Full Time Studio Manager Position for Commercial Photography Studio

Chicago based Commercial Photography studio has an opening for the Studio Manager & In-House Producer position. 
General Summary:
 The successful applicant will need to demonstrate an exceptionally high level of competency, as they will be an integral part of the day-to-day operations and will work very closely with the photographer and first assistant; as well as clients and freelancers. The Studio Manager will ensure the studio and all photo shoots run smoothly, are cost efficient and the details are professionally managed.  This is a full time position, Monday through Friday. Typical hours are 8:30am to 5:30pm, but can vary on a day-to-day basis.  
Position Responsibilities:
Maintaining all aspects of Accounts Receivable and Payable
Assemble schedules & timelines for all photo shoots with detailed production books
Coordinating castings, location scouts, catering & craft services as needed
Commissioning crew: Talent, H&M, Stylists, Assistants, Location Scouts etc to work on projects
Maintains high level of communication with all participants to strengthen client/studio relationships 
Manage and liaison with clients to ensure all details are carefully executed throughout all stages of a photo shoot
Works with Digitech/1st Assistant to ensure metadata protocols, client requests for back ups and archiving needs are met & delivered in a timely basis.
Booking of all travel arrangements both domestic & international
Owns the studio calendar.  Maintains busy color coded schedule  
Budget control and ownership 
Answering Office Phone and Email
Writing Blog Entries/Marketing
Basic Administrative duties
Skills & Qualifications: 
Desired Skills and Experience Position Requirements:
BA/BS Degree in photography or related field
Exceptional attention to detail
Ability to work independently and as part of a cross-functional management team
Excellent time management skills
Strong verbal and written business communication skills
Sound knowledge of Quickbooks 
Strong familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite
Ability to learn new technology
Problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
Access to a personal vehicle preferred
Successful project management experience
Responsible, organized, self-starter, proactive, and accurate
Resourceful, efficient, productive problem solver
Operates professionally with ability to navigate appropriate protocols
Strong interpersonal skills, organization and communication skills are essential.
To Apply: 
If interested, please send an email with a letter of intent and resume to hello@jeffsciortino.com.  No calls please, but don't hesitate to reach out via e-mail with any questions.
About Jeff Sciortino Photography INC.
JEFF SCIORTINO LIVES TO MAKE GREAT PHOTOS. Whether it's President Barack Obama, Britney Spears or a mother with her child, finding that shot that expresses their essence is what Jeff does best. It's his passion, and for more than 10 years, he's done it for leaders like Abbott Laboratories and Zomba Records, Rolling Stone Magazine and Sony. He's shot all over the world, capturing moments of life, photographing celebrities and athletes, executives and business people, and everyday, average folks.
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