ION Media Networks Traffic Manager in Clearwater, Florida

Traffic Manager

Location:

Clearwater, FL

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Background

ION Media Networks, has established a track record of operational and financial growth in building its television networks. The highly-rated and fully-programmed 24/7 “ION Television” entertainment network reaches 100 million households nationwide primarily in the areas of broadcast through its ION Television Station Group, as well as cable, satellite and telecommunications.

Launched in 2007, ION Television features a “Positively Entertaining” schedule of proven, award-winning programs, quality original series and popular holiday movies available on multiple platforms via its state-of-the-art distribution system. As owner of the nation’s largest broadcast station group, ION Media Networks’ 62 full-power stations reach 98 million homes, including in 24 of the top 25 markets.

The Traffic Manager is responsible for contract order entry and the OSI approval queue. This person will also solicit traffic instructions and commercial content from the advertising, agencies and sales, as well as manage short and long term avails and complete the daily ION O&O traffic logs. We are searching for a personable and diligent individual who is punctual and dependable, and capable of identifying and correcting process errors.

Responsibilities

  • Contract entry and maintenance and verifying accuracy for ION’s O&O stations

  • Responsible for generating, editing and verifying accuracy of daily program logs ensuring all paid programs and commercials run in compliance with agency instructions

  • Format all necessary paid programs

  • Responsible to notify and work closely with P&I and Sales to ensure accurate processing of all orders, copy, make-goods, and discrepancies

  • Audit placement to confirm that all spots are given required separation, rotation and check for possible conflicts

  • Work directly with advertisers and agencies to acquire commercial copy instructions and determine delivery status of missing creative or new media

  • Coordinate with TOC on new tapes arriving via courier or electronically from Extreme Reach, Comcast Ad Delivery or Yangaroo transmission

  • Apply commercial copy to contracted lines within flight per advertiser instructions

  • Reconciliation of daily logs

  • Provide back-up support to staff members when on PTO

  • Perform additional duties as assigned by management

Skills:

Requirements

  • Contract entry and maintenance and verifying accuracy for ION’s O&O stations

  • Responsible for generating, editing and verifying accuracy of daily program logs ensuring all paid programs and commercials run in compliance with agency instructions

  • Format all necessary paid programs

  • Responsible to notify and work closely with P&I and Sales to ensure accurate processing of all orders, copy, make-goods, and discrepancies

  • Audit placement to confirm that all spots are given required separation, rotation and check for possible conflicts

  • Work directly with advertisers and agencies to acquire commercial copy instructions and determine delivery status of missing creative or new media

  • Coordinate with TOC on new tapes arriving via courier or electronically from Extreme Reach, Comcast Ad Delivery or Yangaroo transmission

  • Apply commercial copy to contracted lines within flight per advertiser instructions

  • Reconciliation of daily logs

  • Provide back-up support to staff members when on PTO

  • Perform additional duties as assigned by management

Posted:

November 29, 2016

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