PartTime Studio Manager – Award Winning Architects- £32-£36k Pro-rata

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£32- £36 pro-rata. DOE. 3- 4 days a week - there is flexibility
Posted
12 Apr 2018
Closes
12 May 2018
Ref
DH APR 18
Discipline
Marketing
Sector
Retail
Business Type
Studio / Production
Seniority
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part-Time

Part-Time Studio Manager – Award Winning Architects - £32- £36k Pro-rata

Our client is an award winning architectural practice based in Central London.

They are seeking a part time, experienced Studio Manager to join their friendly and fast growing practice. Great Directors who are really forward thinking and it is a highly creative environment.

The role has three major strands; Administrative, PR/Marketing & Financial and calls for a person who is both capable of working closely with the three Directors with a professional, can do and enthusiastic attitude as well as demonstrate the ability to work independently and take their own initiative.

Previous experience as a studio manager at an architectural studio and a genuine interest in architecture & design are essential.

Role Description

Studio Management

• Screening calls and enquiries and managing incoming and outgoing correspondence (email and post)

• Managing the upkeep and appearance of the studio, filing and archiving

• Chairing the weekly team meeting

• Greeting clients and organising refreshments

• Maintaining the sample library

• Working with the external IT supplier in resolving minor issues

• Setting up and maintaining office systems and manuals

• Maintaining regular office supplies and co-ordinating office repairs/maintenance

• Ad hoc PA role to Directors

PR, Marketing and Events

• Managing social media strategy and updates (Instagram/Twitter)

• Working with the external PR and website consultants on content and visualisation

• Managing press packs and media requests

• Writing press releases

• Reviewing and updating the website

• Updating and adapting the practice brochure

• Identifying relevant competitions and preparing documents for submission

• Organise internal and external events, eg. London Festival of Architecture

Finance

• Manage studio purchases and invoice queries

• Work with external suppliers and manage accounts

• Assist in producing monthly management of accounts

• Working with external accountant to prepare paperwork for VAT returns/end of year accounts

• Paying bills, tracking expenditure and monitoring cash-flow

• Managing supplier accounts

• Updating Xero and producing project analysis from management software

Software and Skills

• Good understanding of Powerpoint/Keynote, Pages, Numbers, Adobe Creative Suite in particular InDesign

• Website and social media savvy

• Experience with accounting and management software

• Fluent in English both written and spoken

The role is initially being offered as a part-time position. Salary is competitive depending on experience. Days and hours are flexible and will be discussed at interview.

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