Archinect

Communications / Office Manager

nARCHITECTS nARCHITECTS Employer:
Brooklyn, NY, USLocation:
Wed, Feb 3 '21Posted on:
Full-timeType:

Communications / Office Manager Position

nARCHITECTS is an award-winning architecture firm known for joining innovative concepts, social engagement and technical precision in addressing contemporary issues.  We are seeking a communications / office manager: roughly 1/2 of your time would be spent on communications related activities, 1/3 will be office admin related, and the rest will include assistance with design presentations or research.  We are looking for the right, long-term fit for our intense and creative office environment.

Communications Responsibilities:

  • RFQ / RFP’s: Work with Principals and senior staff to lead, research, design, write, and coordinate proposals, RFP’s and RFQ’s. Help build / coordinate the consultant team.
  • Press: Respond to press inquiries, issue press releases, newsletters and award submissions.
  • Presentations / Lectures: Coordinate project / firm presentations and submissions.
  • Update firm portfolios, firm profiles, bio’s and staff resume.
  • Oversee & update firm’s website, web presence, and social media.
  • Assist with new business outreach / initiatives.
  • Keep the office’s / leadership’s registrations and licenses up to date.

Office Management Responsibilities:

  • General office admin and daily operations support of physical office space and personnel.
  • Coordinate with IT consultants to maintain functionality of technology.
  • Manage office calendar and arrange travel.

Requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree in architecture, art, design or communications-related discipline and prior admin experience in an architecture or planning office.
  • Excellent writing skills and graphic design abilities.
  • Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat), MS Office (Powerpoint, Excel).
  • Experience working on/coordinating publications a plus.
  • Knowledge of and passion for contemporary architecture and art culture. 
  • Excellent multi-tasking, communication and detailed organizational skills. Dependability, professionalism and a positive attitude are a must.
  • Proficient English speaker and eligible to work in the U.S. immediately.

Why Join nARCHITECTS?

  • Positive office environment: we are a small, growing firm working in a collaborative, atelier-type setting. 
  • We are working on exciting projects with both public and private clients.  We seek clients and opportunities with progressive social and/or environmental agendas. 
  • We are a concept driven, design intensive firm, recognized with the 2017 AIA NYS Firm of the Year Award among others, for our contributions to the professional and academic communities.
  • We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.
  • During COVID-19, we are working remotely and in person, depending on current health advisories and project schedules. We have been adapting our work plan as we go, in dialogue with every team member. The Communications / Office Manager will need to work in the office one to two times a week and support the office remotely the rest of the days, until guidelines permit a full return to the office.


 

Please respond only if you meet the above qualifications.  Send your resume, portfolio and/or writing samples and references (in a single compiled PDF under 10MB) to: jobs@narchitects.com. Please include a cover letter outlining why you are the right candidate for the job and what relevant expertise you would bring to the firm. No online portfolios or personal websites please.  Include "Communications / Office Manager Position" in the subject line.  We will contact you only if your qualifications match our needs – we apologize that we cannot respond to every application.  


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