Traffic Manager

Job Function

Business Unit: RedWorks
Department: Creative
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Type: Permanent
Reports To:

Duties include but not limited to:

Opening Job Bags on Chase.
Scheduling of Work into the System and on Traffic Board.
Time Sheet Control – Ensuring jobs in system are timeously met.
Daily status updates on Chase.
Responsible for a final weekly internal status, and status meetings.
Filing and general office duties.
Bursting of Briefs.
Time lines.
Assisting the operations manager whenever needed.
Trafficking of CE’s.
Traffic work into DTP and liaise with DTP manager.
Assist with job closures – ensure job bags are received timeously for costing.
Ensuring additional CE’s are raised on Jobs when necessary.
Ensure that all deadlines are met.
Oversee junior traffic controller.


Minimum, non-negotiable requirements include but are not limited to:
Sound knowledge within an Ad Agency essential.
At least seven years Traffic experience.
Good knowledge of Material despatch via DTP.
Good timekeeper.
Hard worker.
Willingness to work late hours.
Stable personality, ability to deal with pressure and stress.
Must be a team player.
Ability to negotiate a win – win situation in a tactful manner.

Ogilvy & Mather South Africa is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, colour, creed, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, age, citizenship, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, sexual orientation or because of gender identity or expression.