4 Jan 2023


Studio Manager

FriendsWithYou  Los Angeles, California, United States

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Job Description

FriendsWithYou Studio Manager Position

The Studio Manager is responsible for coordinating all day-to-day operations of the studio and supervising the studio’s team. We are looking for the right, personable individual interested in a long-term serious commitment to the artists and studio.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Coordinating and budgeting production with collaborators such as shippers, craters, engineers, printers, framers, and various other manufacturers
  • Managing exhibitions, projects, fairs, and lecture preparations, liaising with galleries, museums, and institutions domestically and abroad
  • Organizing project and exhibition installations, including occasional travels and/or organizing the studio installer’s travels
  • Organizing the studio’s calendar and assisting the artist with travel plans and logistics
  • Maintaining a comprehensive database and inventory
  • Maintaining a comprehensive organization of the studio’s in-house and outsourced storage spaces
  • Overseeing the studio’s digital and physical archives
  • Assisting the artist and partner institutions’ PR strategies, including occasional drafting of press releases or exhibition texts
  • Assisting the artist with technical and/or conceptual research for new projects
  • Managing the studio’s day-to-day book-keeping, income and expenses, and assisting the studio’s accountant with yearly tax-preparations
  • Managing invoicing, human resources, and payroll

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Must have previously held a similar position at a studio, gallery, or related field for at least 3 years
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task, prioritize and capacity to meet deadlines
  • Familiarity with Mac computers, Microsoft Word, Excel, QuickBooks, Asana, ArtLogic, and FileMaker
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite would be a plus
  • Languages required: English. Other languages welcome
  • Proficient communication skills via phone and email
  • Willingness to assist other studio staff with various projects and seek solutions to any and all unplanned challenges

This is a full-time position, including evenings and weekends.
Applicant must be available for a paid one-month training and trial period before starting the role.


To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Jobs@FriendsWithYou.com

Website: friendswithyou.com/

Instagram: @FriendsWithYou


Full-Time Job in Arts and Culture:
Studio Manager
 Los Angeles, California, United States

Job Categories: Arts and Culture. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Art Studio, exhibition, Fine Art, manager, Studio Manager, and visual arts. States: California.
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