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Studio Runners, Renowned Artist Studio

Posted: 04.03.2022
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 in London, is seeking Studio Runners to assist the studio in a variety of duties. Travel in and around London, to the other studios, may be required.

Key areas of responsibility:

Building

  • To run any general errands required both in and outside of the studio
  • Regular stock taking/ordering for materials and consumables used for each of the studio departments
  • Receive and unpack general deliveries to the building and ensure they are then received by the appropriate people
  • Monitoring of recycling and waste products requiring special uplift
  • General maintenance/upkeep including making sure the studio is tidy and organised
  • Supporting with basic health and safety checks such as monthly first aid checks, fire extinguisher checks and any other checks that are required

Artwork

  • General packing/unpacking of items arriving to and leaving from the studio
  • General moving of artworks and items within the studio as requested
  • Preparation for the production of artworks
  • Assistance with production of artworks as needed
  • Deliveries of artworks and other items between studios
  • Support painting team during high volumes of work such as stretching/priming, framing and packing artwork

Transport

  • Assisting in the errands carried out by the studio van, loading/unloading, checking deliveries and shipments
  • Carry out vehicle checks

Required skills and experience:

  • Experience of using basic tools
  • Proficient on MACS and use of Microsoft packages
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Reliability and efficiency
  • Adaptable to a multitude of tasks including manual handling
  • Ability to approach all tasks in a cost-conscious way and being aware of budgets
  • Research costs and find cheaper alternatives where applicable

Ideal candidate:

  • Desirable to have knowledge of artworks within the studio
  • Full clean driving licence with experience of driving vans
  • Adaptable to a multitude of tasks
  • Willingness to learn new skills