Graduate/Assistant Town Planner - Bristol

  • Job Reference: KW/888431
  • Date Posted: 20 August 2021
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £25,000 to £33,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits
  • Sector: Town & Country Planning
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

A rare opportunity is available for a Graduate/Assistant Planner to join the Bristol office of a global firm. You will be joining a well-established planning and development team in a friendly and supportive office environment.

The role will offer a lot of variety and will include; research; planning appraisals, preparing and submitting planning applications; S106 negotiations; assisting with appeal work; coordinating external teams where required; maintaining client relationships and being a valued ambassador for the firm. There is the opportunity for candidates to take on their own caseload of projects as well as assisting the Directors on major schemes. The firm are currently working on a wide range of projects typically in the residential, industrial, commercial, retail, education and mixed-use schemes.

We are looking for candidates who have a completed RTPI-accredited Masters degree who are working towards being MRTPI. This position is suitable for candidates who have ideally 6 months+ of experience within planning. It is key that you have a good understanding of development management as well as local and regional planning policy/legislation. You should have strong report writing skills, be confident in client facing situations and be keen to progress/learn new skills. There are unlimited progression opportunities with this firm.

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a marked progression track, the chance to be part of a lovely team that are very well connected in the area, as well as a competitive remuneration package. Remuneration will be based on experience and there is also an incentivised bonus scheme. Full support for RTPI submissions will also be given.

To apply for this role and for further information, please email with your updated CV (this will not be sent before briefing you on the role and company).

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