • Managing workflows in creative/studio teams and jobs in an agency
  • Able to chair work in progress (WIP) meetings
  • Excellent people management skills – across agency teams and clients
  • Relationship management whiz
  • Leading pre-production, production, and post-production meetings

Are you someone who is: 

  • A knack for keeping everything incredibly organised?
  • Hardworking & autonomous worker?
  • A delightful personality to be around?
  • Passionate for all things digital and creative?
  • A progressive individual looking to make a change?

The reward

  • $80,000 - $90,000 per annum plus KiwiSaver
  • A great, cohesive team that wants you to grow!

Apply today

If this role sounds like you, apply within or e-mail [email protected] with a brief summary of why you may be interested in this position. Or call Anna directly on 027 8449 107 for a confidential chat.

About The Pond

The Pond is committed to becoming New Zealand’s number one specialist recruiter in the Digital & Tech, Creative & Design, and Marketing & Sales sectors. We focus on finding the best candidates in the local and overseas market, that last the distance and help transform our clients’ businesses. Established in 2006, The Pond is driven by a dedicated team of experienced recruiters and a support team who get results for clients daily. Our audited placement average is 4.4 years, so the people we place do stick.

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