(SB29) Awards and PR Coordinator (maternity cover)

£32,000.00 - 36,000.00 Per Annum

Job Title: Awards and PR Coordinator (maternity cover)

Location: EC1

Salary: £32,000 - £36,000

Overview of the organisation:

 In the 30 years since this architect firm was founded it has grown from 4 to 500 people and is a leading British architectural practice with key clients and projects in all major sectors, from housing, schools and sports buildings, exhibition spaces and offices and healthcare facilities, to the odd bus station and art gallery.

With this role being maternity cover it is essential that the successful candidate is able to get to grips with the role incredibly quickly. - You need to have experience in Architecture (or closely related field e.g. urban design, engineering or landscape). 

Roles and Responsibilities:

The Awards and PR Coordinator role is dependent on a combination of excellent organisation skills, ability to collaborate with others, organise and prioritise one’s own workload, and aptitude in writing, editing and design to produce and maintain appropriate materials. The Awards and PR Coordinator must also have the ability and confidence to liaise with a wide variety of external consultants and clients in a professional manner.

Awards:

·         Coordinating, collating, and producing awards entries

·         Managing and updating the awards calendar

·         Researching potential new awards programmes (including in the US)

·         Working with architectural teams to collate, write and edit project texts for awards

·         Collating information for practice surveys such as AJ100, WA100 and building

Press and Public relations:

·         Fielding press enquiries and responding appropriately

·         Preparing and coordinating information for press (ensuring you have a good knowledge of current projects)

·         Creating content for external communications

Other duties:

·         Coordinating with photographers to schedule final photography

·         Occasionally coordinating presentations and lecture materials for directors

·         Supporting other members of the communications team as and when necessary

The Person:

·         Experience of compiling and delivering architectural or related awards entries

·         Experience in dealing with the press, and fully understanding potential client requirements (such as confidentiality)

·         Fantastic written and verbal English and an eye for detail – as well as excellent editing and proofreading skills

·         An understanding of architectural terms and language would be strongly preferred

·         A good working knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop

·         Highly organised