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Senior Broadcast Traffic Coordinator

Senior Broadcast Traffic Coordinator

Broadcast Production
FLSA Status 
Employment Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Company Overview/Job Summary


Merkley+Partners is an agency without boundaries. We have a long standing history with our clients, employees, and business partners in the industry and value our stellar reputation. We are a unique and fun group of passionate and committed individuals whose talent is world-class.


Please ensure you meet the minimum job requirements for this position prior to posting your resume for consideration.

The Sr Broadcast Traffic Coordinator works with the small, but very active, broadcast traffic team to handle traffic distribution for major luxury automotive client at a national and local level.



  • Coordinate, prepare and disseminate television and radio commercial scheduling on behalf of Merkley clients


  • Create client Traffic estimates bundling input from multiple internal and external sources, management of day to day spend and closure of completed jobs in accordance with client billing procedures


  • Responsible for placing commercial distribution orders with designated tape facilities and approval of related invoices


  • Create commercial Ad Id codes upon account team, producer or client request


  • Perform and manage commercial legal clearance on behalf of Merkley clients dealing directly with network legal teams


  • Compile commercial scheduling actuals for each client and distribute to related talent manager


  • Oversee all outside vendors to ensure all work on the clients behalf is correct and accurately billed


  • Trafficking systems used:  DDS Spotpak (local), DDS Netpak (national), MediaVu (commercial legal clearance)



Qualifications/Competencies Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3-5 years of experience with broadcast traffic
  • Must demonstrate a proven track record of:
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Pro-active and cooperative attitude a must
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Computer skills – DDS(Spotpak, Netpak), AdID System, Word, Excel, Creative Suite a plus
  • Ability to manage time and people to task completion
  • Friendly demeanor

Working Conditions

  • Professional fast-paced advertising agency work environment 
  • Sit at desk/computer for long periods of time 
  • Must be able to work late when worloads or client dictates require
  • Must be able to lift weights up to 15 pounds.

Note: Nothing in this job description restricts the right of the company to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.