Traffic Coordinator

Do you thrive under pressure? Are you proud of your ability to meet challenging deadlines? Do you enjoy meticulously combing through details with a fine-tooth comb to perfect the final product? Do you find satisfaction in following set guidelines and keeping things in order? Are you skilled at organization and scheduling? If these qualities apply to you, you could be the perfect candidate for KCRW’s Traffic Coordinator role!

This full-time role supports the Traffic Manager and liaisons with the Underwriting team, Production Engineers, and Voice-Over team, to effectively oversee the following crucial areas of on-air traffic management:


  • Obtain orders from clients and representatives
  • Enter and revise orders on behalf of account executives in Mediascape/Marketron System
  • Create and update accounts for new and existing advertisers in Mediascape, as needed

  • Evaluate copy submitted by representatives and administrators for timing and language
  • Suggest edits for copy, based on FCC language guidelines
  • Serve as backup for obtaining copy if submissions are running late
  • Set up copy in Marketron system
  • Format word documents for voiceover recording sessions
  • Create reference pronunciation mp3’s for recording sessions to minimize error

  • Schedule underwriting spots on program log using Marketron System
  • Assist account executives with resolving of missed or preempted spots

  • Oversee production of all underwriting spots, via multiple daily recording sessions
  • Ensure that all produced spots are in appropriate folders in Dalet, our station’s digital audio system

    Required Qualifications:
  • WPM 65+
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word
  • Understanding of and ability to decipher linguistic complexities
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to quickly learn new software
  • Ability to think critically

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Marketron software experience
  • Audio-editing experience
  • Experience supervising teams

    What We Offer:
  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
  • 403b with company match
  • Generous vacation accrual and holiday schedule
  • Collaborative and supportive environment

Application Instructions:

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: Applicants may be required to complete scenario-based testing to determine eligibility for the role. Applications must include a resume and cover letter to be considered.

KCRW aims to be representative of Southern California, and candidates with traditionally underrepresented backgrounds and perspectives are encouraged to apply. KCRW is an equal opportunity employer and actively recruits to promote diversity in our workforce. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or veteran status.