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Studio Manager and PA

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 days ago

  • Sector: office support
  • Type: office-based
  • Contact: Hannah Johnstone
  • Contact Email: hannah.johnstone@handle.co.uk
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 05 July 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH110156

Studio Manager & PA (12-Month Maternity Cover)

Salary DOE

Are you dynamic, personable, and efficient? We're looking for a Studio Manager & PA to join a vibrant, creative events studio for a 12-month maternity cover. This is an exciting opportunity to be the backbone of a growing team, ensuring the smooth operation of a busy studio and supporting the founder with various tasks. You'll play a key role in upholding and promoting the company culture and values.

Handle Recruitment are thrilled to be partnering with a cutting-edge experience design studio creating unique brand experiences that blend food, crafts, set design, and more. With top tier clients, this amazing studio champion a friendly, collaborative, and innovative work environment.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Support the Founder: Manage the diary, coordinate meetings, and assist with both business and personal admin tasks.
    • Troubleshoot scheduling conflicts for maximum efficiency.
    • Prepare materials for meetings, including agendas, presentations, and reports.
    • Arrange travel, transport, and accommodation.
    • Assist with social media tasks, such as following new clients and scheduling LinkedIn posts.
  • Team Culture: Implement initiatives and activities that strengthen our team culture and reward policies.
    • Coordinate team events, training days, and volunteer activities.
    • Oversee company benefits and perks, developing new ideas to enhance the workplace experience.
    • Manage monthly "Good Egg" awards and other recognition programs.
  • Studio Operations: Keep our office organized and efficient, manage supplies, and oversee maintenance.
    • Ensure the office is tidy and well-stocked.
    • Manage office moves, refits, and repairs.
    • Maintain and update the supplier database.
  • Talent Management: Handle recruitment processes, onboarding, and support current staff with HR needs.
    • Develop job descriptions, post adverts, and manage the candidate pipeline.
    • Conduct onboarding and offboarding processes.
    • Support leadership with team issues and development plans.
  • Finance & Tech: Manage budgets, reconcile office costs, and ensure tech setups are ready for new starters.
    • Handle payment and record keeping of invoices.
    • Set up new laptops and email accounts for new hires.
    • Manage tech purchases and maintain IT information.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a Studio Manager or PA/EA role.
  • Strong financial management and budgeting skills.
  • Excellent communication and multitasking abilities.
  • A proactive, positive, and team-oriented attitude.
  • An interest in sustainability and innovative thinking.

This is a fantastic opportunity to take on an integral role within an innovative organisation and work with inspirational clients! Apply now or email hannah.johnstone@handle.co.uk to find out more!

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds - we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent for every opportunity through a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.