Education Sector Leader

Excellent opportunity to build up the education studio for an established firm in Los Angeles.
  • Salary: US $140,000-160,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Sector: Architecture
  • Job Ref: 47051

About this role

Established international firm with offices around the U.S. and Asia is looking for a Education Studio 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
  • 10 years of work experience, preferably in education sector projects
  • Experience working with DSA required. 
  • Experience working with CDE, OPSC, DTSC and LEED projects preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and solve problems independently


This is an incredible opportunity to build up a team and studio within the infrastructure of an established firm. Competitive compensation and benefits package.


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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