ONLINE STUDIO MANAGER - ONLINE STUDIO, NORTHAMPTON
We are looking for self-motivated and efficient individual that exudes confidence to ensure the smooth running of our photography schedule and booking of models at our photography studio. They will also need to be skilled at reconciling invoices and working to set budgets. Working closely with fellow studio management and finance teams is a critical part of the role as well as managing a small stock team. The ideal candidate will have management experience, be numerate and must demonstrate an understanding of luxury retail.
What will you be doing:
Responsible for the development and progression of the Studio Stock Controller, setting objectives which are aligned to the strategic direction of the brand.
Responsible for scheduling regular model castings, inviting relevant teams to ensure that the site remains on brand and current.
Accountable for booking all models on budget according to the requirements of the schedule and the brand, flagging any concerns to the Studio Manager.
Responsible for creating weekly rotas for all photographers, models, stylists and freelance teams, ensuring that the right people are in the right place at the right time.
Responsible for finding and implementing solutions to cover cancellations.
Assist other managers at the studio in coordinating resource for any projects.
Responsible for collecting and logging all invoices from freelance teams keeping accurate records of spend against budget, reporting weekly and monthly back to the studio manager, highlighting concerns if they should arise.
Accountable for tracking and monitoring overall studios workflow on a daily basis communicating any concerns to relevant teams, proposing solutions and ensuring resolutions are sought and actioned.
About your experience:
Degree educated or relevant experience gained in a fashion retail environment.
Solid online trade and commercial experience, preferably with a luxury retailer.
Proven experience of managing a team.
Experience in booking and casting models.
Solid experience delivering both operational efficiency and quality.
A bit about you:
You have a passion for product and crucially for always exceeding internal and external customer expectations.
You are numerate with strong computer literacy. Advanced Excel knowledge essential.
You have excellent organizational skills and eye for detail.
You have proven negotiation skills
You have the ability to identify problems, demonstrate use of initiative and implement appropriate solutions.
You have excellent communication and people management skills.
You have the ability to excel within the dynamic demands of a rapidly growing company.
In return we offer a fun, supportive environment that will allow you to truly develop your own career. We also offer competitive basic salaries and fantastic benefits including heavily reduced staff discounts.