Coco Capitán is Hiring Studio Manager (London)
Coco Capitán is a photographer based in London whose name in the fashion industry has grown immensely in the last few years. Capitán has worked closely with Gucci and shot for British Vogue, Dazed and Confused, as well as fashion campaigns for Mulberry and A.P.C.
Currently seeking a Studio Manager to be proactive and manage all studio operations, and work in conjunction with the artist’s representative agency, galleries and art dealers to execute all personal and commissioned work. The right candidate will coordinate all administrative tasks as well as be involved in production of art pieces, photographic shoots, exhibitions and books.
The position is full time, based in our studio in East London, starting in January 2019.
Interviews start in late November 2018.
Salary will be commensurate with experience, starting at £30,000 per year.
2+ years of administrative experience in the Art/Fashion/Production/Photography industries
Advanced-level of organisational and managerial skills with an eye for detail
Strong communication abilities with impeccable telephone, e-mail and personal etiquette
Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment while meeting deadlines
Must be able to multi-task and oversee numerous coinciding projects
Interest in contemporary art, photography, fashion, visual culture, publishing and advertising
Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Photoshop
Excel (very important), Microsoft Word
Gmail, Google Docs and Google Calendar
Xero Accounting Software
Knowledge of Analogue and Digital camera systems is a plus but not required
Knowledge of Darkroom Printing and Film Processing is a plus but not required
Communicate daily with artist’s representative agency about upcoming shoot options and confirmed dates
Communicate frequently with galleries and art dealers to develop exhibitions and art sales
Work with agency producer to establish a budget for each job
Assist in booking cars, flights, and accommodations for travel jobs
Source photography crew to work on set
Source assistants and technicians for specific projects
Order film for each job and/or replenish studio and office stock
Facilitate equipment orders between photographer and 1st assistant
Provide call sheet information
Collect all invoices and receipts from hired crew and vendors
Reconcile receipts from photographer’s job purchases
Work with accountant to generate a final job bill for agency and/or production or client
Maintain the studio calendar, schedule and contact database
Supervise assistants and interns working in the studio
Maintain archive of work including photographer’s website updates, social networks and agency archive updates
Pay bills and invoices
Personal assisting duties will be required occasionally
Out of hours work may be required, but only rarely
Send a CV and cover letter with "Studio Manager Application" in subject title.