Project Manager

Full / Part Time

We’re on the lookout for a talented Project Manager (with admin skills) to come aboard and join our Manchester-based team.

This is a great opportunity to join a talented multidisciplinary team of designers, developers, animators and illustrators – with clients from various sectors.

We’re based in Manchester’s creative Northern Quarter, just a few minutes walk from both Piccadilly and Victoria train stations.

Project Management Duties

  • Holding initial meetings with clients to discover their project requirements
  • Compiling cost proposals and specifications
  • Creating project timelines and setting milestones which adhere to client deadlines
  • Booking tasks in with relevant members of the team which adhere to the timeline and milestones.
  • Updating clients weekly
  • Managing team members tasks daily (6 team members)
  • Reviewing and managing time spent against costs agreed
  • Liaising with clients on a reactionary basis (phone or email) regarding their project
  • Liaising with designers / developers daily on a reactionary basis either in the studio or over Slack. (briefings, questions etc)
  • Providing WordPress training for clients new sites

Front of House, Accounts and Admin Duties

  • Answering the phone
  • Dealing with visitors
  • Managing invoices for the projects
  • Paying supplier invoices
  • Approving and recording staff holidays and absences


  • Experience of project managing both design and digital projects (minimum 2 years)
  • Intermediate knowledge / understanding of WordPress
  • Experience in managing designers and web developers

Working with Design By Day you will:

  • Be part of a friendly, positive, multidisciplinary team
  • Receive a salary between £24,000 and £27,000 depending on experience
  • Work in an environment that thrives on pushing boundaries and continued learning / development.
  • Enjoy flexible working hours
  • Have the opportunity to work from home on occasion
  • Have the opportunity to work across projects for different sectors including health, retail, corporate the arts.


To apply, drop us a line with your CV & links to your work, and let us know why you’re the right person for the job –

Sorry this is NOT a role for freelancers, remote workers or outsourcing agencies. Please understand that we are only able reply to applicants wishing to be employed full / part time by Design By Day in our Manchester office.

We do not use recruitment agencies. Kindly respect our wishes by not contacting us by phone, email or on Twitter.