Award-winning creative advertising agency offering brand strategy, marketing, web development and design across Melbourne, Sydney and Queensland advertising agency offices.
McCann Advertising Agency
The Dumb Ways To Die advertising agency. McCann is the Australian advertising agency behind Metro Trains' world renowned Dumb Ways To Die campaign, McCann is an award-winning creative advertising agency, marketing agency, brand strategy agency, digital web interactive agency and graphic design agency with Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney advertising agencies. McCann Australia was the world's most awarded creative advertising agency in 2013, is Australia's third most effective agency in the Global Effies Effectiveness Index and is the winner of the 2014 Cannes Lions Creative Effectiveness Grand Prix for its V/Line Guilt Trips campaign case study.
Creator of Dumb Ways To Die, Australia’s most successful viral brand campaign ever, McCann is a multidiscipline communications agency, McCann’s services encompass brand strategy, advertising, direct marketing and design, including a full suite of digital, interactive, online and web services and all associated production services, both for above-the-line media, including television, print, outdoor, radio and magazine, and online and below-the-line media including email marketing, e-crm, direct mail, collateral, visual merchandising and public relations, as well as through-the-line media neutral and integrated 360-communications services including experiential and ambient installations and event management.
McCann is known for taking a selective approach to its clients, focusing on blue-chip creative brand advertisers such as Coca-Cola, L’Oreal, Mastercard, Nestle, Pfizer, Uncle Tobys, Xbox, Metro Trains, V/Line, Lion Dairy & Drinks and government advertising. Its creative work has been recognised at advertising award shows including the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival, One Show, Clio Awards, New York Festivals and local Australian advertising shows including the Australian Writers and Art Directors (AWARD) and Melbourne Art Directors Club (MADC) awards. The business has also been recognised in the Mumbrella, B&T and AdNews Agency of the Year Awards and is D&AD, Spikes, London International, Campaign Asia and Campaign Brief Agency of the Year.
The agency's principals include CEO Ben Lilley, named one of AdNews' top Forty Under Forty industry professionals and ex-Young & Rubican strategy planner Ashley Farr. Highly-awarded ex-JWT creative director John Mescall, writer of the global phenomenon Dumb Ways To Die, was McCann Australia's Executive Creative Director before moving to McCann Worldgroup New York as Global ECD. Pat Baron and Dejan Rasic are now McCann's Australian ECD's.
We are looking for a new traffic manager to join the team at McCann Melbourne.
Your role is vital to the smooth running of the agency ensuring appropriate creative resources are applied to each project and managed to completion through the agency.
As Traffic Manager you will report to the Creative Director and be responsible for:
Reviewing briefs and timelines from account service and strategy teams
Allocating work to creative teams and reallocating as required
Managing brief & debrief approvals with CD & ECD
Diary management for CD & ECD
Weekly WIPs and managing resource planning schedule
Highlighting and solving or escalating resource issues as required
Managing freelance resource requirements
Refining agency processes as required
Mentoring Account Executives & Managers on Traffic process best practice
Building positive and productive working relationships across the agency
Skills and experience:
At least 3 years experience in a fast paced Agency environment – in Traffic, Creative Services, Project management or production management.
An understanding of agency creative and production processes
Outstanding attention to detail
Postive, solution focussed and unflappable
Please email a CV to:
Anita Deutsch-Burley The agency:
McCann Melbourne, one of the world’s most awarded agencies, is know for consistently producing high quality, creative work that is recognised on the global stage. With around 180 agencies in 120 countries, McCann is also part of the Interpublic Group of companies (IPG).
You will be joining an incredibly talented, passionate and dedicated group of people, with a passion for great advertising and truly adding value to their clients’ business.
We ask that at this stage, recruiters please refrain from sending candidates or making contact.