Big Sky Studios

Freelance Studio Manager

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Freelance
Applications Close: 01 December 2018
Website: bigskylondon.com
Job Listing Added: 01 November 2018

Big Sky Studios is staffed by a team of industry professionals - highly trained in all aspects of photographic production - delivering total support throughout the image-making process.From equipment, set-build and catering to post production, Big Sky offers a complete service in one location, combining creative freedom with a highly efficient and friendly shooting experience.


We are now looking for a dynamic person to join the team. Reporting to the Senior Studio Manager, the Freelance Studio Manager will coordinate the day to day running of our 8 studios.

Effective communication with each department in the business is key to bring together all the elements that go towards making a successful shoot.

In this client-facing position the successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to cultivate strong client relationships to ensure repeat business and grow the reputation of the company.


Work activities include:
• Managing all studio assistants (full-time & freelance)
• Responsible for opening/closing the studios.
• Provide adequate staffing to maintain service levels.
• Data entry onto studio based software system.
• Stock control.
• Daily operations meeting with studio assistants and production team.
• Reacting to client demands in studio.
• Preparation of the studios for the following days shoots.
• Ensuring operational protocol & systems are followed at all times.
• Ensuring high levels of cleanliness are maintained in the studios, at all times.
• Liaising with all departments, effectively communicating vital information, to ensure shoots run smoothly.


Qualities that we are looking for:
• Previous experience in a managerial role.
• Meticulous attention to detail.
• Proven high standards of customer service.
• A proven ability to individually manage a diverse team.
• A people person with strong communication skills.
• Industry experience or an individual with transferrable skills looking to take their career into the photographic field.
• A driven and enthusiastic individual, who is able to work as part of a team to achieve the aims of
clients and the company.

Shift patterns for a Freelance Manager:
• To Cover full timers during the week.
• Weekend cover
• Late late shifts if and when needed

How to Apply

Apply by emailing a cover letter along with your CV to [email protected]