Studio Support & Research Assistant

Feria Urbanism is an award-winning urban design and urban planning studio. With a growing portfolio of varied projects, we are now looking for a self-motivated, highly-organised person with an interest in architecture, urban design and city building.

JOB DESCRIPTION

This is a studio support role in which you will work alongside our team, supporting a range of projects from making city vision documents to organising public engagement events. Your role will include researching urban case studies – for example, researching the history of a specific site or finding precedent images of related projects to help our clients and the public grasp concepts and ideas. Your role will also include the processing of results from our various consultation events and uploading survey information to our digital mapping systems. You will also be required to book venues, set up online events using booking software, research project planning, and contact the individuals and organisations that we need to engage with as part of our work.

SKILLS REQUIRED

You will be friendly and approachable, organised, motivated and self-directed. You will have great research skills, both online and offline. You will have good written English and be able to produce clear readable copy for social media and the press. You will be comfortable speaking on the phone and drafting engaging emails.

TERMS

This is an opportunity to work from home although you will also need to work from our studio in Bournemouth on a regular basis. The role is 37.5 hours per week. This equates to a full time job. We support flexible working hours. Salary competitive and negotiable and will be appropriate to skills and experience. Several years’ experience in industry is preferred although we will consider talented graduates.

HOW TO APPLY

Please email Richard Eastham on richard@feria-urbanism.com with subject line “Studio Support & Research Assistant” with your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are suited to this role. We look forward to hearing from you.