NEW ROLE FOR DYNAMIC AND DRIVEN STUDIO HEAD WITH STRONG 10 YEARS PLUS TRACK RECORD IN PHOTOGRAPHY/MANAGEMENT  HUGE OPPORTUNITY TO BUILD ON THE STUDIO’S SUCCESS /EXCELLENT CLIENT BASE AND TAKE IT TO ANOTHER LEVEL.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL, COMMERCIALLY FOCUSSED STUDIO DIRECTOR, A RELATIONSHIP BUILDER WHO WILL CREATE OPPORTUNITIES FOR DEVELOPING THE BUSINESS AND CONSOLIDATE, BUILD ON EXISTING CLIENT BASE.

Established 40 plus years ago the studio works with museums, institutions, artists, designers and private collectors, and have a wealth of experience photographing objects ranging from paintings to sculpture and luxury goods. They Provide a complete and bespoke photographic service, including photography, filming, retouching, scanning and digital printing, working from their studio in Mayfair, London or on location.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DELIVERABLES

Responsible for all elements of work within the studio. Manage the wider studio team and ensure that each production has the correct level of resource allocated to it. Implement scheduling and reporting and prioritise the workload and integration of resources into multiple projects. Source and develop new client and business streams through network management and industry awareness. Build and maintain strong working relationships with clients and suppliers alike. Take responsibility for all financial aspects of the studio, including budgeting, effective management of budget spend, meeting agreed profit margins, cost reporting and billing.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Commercially driven, with a deep knowledge of creative industries, how they run and what excellence looks like  Minimum 10 years’ experience in a similar role, managing a busy creative studio Ability to organise and prioritise workload across multiple work streams Exceptional team management skills Ability to drive new business and maintain existing relationships with clients