Job Details

Job title

Studio Manager, Saloni

Location

London, United Kingdom

Level

Manager

Function

General Management

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

The Studio Manager will support the SALONI team in a service orientated function, with all administrative and logistic requirements.  The role will be best suited to a committed, hardworking and highly organised person, familiar with working in the creative industry with a strong can-do attitude.  The candidate will need to be pro-active and able to thrive in a busy, multi-tasked environment. The successful candidate will play an important role in making sure the London studio and the London Store - around thirty-five staff run smoothly each day. Working with the Heads of department and wider team to improve processes and communication and deal with any office/studio/store issues that arise.

How you will contribute:

  • Manage the studio’s budget (day to day, food, travel, IT etc).
  • Management office supplies within a set budget, to include product research and price negotiations with suppliers.
  • Support in organising catering and refreshments throughout the week for approximately thirty people; building strong relationships with suppliers to improve the offering and ensure best value for money.
  • Liaising with IT Support regarding ongoing upgrades and studio IT and phone issues.
  • Check employee monthly expenses against budget and submit to finance for processing.
  • Support press teams with sample coordination and management in fashion GPS.
  • Liaise with the press teams, together with creative director for the set up of the seasonal photoshoots and manage logistics and organisation for each event.
  • Manage the logistics and travel for any travel for team – visas, taxi, Eurostar, Flights, accommodation for the trip.
  • Provide support and assistance to the Executive Office team.
  • Responsible for office maintenance, and employee queries including liaising with service providers, managing any future office moves.
  • Partner with Logistics department to provide courier and mail outbound service for the office.
  • Assist in recruitment and employee induction, holiday record keeping etc.
  • Organise regular Health and Safety checks.
  • Recruit and train studio interns.

Store and Events:

  • Project manage all coordination and support required in London office for the store events, brand events, photo shoots and sales events
  • Manage the storage and warehouse requests for furniture, fabrics etc. 
  • Project manage all logistics for the Sloane Street store, working closely with store staff. 

The Ideal Candidate

  • Computer literate, including excellent knowledge of Microsoft packages (Word, Excel   & PowerPoint). 
  • Previous experience in a similar role working within a fast-paced fashion design studio, familiar with prioritizing and multi-tasking competing demands
  • Self-starter, resourceful and able to find solutions, highly organised, confident multi-tasker, with a meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent people and communication skills with a strong service orientated approach and ability to maintain impartial relationships
  • Ability to be discrete, confidential and reliable at all times
  • Problem solving and solution orientated with a ‘Can-do’ attitude
  • Approachable and responsive - a confident and collaborative communicator
  • Must have at least two year's previous experience in office Management within a creative environment
  • Some HR experience required  

About Us

About Saloni

Over the past decade, Saloni Lodha has built a fashion brand synonymous with her nomadic lifestyle. Women of all ages come to her for her exacting sense of colour, cut and imaginative collections that are imbued with exoticism, femininity and playful elegance.

Taking the rich heritage she grew up with in India and blending it with the global life she was living, she launched in 2011 her eponymous womenswear label SALONI: a wardrobe that empowers women to experience the unabashed joy of living in different hues.

SALONI is an internationally recognised brand sold though leading stockists such as Barneys, Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Elyse Walker, Le Bon Marche, Tsum and online retailers Net-a-Porter, Matchesfashion.com and Moda Operandi.