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Assistant to Head of Studios, Artist’s Studio

Posted: 19.01.2023
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Dependent on experience
Location: London, UK
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

Our client, a renowned Artist’s Studio, is seeking an Assistant to Head of Studios to join their busy team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Overseeing and managing deadlines for future work and projects as directed by the Head of Studios
  • Communicating with the Head of Studios and wider studio about tasks that need to be completed and have the ability to understand and adhere to deadlines
  • Proactive, no nonsense communication style to keep the Head of Studios updated with any changes and information at all times
  • Oversee all tasks that have been delegated from the Head of Studios to completion and flagging up any concerns
  • Day to day admin, for example managing annual leave and timesheet requests for the studio
  • Any ad-hoc duties delegated from the Head of Studios
  • Showing keen commercial thinking in all aspects of the role
  • Always prioritising the changing needs of the business
  • Scheduling appointments and organising diary entries
  • Setting reminders for meetings, appointments, and other important tasks
  • Cover for the Head of Studios when they are not in the Studio

Person specifications:

  • You must be proactive and have a no nonsense flexible approach to work
  • Be able to quickly adapt to change, ready to shift focus onto a new plan as and when required
  • Think on your feet, be effective at problem solving, show common sense and initiative
  • Be eager to get stuck in and help with all tasks no matter how big or small
  • Work independently and can take the initiative with no questions asked
  • Practical/production experience would be advantageous
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent organisation and people management skills
  • Ability to prioritise and multitask efficiently
  • Strong communication skills
  • High level of discretion
  • A high level and understanding of working to deadlines and changing deadlines