Careers with us

Job Opportunities
As a small studio we do not hire often, but we are always on the lookout for talented designers to work with.

Please send your CV, covering letter, availability and notice periods, current salary and portfolio (including office drawings) by post or email to:

Zoe Wightman
Ben Pentreath
3 Lamp Office Court
London WC1N 3NF

jobs@benpentreath.com
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Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, we won’t be able to respond to everyone individually.

current positions

Part II Architectural assistant

We have a vacancy for a conscientious Part II architectural assistant to join the masterplanning & urban development team at our busy and friendly architectural studio in Bloomsbury.

The ideal candidate will have excellent technical and presentation skills, along with a thorough and sensitive interest and approach to urbanism and design.

An enjoyment of working collaboratively in a small team, excellent organisation and communication skills and a strong attention to detail will also be key for this role.

A good working knowledge of Vectorworks is imperative; a clear understanding of SketchUp, Photoshop and other programs are advantageous. Hand drawing skills are also very welcome.

Please send your CV, covering letter, availability/notice periods, current salary and portfolio (including office drawings) to:
jobs@benpentreath.com

Regrettably owing to volume of applications it will only be possible to contact successful applicants for interview.

Interiors Assistant

We have a vacancy for a bright, passionate and highly organised interior design assistant to join the decoration team at our small and friendly studio in Bloomsbury.

Our ideal candidate will be a kind and hard-working multi-tasker who is willing to learn and work flexibly within a team, with a strong attention to detail and a conscientious and proactive approach to all areas of duty.

We are looking for someone that will support the whole team with enthusiasm, care and attention. The role will primarily be responsible for general administrative duties and day-to-day office tasks including:

● Answering telephone calls in a polite and professional manner, transferring calls and taking clear and accurate messages
● Receiving and distributing post/deliveries; franking outgoing mail and taking items to the Post Office
● Organising couriers and taxis
● Maintaining the tidy appearance of the studio and kitchen
● Keeping the design library of books, samples and materials in order
● Preparing documents and materials for meetings
● Organising deliveries, storage logistics
● Producing accurate and detailed meeting minutes
● Ordering samples and purchase order tracking
● Updating internal documents and schedules
● Welcoming clients, providing refreshments

A working knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop and Microsoft Office is imperative, and experience of Vectorworks and EstiMac are desirable.

A good understanding of VAT and basic budgeting & accounting is welcomed.

The vacancy would suit someone with at least 1-2 years’ experience working in a similar environment with a good understanding of spatial planning, FF&E and a basic knowledge of industry suppliers and makers.

We would like to find someone with a good sense of humor, excellent communication and design skills, appreciation of working in a friendly, creative environment and someone who finds pleasure in being productive and getting things done.

The role is office-based, permanent and full-time.

Due to the anticipated volume of applications, unfortunately it will only be possible to contact candidates selected for interview.

Please send your CV, covering letter, current salary and notice period to:
jobs@benpentreath.com