Now recruiting: St Albans Design Review Panel

Design South East has been appointed to set-up and manage the St Albans Design Review Panel on behalf of St Albans City and District Council.  The  Panel is being established to expand upon and complement the existing design management arrangements within St Albans.

The Panel will have approximately 20 members. We will be looking for some panel members with a connection to St Albans as well as some members who will bring a fresh perspective. If you have a personal connection to or investment in St Albans, please let us know in your application. 

We are particularly interested in hearing from you if you have experience in the following areas;

  • Masterplanning/urban design
  • Viability, to enable challenges to the volume housebuilder approach
  • Heritage and conservation
  • High street regeneration
  • Infrastructure

Panel meetings will be convened to undertake a collaborative design review of the following types of project;

  • Masterplans and reserved matters applications for strategic housing projects (known as ‘Broad Locations’)
  • Other applications for more than 50 dwellings or 1,000 sq m of non-residential floorspace.
  • Developments in sensitive city and town centre contexts

Honorariums and expenses will be paid for attending panel meetings.

The deadline for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 28th October 2019.

For full details download the application pack here.

St Albans Design Review Panel – Recruitment pack

If, having thoroughly read this pack, you have further questions, please contact David Tittle, david@designsoutheast.org or call 01634 401166 and request a call back.

Wanted: Communications Specialist

We are hiring a part-time communications officer/associate. This is a new position developed to improve the effectiveness and consistency of our communications with our wide range of stakeholders and audiences.  It is a challenging role with an interesting, worthwhile and fast-growing organisation.

You will join our core team and will plan, produce, deliver and track our communications, working collaboratively with the team to develop ideas and strategies for developing our communications, messaging and content to best reach our range of target audiences. In addition to developing content for our website, e-newsletters, social media and publication you will ensure that our communications are effective, consistent and appropriately targeted and that our new visual identity is correctly implemented, internally and externally. You will be involved in communications relating to Design South East and to the major programmes and projects that we manage for our clients such as Kent Design.

For further information and details of how to apply download the recruitment pack:

DSE Communications Officer recruitment pack August 2019

The deadline for applications is Monday 16th September.

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