A career at New York Life offers many opportunities. To be part of a growing and successful business. To reach your full potential, whatever your specialty. Above all, to make a difference in the world by helping people achieve financial security. Its a career journey you can be proud of, and youll find plenty of support along the way. Our development programs range from skill-building to management training, and we value our diverse and inclusive workplace where all voices can be heard. Recognized as one of Fortunes Worlds Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and service, supported by our Foundation. It all adds up to a rewarding career at a company where doing right by our customers is part of who we are, as a mutual company without outside shareholders. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses Be Good At Life. To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of www.NewYorkLife.com.ROLE SUMMARYThe Senior Associate, Traffic Manager is responsible for managing the successful delivery of all internal creative projects on-brand, on-strategy, on budget and on time. As the only Traffic Manager for the internal creative services team, managers a portfolio of creative project schedules to ensure all are delivered within guidelines. Highly collaborative, with a can-do attitude experienced at working with internal creative team on the successful delivery of marketing communications across a number of form factors.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES* Works with internal creative team to develop creative briefs, interfacing with internal clients to define the requirements Based on staff capacity, assign work, managing timelines, and tracking progress for the New York Life Marketing Creative Services Team* Ensures successful on-time, on creative brief delivery, working with Creative and Production Directors to define creative briefs, change orders, and organizes tasks in tracking tools providing daily updates* Partners with the Tier 1 creative agency and digital creative partners, where necessary* Collaborates with the Project Managers within Marketing Enablement to align on overall deadlines and requests* Updates project schedules according to team requests, tracks changes, and informs teams of impacts* Communicates regularly with internal marketing stakeholders about the current status of all projects in progress* Manages deadlines for all projects in the system* Evaluates and resolves future scheduling issues / overages* Runs and analyzes daily reports generated to assess the reality of schedules and future work* Makes changes to schedules according to the daily work schedule reviews* Reviews all new projects entered into the system by internal marketing stakeholders, identifying any scheduling conflicts. Works with marketing directors and managers to resolve conflicts* Makes sure that projects are archived and closed properly and in a timely manner* Improves efficiency by creating, updating and maintaining project templates* Manages updates to internal project checklists and other project related processesSKILLS * Former traffic management experience within a creative agency * Highly organized and ability to manage multiple projects* Excellent communication skills working with all levels within the marketing organization* Excellent time management skills * Ability to document and develop timelines for multiple cross functional teams* Strong problem-solving ability to make recommendations* Excellent attention to detail and ability to determine efficient ways of workingEXPERIENCE* Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in business, marketing or related field* 5+ years of experience in a marketing / or advertising position, preferably in an agency account service or traffic role* Experience with project management tools * Proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint and Word#LI-JP1EOE M/F/D/VIf you have difficulty using or interacting with any portions of this Web site due to incompatibility with an Assistive Technology, if you need the information in an alternative format, or if you have suggestions on how we can make this site more accessible, please contact us at: (212) ###-####.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.