Part-time Studio Manager, £25K - £37K pro rata Permanent, East London

Part-time Studio Manager required for Sociable Architecture Practice with Supportive Team Culture

Experienced Studio Managers wanted! A vibrant and team-driven Architecture Practice is searching for a committed part-time Studio Manager to oversee a broad remit of support tasks. This is a part-time position for 15 hours a week, with the option of flexible working and splitting equivalent hours over 5 days a week.

A fun and varied role supporting the activities of a mid-sized Architecture company, the chosen candidate will be working closely with the Finance Manager to maintain the smooth running of the practice. Reporting to the Directors, the roster of responsibilities will be familiar to experienced Studio Managers used to switching between diverse duties:


Facilities – Liaising with the premise’s Landlord and Building Maintenance team and leading negotiations on insurance policies and renewals

PA support – Managing the diaries of two busy Directors, organising meetings, domestic and international business trips and making all necessary travel arrangements

HR – Maintaining immaculate personnel records and logging all holiday requests and absences. Being the first point-of-contact with Recruitment agencies, coordinating interviews and the onboarding/induction process. Preparing employment contracts and scheduling annual appraisals

Front of House – Welcoming visitors to the studio space, answering and redirecting incoming calls and monitoring the company inbox

Studio Coordination – Keeping track and reordering office supplies/consumables, negotiating contracts with suppliers, ensuring a perfectly tidy studio space, booking out meeting rooms and arranging refreshments and equipment are prepared accordingly

Event Coordination – Overseeing all internal and external events including social events, staff birthdays and planning CPD seminars

Compliance & Quality Assurance – Updating company policies in line with latest H&S legislation and assisting with the management of ISO 9001 quality processes

Marketing & New Business – creating new content for social media platforms, producing client presentations and supporting the compilation of competition submissions (using InDesign)


You will be highly self-motivated and become the ‘go to’ individual at the heart of a creative and design-led team of Architects, Associates and Directors. As a progressive and outward-facing company, the successful candidate will be managing the Corporate Social Responsibility programme and outreach projects.

If you are a dedicated and driven Studio Manager seeking a part-time role with the bonus of flexi-hours, this is a unique opportunity at a multi award-winning practice! The chosen individual will not just be part of a hard-working team, but also become integral in a professional family building a supportive, collaborative and nurturing working environment.

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