Manager, Traffic in Spokane, WA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 10/16/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

General Summary of Duties

This position manages the traffic department of KAYU-TV and KCYU/KFFX-TV.

Responsibilities include managing department personnel, order clearance, inventory avail maintenance and updating computer software.

Effective October 1, 2021, all newly hired CMG employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

Description of Primary Duties

  • Communicates with the sales staff as to inventory availability.
  • Order clearance and avail maintenance.
  • Oversees the preparation and printing of daily television station logs.
  • Oversees programming of stations.
  • Oversees reconciliation in preparation for billing.
  • Update computer software and back up computer system.
  • Provides sales and management staff with avails information and management reports.
  • Manages traffic personnel.
  • Hires, terminates, supervises, and trains traffic personnel.
  • Attends meetings when necessary.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Working Conditions

Hours are primarily 8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday.



What we look for

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience in television traffic operations.

Reporting relationships

Reports to the General Sales Manager.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of television computerized inventory avails system.
  • Knowledge of basic television station operations.
  • Typing and 10 key skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Management skills.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure without supervision.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with the staff and general public.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

EEO employer. Women and minorities encouraged to apply.