Administrative & Communications Assistant

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Business Support

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £22000 - £27000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Carly Thomas

  • Job ref:


Administration and Communications Assistant
£22k - £27k
Architectural Practice

A small, award winning architectural practice, who have an amazing company culture are looking for an Admin & Comms Assistant to join their collaborative team. This is a brand new position, so a perfect opportunity to make the role your own. They are looking for someone with previous administrative experience, capable of coordinating the administrative functions of the business and supporting the Practice Manager and Head of Communications with general practice management, HR, financial and communications activities.
This is an active generalist role covering all aspects of team support. The role manages tasks related to Communications and HR as well as supporting robust information management and practice administration. The role would suit someone who has excellent organisation and communication skills, meticulous attention to detail and an interest in architecture and design.
A proven ability to problem-solve, negotiate complex schedules and an efficient, pragmatic approach to administration, organisation and multi-tasking are vital. Familiarity with Microsoft Office is essential. In return we can offer a fast-paced design led environment in a friendly and highly regarded studio.
The role would be based in our Islington studio and requires a highly capable and conscientious individual, able to demonstrate autonomy, reliability and dedication.

Key responsibilities
* Respond to, screen and redirect Incoming phone calls and emails
* Marketing & social media activities
* Activities with accountants
* Administrative procedures and human resources
* Coordinating meetings with clients, consultants and contractors
* Managing social events
* Coordinate IT support and liaise with other external consultants
* Coordinate Continuing Professional Development activities (CPD)
* Coordinate supply of stationery and refreshments
* Working with the Practice Manager and Head of Communications on communications activities to assist with:
o Issuing the monthly newsletter & maintain contact lists
o Content creation for new blogs & news items
Sharing and scheduling social media content with opportunities for creative input
o Monitoring and monthly reporting on key Communications parameters
o Seeking press coverage and PR promotion of our activities

Required skills:
* Outstanding organisational, administrative, time and people skills.
* Outstanding communication skills, ability to liaise effectively with clients, external consultants and in-house team.
* Fluency with Microsoft office package (Microsoft project, power point and excel) or other project planning and monitoring applications and presentation software.

Desirable skills:
* Previous experience in a similar administrative role
* Previous experience of working in architecture and design

If you have the above skillset and experience, please submit your CV