Our current roles are listed below. If nothing takes your fancy, still get in touch and we can have a chat about what you’re looking for. Send your updated CV to cvs@karagrecruitment.com.

PA and Office Manager // KG02861 // £28-30k

This vibrant and innovative engineering firm are looking for a PA and Office Manager who will be the glue that holds the team together.

They are an impressive team who are very creative in what they do and have a pretty impressive portfolio.  It’s an all singing and dancing role so nice and varied making you an integral cog in so many ways.  You’ll be acting as PA to 2 Directors, running the office, producing tenders and presentations, organising company events and looking after their social media and marketing activities.  They are a busy team so there are complex diaries and travel itineraries to coordinate and always a meeting to prepare for and a few spanners may be thrown in occasionally so you need to be calm under pressure and able to think on your feet.  They are a great lively, friendly and dynamic team so the journey should be smooth and a few laughs along the way.  They need someone with excellent communication skills with a few years’ experience as a PA or running an office ideally within a similar or creative company. Lots of scope for growth and a great team to work with.  Think this is for you then get applying as it’s not to be missed.  Send your CV’s to cvs@karagrecruitment.com

Project Coordinator // KG02860 //£25k

Fancy working with a wonderfully eclectic team who think outside the box outside?  Yes! Great, this is definitely for you.  This fast paced brand and marketing agency is looking for a switched on and uber efficient Project Coordinator to keep them one step ahead of the game.

It’s a small but perfectly formed team, looking for their final cog to do some wonderful things for their pretty impressive client portfolio.  As the Project Coordinator you’ll be on top of all their diaries, booking travel that goes to plan, organising events and workshops, looking after all project admin, keeping on top of schedules and producing presentations.  As well as being exceptionally organised with high standards, you’ll need to have a creative flair and be a whizz on Powerpoint for the presentations.  It’s a role where you need to be incredibly organised and good at thinking on your feet, problem solving and staying calm under pressure always with a smile and positive nature.  You’re also part of a wider support team so you need to be happy to muck in and assist with running the office, meeting clients and keeping the gallery and reception area in tip top condition.  Yes, I said gallery, it’s getting even more interesting isn’t it!  Seriously, they are a great agency with a really unique offering and definitely not somewhere you will get bored.  You prove yourself and you will learn a lot.  You will need 2 years solid Team or Project support experience so you can hit the ground running, ideally in a client or agency environment and Powerpoint is a must! Still sound like you?  Send in your CV today to cvs@karagrecruitment.com

Bid and Marketing Coordinator // KG02859 // £30-40k depending on experience.  

This fast paced, young and vibrant building design consultancy is looking for a Bid and Marketing Coordinator to join their busy team.

They are a great team who work on some exciting projects across a variety of sectors that you will always be keen to get involved in.  As the Bid and Marketing Coordinator you will be working directly with Marketing Manager and the Directors managing the bid process from inception to completion, coordinating all activity along the way, monitoring progress, ensuring regular internal meetings are held and deadlines are met.  You’ll be responsible for the relevant research to identify opportunities, collating all the information and working with the team in producing first class winning first and second stage bids.  They want to stand out so you will need exceptional written and graphics skills to pull it all together and make sure it’s a winner.  Liaising with numerous parties along the way you need to be extremely organised and able to keep on top of everyone ensuring they meet their targets and the process runs smoothly.  There is also a Marketing Assistant to manage and give you an extra pair of hands.  As well as bids you will be involved in and supporting across all marketing activities, in particular managing the social media, organising events, carrying out research and networking where possible.  Strong Indesign is a must as well as previous bid coordination experience within construction, architecture or similar. If you tick all the boxes and have a thirst for the bid process the send in your CV today to cvs@karagrecruitment.com

Receptionist // KG02858 // £24-26k

This fantastic architectural client is looking for that positive, uber efficient and vibrant career Receptionist to join their lively team as the face and voice of their busy studio.

As the Receptionist, you’ll take pride in your position being that warm and attentive welcome every visitor experiences as they walk through those doors or dial that number. It’s a busy team so there is lots to juggle; answering calls, booking and preparing meeting rooms, managing catering, ordering company stationery, assisting the office with general admin and acting as extra support to the Office Manager, marketing and wider support team.  They are a great team to be a part of who really work together.  They really want someone who see’s this as a long term move, someone who thrives on reception, loves being ad integral cog and wants to commit and make some roots.  If you’ve had previous reception experience and want to commit to a fantastic team then send in your CV today to cvs@karagrecruitment.com

Project Administrator // KG02857 // £27-30k + benefits

One of the leading UK Architectural firms with an impressive portfolio is looking for a Project Administrator to join their trusty support team.

As the Project Administrator it’s an all singing and dancing role supporting those talented architects across the board on their projects including covering all project admin, managing busy diaries and producing reports and presentations as well as document control.  You are the ‘go to’ person dedicated to the project team so it’s a great varied role assisting where possible.  You are also part of a wider admin team in the firm so you get to work together on other company related projects and support each other when needed.  They are a great company in some pretty impressive offices who definitely look after their staff well and will welcome you with open arms.  Great opportunity to work for a highly successful, stable company with a few perks along the way.  You must have previous experience in a similar role across architecture, engineering, construction design or similar and be a whizz with your IT programmes, InDesign a distinct bonus and knowledge on the document control side too will be needed.  Think you have the tools to join this great team?  Send in your CV asap to cvs@karagrecruitment.com

Marketing Specialist // £30-35k // KG02856 

A highly acclaimed, innovative and forward thinking architectural practice with a large collection of awards from their design portfolio is looking for an experienced Marketing Specialist to hit the ground running and join their busy team.

Marketing Specialists work with the Marketing Managers to develop qualifications, proposals and interview presentations that grow potential clients and enhance current client relationships. As the Marketing Specialist you need to be a whizz on the computer, fully competent in Indesign with excellent written and verbal communication skills.  The role covers all phases of the sales cycle including lead generation activities, client relationships and prospect management including assisting with the production of marketing collatoral, proposal submissions and presentations as well as carrying out research and acting as guardian for the content library.  In order to be considered you will be a self-starter, motivated and a team player who is a creative thinker with a passion for understanding how to communicate about architecture and design in a way that wins work. You must have the ability to work proactively on your own initiative, prioritise your workload and be highly organised.  Strong InDesign, Photoshop and MS Office are a must, all of this gained in architecture, design, engineering, construction or similar.  Sound like you?  Send us your CV today to cvs@karagrecruitment.com

Sample Library and Logistics Coordinator // KG0284418 // £28-35k

This highly successful luxury interior design firm is looking for an uber organised Administrator as their Sample Library and Logistics Coordinator.

This really is a fantastic and varied position working across all projects throughout the studio organising all the logistics and installations.  Working with the project Leaders you will review floor plans and then create a programme for delivery for numerous projects both in the UK and abroad.  They’re a busy team so it’s a full on role ensuring projects run as smooth as possible and everything arrives when it should, as it should.  Many problems arise along the way so you’ll need to be a natural problem solver, trouble shooting along the way, always keeping calm under pressure.  You’ll also be keeping on top of the management of the sample library liaising with project teams, acting as first point of contact for sample requests, logging and labelling all items, meeting with suppliers regularly to see new season ranges and ordering accordingly, coordinating deliveries, updating the database and keeping track of items.  You’ll also be involved in each project from presentation stage working with the design team, taking samples and working on Photoshop to get them presentation ready.  As well as that you are an extra pair of hands for the FF&E and wider support team, assisting where needed, occasionally rendering of plans and elevations in Photoshop and InDesign, producing presentations and drawing furniture plans and shapes onto CAD elevations.  It’s busy and varied so you need to be meticulous by nature with a calm exterior and a lover of bring organised.  It purely is a support and coordination role so no scope if you’re looking for something more creative, but good skills on Photoshop and Indesign will still be used and go along way.  It really is a fantastic role and very involved so if you have transferable skills, don’t be shy, apply today.  It is niche so there will be plenty of training involved for the right person.  Think you tick the boxes?  Send in your CV asap to cvs@karagrecruitment.com

PA and Team Coordinator // KG02855 // £26-30k + great benefits

Looking for a new challenge then look no further.  This world class architectural practice are looking for an uber organised PA and Team Coordinator to support their technical geniuses.

As the PA and Team Coordinator you will be the lynch pin among the team managing their diaries, ensuring they make it where they need to, arranging meetings, booking venues, acting as first point of contact, internally and externally, coordinating training sessions, design reviews and taking minutes at meetings.  You’ll also be assisting with bids, carrying out research, producing presentations and reports ensuring their working life runs as smooth as possible.  It’s busy and varied in a great office who really look after their staff and have a good social calendar.  It’s a new role for this team so lots of scope to make your mark and work your magic.  If this sounds like you then send in your CV asap.  You’ll need previous PA and Team Admin experience, architecture and design a distinct bonus along with knowledge of Indesign and Photoshop. Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal are a must with a calm, proactive and highly efficient nature.   CV’s to cvs@karagrecruitment.com

EA to Partner // KG02854 // £45k

If thinking outside the box is your thing then this is definitely the company for you.  This dynamic, eclectic and diverse boutique brand strategy consultancy is looking for an exceptional Executive Assistant to support the Senior Partner.

As the EA to Partner, you will support in all aspects of their working life, acting as proxy, managing and coordinating an extremely busy and demanding schedule and building key relationships with clients, professional partners and artists.  They really are a   fantastic company who work on some formidable projects and clients which you would be heavily involved in and supporting on including directing and managing events and cultural programmes.  This is a pivotal role for the company, across new business, client liaison, marketing, gallery, HR, and commercial matters as well as managing 2 Project Coordinators.  It’s an extremely demanding and busy position requiring someone used to spinning many plates with exceptional communications skills and always ten steps ahead of the game.  You’ll also need excellent writing skills and a whizz on Powerpoint.   If you have the proven EA experience and think you can deliver then send in your CV asap for this fantastic opportunity asap to cvs@karagrecruitment.com

Creative Services Assistant // KG02853 //£25k

This global award winning design agency is looking for an uber organised superstar to join their Creative Services team and help them keep the studio running smoothly.

As part of the Creative Services team, you are an integral part of the project process, supporting the studio, client and account management teams run projects as smoothly as possible, scheduling work into the studio and using the best resource available.  You’ll attend status meetings, keep on top of timelines, overseeing the process throughout each stage, advising on availability and provide support to the team where needed.  It’s a fantastic role and opportunity in such a great team but you need to be extremely organised, cool as a cucumber under pressure and not someone who gets flustered as it’s full on and fast paced.  This is the engine room of a big agency so you need to be extremely vigilant, resilient with excellent communication problems and a natural problem solver. The role will initially be for a few months over the summer and then if you have what it takes there is scope to stay on permanently.  You must have some previous experience in an agency environment with creative services or scheduling experience as a good base for you to develop.  Think you could be the cog they need in their engine?  Send in your CV asap to cvs@karagrecruitment.com

 

Office and Facilities Manager // KG02850 // £35k

This globally known design studio is looking for an Office and Facilities Manager to keep their busy creative’s ticking over nicely in a pretty impressive work environment.

As the Office and Facilities Manager it’s down to you to ensure everything is ticking along nicely and all in working order.  As they are designers it’s important their place of work looks immaculate at all times and generally be a place of excellence for all those it houses and to visitors.

Key duties include:

  • Managing the Front of House team
  • First point of contact for security, cleaners, tradespeople and landlords.
  • Maintain a tidy appearance at all times
  • Maintain floor plans, manage studio moves and allocation of space.
  • Look after all Health and Safety legal requirements

It’s a big studio housing a busy team so you need to have a strong attention to detail and be good at thinking on your feet.  They are a great team though so you’ll enjoy be part of the studio and making sure it all runs smoothly.  You must have previous experience in running an office, particularly on the facilities side and in a design environment, even better!  Think you can deliver?  Send in your asap to cvs@karagrecruitment.com

 

Marketing Manager // KG02845 // £35-45k

Want to reap in global success? This could just be the challenge for you.  This award winning structural design engineering firm are looking for a Marketing Manager to take the lead on their Marketing activities, help them raise their game and be the industry brand everyone wants to work with.

It’s a great role for a company that already have an impressive portfolio.  Headed up in London with 3 more offices in the US and Europe the company are looking for further expansion.  With this in mind, they are looking for a forward thinking, creative and exceptional Marketing expert to work with the Directors to devise, implement and manage a marketing strategy to raise the practice profile within relevant markets.  Key areas are to produce and manage all external marketing communications, deliver bids and proposals, manage resources for all deadlines on projects and be the key in-house copywriter so you need to be a natural with words.  It’s a fantastic meaty role for the right person but you’ll need proven experience in a marketing capacity gained in property, construction, architecture or similar to be able to deliver.  Great opportunity of you’ve been in a marketing team and are looking to step up and show off your talents.  You’ll need a creative and incisive writing ability, an eye for design, able to manage multiple projects  and an interest and knowledge of the built environment sector.  Think you can deliver?  Send in your CV asap to cvs@karagrecruitment.com

Junior Document Controller // KG1210 // £21k.

This exceptional leading UK architectural practice with an impressive collection of awards under their belt is looking for a meticulous and uber organised Junior Document Controller.

As a Junior Document Controller you will be working alongside the wider support team assisting on a variety of projects across housing, the arts, sports and leisure, education and healthcare.

Key duties include:

  • Assisting to maintain various project extranet and EDMS
  • Document control activities, such as filing, uploading & downloading, printing, query handling, copying and scanning
  • Managing drawing files according to individual project procedures
  • Assisting to maintain the practice-wide document management system
  • Carrying out project information audits
  • Providing support and guidance to project teams
  • Supporting the wider project team beyond document control responsibilities

It’s a great varied role also assisting on the overall support to project teams in a great working environment, who treat their staff well and definitely one who encourages development. You will need previous document control and project support experience in the industry or similar with a really positive, pro-active and friendly nature and rigourous attention to details. As architecture companies go, this is definitely one you want to be part of so if you have the experience it’s not one to be missed. If you tick all the boxes, send in your CV today by clicking on apply now.

 

Team Coordinator // KG02840 // £25,000 – £28,000 + excellent benefits

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Team Coordinator to support a leading UK architecture practice and their project teams.

As the Team Coordinator you provide first class support to the project leaders and their teams working across an exciting variety of projects from sports and leisure to housing and arts and conservation.  They are the leaders in the pack right now and have an impressive portfolio and collection of awards so definitely a company you’ll want to be part of.  As the Team Coordinator, key duties are management of busy diaries and booking travel, inbox management, gate keeping, arranging meetings, creating and formatting project documents, typing project correspondence, sourcing information for bids, expenses and support with all project administration.  It’s busy and varied and you are part of wider support team who all work together to achieve it’s collective aims so you need to enjoy being part of a team, with a ‘no job is too small’ approach.  In order to be considered you must have previous experience of supporting teams in an admin/secretarial capacity for 4 years with excellent IT and communication skills, both written and verbal, InDesign is preferred as well with fast, accurate touch typing skills, ideally gained with architecture, design or similar.  They are a fantastic organisation who truly value their staff and somewhere people stay and progress.  Think you can deliver?  Send in your CV to cvs@karagrecruitment.com

Office Manager // KG02837 // £30-35k + benefits

If the world of luxury interiors gets your juices flowing then this is the job for you!  This luxury interior design studio is looking for a bubbly, really positive and bright spark to join their talented designers as the Office Manager and make their lives run as smooth as possible.  It’s manic and exciting, fast and furious and full of variety so you need to be excellent at juggling tasks and always with the perfect smile.  As the Office Manager you will be the key support acting as first point of contact, dealing with suppliers, facilities and assisting with HR as well as finance duties such as invoicing sales and urchase ledger.  You also get the pleasure of working with the creatives, supporting them on purchasing FF&E items. You are the lynch pin to the studio so that ‘go to’ person, solving problems and making lives easier, waving your magic wand and keeping everyone happy along the way.  No job is too small so a flexible approach is needed and a real ‘can do’ attitude.  They are a great sociable team who produce some beautiful work so it’s a great role for the right person.  You must have previous office management experience in an architecture, interiors or similar creative environment if you want to get a look in…..  Think you have the magic they need?  Send in your CV today to cvs@karagrecruitment.com

 

Project Administrator // KG02833 // £23 – 30k

This highly successful design-led and people orientated architectural practice is looking for a creative Project Administrator to support their busy project teams.

As the Project Administrator you are a key support to a large studio of architects.  If you’re a creative administrator then this could definitely be the role for you.  It’s key duties involve pulling together documents, presentations and reports using InDesign and Photoshop so you need to be a whiz on Adobe.  You’ll also be organising project and studio meetings, taking minutes, typing project related documents, updating the project database, assisting with research, organising events and generally assisting where needed.  They are a large practice so you are part of a wider admin team who collaborate with each and support when needed with deadlines approaching so you need to be a real team player, flexible in your approach and happy to muck in where needed.  They are a great team with a good energy so it’s a great company to work for.  If you want to join them you really will need strong InDesign and Photoshop skills with admin experience to boot, both gained within a creative company in one guise or another.  Think this is you? Send your CV to cvs@karagrecruitment.com

Studio Administrator // KG02832 // £20-£22k

A brand new role has opened up for this busy interior design and architecture studio looking for a bright, pro-active and engaging Studio Coordinator.

It’s a great chance to get your teeth stuck into something and really make your mark.  As the Studio Coordinator you will be the ‘go to’ person ensuring the lives of those creatives run as smooth as possible.  You’ll be answering all calls, dealing with suppliers, providing PA support to Directors, organising office events and assisting with marketing and social media.  It’s an all hands on deck role so you need to be a good multi-tasker, excellent communicator and always provide service with a smile.  You’ll need some previous office admin experience in a design or architecture environment in order to be in with a chance so if you fit the bill, send in your CV today to cvs@karagrecruitment.com

Studio Coordinator // KG02831 // £25-30k

This dynamic, fast paced and incredibly well respected luxury interior design company is looking for an exceptional individual to take on this exciting and diverse support role to the busy studio.

As the Studio Coordinator you will be the key support, acting as PA to the directors and senior management, managing diaries, booking complex travel and producing itineraries, ensuring plans run smoothly and every eventuality is planned for, including a Plan B! You’ll also look after the designers as a whole, providing project support where needed, producing presentations and creating documents with Indesign, typing correspondence, maintaining company database and archiving system.  You are part of a wider admin team so you will need to be flexible and happy to muck in when needed to cover reception or holiday cover and work as a team to ensure the studio runs as seamlessly as possible.  It’s a great role that will really keep you on your toes and will always be varied.  They are a fantastic company to work for and if interiors is your thing, you will love what they create.  You’ll need to be extremely confident and strong at multi-tasking, self-driven with a positive ‘can do’ attitude, good at thinking on your feet, reliable at all times and able to hold your own.  If you this describes you and you have worked in a similar support role in a creative environment then send in your CV today.  You do need to be proficient in Indesign or Photoshop as well.  Send your CV to cvs@karagrecruitment.com

Receptionist // KG02827 // £20k

A leading creative agency who work in the luxury fashion and lifestyle sector are looking for an exceptional, articulate and vibrant Receptionist to be the face and voice of their London studio.

As the Receptionist you are integral to the smooth running of this busy team ensuring each caller or visitor has a warm, welcoming and professional experience instantly.  As the first point of contact you’ll greet all visitors, answer all calls and respond accordingly.  You’ll assist in managing the studio diary, preparing meeting rooms, arranging refreshments and ensure all meeting areas and the reception is kept tidy and inviting.  You’ll also order company stationery, deal with email enquiries, sort couriers and post and assist with arranging company travel where needed.  As a key part of the support team you will also assist the Office Manager where needed as well as provide support on finance, assisting with invoicing, payments, managing petty cash, purchase ledger and assisting with payment runs.  No job is too small and always with a smile.   It’s a lovely varied role for someone hungry to make their mark with a flexible and ‘can do’ approach.  You’ll need to be confident, warm and friendly with a positive approach and happy to muck in.  You’ll also need to have some previous reception and finance admin experience in a creative or media environment.  If you want to be part of a busy team and want a meaty Reception role then this is an ideal opportunity to grow.  Think this could be the one for you?  Send in your CV asap to cvs@karagrecruitment.com

PA and Bid Assistant // KG02822 // £30-34k + benefits

This dynamic, award winning and extremely successful architectural practice is looking for an exceptional PA and Bid Assistant to support a busy Partner and assist on the production of winning bids.

It’s a busy and varied role acting as PA to a Partner, managing a busy diary and agenda, booking all travel and accommodation ensuring they have what they need, when they need it for all meetings and trips.  Itineraries need to be seamless, always pre-empting mishaps along the way.  It’s a really meaty role as you are also heavily involved in business development activities, attending meetings and collating and submitting winning bids and other relevant materials.  The practice work on a broad variety of projects, many in arts and culture so you will be involved in working on a really interesting mix of projects.  In order to be considered you must have previous experience in a similar role with a good understanding of the bid process, strong InDesign combined with being a natural organiser to deliver on the PA side.  It really will be a great role to get stuck into and definitely a good challenge with lots of long term scope.  Think you can deliver?  Send in your CV today to cvs@karagrecruitment.com

 

PA to Directors // KG02823 // £35-45k

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an exciting, award winning agency with an incredible client list and portfolio of work, looking for an exceptional PA to step in and lighten their work load.

The agency is a young , fast paced and highly regarded team, who are seriously in demand at the moment working with some very high profile clients.  Due to their success and growth, the Directors are facing an ever more complex number of demands on their time and seeking an experienced PA to help manage their time and allow them to focus more on the key tasks that need to be done.  You will be managing extremely complex and busy diaries as well as gate-keeping and acting as first point of contact for all enquiries, building relationships with clients and suppliers,  identifying with both Directors what is the optimum way of working and ensuring that this is maintained.  This really is a fantastic role with lots of scope to make it your own.  As a result you must have proven experience in a creative company supporting senior creatives or Directors so you can really make a difference to their working lives, adding value to the team and contributing towards building an increasingly impressive and renowned design studio.  Think you can deliver?  Send in your CV today to cvs@karagrecruitment.com

 

 

Studio Manager //  KG02810 // £25,000 – £30,000

This dynamic, fast paced and highly creative Interior Design studio is looking for an experienced Studio or Office Manager to support the Director and oversee the smooth day to day running of their London team.

As the only studio support you’ll be supporting the Directors who travel a lot, ensuring they have all their needs met wherever they may roam and you’re on hand should any disasters crop up! You’re also managing the day to day running of the the studio, acting as first point of contact, dealing with all suppliers, managing the sample library, preparing presentations, assisting with clients as well as managing project invoicing and budgets, looking after daily book-keeping tasks for the external accountants and generally making sure everything and everyone is ticking along nicely.  If you think you’re the one you must have previous Studio or Office manager experience in a design environment so you can hit the ground running and make this a seamless transition.  Think you hit the mark?  Send in your CV today to cvs@karagrecruitment.com

 

PA to Directors // KG02807 // £25-30k

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an exciting, award winning design agency with an incredible client list and portfolio of work, looking for an exceptional Executive Assistant to step in and lighten their work load.

The agency is a young , fast paced and highly regarded team, who are seriously in demand at the moment working with some very high profile clients.  Due to their success and growth, the Directors are facing an ever more complex number of demands on their time and seeking an experienced Executive Assistant to help manage their time and allow them to focus more on the key tasks that need to be done.  You will be managing extremely complex and busy diaries as well as gate-keeping and acting as first point of contact for all enquiries, building relationships with clients and suppliers,  identifying with both Directors what is the optimum way of working and ensuring that this is maintained.  This really is a fantastic role with lots of scope to make it your own.  As a result you must have proven experience in a creative company supporting senior creatives or Directors so you can really make a difference to their working lives, adding value to the team and contributing towards building an increasingly impressive and renowned design studio.  Think you can deliver?  Send in your CV today to cvs@karagrecruitment.com

 

 

 

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