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Associate/ Senior Architect

  • Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Architecture
  • Job reference: BBBH383878

Job description

Anderselite are currently working with an Architecture firm who are looking to expand their horizons southwards into the London area this year. They are currently based in Sheffield and due to work and expansion are looking to set up a second office and would like to talk to individuals looking to develop their career and to be based in the central London area.

The ultimate aim is to grow the client's London presence by winning a substantial proportion of business through their London base.

They are looking for a Senior Architect or Junior Associate level person with a client-facing focus to help build new business and grow the already established firm. You could be an Architect, Interior Designer, Technician or similar and you will need to possess the following skillset:

  • Honours degree within a relevant field - Architecture or Interiors
  • Tenacity and drive to seek out new business and meet or exceed targets
  • Creation of bid submissions and RFP responses
  • Flexible approach
  • Ability to connect on a personal level - with an excellent telephone manner for making initial contact and for ongoing communication with customers and business associates
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - needed for communicating with a wide range of people, at all levels, both internally and externally
  • Well-developed IT skills; knowledge in AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop are essential
  • A professional manner and presentable appearance for meeting clients
  • Good decision-making skills
  • Ability to manage your time effectively
  • Ability to motivate yourself and set your own goals
  • Great organisational skills and equally good networking skills
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Ability to work on own initiative and the confidence to start things from scratch
  • This role would be for someone legally eligible to work in the UK

Responsibilities

Your business development duties will include :

  • Support the three Directors of the practice in developing new business opportunities across key sectors including assisting Directors prepare for business development presentations and meetings
  • Identify new business opportunities in the London region, including new markets, growth areas, trends, clients, products and services
  • Seek out the appropriate contact in target organisations
  • Generate leads and call prospective customers
  • Prepare a detailed monthly report outlining BD activities for the senior management of the business
  • Meet with clients either face to face or over the phone
  • Understand the needs of clients and be able to respond effectively with a plan
  • Think and work strategically - seeing the bigger picture, setting objectives to secure new business
  • Be an advocate for the business in raising awareness and profile, which may require working with our PR consultant
  • Understand the work of the practice and be able to advise others about this

Your other duties will include:

  • Create bid submission and marketing documents to support the work of the business overall
  • Carry out initial design studies, feasibilities and other work as necessary to support the work in London
  • Planning marketing communications and content, including social media, website articles, e-newsletters & other promotions
  • Seek ways of improving the way the business operates
  • Identify and attend key industry seminars, conferences and networking events
  • Regular visits to the Sheffield office to ensure you keep abreast of workload and communicate with colleagues

Salary

A competitive salary will be on offer as well as other benefits which will include a pension, generous holidays, flexible working etc.

Please apply with current cv and full portfolio of work

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