Design Studio Manager

Reference

MCO/AR/058869

Sector

Construction

Salary

Competitive

Town/City

London

Contract Type

Permanent

Closing Date

03/08/2022

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Design Studio Manager- London EC1 area

Salary: Commensurate with experience + benefits

The Company:

Our client is an architectural design studio whose aim is to improve people’s lives by reimagining the places in which they live and work. The studio is a collaborative team of architects, landscape, and interior designers. They work at all scales, from furniture to bespoke private homes and commercial developments. They are a RIBA Chartered Practice based in London. Environmental impact is a key consideration in their work, and they take a research-based, fabric first approach to sustainability that carefully considers the embodied energy of materials and the performance of the buildings in use.

They are now on the lookout for a suitable Experienced Studio Manager to join their team in London - EC1 area.

The Role:

Our client are looking for a studio manager with experience in architecture and/or design-related workplaces to carry out administrative roles within a thriving young practice. The ideal candidate should be looking to build experience and responsibility but also be willing to carry out the basic tasks required in supporting a busy practice. They are award-winning architect-led designers dedicated to the creation of inspirational and sustainable architecture and interiors.

This is a full-time role, however, part-time applications will be considered.

Key responsibilities:

  • To ensure that the studio complies with statutory obligations, including health and safety
  • CPD organisation and training
  • Assisting architects with administrative tasks and document control
  • Prepare and edit documents, reports and letters
  • Studio maintenance and housekeeping

Responsibilities will include:

Marketing:

  • To assist in preparing expressions of interest and awards submissions
  • Supporting senior team in business development
  • Organising office-related events

Finance:

  • Liaising with accountants
  • Invoicing clients
  • Mmanaging online accountancy programme
  • Aassisting with production of fee proposals, payment schedules, forecasts and accounts
  • Previous experience of using Workflow Max, Xero and Receipt Bank is strongly beneficial

Human resources:

  • Managing HR
  • Monitoring timesheets and annual leave
  • Recruitment

Other tasks:

  • Monitoring office supplies, stationery, and equipment
  • Diary management
  • Maintain and review subscriptions, bills and insurances

Essential skills:

  • Experience in a similar role, preferably within the design industries
  • A solid knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Excel/Google Sheets
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Strong communicator
  • High standard of written and spoken English
  • Proactive and logical approach to problem-solving
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritise workloads

Preferred skills:

  • Content/copywriting experience
  • interest in architecture
  • interest in sustainability

They offer:

  • A salary commensurate with experience + benefits

Interested?

If you are a suitably experienced Studio Manager and ready for your next challenge in a growing organisation with lots of opportunity to progress, we would love to hear from you!

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