The Photography Studio Manager is responsible for running the day to day operations of Turn5's photo studios. They will manage the team of installation & inventory specialists along with the photographers to ensure product is continuously flowing through each of the studios and the studios are efficiently maximizing time for optimal production.
This is a unique opportunity best described as a hybrid role of photography, automotive research, product installation supervision and inventory management to assure a wide variety of studio personnel can efficiently stay on top of a constant, high-volume workload. He/she will directly report to the Sr. Production Manager – Photo/Copy. Strong communication and leadership will be required for this role and prior management of process or personnel is a must.
How you’ll spend your time with us
Directly manage and work with the team of Installation & Inventory Specialists along with the Photographers to solve problems, provide guidance, creative intuition and help with the occasional install when needed
Make sound judgement calls on any installation issues that arise
Ensure all studios and the garage area are clean, organized and have the necessary supplies
Work with Sr. Production Manager – Photo/Copy to help plan shoots by supplying accurate install information
Work with other departments regarding fleet availability and usability
Work with the Post Production Manager if there are questions regarding install capability vs. being able to handle the issue in post
Research products ahead of schedule – procure additional parts if needed
Be available from during all shifts to answer any questions that arise. This is a regular shift at 40 hours per week but due to a management role it may require communication outside of regular working hours via email or phone
Remain current on new vehicle models, photography trends, techniques, gear and competitive market
Education: AA or BA degree in Photography or related industry experience
Experience: 4-8 years of management experience in a studio or production setting
Strong team management of 5+ members
Strong issue resolution skills
Strong creative problem solving capabilities
Strong understanding of the photographic process
Highly organized and self-motivated
Strong prioritization skills
Strong visual aesthetic
Maintain safety standards
Acute attention to detail
Knowledge of automotive parts
Understanding of Mustangs, F150’s and Jeep Wranglers is a plus
Basic tool knowledge
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