Posted 3 February 2022

Are you our new LIMINAL? 

We are seeking a STUDIO ASSISTANT who can bring organisation to our momentum. 

liminal studio studio assistant job advert

Are you highly organised, motivated and looking for your next challenge in developing your business acumen? Would you like to engage in a small team environment with global ambitions, sharing your passion for people, culture and getting those balance sheets right?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Studio Assistant to join our team in Hobart. If you are digitally savvy, love getting the details right and are looking to grow your skills in a business development role, we’d like to hear from you! This is a key role supporting our Directors and team across a range of business functions including communications, finances, IT administration, people and culture, premises coordination and marketing. 

LIMINAL is a dynamic, dedicated and globally connected architecture and design studio with a culture built on our values of curiosity, beauty, excellence, generosity, integrity, leadership, passion and success. We offer a supportive and caring work environment with teamwork and collaboration at the heart of what we do. You would play an integral role as part of a team of 15 talented people spread across Hobart and Melbourne.

We are looking for someone with a curious outlook and growth mindset, who is willing to get involved in all aspects of the day-to-day running of the Studio. You will communicate clearly, have excellent time management skills and be able to balance responsibilities and priorities. A basic understanding of business and financial functions is required, with a competent grasp of Microsoft 365 software (Outlook, Word and Excel) to deliver a range of tasks. Basic knowledge of accounting software, databases and Adobe Creative Suite is desirable, though not essential. Additional training will be provided.


Key functions of the Studio Assistant role include:

Business Administration – handling phone and email enquiries, communicating confidently with a range of contacts, coordinating diaries and travel arrangements, maintaining contact database, filing, recording meeting minutes

Financial Administration – data entry, basic financial reconciliation, drafting fee letters and formal correspondence

IT Administration – liaison with IT provider to ensure smooth running of systems and software for the team and setting up for remote team meetings

Premises and Facilities Coordination – liaison with external providers, monitoring and procuring studio stationery and supplies 

People and Culture – assisting with HR and recruitment processes, coordinating team training and social events, contributing to a vibrant team culture

Marketing – support with social media and web content, filing, awards administration 

A salary package commensurate with experience and alignment with LIMINAL values will be negotiated with the successful applicant. There is an opportunity to complement this position with a Business Administration Traineeship through an online provider, if obtaining a formal qualification is of interest to the successful candidate.


For applications to be considered they must include:

∙          A one-page cover letter outlining:
The experience and value you would bring to the position 
Why you would be a good cultural fit for LIMINAL, in response to our values

∙          Current CV

∙          Summary of your software skills, with a competency score out of 10 (10 being brilliant)

∙          Names and contact details for two referees


Applications are to be emailed to by 5pm AEST on Tuesday 15th February 2022. We will be reviewing applications as we receive them, so please apply as soon as possible.

For more information on LIMINAL Studio, our projects, awards and people visit

Please note LIMINAL will only respond to shortlisted candidates. Applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence.