Assistant Director, Traffic Operations

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Ref#: 28169
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Philadelphia, PA, US

About Us:
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
Description:

CBS Television has an immediate opening for an Assistant Director of Traffic Operations reporting to the Director of Traffic.

Candidates should have an extensive track record in traffic management with emphasis on inventory management, rate card strategy, report creation and analysis as well as overall traffic and sales service operations.  This role will be located at our Riverside, NJ facility.  

Responsibilities: 

  • Will be responsible for training along with Inventory Management. Work with the hub teams that support the traffic function at stations throughout the country. 
  • Assist in change transformation and strategy execution to achieve specific business results including, but not limited to, a seamless transition to WideOrbit.
  • Establish advertising traffic operations strategies and develop and monitor advertising traffic plans and deadlines. 

·        Oversees formatting of programming to create a daily log. 

·        Manages sales orders with sales staff and management and provides support and research as needed.

·        Supervises log reconciliation and inputting of agency traffic instructions and manages all log editing.  

  • Collaborate with the Sales and Sales Operations departments to resolve schedule problems and other related issues. 
Qualifications:

Requirements:

  • Organized and detail oriented, able to work against tight deadlines. 
  • May require frequent work beyond “9-5” ideal. 
  • Must be sales and revenue oriented. 
  • Experienced in managing traffic department and staff, able to manage and prioritize conflicting job requirements. 
Preferred:
  • Familiarity with the broadcast traffic software WideOrbit.
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