Profile

I'm a traffic manager with an understanding of project management and digital marketing, its various platforms and how it motivates and shapes opportunities.
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Experience

AdOps Traffic Manager
Hive Digital Media a division of Caxton Publishers
1 Dec 2018 - 1 Apr 2020 - Johannesburg
• Provide a critical link between Sales/ Channel Managers/ Client/ Campaign Managers/ Finance and Partners and inputting the job into the ad ops department. • Book new campaigns into finance system (Colorado). • Responsible and oversee effective use of workflow management systems & pipeline tools such as Slack, Monday.com, Jibble, etc. by the department. • Book and manage internal Campaign Managers for new campaigns. • Keeps Sales/ Channel Managers/ Campaign Manager & Partners informed of all happenings on campaigns between partners and customers with daily status emails, and Weekly Status meetings and keep Traffic Status Document up-to-date. • Project manage and monitor campaign deadlines to ensure smooth delivery. • Ensure that all incoming electronic files are checked and saved under the relevant Job number folders. • Ensure clients send material requirements timeously by following up with client to deliver materials on time prior to going live with campaigns. • Quality control and risk management for each campaign. o Ensure the work leaving is of the highest standards and that all time frames and deadlines are strictly adhered to and met, o Facilitate campaign delivery dates and timelines for campaign rollout, o Check all communication before sending to clients, o Notify partners/sales/clients if desired delivery dates differ from expected delivery dates, o Answer all client/partner queries pertaining to the status of their campaign or any other related issues, o Actively manage the operational advertising relationship between the company and advertising clients, communicating and updating advertisers regularly, o Co-ordinate campaign and material resourcing, track timelines and provide feedback to all relevant stakeholders, • Source campaign creative (images, art work or final material) from advertisers/channel. • Co-ordinate the flow of campaigns and material across departments (Channel Managers, Sales Reps, AdOps, Finance & Suppliers). • Provide support for sales whenever a client requires information or help with regards to pending/ live campaigns. • Schedule and co-ordinate status meetings, daily scrums and ensure smooth communication across platforms within portfolio, departments (Channel Managers, Sales Reps, AdOps, Finance & Suppliers). • Assist in improving processes and efficiency.
AdOps Traffic Executive
Spark Media a division of Caxton Publishers
1 Mar 2018 - 1 Dec 2018 - Johannesburg
• Act as custodian on all digital campaigns assigned to the department. • Maintain effective internal relationships with all stakeholders ensuring efficient workflow. • Provide support for sales whenever a customer requires information or help with regards to campaign strategy. • Keep central Traffic Document/project management program up to date. • Assist with completion of Booking Forms for all digital platforms where necessary. • Assist Finance with timeous project reporting. • “Serving and closing” campaigns on the booking tool. • Manage and co-ordinate weekly meetings with internal teams. • Assist with ad hoc campaign-based or other administrative responsibilities as assigned. • Quality Assurance: o Check that campaign managers are scheduling campaigns in their outlook calendars, o Check that the correct creatives are received from agencies/clients and correct creative is sent for ad serving, o Check that campaigns are set-up correctly according to booking form and campaign management best practices, in various ad serving tools, o Check that reports reflect accurate screen grabs and campaign stats and are up to SPARK quality.
Traffic and Production Executive,
Digital Briefcase a division of Spark Media
1 Mar 2016 - 1 Mar 2018 - Johannesburg
Act as custodian of all briefs that enter the department system (including original brief or client reverts) for head office, branch & future franchisee clients, ensuring that they are filled according to: o Product package/specifications, o Deadline per product stage & overall product deadline, o High quality standards. • Liaise with the sales person, copywriter, designer, campaign manager and any other role players to deliver the best possible digital marketing campaigns for clients. • Complete any documentation required to fulfil the product offering (including but not limited to content schedules, campaign summary forms and production briefs) • Uphold product quality by checking products against quality checklists at various stages of the fulfilment process. • Create and update fulfilment/end user documentation for products & packages. • Create blog posts & vlog material as required. • Conduct research into best practice fulfilment principles, as well as any other areas relating to digital marketing services as and when required by the division. • Source freelancers to fulfil the product offerings, ensuring that these freelancers are of the right calibre as approved by the Manager. • Set up meetings/briefings with suppliers as required. • Compile reports for clients at the end of campaigns. • Complete any ad hoc product fulfilment requirements required to complete client briefs as is needed by the department from time to time. • Management of the customer satisfaction survey for the department. • Facilitate the process of successfully loading customers on the finance system so as to maintain a quick turnaround time and adhere to prescribed deadlines.
Administrator: Merchant and Data Control
Standard Bank Fleet Management Service
1 Apr 2014 - 1 Mar 2016 - Johannesburg
Liason with merchant, Uploading and updating merchant profiles, Processing merchant documnets, Solving payment queries, Processing payments.
Promoter
Trimotions
1 Nov 2012 - 1 Nov 2013 - Johannesburg
Distributing marketing material, Sales promotions, Supervise promotion activities.

Skills

High Attention to Detail, Written and verbal Skill, Client Service, Google Search Certified, Analytical Skills, Microsoft Office (Word; Excel), Project/Campaign management, Strategic Planning & Implemen, Problem Solving Abilities

Qualification

Matric
Year completed:2009
Education level:HighSchool
Final year subjects:English Home Language
Afrikaans first Additional Language
Computer Application Technology
Life Sciences
Physical Science
Mathematics
Life Orientation
Institution:Welkom High School
Location:Welkom, South Africa
 
Media Studies
Year completed:2013
Education level:Diploma
Final year subjects:Finance in Media
Brand Management
Media Planning
Copywriting
Entrepreneurship
Creativity
Media Skills III
Strategic Advertising III
Applied Strategic Marketing III
Integrated Marketing Communications
Institution:Boston Media House
Location:Johannesburg, South Africa
 
Project Management
Year completed:2017
Education level:Certificate
Institution:Stellenbosch University
Location:Johannesburg, South Africa
 
Digital Marketing
Year completed:2016
Education level:Certificate
Institution:Red & Yellow School
Location:Johannesburg, South Africa
 
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Yes this should be very interesting #ROOTS2016
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Playing in the ever-shifting sand box of online
I think programmatic buying is a very good opportunity for media houses to consider, but my question is who is it gonna have a negative impact on?If we look at the traditional chain, who will suffer more ?
Posted on 2 Mar 2016 21:49
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Why should all digital marketers care about creativity?
fully agree with the article
Posted on 28 Dec 2015 00:09
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