An experienced and versatile Studio Manager is required for this medium sized agency in Clerkenwell.
This design agency has the ambition to be one of the top ten independent strategic communication consultancies in the international markets in which it operates. Its skills and experience are in advising organisations about brand, digital and corporate reporting. They are looking for an experienced Studio Manager who understands corporate communications.
This is a new role born out of the need to manage more efficiently the traffic of creative briefs and New Pitch briefs into and out of the creative/design department.
The growth of their client base and volume of new briefs means they now require a dedicated and experienced person to ensure the smooth flow of work from brief to client presentation.
This role will suit a motivated and driven Studio Manager with excellent organisational skills, a logical thinker and clear communicator. Someone who has a thorough understanding around the design/creative process. And, can think on their feet!
Managing and planning all new briefs through the creative
Liaising between account handling, project management & production
Holding weekly status meetings and managing the daily schedule
Resourcing freelance requirements as and when required and
sorting paperwork accordingly
Booking all creative meetings, WIPs, Presentations etc.
Overseeing jobs and making sure they are on track and on time
Ensuring time-sheets are completed on time
Working alongside and reporting into the Creative Director
Experience of managing fast turn around multi functional briefs
Strong communication skills
Attention to detail
Good understanding of production processes, some print buying might be required
Strong diplomacy skills
Must be flexible, cool-headed and happy to work in a busy
Experience of working on financial or corporate accounts