Ad Traffic/Designer

Downtown Minneapolis
Mar 23, 2012
Apr 22, 2012
Ad Traffic/Designer
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Greenspring Media Group, award-winning publisher of Minnesota Monthly, Midwest Home, Where, Meetings: Minnesota’s Hospitality Journal Magazine and other national and local publications, is seeking a detailed and motivated designer with strong project management skills to join our team as Ad Traffic/Designer.

Position Description
Responsible for trafficking ads for all publications. Design ads, custom publications, special advertorial sections and promotional materials as assigned.

Position Responsibilities

  • Contact clients/agencies via email and phone to confirm ad specs and due dates
  • Collect files from the advertisers; receiving all ads through production requests, disks, emails, ftp sites, etc.
  • Document ad arrival; follow ad progress; ensure all ads are in house and ready to be placed in publications; document ad status on all ledgers; compare ads against pagination
  • Create AD LEDGERS/REPORTS and keep them up to date (track missing ads, in production, problems, and ads needing approval).
  • Primary contact for ad deadlines, ad extensions and ad specification questions.
  • Design customer ads as required. Obtain client approvals.
  • Design custom publications and special advertorial sections as assigned
  • Design special projects as assigned, such as: promotional materials, media kits, circulation bind-ins, posters, etc.
  • Collaborate with edit and/or marketing on creative direction of assigned books or sections. Works closely with manager for art direction and approvals.
  • Possess a “can-do” attitude

Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Familiar and comfortable with digital workflows
  • Self-motivated, success driven individual with a proven track record
  • Flexible. Ability to multi-task and meet conflicting priorities as well as successfully manage day-to-day tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player; ability to work with internal and external groups
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and Adobe CS5.5 (InDesign, Acrobat, Illustrator, Photoshop)

Education and Experience

Design and project management/traffic experience in a marketing, advertising or publishing company.

Please submit cover letter and salary requirements with resume. Also, a website link or PDFs to show your design capabilities at time of application.

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