Studio Manager / Business Development Manager

North West England
Commensurate on experience
22 Jan 2019
22 Feb 2019
Contract Type

NW England Chartered Architects practice is seeking a Studio Manager / Business Development Manager and experienced Senior Architect to join its team.

We are a long established Chartered Architects practice. We have a wide variety of interesting projects.

Job Role:

The Studio Manager plays a crucial role in ensuring the effective and smooth running of a studio of 10, providing a high level of service internally and externally and assist in the development of the business. Building relationships with employees, clients, consultants and other regular contacts. This role includes dealing with clients, consultants, overseeing co-ordination of project programmes, overseeing  QA standards, H & S and HR. 


Answering and responding to new enquiries and tenders

Managing the Studio

Providing the team with administrative support

Overseeing business development.


An experienced Senior Architect with a minimum of two years’ previous practice management experience, within a creative design studio.

a genuine and developed interest in architecture and design.

First point of contact for enquiries - via telephone, email and in the office.

Confidence in talking to new customers and clients on the phone.

Polite & professional approach.

Be able to work independently and use initiative, multi-task and prioritise

Strong organisational and numerical skills 

Positive, enthusiastic attitude towards the promotion and development of the practice.

Must be fully conversant with all the usual office software packages and Mac computers, and associated software an advantage.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our friendly and creative office and to help our office grow.

What we Offer

We offer a competitive remuneration package, with a competitive salary based upon experience. Flexible working hours or part time work for the right candidate.

We intend to interview in February / March 2019.

Due to the volume of applications expected we will be unable to respond to all enquiries.

Please note we do not employ through agencies

To Apply:

Please submit your cover letter and CV stating your experience and salary expectations, reasons why you would like to join us and the date from which you are available.

Referencing RIBA appointments, your name and position in the subject bar. We will be processing all data received according to general data protection regulations.