Account Manager / Project Manager

Job Description

A Manifest Account or Project Manager is the lifeblood of the company and is committed to making a positive contribution to Manifest, to the growth and development of the team and the happiness of clients. Keeping the account teams ticking over, amazing clients regularly and providing feedback to the senior management team about team performance are all part of the day-to-day.

An account/project manager is an integral role that connects the activities of junior members of the team with the commercial objectives of client accounts; ensuring activities not only exceed client expectations, but also contribute to the reputation and success of the business.

To be a Manifest account/project manager you need to be motivated, organised, proactive, commercially aware, great at client relations and someone who senior management can rely on to get the job done. You need to live and breathe the Manifest values, provide a daily example of the working culture we are trying to create and you need a healthy disregard for the impossible.

Your responsibilities:

  • Management and approval of all administrative aspects of the account, demonstrating a keen eye for detail and being accountable for quality of service
  • Implementing rigorous account processes and meeting all client deadlines
  • Building positive, proactive relationships with the client and Manifest team, acting as the primary point of contact for all non-strategic campaign issues
  • Working in partnership with the Campaign Manager, Creative Strategist and/or Creative Director to ensure all creative campaign plans are executed on time, to a high quality and delivering on client KPIs
  • Runs the weekly WIP to ensure account activity is on schedule and clients are kept suitably informed of progress
  • Decision-maker and line manager for the Manifest internship programme
  • Responsible for client presentations covering the success of projects & campaigns and ongoing activity
  • Once the management side of the job has been mastered, they should be hungry to step up and actively seek strategic, budgetary and networking responsibilities expected of account directors or senior project delivery leads.


  • Minimum of 4 years experience
  • Experience in B2B / Corp and Consumer agencies across PR or project management/delivery
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience digesting insights, building learnings and creating reports
  • Agency or in-house brand experience preferable


  • >£30k to £40k dependant on experience


We have thrown out the rule book when it comes to corporate benefits and instead built a programme that helps support happiness at home and at work. We call it Manifest Balance.

Our benefits are not only incentives to join, but catalysts for lifestyle changes, support during the bad times and the good and just fun things to bring the team together. They include:

  • Unlimited holiday
  • Industry changing parental leave
  • Health insurance (okay, okay some corporate stuff)
  • Life-change bursary
  • Ticket to Manifest’s yearly ‘Manifestival’
  • Membership to museums, galleries & national parks
  • Fitness & wellbeing classes
  • International secondments (Covid-permitting… eyeroll)
  • Weekly personal trainer programme
  • INCITE membership
  • Training budget
  • Fully flexible working hours and locations
  • And loads more!

If this sounds right up your (Coronation) street (sorry, not sorry) then Apply Here, adding Manifest Manchester to your subject.

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