Graduate Arts Venue Consultant - London
graduate scheme

Graduate Arts Venue Consultant - London

Competitive salary
Time left to apply
2 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

We are looking for a Graduate Consultant to join our team of bright professionals in our London office. From your first day, you’ll join an unrivalled community of experts, where everyone is supported in their career path and encouraged to work towards a professional qualification.

As part of the Venues team you will provide support to team members to deliver an effective and professional service to our clients. Your project involvement will be extremely diverse and you will be working across a wide variety of markets including performing arts, education, visual arts, and commercial developments. Under supervision, you will be expected to formulate strategy for new venues and undertake space planning, provide high quality planning and design information and support implementation through early operations. You will also interface with other groups within Arup including City Economics and Urban Planning.

You will have the opportunity to gain a broad range of experience in the UK and abroad. You will be engaged on a portfolio of projects, working with different teams and ranging in scale, duration and design stage, providing you with a diverse working environment.

Typical responsibilities could include:

  • Research and benchmarking for strategic planning for arts, culture & entertainment
  • Input to operational and experiential requirements for performing or visual arts planning
  • Technical document preparation and presentation for clear communication with design teams and users
  • Provide high quality deliverables within time constraints
  • Undertake drawing and modelling work
  • Develop innovative solutions within constraints of project budgets
  • Contribute to and review designs of other parties
  • Interface with operators of operators of arts, culture & entertainment venues to develop understanding, build consensus and facilitate decision making

Company information

At Arup, we aspire to shape a better world through the built environment. Independent in ownership and spirit, we’re a global firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical experts who use our skills to make a positive difference in the world. People are at the heart of our business and we pride ourselves in ensuring that our staff embrace the Arup values when dealing with both our colleagues and our clients.

Person requirements

  • Enthusiasm for the design of facilities for the performing arts and / or other related sectors
  • Experience of working in performing arts or events production or management
  • Proficiency in use of Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Proficiency in use of AutoCad and Revit (desirable)
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Good time management and ability to work concurrently on multiple projects
  • Excellent communications skills (eg written, verbal, drawing , infographic, photographic and face-to-face)
  • Keen sense of maintaining high standards
  • Creative in developing solutions that respond to multiple requirements
  • Knowledge of the construction industry
  • Ability to maintain personal effectiveness and team relationships at times of significant pressure

Qualifications and experience requirements

Good degree in an appropriate subject (e.g. architecture, planning, cultural planning)

Accepted degree subjects

planning and surveying · business and management studies · architectural studies · engineering management


Competitive salary

Welcome bonus, profit share scheme, a comprehensive benefits package, including a flexible benefits fund and a generous pension, the support you need to develop your career through professional accreditation and training



Contract and working hours

Permanent · Full-time

How to apply

Closing date: 12/12/2016

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 12/12/2016