The Fastest And Easiest Way To Hire Talent

Gain immediate access to highly experienced recruiters who can support your team without any long-term commitments.

Architecture Social’s In-House Recruitment Teams bring extensive industry expertise, ensuring a seamless and efficient fulfilment of your hiring needs. From sourcing and screening to managing interviews, preparing offers, and closing candidates, our recruiters offer comprehensive support throughout the entire hiring process. With each recruiter capable of managing up to several roles simultaneously, you can trust our experts to deliver results with speed and precision

Here are our results so far:


Average reduction in cost per hire.


Total hires made In-House with existing clients

23 days

Average time to hire

How does In-House Recruitment work?

Once you have signed up for OnDemand, our team will reach out to you within 24 hours (on business days) to schedule a kick-off meeting. During the meeting, they will discuss when you would like to start the service, the positions you are looking to fill and how they can help you. 

Key Features & Benefits Of Architecture Social's In-House Team

Immediate Access

Architecture Social’s In-House team are immediately available to offer tailored hiring support on a retained basis without long-term commitments.


All costs are all laid out clearly on your selected plan and are on average half the costs of using a traditional recruitment consultancy agreement.

Expertise & Efficiency

OnDemand recruiters bring extensive industry expertise, allowing them to understand your hiring needs and efficiently source top talent quickly.

High-Quality Candidates

Only the candidates most aligned to the hires you are looking to make will be presented to you for consideration, ensuring you build a talented team that aligns with your business goals.

Embrace a cost-effective approach to onboard recruitment consultants to help you scale your business.

No matter if you’re a fresh-faced startup or a well-established company, our embedded recruitment service is here to lend a helping hand.

Testimonials from companies:

Who leads the In-House recruitment team?

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Tom leads the Architecture Social’s In-House recruitment service, which offers practices a revolutionary way to discover and acquire top talent from across the architecture and design industry.

Before joining the Architecture Social, Tom gained extensive experience in the profession working for nearly four years at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) before making the move to architecture recruitment two years ago. At the RIBA, he was pivotal in managing large scale professional events. He was also a key member of the RIBA’s Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Working Group and managed the Large Practice Expert Advisory Group.

Who is the Architecture Social set up by?

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Stephen Drew

Stephen is the Founder of the Architecture Social, Future Architects and Education Development Group Member of the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects), an ambassador for the Architect’s Benevolent Society, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

He is also a former elected Council Member of the RIBA, Visiting Critic and Teaching Assistant of Manchester School of Architecture, professional mentor for Postgraduate Architecture students at the University of Westminster.

Previously he worked in the Architecture industry at EPR Architects for three years after completing a degree and diploma in Architecture at the University of Westminster and Manchester School of Architecture.

In 2014, Stephen left practising Architecture to pursue a career in recruitment where he worked alongside industry-leading Architecture Practices.

In 2021, Stephen joined Ackroyd Lowrie, an ambitious Architecture Practice as their Head of Talent. He was responsible for internal recruitment and retaining existing staff, alongside building up his own business known as the Architecture Social.

Stephen worked in the Architecture Industry at:

Cullinan Studio

EPR Architects

Swansea City Council

He has worked recruitment industry as:

Head of Architecture at Macdonald & Company

Recruitment Director at Shape Careers

Recruitment Consultant at Bespoke Careers

Companies that Stephen has a track record of recruiting for:

You are in safe hands. We are a member of the global recruitment trade body, Apsco.

The Architecture Social is a member of APSCo (The Association of Professional Staffing Companies) which is the only membership body dedicated to representing excellence in the professional recruitment industry.

The APSCo badge is recognised by candidates and employers as the differentiating quality mark in professional talent acquisition.

As an APSCo member, we are also required to complete a regular member compliance assessment which enables us to demonstrate that not only do we understand our legal and regulatory obligations, but also that we are working to best practice recruitment standards.