Join the team: Freelance Studio Manager

Freelance Studio Manager

Join the our team: Freelance Studio Manager

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 work to join the team.

Reporting to the Head of Studios and Senior Studio Manager the Freelance Studio Manager will coordinate the day to day running of our 14 studios and spaces. 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.

  • 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 transferable 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

  • A confident driver.

If this sounds like you please email a cover letter along with your CV to