New London Architecture (NLA) is London’s centre for excellence for the built environment.
Our purpose is to make London a better place for those who live, work and visit.
We do this through a busy year-round programme of research, events, festivals, exhibitions, publications, promoting debate and discussion about the future of cities.
Our fast-growing membership spans across public and private sectors, in London, UK and internationally, and we have two central London public exhibition galleries both with giant interactive models of central London, where anyone can come to learn about future-plans for the city.
We are looking for a Programme Co-ordinator to join the NLA team responsible for delivering NLA major events and collaborative projects, including The London Festival of Architecture, Don’t Move: Improve! Awards, the London Real Estate Forum, the New London Awards and London Architecture Diary.
You will be a self-starter with an interest in architecture, design and the key issues influencing London’s development industries. You will share our team’s core values by always being informed, rigorous, collaborative and responsive in everything you do.
The role involves supporting the team in a number of logistical aspects, speaker liaison; event co-ordination, proof-reading and collating presentation materials; organising schedules and diaries; overseeing exhibition installations, writing meeting notes and client follow-ups, general team management; organising everyone and everything to be in the right place at the right time.
Initially you will be working on Don’t Move, Improve! our annual awards celebrating London’s best extensions and home improvements and the London Real Estate Forum, which brings together 2000 senior leaders for a 2-day thought-leadership conference about the future of cities, hosted in the Barbican Centre.
We are a very collaborative team, and you will have the opportunity to get involved in idea generation and to grow your experience in programme development, exhibition curation, and client management.
• Relevant education and academic achievements with an interest in design, urban issues and the built environment essential.
• Demonstrable success in a role requiring high levels of organization and attention to detail
• Experience in event and/or exhibition management preferred
• A ‘people person’ with clear and effective verbal skills
• A clear grasp of the English language, using this to write clearly, concisely and professionally
• Ability to take initiative and prioritise tasks
• Knowledge of presentation software including PowerPoint and Adobe
• An ability to be flexible with hours to support morning and evening events
Holiday 25 days per year (including Christmas closure) plus bank holidays.
The normal working week is 40 hours, Monday to Friday.
To apply, please follow the link to our recruitment page where you can apply by sending your CV and covering letter no later than 31st August 2020.
Early applications are encouraged as we are keen to secure interviews before the deadline date.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.