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Job Title: Studio Manager

Role

Grumpy Sailor is fast paced, unusual and exciting workplace outputting a wide variety of work, as a result this is a varied and dynamic position.

This particular role is a mix of PA and office management tasks, as well as providing some support to our producing team through responsibilities of light traffic mgmt tasks and our finance team in terms of purchasing and reconciliations. The role is suited to someone full of energy and a can do attitude!  

This is a key position in the growth of the studio and the successful candidate must be able to develop strong relationships and coordinate a broad list of tasks efficiently. This person will provide high quality personal assistance to the Directors, keep on top of office needs such as supplies and ordering, as well as supporting the Producers in keeping the studio running smoothly through resource management and scheduling.

This role should not be considered as a way to sidestep into another discipline within Grumpy Sailor; we are looking for someone who can take this role and own it, live it and grow with the company. People with eclectic and versatile backgrounds are encouraged to apply!

Responsibilities

  • Manage the ever changing diaries of our two Directors, and the wider studio diary
  • Book travel and arrange visas when necessary
  • Follow up with clients on projects and new business opportunities under the direction of the Directors and the Development Manager
  • Organise and attend new business meetings with the Directors and other team members, taking notes and following up afterwards, sending credentials and/or other required documents as requested
  • Manage the flow of emails to the Directors, making sure inquiries and meeting requests are dealt with promptly
  • Help support in running the studio. This could include but is not limited to ordering office supplies, answering the office phone, setting up meetings, organising birthdays and other studio events, keeping the studio tidy, updating the studio calendar, stock/inventory level of items in the office, asset management i.e laptops, screens, mice, keyboards etc.
  • Resource Management: working with the Executive Producer and Producers to update resource booking or resource management documents, entering holiday dates, noting freelance bookings etc.
  • Support the finance team by assisting with purchasing and and accounts payable.
  • Champion our very special Grumpy work culture by helping to run internal and external Grumpy events

Required/Preferred Skills

  • Versatility, positivity and a general can do attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Mac/PC basic, word processing (we use Google Docs), email (we use Gmail)
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to multitask and be flexible while keeping a positive and upbeat attitudes
  • Someone motivated to keep the team happy and engaged through fun events
  • Embraces imaginative and innovative solutions: takes measured risks
  • Is adept at planning, resourcing & prioritising

Experience Level

While we are open to different levels of experience a studio management history, traffic management history, previous planning or EA roles will be looked on favourably

Please apply with your CV, a cover letter and salary expectations to claire@grumpysailor.com


Role

Grumpy Sailor is fast paced, unusual and exciting workplace outputting a wide variety of work, as a result this is a varied and dynamic position.

This particular role is a mix of PA and office management tasks, as well as providing some support to our producing team through responsibilities of light traffic mgmt tasks and our finance team in terms of purchasing and reconciliations. The role is suited to someone full of energy and a can do attitude!  

This is a key position in the growth of the studio and the successful candidate must be able to develop strong relationships and coordinate a broad list of tasks efficiently. This person will provide high quality personal assistance to the Directors, keep on top of office needs such as supplies and ordering, as well as supporting the Producers in keeping the studio running smoothly through resource management and scheduling.

This role should not be considered as a way to sidestep into another discipline within Grumpy Sailor; we are looking for someone who can take this role and own it, live it and grow with the company. People with eclectic and versatile backgrounds are encouraged to apply!

Responsibilities

  • Manage the ever changing diaries of our two Directors, and the wider studio diary
  • Book travel and arrange visas when necessary
  • Follow up with clients on projects and new business opportunities under the direction of the Directors and the Development Manager
  • Organise and attend new business meetings with the Directors and other team members, taking notes and following up afterwards, sending credentials and/or other required documents as requested
  • Manage the flow of emails to the Directors, making sure inquiries and meeting requests are dealt with promptly
  • Help support in running the studio. This could include but is not limited to ordering office supplies, answering the office phone, setting up meetings, organising birthdays and other studio events, keeping the studio tidy, updating the studio calendar, stock/inventory level of items in the office, asset management i.e laptops, screens, mice, keyboards etc.
  • Resource Management: working with the Executive Producer and Producers to update resource booking or resource management documents, entering holiday dates, noting freelance bookings etc.
  • Support the finance team by assisting with purchasing and and accounts payable.
  • Champion our very special Grumpy work culture by helping to run internal and external Grumpy events

Required/Preferred Skills

  • Versatility, positivity and a general can do attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Mac/PC basic, word processing (we use Google Docs), email (we use Gmail)
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to multitask and be flexible while keeping a positive and upbeat attitudes
  • Someone motivated to keep the team happy and engaged through fun events
  • Embraces imaginative and innovative solutions: takes measured risks
  • Is adept at planning, resourcing & prioritising

Experience Level

While we are open to different levels of experience a studio management history, traffic management history, previous planning or EA roles will be looked on favourably

Please apply with your CV, a cover letter and salary expectations to claire@grumpysailor.com