Full-time Studio Manager / Artist Assistant
Full-Time Salaried Position starting immediately
Sarah Small Photography LLC, (Brooklyn, New York)
Brooklyn-based artist Sarah Small is seeking a creative and energetic art's management professional to join her team, as full-time assistant/studio manager. The ideal candidate will be an extremely organized, open-minded, well-rounded, diligent self-starter with a willingness to learn. Ability to multi-task and synthesize a lot of information in a fast paced environment a must. Candidate will possess excellent interpersonal/social and written communication skills. Experience in customer/client relations preferred.
Ability to handle stressful/high-pressure situations and work under tight deadlines. Must be confident working independently and prioritizing tasks; while also being comfortable enlisting the assistance of others and appropriately delegating tasks when necessary. Attention to detail is a must.
Must be computer savvy and technically proficient on a Mac platform.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and iWork Suite (Numbers, Pages, Keynote), as well as Google Docs. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Bridge, In Design, Illustrator) and Adobe Lightroom.
Knowledge of Final Cut Pro (and/or alternate basic video editing software) and Mailchimp, a plus.
-General knowledge of photography equipment, software, and terminology (assistant photographer experience/lighting knowledge, a plus)
-Experience working in theatre, film, and/or music production
-Interest in and knowledge of arts culture in NYC and beyond, a plus
-Experience in graphic design and/or web design
-Basic understanding of non-profit business structure, fiscal sponsorship, 501(c)(3) IRS regulations
-Administration and management experience/understanding of both for-profit and non-profit settings, a plus
-Strong memory skills, a plus
-Must have a valid driver's license
-Must be a team player, like people, communicate well, and have a sense of humor!
Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
-Creating and editing marketing and promotional materials for print and web
-Acting as the primary point of contact for galleries, agents, talent, crew, general network
-Maintaining contact database and print archive
-Receipt and invoice management
-On-site production management/oversight for live events, film shoots
-Equipment maintenance, liaising with IT technical support
-Managing intern(s), conducting interviews (HR experience helpful)
-Studio and office maintenance
-Personal errands and general administration
Candidate should be highly motivated, hard working and looking to build a long-term working relationship.
Undergraduate college degree-required (BA in Art's Management or related field, a plus).
Interested candidates, please send a resume and cover letter (including a minimum of three references; two professional (past employers), and at least one personal reference), along with two writing samples (e.g. grant proposals, artist statements, etc.) to Chrissie at Chrissie@SarahSmall.com.
This is a full-time, salaried position beginning immediately.