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Practice Leader in Architecture / Higher Education

A globally recognized design firm seeks a Practice Area Leader in Higher Education for their Pacific Northwest region.
  • Salary: US $150,000-190,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: San Francisco
  • Sector: Architecture
  • Job Ref: 47459

About this role


With offices around the globe, this distinguished architecture, design, and planning practice is focused on creating unique, experiential environments which are at the forefront of the industry. This firm aims to expand it's reach in the higher education sector by adding a Practice Area Leader with connections within Higher Education in the Pacific Northwest. This person is a senior-level studio leader, adept at business development, and able to cultivate strategic relationships, while providing providing team and project leadership.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Based in S.F., Portland, or Seattle, this person will grow the higher education studio in the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S.
  • Build the firm-wide market reputation by presenting at conferences, written publications, and social media presence. 
  • Work closely with marketing, communications, and PR teams to provide vision for proposals and strategy for securing new project opportunities. 

Key Qualifications

  • An in depth understanding of the firm portfolio and able to develop relationships with new and existing clients.
  • Licensed Architect with at least 15+ years of experience - including 5+ years experience in developing an office or studio. 
  • LEED accredited with a commitment to sustainability. 
  • Connected with higher education institutions and clients in the Pacific Northwest and Northern California areas. 

This is a unique opportunity to join a highly reputable design practice to leverage your career experience and join as a sector leader. Enjoy an industry-leading employment package, including competitive base salary, annual bonuses, profit sharing, retirement, healthcare benefits and more.  

Talk to Louie about this position

Bio: Louie has over 10 years of professional experience in administration and business operations. Most recently, he worked for SWA as the office manager in their Los Angeles studio. At SWA he was able to make many contacts and gain invaluable industry knowledge which has helped him in his recruitment career. Louie is a Los Angeles native and brings his knowledge of LA culture and geography to the team.

+1 (213) 436 0909
louie.m@bespokecareers.com

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