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Traffic Log Editor


Phoenix, AZ
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Job Details

3002 Phoenix Hub

The Log Editor oversees inventory maintenance on logs for multiple log streams as directed by management. This position ensures proper separation, spot placement and fair and equal rotation on all log streams. The Log Editor proactively communicates with Account Executives and Sales Managers regarding orders. In addition, the Log Editor: • Finalizes and sends log files for multiple log streams to all necessary locations. • Maintains inventory control of displaced spots for assigned log streams. • Serves as second tier back-up for Copy Editors.

Essential Job Functions

80%-Processes incoming orders into current week’s logs for assigned stations. Reinstates spots that may subsequently clear after initial preemption. Communicates with Account Executives and Sales Managers about incoming orders. Informs Account Executives of errors on orders and assists with corrections. Verifies spot position and separation; finalizes logs. Transmits logs to appropriate servers. Processes orders related to assigned stations continuously throughout the day.

10%-Fills remaining inventory with assigned promotions set by the creative dept(s) of the stations supported by the Hub. Notifies creative dept(s) to review log before it becomes final.

5%-Maintain inventory control for future weeks.

5%-Serves as second tier back-up for Copy Editors.

Minimum Qualifications: All must be met to be considered.

Education: Completion of high school, or equivalent.

Experience: Two years experience in a broadcast television station’s traffic department or traffic role is required.

Proficiency with MS Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Previous experience using WideOrbit is highly preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to meet deadlines and complete work assignments in a timely and accurate manner.

Must be adaptable and flexible with the ability to shift focus on new priorities.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Good verbal and written communication skills.

Must be team oriented and have had past successful experience working in a team environment.

Good organizational and time management skills.

Ability to handle and maintain confidential customer and company data.

Must be able to follow directions and dependably complete assignments.