Tom Stuart-Smith

Communications Coordinator

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight, Junior
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Part Time
Applications Close: 30 December 2018
Twitter: @tomatlandscape
Job Listing Added: 04 December 2018

Communications Coordinator – maternity cover at Tom Stuart-Smith Ltd


Tom Stuart-Smith Ltd is seeking a part-time Communications Coordinator – one year fixed-term maternity cover – to join its team in London. The Communications Coordinator will assist with the daily media, administrative and communications operation of the office. This position would suit a candidate demonstrating strong organisational skills as well as a talent and keen interest in graphics/visuals. Initially the position will be 3 days per week and could develop depending on the work load and skills of the successful candidate.

Duties will include:
• update and maintain our project portfolio and image bank,
• assist with the compilation of material for books and monographs,
• respond to day to day requests for information from magazines and other publications,
• maintain the press archive, drawing archive, project archive and PR database,
• maintain and update the practice website and social media accounts,
• photo-shoot management which includes attending meetings, providing guidelines to photographers for the shoot and manage the image selection process,
• check all images are a true representation of our projects and meet our brand standards,
• design and coordinate the production of practice brochures and presentations,
• assist with delivery of exhibitions of the practice’s work,
• follow up potential new job enquiries,
• assist with bid production and design presentations when required,
• arrange and coordinate garden visit bookings to The Barn & Serge Hill,
• provide the Principal, Directors and Office Administrator with extra administrative support as required.

Essential skills & attributes:
• excellent written and verbal communication skills,
• creative eye and attention to detail,
• ability to work effectively both individually and with a team,
• dedicated, organised, self-motivated and willing to learn new skills,
• works well under pressure and adheres to deadlines,
• strong skills in Outlook, Microsoft Office, Adobe, Indesign and Photoshop,
• experience of content management system (CMS) applications and social media accounts such as instagram and twitter,
• a degree in arts/design, landscape design, communications or marketing,
• relevant experience in a previous position, and
• two good references essential.
Extra skills & attributes (useful but not essential):
• an interest in gardens and landscape,
• a portfolio highlighting your interest and/or prior experience in graphics and visual design,
• experience of using AutoCAD and/or Sketchup, and
• experience in the production of landscape graphics (hand drawn or CGI rendering).

We offer a friendly, warm and supportive work environment where our creative team are able to learn and develop. We encourage individuality and are looking for a candidate who is keen to join our team in January 2019.

Salary: competitive

How to Apply

Application deadline: Tuesday 18th December 2018
If you are interested in the position, please send a CV and cover letter to: [email protected] .
If you would also like to include a portfolio with your application, please make sure this is not larger than 5MB and send it to the same email above.
For more information about our work please look at our website: www.tomstuartsmith.co.uk
Please note: unfortunately we may not be able to respond to all the applications, if you have not been contacted by the 21st of December 2018 please consider your application as unsuccessful.