Operations/Studio Administrator

Wiseman Studio

Wiseman Studio is a busy multi-faceted artist studio located in Frogtown. Working across bronze, ceramic, and other various mediums, the studio creates intricate site-specific installations, furniture, lighting fixtures, and objects. The studio is looking to expand its small team of dedicated team of artisans and artists.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

Studio Administration

  • Assist with archiving photos, drawings, and press

  • Update database of inventory and contacts, organize physical inventory of works

  • Assist with shipping, including scheduling mailings, couriers, and returns

  • Basic art handling

  • Create shipping documents and maintain logs, as well as other cataloging systems for molds and objects

  • General studio errands such as tracking and replenishing studio inventory

  • Assist with photoshoot days, including set-up, breakdown, etc.

Studio Assistance

  • Organize studio space and maintain systems and workstations

  • Order and maintain stock of art materials and supplies

  • Research and source parts and equipment

  • Light assistance with wax working, ceramics, general assembly, and other assistance with creating and assembling artworks

Requirements

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of experience working in an artist’s studio, gallery, museum, arts nonprofit, etc.

  • Experience with metal work, ceramics, or other mediums a plus, but not required

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle to drive to vendors and suppliers in the area (mileage is reimbursable)

  • Understanding of general hardware store items, fittings, and fixtures

  • Organized and detail oriented

  • Experience with Adobe programs (Photoshop, Indesign, Acrobat)

  • Ability to manage multiple and shifting priorities, capable of reprioritizing on a moment’s notice

  • Able to think ahead and anticipate needs

  • Be a team player

  • Must love dogs

  • Positive, good sense of humor

Full time position with benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience. Trial period of 90 days.

Studio hours: Monday through Friday, 10 am – 6 pm

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume to Sarah at sarah@dwiseman.com.

Subject line: Operations/Studio Administrator and your name.

No calls please.

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Posted on April 29