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6a architects


Rapier House
40 Lambs Conduit Street
London wc1n 3lj


t +44 (0) 20 7242 5422


post@6a.co.uk


Press enquiries: press@6a.co.uk


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Job Opening

6a architects is looking for a dynamic, proactive and switched on PA & Project Administrator to support the directors and wider studio in the daily running of a busy architecture practice. The position is integral to the studio and the successful individual will work closely with the two founding directors and colleagues, providing administrative assistance across a range of projects. German language skills are required as one of the directors teaches at ETH Zurich in Switzerland. The role will suit someone with a genuine passion for architecture and/or the arts who is keen to be at the heart of a fast-paced creative environment and enjoys a multi-faceted role.


Hours: Monday to Friday 9am – 6pm


The PA and Project Administrator role is diverse with a range of responsibilities, including but not limited to:


PA Responsibilities
Arranging domestic and international travel for the directors and studio
Scheduling meetings and managing the directors’ hectic diaries in Outlook
Drafting and responding to correspondence on behalf of the directors
Editing essays, lectures and other texts
Assisting with Swiss university arrangements (scheduling visiting lecturers, external events, etc.)

Project Administration & PR Coordination

Researching, writing and formatting PPQs/EOIs
Coordinating text and image assets from colleagues
Liaising with the external PR firm to ensure the accurate and timely supply of press assets
Submitting project tender and award applications online
Layout and production of practice literature (profiles booklets, project pamphlets etc) in InDesign.
Coordinating and assisting with press events
Regularly updating the website

Studio Support 

Answering calls and taking messages for colleagues
Acting as gatekeeper, screening all calls and requests to directors
Preparing for studio visits and meetings
Taking minutes, typing up notes and distributing actions

The successful application will have the following skills and attributes:

- German language skills are highly desirable

- Highly organized and pro-active

- An ability to manage multiple complex projects and diaries with changing priorities and       deadlines
- The ability to act with discretion at all times
- Strong writing skills and close attention to detail in all work
- Adobe InDesign skills (other Creative Suite skills useful)
- A genuine interest in and enthusiasm for architecture, the arts and the wider world
- Previous experience in a similar role

To apply, please send a CV (no more than 2 pages) and a short covering letter outlining your suitability and relevant experience for this specific role to post@6a.co.uk

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis, so early applications are advised.