Traffic Data Journalist Job in Quinton, Birmingham at INRIX

Birmingham, Full Time *Subject To Experience


Have you ever wondered where the traffic news you hear on the radio or see on your sat nav comes from? INRIX team of Traffic Data Journalists supplies real-time traffic incident and congestion data to 95% of the radio stations in the UK, as well as household names in the automotive industry such as Ford and Garmin. Our international team also supplies the same data to over 200 television stations in the United States.

We have part-time opportunities available at our global data centre in Quinton, Birmingham. Successful applicants will gather data from information sources including traffic cameras, ‘jamline’ callers, the police, CCTV control rooms, highway authorities and social media and manage it using our custom-built incident mapping software.

We’re looking for candidates who can deliver quality, timely information, under pressure. No two days are the same and we work 24/7 to keep the public informed of what’s happening on UK, European and North American road networks. You’ll be taking calls from all over the country, keeping an eye on hundreds of ‘jam cams’ and using the latest technology to help keep the roads moving.

INRIX is an internationally successful company and provides its employees with resources that are second to none. We are a close-knit team and work in a professional yet friendly environment.



INRIX is pleased to offer the following non-contractual benefits:

Annual performance-related bonus of up to 5% of your salary
Free tea, coffee, cereal, fruit and snacks
Employee Assistance Programme including telephone helpline and face-to-face counselling
Overtime opportunities
Free on-site parking when on shift
Free eye test and contribution towards glasses if needed for DSE use

Job Requirements:

Excellent telephone skills
Client-focused approach
Ability to remain calm and work quickly under pressure
Ability to quickly interpret data from multiple sources
Ability to prioritise tasks and handle a busy workload
Ability to problem-solve and use judgement and initiative
Experience using online maps and social media

We have various full-time, part-time and flexible shifts available


£9.00 per hour (day rate) / £9.90 per hour (night rate)

Please apply via the Jobvite link and include a covering letter stating your preferred hours.


Please note applicants will not be considered for part time roles if they already have a full time job that they will continue elsewhere.

Equality of opportunity is at the heart of our recruitment process. You’ll be judged on your suitability for the job and nothing else.



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