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Robert Half International Traffic Manager in Allston, Massachusetts


The Marketing Traffic Manager’s main objective is to ensure that all marketing collateral and work from account services flows efficiently to creative and production departments. They are responsible for keeping everyone on task and projects on deadline, handling the logistics and keeping all parties updated on the progress and tracking all projects from initiation to completion.


  • Create detailed schedules and set deadlines for various stages of a project

  • Track project timelines, checkpoints and results

  • Communicate plans and progress to all partners and resolve timeline issues as needed

  • Distribute assignments to creative teams and other departments, depending on their availability and priorities

  • Responsible for ensuring that all timelines meet our partners expectations and project objectives

  • Monitor projects and workloads, adjusting assignments and deadlines accordingly

  • Understand operational processes and manage internal expectations appropriately with respect to various turn-around times for all aspects of production, creative, client deliverables, QA and media trafficking processes

  • Measure workload requirements of active projects against team assignments and work schedules to ensure high utilization rates among team and addresses capacity concerns

  • Maintain job files

  • Work with freelancers and contractors and ensure they have the resources needed for their jobs

  • Conducts weekly meetings with Directors to discuss all upcoming projects for the week and prepares a “Hot Sheet” for the entire agency

  • Displays an appropriate sense of urgency, prioritization and tenacity relating to documents that are distributed to various teams on a timely basis

  • Work with the agency’s Directors to provide operational assistance when needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications or another relevant field is preferred

  • 3-5 years agency experience, ideally in a traffic position in an ad agency

  • Must be computer-literate with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook

  • Familiarity with platforms such as Basecamp or Teamwork and the ability to learn new computer systems

  • Experience managing digital marketing assets such as websites, banners, email and landing pages

  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks while working independently

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to learn new processes quickly with a “roll-up-their-sleeves” attitude

  • A strong sense of urgency and commitment to get the job done quickly and with high quality

  • The ability to communicate, both through written and verbal means, with people at all levels of an organization

  • Keen listening skills are essential in order to manage the timing of projects so that deadlines are met on a consistent basis

  • The ideal candidate will have a baseline understanding of digital marketing deliverables associated with website development, banners (both rich media and flash), social media, paid search, SEO and other areas


Cross Functional Project Management

The Creative Group (TCG), a Robert Half company, matches creative, digital, and marketing professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a freelance, project or direct-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

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Salary: $55,000.00 - $75,000.00 / Yearly

Location: Allston, MA

Date Posted: February 17, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 02100-0011695178

Staffing Area: Creative u0026 Marketing