Gemma Naylor
Senior Consultant - Creative Support
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Communications Manager for Award Winning Design Studio

Creative Support
Ref: BBBH31583
Permanent
£30000.00 - £40000.00
City of London, London

An award-winning design studio working on projects ranging from architecture to industrial, lighting, interactive design and commercial artworks are seeking a dynamic Communications Manager to join their tight knit team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a design agency in its early stages and be a part of something that is going to grow and develop. They specialise in sculptural, futuristic and organically-inspired multi-disciplinary design.

The role will cover all activity related to media coverage, liaison and management – including social media, print and digital press, and media-related events.

We are looking for someone who has robust knowledge of the architecture/design press, substantial experience dealing with PR professionals and journalists, and a sound track-record of delivering captivating social media content.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • producing copy for project descriptions, press releases, social media, newsletters, award submissions, and media pitches
  • crafting press strategies both on a studio-wide level, and on a project-by-project basis
  • crafting social media strategies with measurable audience-reaching goals
  • building and up-keep of a strong, wide-reaching press contacts database
  • maintaining good relationships with all press contacts and managing media liaison in a timely manner
  • identifying public relations opportunities for the studio’s director and senior designers
  • keeping on top of industry award submission dates, identifying projects to enter, and putting together strong submissions
  • maintaining up-to-date press packs for each of the studio’s projects, including text descriptions, press-ready drawings, and adequate photographs or visualisations
  • maintaining and updating the studio’s digital and physical press archive
  • conducting market research with a view to grow media and networking opportunities for the studio

Your skills should include:

  • two+ years working in a similar role within an architectural, design or agency practice
  • excellent written and communication skills
  • outgoing and confident
  • strong collaborative skills
  • ability to work with a remote team
  • ability to deliver results against multiple deadlines across numerous projects
  • ability to keep on top of current design trends and movements
  • good knowledge of Adobe Suite software – specifically InDesign
  • keen interest in architecture and design

Please get in touch to hear more about the role!

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