Agency Job Descriptions

The 4A’s maintains a large collection of standardized agency job descriptions, representing roles common within our industry.

To better find the right talent to fill key agency positions, the 4A’s makes available to its members detailed agency job descriptions, organized by department/discipline. These descriptions have been compiled from actual member employment offerings, and have been modified to remove specific organizational references.

We also have additional job descriptions beyond those posted here. For additional information or requests for sample job descriptions, please contact the 4A’s Management Services division at mgtservices@4As.org.

Technical Lead, Mobile Specialist |

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TECHNICAL LEAD, MOBILE SPECIALIST Job Description Department: Interactive Development Reports to: Executive Creative Technology Director Brief Summary of the Position/Department: The Technical Lead, Mobile Specialist provides day-to-day leadership on multiple projects and works closely with producers and technology leadership to ensure proper staffing on projects, accurate project plans, proper technical architecture, coordination of development efforts […]

Technology Director |

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TECHNOLOGY DIRECTOR Job Description Department: Technology Key Responsibilities: Designs and develops (hand-codes) data visualization platforms, applications, web pages, and web-based mobile experience by incorporating expert understanding of the target audience. Vets creative ideas for technical feasibility, strategic and tactical alignment with client needs and goals. Integrates code with other technologies (Flash, Web Services, client back-end […]

Technology Manager |

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TECHNOLOGY MANAGER Job Description Department: Technology The technology team is the engine room of the agency, fuelled by a shared passion for cutting-edge ideas. Its individuals convert stunning creative and user experience solutions into moving parts with the power to move people. Reports to: Director of Technology Qualifications: At least five years’ experience working as […]

Traffic Director |

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TRAFFIC DIRECTOR Job Description This job description will provide you with guidelines for understanding your responsibilities. These guidelines may change to meet the specific business needs of the Agency. REPORTS TO: Creative Director, Art SUPERVISES: Traffic Manager(s), Assistant Traffic Manager(s), Traffic Coordinator(s), Summer Intern(s), and MAC Operator(s). QUALIFICATIONS: The qualifications for Traffic Director are: An […]

Traffic Manager (Variation A) |

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TRAFFIC MANAGER Job Description REPORTS TO Director of Broadcast SUMMARY Coordinates scheduling, processing and trafficking of advertisements from inception to completion. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Develops production schedules for current and planned projects. Routes materials in various stages for approval by the client and account services. Prepares insertion orders, obtains approval from account services and […]

Traffic Manager (Variation B) |

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TRAFFIC MANAGER Job Description Function Acts as a liaison between Account Services and all other departments. Supervises, coordinates and ensures the on time and orderly flow of all advertising from job initiation to its release and billing. Reports to Director of Internal Print Controls. Responsibilities Obtains thorough input from account executives when they originate work […]

Traffic Manager (Variation C) |

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TRAFFIC MANAGER Job Description FUNCTION Responsible for the internal coordination, expediting, and scheduling of the various elements of print advertising. Provides timely warning to various departments regarding problems in the scheduled work flow which could reduce the efficiency of operations. RESPONSIBILITIES Opens jobs and prepares billing jackets and the necessary information for routing. Projects a […]

Traffic Manager (Variation D) |

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TRAFFIC MANAGER Job Description OBJECTIVE Manages department personnel and ensures adherence to company procedures for proper trafficking, production, scheduling, and billing of advertisements. Designs and implements procedures required to provide necessary service to meet account and client needs. Advises management of possible trouble spots that cannot be handled within the scope of traffic authority. Counsels […]

Traffic Manager (Variation E) |

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TRAFFIC MANAGER Job Description   QUALIFICATIONS: The qualifications for Traffic Manager are: An associate (2 year) degree or bachelor (4 year) degree (preferred). 3-4 years traffic experience, in agency setting (preferred). If no degree is possessed, then 6-8 years related experience in agency setting is required. Strong computer skills, with specific knowledge of a widely […]

Traffic Manager (Variation F) |

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TRAFFIC MANAGER Job Description Department: Production Reports To: Director of Print Traffic Summary: Liaisons with other departments: manages traffic on projects in a timely, efficient manner. Ensures all information forms are completed and delivered in a comprehensive, accurate and timely fashion. Responsibilities: Maintains complete routing files for all projects. Generates and disseminates status reports. Tracks […]

Training Specialist |

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TRAINING SPECIALIST Position Description Overview: As a part of the agency’s Human Resources function, the Agency University team supports all partner companies. The Training Specialist role works closely with the Vice President, Organizational Development by assisting with the design, development and delivery of programs and initiatives that support needs of the organization. The Training Specialist […]

Travel Supervisor |

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TRAVEL SUPERVISOR Job Description Provides excellent service to all executives with regard to all travel related matters. Must possess an inherent understanding of service and should be familiar with all policies and procedures related to travel. Execution: Effectively executes travel policies and procedures. Handles all special requests from executives. Monitors and insures that executives travel […]

Treasurer (Variation A) |

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TREASURER Job Description Objective: To conduct the financial affairs of the corporation in such a manner as to assure a continuous flow of accurate data on which to base short- and long-term plans which will result in continuing growth and profitability. Status: The Treasurer reports to the Chief Executive Officer. The Controller reports to him/her. […]

Treasurer (Variation B) |

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TREASURER Job Description Duties: Responsible for cash flow of agency receipts and disbursements. Responsible for maintaining proper cash balance and proper banking relationships. Responsible for corporate general and cost records, directing the efforts of the accounting staff, and the financial budget. Preparation of all financial reports as required by management. Responsible for corporate insurance and […]

UI/UX Designer |

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UI/UX Designer Job Description Supervisor: Creative Director Function: Creative FLSA: Exempt Job Purpose: Translates creative work using knowledge and experience of customers and users that ensure the highest quality user interface, user experience for all digital assignments. Accountabilities: Partner with creative directors to create the most engaging and satisfying interactive experience to ensure that the […]