NY, DC, SF, or LA

Permanent / Full Time

Fenton is the social change agency taking on the world’s toughest challenges in progressive advocacy, human rights, social and economic justice, environment, education, and public health. Primed with deep issue expertise and powered by creativity and passion, we create strategies for clients to help build a more just, equitable and sustainable world.
With offices in New York, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., San Francisco, and staff across the country, we develop and execute strategic public awareness campaigns and offer a wide range of communications services including media relations, digital strategy, and branding. We are a mission driven, for profit company whose clients are nonprofits, foundations, and social purpose companies. Fenton has a culture steeped in social change and activism, with a collaborative work environment, excellent benefits and a strong sense of purpose and community across the agency.
We are currently seeking a Traffic Manager to join our Creative Services team, with at least 3 years of work experience in a creative agency environment, to manage the build-out process and workflow of delivering creative assets for multiple projects, ensuring that high-priority projects are on-track.
The successful candidate will become an overseer of quality control, executing with the highest quality of care, professionalism and attention to detail on consistent messaging, specifications, etc. for our clients. You will need to have a keen eye for: – grammar/spelling/syntax – consistency of messaging – ensuring all necessary legal T&C’s are included and referenced correctly – trademarks, registered symbols, logos, addresses are correctly applied, and size/specs as follows:
Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Traffic and monitor projects through our workflow to meet all deadlines.
  • Develop and ensure all files adhere to outlined naming convention and specifications.
  • Perform all quality control for the agency, which includes but is not limited to, ensuring that the following occurs:
    • ○ All final deliverables are of perfect quality for delivery.
    • ○ All files pass control specifications set by Client for the technical and file specifications.
    • ○ File names correctly matched to appropriate asset for upload.
    • ○ Upload, download assets per directions and specification to multiple platforms so previous experience media asset management systems is helpful.
    • ○ Work closely with graphic designers, creative team members and external stakeholders to ensure all print and digital deliverables are delivered on time and within the proper file specifications.
    • ○ Provide clear communication on timing and planning between internal teams and client.
    • ○ Review daily work schedule with Creative managers and Graphic design team.
    • ○ Publish a weekly production status report to ensure complete and constant transparency and clarity across all team members of schedules and job status.
    • ○ Foresee potential scheduling and delivery conflicts early and proactively proposes solutions for resolution for review by Managers, Director and/or Vice President.
    • ○ Establish efficient workflow processes and assess any bottlenecks to current process.
    • ○ Digital Asset management and archiving.
    • ○ Ability to help on special projects directed by Senior Vice President, Creative Director..

Qualifications/Requirements Basic Qualifications:
  At least 3 years of experience working in a similar role in a creative agency environment

  • Minimum Bachelors’ degree or equivalent work experience. Non-traditional educational paths welcomed!
  • Proficient in Google Suite; expertise in Adobe Suite, dropbox, and experience with Frame.IO and Air-table.
  • Previous experience in communicating and working with graphic designers and creative counterparts
  • Strong knowledge of graphic design files, and industry standard formats (JPEG, PDFs, MP4s, etc
  • Proven ability to work on multiple projects and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Big picture mentality with detail focus.
  • Ability to manage all stages of process from design to presentation, routing, servicing, localizing, and billing.
  • Must be a strategic thinker and problem solver.
  • Detail-oriented, good follow through, able to multi-¬task, and work well in a fast-¬paced environment.
  • In addition, be able to work as a team player and work well within a large corporate structure in different time zones.

Fenton Offers

  • A competitive salary against industry standards
  • Commitment to pay equity practices
  • Published salary bands across all levels
  • Salary band for Traffic Manager = $85,000 – $100,000
  • Year-end discretionary bonus
  • New Business commission incentive
  • Comprehensive healthcare plans with generous employer premium contribution
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401K with employer match (50% up to 6% of your salary, eligible at 90 days of employment)
  • Profit sharing plan (2% of total W2 earnings, eligible after a year of employment)
  • Unlimited PTO for exempt staff and generous accrual policy for non-exempt staff
  • 11 paid company holidays
  • Discretionary company closing between the Christmas and New Year’s holidays
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits via WageWorks
  • Mobile Phone Reimbursement
  • A stipend to support your work-from-home setup
  • We have adopted a hybrid remote and in-office worksite model. You have the option to work remotely from your home and will travel to Company meetings/events as needed, or you can work from any one of our office locations.

Fenton is an anti-racist and intersectional organization that prioritizes the needs of those who have been historically marginalized or oppressed.  We do the work of creating positive social change as an act of repairing the harm done to those who have been and are currently disenfranchised across racial, gender, sexual orientation and preference, religious and other marginalized backgrounds.  We are committed to doing work that is rooted in justice and equity and continuing to learn how to do this work better.
People of color, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to building and nurturing a diverse and inclusive staff. We believe that our firm’s continued success is driven by hiring and retaining high caliber staff from all backgrounds, experiences, identities, and orientations. We are committed to supporting our staff in growing their careers.  We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please email Human Resources (lgomez@fenton.com) and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.