EMPLOYMENT AT STUDIO NORTHWEST

 

Date: January, 10th 2021

Position: Studio Manager 

 

Job Description:

The Studio Manager (SM) will oversee the daily management of Studio Northwest (SNW) Monday through Friday. The SM will work as a team with the Studio Assistant who oversees the weekend. The SM will have authority to enforce SNW rules and communicate to the renter when those rules have not been followed and seek a satisfactory resolution. The Owner will maintain full supervisory authority over both positions. The SM will also submit monthly written reports to the owner highlighting any problems, purchases, or suggestions for improvements at SNW. The SM will be friendly and supportive of the renters, and take care to maintain the studio's equipment. 

 

Responsibilities:

- Manage reservations and studio calendar.  

- Respond to questions from the renters.

- Respond to inquiries regarding studio rentals and give tours when needed.

- Respond to email inquiries from third party rental website. 

- Follow-up with renters regarding lost or damaged items.

- Maintain studio and all items in good repair.

- Replace cleaning items and pick-up/install 9ft seamless papers once a month.

- Submit to owner a monthly report highlighting any issues or suggestions for improvement. 

- Keep owner informed when liability or emergency issues arise. 

 

Qualifications:

- Live within 30 minutes of SNW with transportation available.  

- Knowledge and experience of studio photography and/or video production.

- Working knowledge of session photography.  

- Ability to carry heavy items & climb up on high ladders.

- Friendly, professional with ability to communicate clearly.

 

Contract: This position will have a month-to-month contract that can be renegotiated as a one-year contract after a probationary period of three months.

 

Payment: Payment will be based on a monthly base salary of $1000 + 8 studio hours ($400 value) per month. All studio hours need to be used by the end of that month. Unused hours will not be carried over to the next month.

 

Tax Obligations: The Studio Manager will be hired on a ‘contract’ basis and not as an employee. It is your responsibility to find out what your tax obligations are to the State of Oregon and the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.

Date: January, 10th 2021

Position: Studio Assistant

 

Job Description:

The Studio Assistant (SA) will oversee the management of Studio Northwest (SNW) on the weekend from Saturday- Sunday. The SA will work as a team with the Studio Manager who oversees the weekdays and report any issues that arise on the following Monday. This SA is rarely contacted but must be available to support renters with questions or concerns when they arise. The Owner will maintain full supervisory authority over both positions.

Responsibilities:

- Respond right away to calls and questions from the renters.

- Handle any issues or problems that arise.

- Communicate to SM if any renter infraction of rules or additional hours added to be invoiced. 

 

Qualifications:

- Available to respond right away to calls and questions from the renters.

- Friendly, professional with ability to communicate clearly

- Call and work with renters when issues and policies are not followed. 

 

Contract: This position will have a month-to-month contract that can be renegotiated as a one-year contract after a probationary period of one month.

 

Payment: Payment will be a base salary of $450.

 

Tax Obligations: The Studio Manager will be hired on a ‘contract’ basis and not as an employee. It is your responsibility to find out what your tax obligations are to the State of Oregon and the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.

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