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Studio Manager

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Job Description

About Us

BPD is a London-based graphic design studio working across identity, packaging, exhibition and book design projects. Founded by Ben Prescott in 2019, we are a growing team of 5. BPD's clients include Marfa Stance, V&A, Heatherwick Studio, Alex Eagle, Hauser & Wirth, Thames and Hudson, National Trust and Brinkworth Design.

Ben was Creative Director and Designer at Studio Frith from 2009 to 2019.

The Role

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic studio manager to join our growing studio based in Hackney Downs in East London.

Working directly with the founder, design team and BPD clients tasks will include day to day studio and client operations for items such as scehduling, production, resourcing, research and finances.

• Responsible for studio operations & admin including team scheduling, holidays, client and team events

• Supporting designers on various project deliveries – putting together print production quotes; organising deliveries; invoicing

• Researching production requirements for projects

• Taking meeting notes for internal & client meetings

• Running weekly studio meetings

• Assist in studio finance, accounting & payroll

• Managing of studio resourcing against project timings

• Maintaining and managing the studio calendar

• Assisting with onboarding of new studio team members

• Assisting with managing job applications

• Assisting in managing the sales pipeline

• Submitting agency work for various awards

Our ideal candidate would have creative studio admin experience and could be the perfect role for a current studio admin assistant who is looking to grow into a management position.

We are a young studio and as such are interested to hear from people who are keen to learn and develop their skills as the studio grows, enjoy working in a small team and directly with clients.

Location, hours and salary

Studio-based, 9.30-6.30pm Monday to Friday, at our studio in Hackney Downs. Close to Clapton and Hackney Downs overground stations.

Starting salary of £30,000 per annum, initial six month contract with a view to extend to a permanent full time role at the end of the contract.