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Landscaping Design Assistant

London (Greater) SALARY: £38,000 - £40,000 PER: Annum TERM: Contract

My client, a Landscape Architect based in Fulham is looking for a Top Garden Designer/Assistant to join on a contract basis with a view to going permanent. Your main responsibilities will be to ensure the smooth running of the company by assisting with the following responsibilities.

Design-related
-    Survey garden if needed
-    Create 3D models and PDF’s of projects in SketchUp and Layout from a survey or DWG
-    Draft/create other documents:

  • Fee proposal Letters
  • Mood boards and imagery presentation
  • Scope of Works (Excel)
  • Design detailing: planting plans, plant schedules  & construction details in CAD
  • Tender documents for landscapers to price from

 Admin-related
-       Take minutes on calls/site meetings 
-       Prepare and maintain schedules of work and specifications for individual projects
-       Generate weekly agendas 
-       Share update on work schedule 
-       Proactively manage workload and enhance efficiency with administrative tasks  
-       Manage image library and file organisation 
-       Diarise Zoom and meeting calls with clients 
-       Research and source high quality, good value garden design materials from suppliers 
-       Place and confirm orders with suppliers and nurseries
-       Oversee the smooth running of projects in co-ordination with landscape contractors
-       Help out with any ad hoc jobs
-       Ensure Health & Safety, CDM regulations and COVID liabilities are being considered and meet.

 PR related
-       Ensure the website is up to date with photographs of recent projects
-       Liaise with photographers to visit projects
-       Develop relationships with key journalists (House & Garden, Town & Country, Country Life,   Gardens Illustrated, Telegraph)
-       Approach journalists with ideas for articles featuring projects run by the organisation
-       Draft email updates to list of contacts 

General 
-       Meet the clients’ needs and always aim to deliver a high standard of service 
-       Be commercially minded, weighing up the value of service in return for high-quality results 
-       Further develop and broaden garden design skills with additional training if needed

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POSTED: 22 Jul 2021 JOB ID: DFHQ22431

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