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Studio Manager

About the role
Our creative team is pretty special. We want someone who will lead, teach, inspire and help them grow into creative animals we know they are, someone who knows the value of a strong and cohesive team. We also want a scheduling guru! You will be responsible for the day to day running and flow of work through the studio including receiving the project brief, the scheduling and allocating creative and editorial resources to ensure the creative team has the right tools and information to deliver briefs on time and within budget.
We do however want to be real with you, this is a hands on, all in job. In O-Week you will spend more time frantically searching for the secret cable-tie stash for signage, standing behind a stall or BBQ than you will at your desk. We are definitely a one in all in, type of team and we are looking for someone who doesn’t just tolerate that environment but thrives in it.
Responsibilities
• Manage, provide guidance and development opportunities for the design team
• Coordinate projects from estimation to completion including traffic management, scheduling and allocating creative team resources
• Create and manage detailed weekly schedules and reports across projects and provide recommendations regarding potential conflicts of scheduling and delivery
• Take and create design briefs from internal and external clients to enable the creative team to execute effectively
• Maintain client relationships by ensuring the delivery of high-quality services and solutions
• Follow and manage processes for collateral production, usage and distribution; where possible, look for improvements in workflow efficiency and recommend accordingly
• Ensure projects meet business objectives and are delivered on time and to budget
• Maintain productive relationships with key stakeholders and ensure their needs are met
• Manage expectations of key stakeholders as regards project timelines

Skills & experience
We would also like you to have some skills! Check out the PD for more details.
• A minimum of 2 years experience in a similar position and or environment;
• Experience managing or working with creatives with a sound understanding of the creative process. Or with a passion for all things creative.
• Sound planning, project management and organisational skills with the ability to meet deadlines within short time frames and deliver projects within budget;
• A great eye for detail and the ability to prioritise and multi task;
• High level oral and written communication skills including proven skills in translating complex information into easily understood language and concepts;
• Understanding of pre-media, pre-press, print production, graphic design, production, processes, roles, tools, workflow practices and trends
• Experience and dealing with external suppliers, including designers and printers;
• Highly developed analytical, problem solving, consultation and negotiation skills;
• Experience in these programs area plus: Adobe Creative suite and excel.

Who are we?
We like to think Arc is pretty awesome, it’s the kind of place where we build castles around people’s desk’s for birthdays, eat cake and Friday happy hours start at 5pm (ok..4.45pm). Located on the University of New South Wales Kensington campus, Arc is one of Australia’s biggest & best student organisations and is made up of a dynamic and energetic group of people focused on providing students and clients with the best experience possible. We work hard. We expect results (but we have fun doing it). We have a very diverse offering from legal services to Toga Parties and everything in between. With over 30,000 members, 30 volunteer programs, 350 Clubs and countless events and activities, the Studio Manager is one of the key cogs behind it all!
What We Can Offer You
• 18 month contract with an opportunity to extend or become permanent
• An additional 3 days holiday per year (Arc days we love them!)
• A flexible working environment
• Supportive and friendly team where diversity is recognised and valued
• Staff wellness initiatives
• A spot on our currently winning (ok, we have played one game) volleyball team.

Sydney 2032

Arc@UNSW

Interested?

Applications close on 22 May 2019, however, we will be reviewing applications as they come in so we encourage you to apply early. If you would like to apply, please submit:

1. Your resume
2. A covering letter that tells us something about you!

via our website: https://www.arc.unsw.edu.au/grow/jobs-opportunities/studio-manager-creative-services-manager

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