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Design South East – Work With Us

Work with us

An opportunity to directly influence the quality of the built environment.

We’re always interested in hearing from people who want to join us. We are a growing organisation with more and more local authorities, developers and consultants wanting to benefit from working with us. To satisfy this demand we need to grow our staff team and recruit new expert panel members.

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From time-to-time we will recruit for specific jobs, but we always want to hear from you if you are interested in joining us.

Opportunities may come up in the operations or design advisor teams. Design Advisors are the core of our team; managing design review panels, workshops and charrettes, design surgeries and training events. Design advisors can be appointed at different levels so the role might suit somebody early in their career, mid-career, or more experienced. Our operations team provides the support that enables service delivery and that drives our growth.


To manage peaks in demand we also need freelance panel managers who can oversee design review meetings and produce reports afterwards.

Expert Panel Members

Becoming a member of expert panel offers an opportunity to contribute your expertise to the delivery of our full range of services; from design review to the delivery of major workshops to our training sessions.

We refresh our expert panel every three years, but often strengthen particular disciplines to reflect changes in demand. In addition, we regularly refresh the local authority panels that we manager and we launch new local panels and advice and training programmes.

We interested in hearing from today’s and tomorrow’s leaders who want to join us and contribute to diverse panels with a 50/50 gender balance.

To find out more or contact us

Opportunities are advertised through our newsletter and on Twitter.

If you think you might be suited to any of these roles please email your CV to

For more information please contact us on 01634 401166 or email