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Studio manager
at Architecture for London

Architecture for London has an opportunity for a studio manager to join its team in London.

We 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 in Clerkenwell.

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.

Both full-time and part-time applications will be considered.

Responsibilities will include:

  • general office management
  • finance
  • marketing
  • human resources

Key responsibilities:

  • 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
  • ICT support


  • help prepare and maintain contents of website, blog and social media platforms
  • assist in preparing expressions of interest and awards submissions
  • prepare press packs and material for publishing
  • assisting with organising office-related events


  • liaising with accountants
  • invoicing clients
  • managing online accountancy programme
  • assisting 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:

  • ordering product materials samples
  • 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 Apple Pages and Numbers is required
  • 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:

  • proof-reading experience
  • understanding of GDPR principles
  • interest in architecture

Please submit applications using the ‘apply’ link below.

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