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Studio manager
at Marcus Barnett Studio

Marcus Barnett Studio is looking for a studio manager to join its practice in London.

Studio manager at Marcus Barnett Studio

Marcus Barnett Studio is seeking a studio manager for their award-winning landscape architecture practise based in Hammersmith. You will be supporting the principal and a friendly team of ten designers who work with international and UHNW clients. This is a full-time position, Monday – Friday with working hours from 09.00 am – 1800 pm.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • the first point of contact to the studio for clients, suppliers and deliveries
  • answer phones and respond to enquiries
  • organising events and corporate dinners
  • HR duties
  • managing expenses and invoices and liaising with the external accountant
  • organising international and domestic travel
  • manage the diary and meeting room bookings
  • providing PA support to the principal
  • ensure the smooth running of the studio at all times
  • oversee the facilities and working with IT support to ensure designers are fully supported
  • help the team to prepare documents
  • general studio housekeeping
  • arrange completed project photography

Marketing and communications:

  • plan and implement marketing and advertising campaigns
  • optimise performance, reach and engagement on all social media (Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn)
  • establish and grow relationships with relevant journalists and editors
  • developing and implementing PR / marketing strategy plans
  • continuous review of products for lean production and engineering improvements to drive profitability
  • monitor and report on performance on social media channels and accounts
  • follow and identify trends that are relevant to the built environment industry
  • stay up to date with the latest developments from social media platforms and report back learnings to the team
  • maintain and update marketing documentation and databases

Experience, knowledge and attributes:

  • outstanding organisational skills and experience working in a similar role
  • ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • IT savvy with MS Office skills
  • excellent standard of written and spoken English
  • Mac-proficient/Microsoft Office/knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Slack, Xero and Harvest advantageous
  • relevant experience in a customer-facing/client-facing/team role
  • excellent communication skills and professionalism in dealing with clients
  • calm under pressure with a good sense of humour
  • resourceful, innovative thinker
  • utmost discretion when dealing with all sensitive project and client information that is of a confidential nature
  • excellent attention to detail is essential
  • two-three years’ PA/office management experience
  • comfortable working independently and as part of a team
  • tolerance of 80s music, particularly Pink Floyd

What we offer:

  • an inspiring working environment with two friendly Labradors
  • a competitive salary
  • pension scheme
  • 25 days for holiday per year
  • regular social events, educational garden trips, summer and Christmas party

Please submit applications using the ‘apply’ link below.

  • Applications have closed.