PENSON is on the look out for new Office Manager at their London studio

By Rosie Furlong

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Want to be a part of the PENSON team and support us to deliver our visionary projects? We are seeking applications for a Studio Manager to join our fun and friendly London team.


We require a professional communicator with solid interpersonal skills. You’ll be the first point of contact for the office – greeting clients and guests with a friendly welcome whilst making sure the office looks its best. You will be energetic and proactive in everything you do. You’ll also have a knowledge base to help prepare the business for the future. This is a dynamic role with scope to progress commercially.


If you’re like us, then you’ll have creative flair and an eye for inspiring design. This is a great opportunity to be surrounded by innovative design and to learn about our creative process. The successful candidate will be based in our cosmopolitan London studio in a highly rewarding environment.


Main responsibilities:

General studio administration including:


- Keeping the office clean and tidy.

- Answering calls, transferring and taking messages.

- Monitoring the sample library.

- Sorting incoming and outgoing post.

- Ordering couriers, booking taxis and travel.

- Greeting clients.

- Preparation for meetings.

- Managing travel cards.

- Ad hoc letter writing.

- Organising office social events.

- Keeping all supplies in stock –stationery, kitchen essentials and refreshments for meetings.

- Responsible for studio-wide emails, announcements and notices.

- Monitoring studio calendars for meetings.

- Monitoring equipment and repairs etc.

- Liaising with external facilities, including external IT and cleaners.

- CEO and office PA – including booking diaries and sorting travel.

- Managing after-work showroom visits, events and office CPD’s.

- Booking showroom visits for clients, ordering sample furniture and sample materials.

- Support for the design team such as preparation of presentation materials, printing and binding documents and liaising with external printers.



- Monitoring project expenses.

About the Candidate:


- Excellent organisational skills and professional verbal and written communication.

- Creative thinker and practical problem solver.

- Experience in HR.

- A pro-active attitude with lots of initiative.

- Confident phone manner.

- Excellent client liaison and people management skills.

- Self-motivated with good prioritising skills.

- Proficient in Microsoft office.

- Knowledge of Adobe InDesign desirable.

- Energy, enthusiasm, and passion for all things design.

- Must be an obvious team player.

- Quick learner with a good visual eye.

- Experience in a creative industry is desirable.

Please note that any applications via recruitment consultancies will not be considered.


Please send applications with a CV and a short cover letter explaining why you’re right for the job to Please add in the email subject header the position you’re applying for.


Closing date for applications is Friday 7th September with interviews taking place 2-3 weeks after this closing date. Applications are for immediate start.