Formed in 1999, we have years of experience working with a diverse range of clients. It means that whatever your business is, we can help you promote it to a wider audience. We’ve gained a network of press, media and network contacts we can use to spread the word about you.
Jane Ellison-Bates has worked in publishing, media and PR since 1984. From editorial to circulation, through advertising sales to taking over Manifest, her experience on ‘both sides of the fence’ gives her the edge to secure cost effective and comprehensive PR and advertising campaigns. Working with clients to develop integrated marketing strategies, her enthusiasm for marketing is infectious and forms the bedrock for long-lasting client relationships.
Jane is an elected Executive Group Member of the Yorkshire Dales LEADER Programme, the decision making body which meets to consider and approve project applications for funding made available through the Rural Development Programme for England, which is jointly funded by Defra and the European Union.
Jane was shortlisted for the 2015 national Forward Ladies Women in Business Awards for the Yorkshire/North East region .
Away from work, she’s generally found riding a pony, walking the dog and rehearsing or performing with Penny Plain Theatre Company and Grassington Players.
Jane is an advisor for the Local Enterprise Partnership scheme How’s Business – view her profile
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Clare Potter joined Manifest in 2016 bringing with her twenty years experience in the PR and Communications sector. She has worked both in-house as a Senior PR Manager, and as a Creative Manager agency side, where she handled a wide range of national accounts. Originally from Yorkshire, Clare loves working in the heart of the Dales with a diverse range of SMEs.