Associate, Traffic

  • 5800 Bristol Parkway, Culver City, CA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

As the media investment and innovation platform of Dentsu Aegis Network, Amplifi provides the specialist media investment infrastructure and capabilities needed to support our media agency partners and their clients. Amplifi works collaboratively with publishers, media companies, and technology partners to reinvent the way our agencies work with the supply side of the industry. By leveraging Dentsu Aegis Network’s global scale, we are able to deliver real business value to clients, including competitive pricing, data-driven buying across all platforms, and first-look research and innovation opportunities with our partners.

Job Description

The Associate is the key point person on assigned accounts. This position is accountable for executing traffic in cooperation with account management, media team, and client and/or creative agency. This role can be remote.

Qualifications

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

Traffic Management:

•  Establish ownership of assigned account(s) in collaboration with account and media teams by issuing traffic instructions and orders based on client/account team input

•  Point of escalation for incorrectly booked media

•  Problem solve on assigned account(s) relating to traffic, including problems between account teams and buyers

•  Distribute completed projects with detailed traffic instructions to appropriate vendors and confirm orders

•  Ability to establish, manage and enforce best practices procedures based on client needs

•  Reviews weekly talent reports for accuracy

•  Create and maintain accurate Step by Step guidelines and processes for assigned account(s)

•  Train Traffic team member on specific intricacies of assigned account(s)

•  Train Traffic Coordinator or intern

Client & Internal Relationships:

•  Maintain and manage vendor relationships

Communication Skills:

•  Express oneself clearly and concisely in oral communications

•  Write in a clear, professional and succinct manner

•  Organize ideas and information logically and sequentially

 

BEHAVIORAL ATTRIBUTES:

Workstyle:

•  Maintain quality standards despite schedule pressures

•  Approach challenges with a positive, problem-solving attitude

•  Demonstrate persistence and tenacity in performing tasks and reaching objectives

•  Project professionalism in attitude and appearance

•  Ability to prioritize effectively and maintain tasks with a long-term schedule

Leadership

•  Provide clear direction and priorities for work to be performed by any team member

•  Calmly and effectively work with the team through occasional high work volumes

Teamwork

•  Open to the ideas and perspectives of others

•  Value and support other’s contributions; build on other’s ideas

•  Confront issues not people

•  Work collaboratively with all parts of the agency; supporting others as needed

•  Share recognition and credit with others

 

EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

•  Associate’s Degree

•  1-2 years’ applicable experience 

•  Computer literate

•  Understanding of agency policies on attendance, vacation, sick days, etc

 

DEVELOPMENT GOALS:

Experience needed to proceed to the next level:

•  Exceptional leadership skills demonstrated through staff development and ownership of department/agency initiatives

•  Ability to move media strategies and metrics into new areas

•  Excellent track record of maintaining multiple client engagements at once and presenting growth opportunities to supervisors

•  Established relationships with vendors

•  Ability to properly delegate work before excused absences

Star qualities needed to proceed to the next level:

•  Excellent client report card

•  Dynamic presence in presentations and other forms of client or internal communications

•  Capable of serving as a DAN ambassador and demonstrating grace in challenging internal/external scenarios

•  Displays sound business judgment internally

Additional Information

Our Benefits:

•  Comprehensive healthcare plans

•  PTO and family leave

•  401k

 

About Us:

We are Dentsu Aegis Network. We innovate the way brands are built. That means we do things differently so they’re better than before. In this way, we make our clients’ most important marketing assets—their brands—win in a changing world. Part of Dentsu Inc., Dentsu Aegis Network is made up of ten global network brands - Carat, Dentsu, dentsu X, iProspect, Isobar, mcgarrybowen, Merkle, MKTG, Posterscope and Vizeum and supported by its specialist/multi-market brands.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Employees from diverse or underrepresented backgrounds encouraged to apply.
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