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April 2019

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Architect, a Practice Manager and a New Business Manager. Please see the adverts below.

Otherwise, DKA runs a continuous recruitment process and welcomes applications at any time. The practice offers suitable candidates the opportunity to work on innovative projects for leading clients who value design. Speculative applications should be made via our job board here. Your application will need to include the following:

- A cover letter making clear what position you are looking for and why you want to work for DKA;
- CV detailing previous experience and qualifications;
- Up to 4 sides of A4 showing images and drawings of key previous projects and personal work.

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Practice Manager April 2019

We have ambitious plans and are seeking a practice manager to help us to achieve our goals.

You will be responsible for leading the practice of 17 staff in respect of office culture, HR, new business and office admin whilst having a team of 3 to 5 direct reports. As the most senior member of staff consistently on site and working across all aspects of the business, you will be uniquely placed to bring the whole practice team together and promote a collaborative and upbeat atmosphere. 

You will maintain close working relationships with all staff, taking care of their individual needs and career paths whilst motivating the group to excel. You will help to maintain a culture that promotes creativity whilst ensuring state-of-the-art systems allow efficient and sustainable working practices. As part of the senior management team, you will help to set the long-term strategic objectives for the business and have hands on involvement in their delivery.

You will be involved in winning new work through overseeing our social media and press strategies whilst providing our new business team with client-tailored marketing material. You will communicate with confidence both internally and externally and will be a champion for the business that inspires clients and colleagues alike.

Download the full job advert here. To apply,  please visit our online jobs board.

New Business Manager April 2019

We have plans to grow and are seeking a New Business Manager to help us achieve our goals whilst continuing to maintain design excellence.

Your understanding of the sales process, from identifying prospects to assisting senior architects to close deals, combined with a goal-oriented tenacity will see the practice achieve its annual new project targets. You will be well-versed in DKA’s unique client offer and be able to tailor your presentation to different sectors and stakeholders. You will report to the Practice Manager and work closely with the Director, Finance Director and senior architects.

This is potentially a part-time role that could grow to full-time as the practice scales. Candidates who present with many of the pre-requisite skills but do not have prior experience of working in architectural sales can receive training. 

Download the full job advert PDF here. To apply, please visit our online jobs board.