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Are you a master of organisation with a passion for project management? Our client is seeking a driven individual to join their team as a Traffic Manager. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and excel at keeping projects on track, this could be the perfect role for you!


Marketing Agency




Up to £36,000 + Bonus

GBP Bonus

Date Added







Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd

Traffic Manager – Agency – Manchester CC (Hybrid) - £36k + bonus

Our client are pioneers in B2B marketing, working with clients in the Industrial, Science, and Technology sectors to deliver innovative solutions. With a global client base and ambitious growth plans, they're on the lookout for top talent to join their dynamic team. As a Traffic Manager, you'll play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth flow of projects and maximising efficiency across the agency.

As their Traffic Manager, you'll be the engine behind their project management efforts, coordinating workflows and deadlines to deliver exceptional results.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Managing project workflow using our project management platform, Teamwork, to ensure efficient traffic management and avoid project backlogs.
  • Proactively planning agency and freelance partner capacity to meet client retainer deadlines.
  • Supporting departmental managers with briefing and proofing of work, ensuring alignment with client expectations.
  • Administering project tasks, managing communication between clients and the internal team, and briefing in amendments.
  • Playing a key role in implementing new processes to improve efficiency and productivity.
  • Overseeing workflow and maintaining a bird's eye view of the agency's workload, routing work to keep departments balanced and the team running smoothly.
  • Assisting clients in submitting necessary project information and assigning appropriate resources.
  • Reviewing timelines and schedule changes with departmental managers, ensuring projects stay on track.
  • Monitoring tracked time and utilisation rates to optimise resource allocation.
  • Holding daily and weekly internal project status meetings to share progress and updates with the team.


  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Company bonus scheme.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Generous training and development budget to support your growth.


Ideal Candidate:

  • Has 3+ years of experience working in agencies, with a strong understanding of project management principles.
  • Demonstrates excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Is comfortable collaborating across multiple disciplines, coordinating timelines, and meeting deadlines.
  • Thrives in a team environment and can work effectively with diverse personalities.
  • Exhibits strong time management and prioritization skills.
  • Approaches problem-solving with pragmatism and adaptability.
  • Is confident in decision-making and can communicate effectively with stakeholders.

Are you highly organised with a knack for juggling multiple projects and stakeholders? Apply now and this role could be yours!

If this sounds like it’d be up your street and you’d like to know more, hit apply and we’ll get in touch ASAP.

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