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Traffic Assistant at Cox Media Group

Traffic Assistant

Job ID 182258 Date posted 02/06/2018 Location Dedham, Massachusetts


We are looking for an outgoing self-starter, to work in our traffic department at WFXT. We are looking for someone who has the ability to work effectively with all the departments at our television station and be flexible in an ever changing environment. The ideal candidate has great attention to detail, knows how to build successful relationships; can take direction as well as work independently.

• Assigns house numbers to all new or revised spots received from a variety of delivery methods to be placed on a dub list.
• Prints and date-stamps all traffic instructions received via email, fax or form submission.
• Communicates with master control, sales, promotions and production departments in reference to information on commercial spots.
• Preempts all spots from an active log that do not have traffic instructions by deadline.
• Sends confirmation requests via fax or email.
• Maintains copy filing system and purges expired copy instructions as needed.
• Must have working knowledge of digital delivery systems. Maintains digital spot file(s).
• Applies scripts for co-op advertisers prior to invoicing.
• Other duties as assigned


• Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university preferred but will also consider experience; at least 2-4 years in radio or television.
• WideOrbit experience preferred.
• Must be detail oriented with good organizational skills.
• Must be able to work under pressure and multi-task.
• Strong problem solving and communication skills
• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
• Ability to speak effectively with groups of customers or employees of the organization
• Excellent computer skills—full command of Microsoft Office
• Ability to prioritize and multi task many projects at one time
• Must be flexible and able to adjust to the changing demands of our environment
• Very organized and excellent attention to detail
• Excellent communication ability in person and on the telephone
• Ability to work well with all levels of the organization

WFXT/Boston 25 is an equal opportunity employer.

About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at .

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-MA-Dedham-25 Fox Dr

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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    Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 57 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 30 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million print and online newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

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