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K-12 Architecture Practice Lead

Work alongside global leadership to develop and grow this firm's education market.
  • Salary: US $150,000-180,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Sector: Architecture
  • Job Ref: 46338

About this role

International firm with a full-service approach to design and planning is looking for a K-12 Architecture Practice Leader to build up their presence in the Southern California education market. You will strategize new business plans, build professional relationships with clients and public agencies, and develop project contracts, as well as provide leadership to staff and deliver packages.  

Key responsibilities

  • Develop & implement business development plans 
  • Bring in new clients
  • Coordinate with clients and consultants
  • Collaborate with staff on projects
  • Ensure QAQC
  • Attend industry events

Skills and experience

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Architecture from a NAAB accredited program
  • Minimum 15 years of work experience, preferably in education sector projects
  • Experience working with DSA required. 
  • Experience working with CDE, OPSC, DTSC and LEED projects preferred
  • Licensed and currently registered in the State of California 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and solve problems independently


  • Competitive benefits package
  • 3 weeks of paid vacation
  • 10 paid company holidays
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage
Talk to Lily about this position

Bio: Lily joined Bespoke Careers in July 2018 as a consultant on the architecture team after working in the landscape architecture profession for five years. She worked in a range of landscape firms, including Melendrez (now RELM), Pamela Burton & Co., and Christine London Ltd. Lily studied Art:Semiotics at Brown University in Rhode Island, and then moved back to Southern California to get her Masters of Landscape Architecture at the University of Southern California (USC). She is also the Mentoring Director of the Association for Women in Architecture + Design (AWA+D) in Los Angeles.

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