Traffic Manager

New York, New York | Freelance | Job ID #57077 |
Posted Last Month

Onward Search is looking for a Traffic Manager for one of our top Healthcare clients sitting in NYC on a long term contract basis.

Primary Responsibilities

  • You will create and manage project staging and cadence between creative and production. You will also lead coordination through various stages of scoping, creative development and process
  • Responsible for developing the project plan, inclusive of milestones, timelines, and deadlines, in a workflow management tool (i.e. Wrike). You will guide, monitor and facilitate project teams through the studio's project workflow processes to ensure that activities are accurately completed for each milestone
  • You will maintain and manage the accuracy of the project plan and ensure team deliverables align and sync to the timeline
  • Partner with senior leaders for timely feedback and approvals to manage strict adherence to schedules and deadlines
  • You are a natural troubleshooter, with the ability to anticipate risks and challenges to project success; you are proactive in identifying and acting to escalate appropriately
  • You will generate status reports, lead weekly status meetings and recommend process improvements
  • You know how important peer-group relationships are and will be diligent in developing and growing positive relationships both with your peers, key stakeholders within the studio and external partners
  • Support the project team in ensuring that all project information such as the scope, goals, and resources analyses are properly documented, updated as needed, and archived appropriately.


  • At least a bachelor’s degree is required
  • 4 - 7 years of project and/or traffic management-oriented experience is required
  • Experience within a design, creative, marketing or communications organization is required
  • Clear, concise writing and communications (both oral and written) skills are required
  • The ability to provide actionable KPIs such as data against financials, workflow assessments and measurements and time-tracking metrics are required
  • Superior organizational, prioritization and multi-tasking skills, as well as solid decision-making skills, are required
  • Demonstrated success at leading teams under tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated experience guiding business partners through the design process
  • Knowledge of Wrike is a plus, but not required
  • Please include a link to your portfolio in your resume

Above all else

  • Friendly, thoughtful and perpetually curious
  • Humble to your core with a sharp emotional intelligence
  • Able to build trust, even when communicating a dissenting point of view

Does this sound like you? Apply today!




Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.