Traffic Specialist

Posted by KPLC-TV Raycom Media

Lake Charles, LA
Posted: 2019-09-16

Description:

The Traffic Specialist is responsible for scheduling all commercials on the correct orders, maintaining relationships with third parties providing copy and copy instructions, working with sales to ensure correct copy, maintaining the dub list in the traffic system, managing house numbers in the traffic system and accepts other duties as assigned. This career opportunity is a great way to become an important part of a highly respected TV station and begin a career with Gray Media Group, Inc., an industry-leading television station group.

Responsibilities include but not limited to securing and inputting traffic instructions for advertisers across multiple stations, enter detailed copy information using Wide Orbit traffic software, maintain instruction files, spot library and various other traffic functions, notify account executives of missing copy instructions, pre-empt spots due to no copy, create and send dub lists and purge list to Master Control. Also routinely purge expired or unused spots from Wide Orbit, download spots from FTP sites whenever instructed, and upload them to GTV Folder, stay current on all procedure and policy changes, and any other tasks as identified by your manager.

Qualifications for this position include heavy emphasis on attention to detail, must be dependable - consistently on-time for work day and reliable in attendance, previous traffic experience is helpful but not required, be able to complete all assigned tasks and functions independently, on a daily basis, great communication and people skills, ability to manage your time wisely to meet deadlines, ability to prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and openness to learning new skills, systems, software. Also working knowledge of Wide Orbit traffic is a plus, ability to save the station money by minimizing errors, ability to prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and ability to manage time wisely to meet deadlines. MVR and drug screening are required.

Qualified applicants apply on-line at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

 

 

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include but not limited to securing and inputting traffic instructions for advertisers across multiple stations, enter detailed copy information using Wide Orbit traffic software, maintain instruction files, spot library and various other traffic functions, notify account executives of missing copy instructions, pre-empt spots due to no copy, create and send dub lists and purge list to Master Control. Also routinely purge expired or unused spots from Wide Orbit, download spots from FTP sites whenever instructed, and upload them to GTV Folder, stay current on all procedure and policy changes, and any other tasks as identified by your manager.

 

 

 

Requirements:

Qualifications for this position include heavy emphasis on attention to detail, must be dependable - consistently on-time for work day and reliable in attendance, previous traffic experience is helpful but not required, be able to complete all assigned tasks and functions independently, on a daily basis, great communication and people skills, ability to manage your time wisely to meet deadlines, ability to prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and openness to learning new skills, systems, software. Also working knowledge of Wide Orbit traffic is a plus, ability to save the station money by minimizing errors, ability to prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and ability to manage time wisely to meet deadlines. MVR and drug screening are required.

 

 

 

 

Contact:

Apply on-line at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings. No phone calls please.

 

 

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