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Traffic Manager

at Creative Spark in Cape Town

Creative Spark is an award-winning, full service digital agency with offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town, servicing high-profile local and internationally-listed clients. The company is part of the world-wide M&C Saatchi agency network, and specialises in Digital Strategy, Creative & Design, Content Marketing and Development. The agency also runs five award-winning, internationally reputed online brands, including, and

We are unashamedly digital-first, and are a fast-paced company that employs ambitious and committed people that want to go places, grow with the company and make an impact on the world. We are technology and innovation obsessed, and continually search for creative ways to leverage emerging technology to help solve business and marketing challenges for our clients.

The ideal candidate would be someone who would want to be part of our continued growth story, is happy multi-tasking, is pro-active, entrepreneurial, and a problem-solver. A solid understanding of the digital landscape, and creative ways of leveraging digital platforms to support campaign objectives, is required.

The primary function of a Traffic Manager (T.M) is to work as a go-between that connects Account Managers (A.M) to other departments within the agency that produce the products the AM has sold. TMs coordinate and ensure the on time and orderly flow of all projects from job initiation to product completion

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing and planning all work through the agency.
  • Liaising between account management, project management and production.
  • Holding daily status meetings and managing the daily schedule
  • Meets once a week with Production Director.
  • Creating a monthly forecast to ensure best practices of planning.
  • Resourcing freelance requirements as and when required and sorting paperwork accordingly.
  • Booking all creative meetings, WIPs, Presentations Pre-Prods etc.
  • Overseeing jobs and making sure they are on track, on time and budget wise.
  • Ensuring time-sheets are completed on time.


  • Magnetic / Chase experience
  • Agency experience
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Amazing people management skills
  • Exceptional fire-fighting skills
  • Thorough understanding of digital production
  • Logical thinker
  • Clear communicator
  • Resourcing experience

Reports to Production Director

Works with: Web development, Design, Media, Organic

Additional Requirements

  • Sense of humour

Applicants to mail covering letter, & CV to

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