Mid-Weight Traffic Manager: Design Agency (311 views)

Cape Town, South Africa
Nov 17, 2017

We have a fabulous opening for a mid-weight Traffic/Production Manager with an innovative BTL Design agency based in Cape Town’s southern suburbs. The ideal candidate is confident, meticulous and methodical.  Good with systems.   The role will require you to manage all jobs through the agency, on time and within budget, meeting profit targets and assisting with quality control.  We are looking for someone who is organised, efficient and a great problem solver. Your ability to manage people with finesse will give you the edge.



  • Optimise resource to income potential of all jobs (turn many small jobs into fewer big ones)
  • Quality control
  • Manage all elements of jobs in studio
  • Manage art buying process too, when required
  • People management
  • Optimise creative quality in terms of client expectation and time in studio
  • Optimise creative resource in terms of scheduling and project allocation
  • Optimise profitability in terms of hours billed and worked

The successful candidate must have/be:

  • 5+ years’ experience in Traffic Management within an Advertising Agency/Design studio environment
  • Design experience advantageous
  • Ability to cope with pressure, work to tight deadlines and multi-task
  • A thorough understanding of the creative process
  • Project management skills
  • People management skills – colleagues, clients, suppliers and guests
  • Excellent knowledge of Chase (workflow)
  • Numeracy – CEs, Budget Sheets, POs, recons
  • Attention to detail
  • Strategic (value for budget)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High energy levels
  • Integrity
  • Very organised
  • Solutions-driven with a go-getting can-do attitude
  • Efficient in time management and ability to prioritise
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Able to establish rapport with agency colleagues, clients and suppliers across departments

Should you not receive a response within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.




Salary: Negotiable