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STUDIO MANAGER

Location: Farringdon

Salary: £32,000-£38,000

Position: Permanent, Full-Time, Office Based & Flexi Working

A studio of architects, designers and thinkers who look beyond the physical to design truly sustainable buildings, communities and cities, is looking for a studio coordinator / manager to join their team. They offer ‘big practice’ experience within an agile studio setting and work with a diverse range of collaborators and experts from the creative and digital sectors.

They are the brainchild of 3 former partners from Foster and Partners and now number 25 people. In this time they have worked on international projects as well as establishing a growing reputation here in the UK.


The role entails running the administrative functions of the business and supporting the director with business development and practice.






Whilst the role is based in their London studio there is a lot of flexibility and you will be able to WFH when needed.


It does require a highly capable and conscientious individual, who can demonstrate the following:


  • An organised and professional approach to work

  • Great interpersonal skills (internally and externally)

  • Excellent written and spoken English

  • A good head for numbers

  • You definitely need to be self-motivated, resourceful and able to take the initiative


Ideally you will have:


  • Prepared quotations for new business

  • Some understanding of the world of architecture

  • Experience in raising invoicing and monitoring payments

  • Able to process VAT Returns and other tax payments as well as payroll

  • Confidence in liaising with the accountants and outsources HR services

  • Coordinating staff appraisals

  • Managing basic office needs such as; purchasing stationary, software, project documents, etc.

  • Managing and improving practice systems, including timesheets, templates, work scheduling, checklists and protocols, etc

  • developing and maintaining practice manuals and guidance documents

  • assisting our marketing team in coordinating content for website, social media, newsletters, etc.

  • Helping with business development and marketing / bid proposals

  • Coordinating day to day office administration and support to staff. Including overseeing

  • coordinating software updates, upgrades and maintenance, liaising with our IT support team

  • organising meetings and managing databases

  • compiling, reviewing and proof-reading documents

Benefits include:

  • Cycle-to-Work scheme

  • Hybrid Working

  • Life Insurance

  • Attractive holiday allowance

  • Social events

To apply for this position, please send a copy of your CV and Sample Portfolio to lisa@fatrecruitment.co.uk. To find out more about this opportunity or for a confidential chat to discuss any other roles, please call us directly on 0208 282 8814, we would be delighted to speak with you.

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