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.

Traffic Specialist (Remote) in Jacksonville, FL at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 7/1/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

Cox Media Group is looking for a Traffic Specialist to join our radio team!

The Traffic Specialist will be responsible for the preparation and creation of daily program logs for multiple stations in one or more CMG radio markets, including order processing, format clock changes, inventory management, and log processing and reconciliation in order to maximize inventory and revenue. 

Requires high-level analytical attention to detail and exceptional oral and written communication skills.  Will require the ability to work independently in a remote environment, as well as collaborate across markets to achieve business objectives. 

Must have solid organizational skills and demonstrated ability to use good judgment when multi-tasking or switching seamlessly between competing priorities quickly.  Must be able to work calmly under pressure in a deadline-driven environment.  Successful candidates also must be proficient in Wide Orbit Traffic and Automation for Radio and have experience working in vCreative PPO. 

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Responsible for the preparation and creation of daily program logs on multiple stations in or out of market 
  • Maximize Inventory and revenue through trafficking of spots, log adjustments, scheduling makegoods. 
  • Adapt and adopt all standardization procedures and other initiatives. 
  • Must be able to collaborate effectively with others (sales, content, and other staff both in and out of market. 
  • Complete other Traffic and/or Continuity related duties as may be assigned 

 

 

What we look for

WHAT YOU WILL BRING:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Media or related (preferred) 
  • 3-5 years of broadcast traffic experience 
  • WideOrbit experience (at least 1 year) 
  • vCreative experience (at least 1 year) 
  • Requires the ability to work non-traditional hours (Typically M-F, but requires ability to be flexible with shift assignment based on business needs)

WHAT WE OFFER YOU: WHY YOU SHOULD WORK AT CMG:

CMG is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people – and you could be one of them! We are a start-up built on a 100-year history of blazing trails in the world of media. Over that time, our skilled journalists and storytellers have covered war and peace, tragedies and celebrations, small moments, and global movements.   We are relying on our longstanding experience and entrepreneurial mentality to build a media company that is modern, agile, and uniquely positioned for the future.

We provide valuable local content to viewers in the communities we serve through our 33 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 20 markets, 53 top-performing radio stations delivering all genres of content in 11 markets, and numerous streaming and digital platforms. Our portfolio includes primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. We also offer a full suite of national, regional, local, and digital advertising services with CMG Local Solutions, CoxReps and Gamut.

We offer rewarding and challenging careers that encourage growth and development. We take care of our people with industry-leading total rewards offerings that includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and accident insurance as well as, a best-in-class wellness program, 401(k) matching and flexible time-off programs.

We promote the safety and well-being of our employees by requiring that all newly hired CMG employees 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. 

If this description fits and CMG sounds like a company you want to work for, we’d love to have you join us. Apply today!

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