Richard Rogers Partnership, the architectural firm commissioned to
design the Millennium Dome, announced this week it is seeking a
communications manager to head its four member in-house team.
The firm, chaired by Lord Rogers, also designed the Bordeaux law court
in France and the Pompidou Centre in Paris.
Fiona Charlesworth, the former PR manager, left six months ago to join
the New Millennium Experience Company, which is responsible for the
contents of the Dome, as media relations manager. Her role has been
upgraded to cover all internal and external communications, press and
corporate PR, as well as the management and digitalisation of the
company’s central resources library.
Simon Smithson, one of the firm’s 14 directors said ’Previously, some of
the different departments and architects dealt with their own
communications function, everything was done on an ad hoc basis, so we
have decided to create this more senior position to centralise our