Studio Manager


Los Angeles, CA

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 [email protected] by Feb 15.

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$45,000-$75,000 - to be discussed

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