Studio Manager

Studio Manager

Canada Goose Inc. | Toronto, ON, M6E 2R9, CA

Posted 4 days ago

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Company Description
Canada Goose isn't like anything else. We've built something great, something special - an iconic lifestyle brand with an inspirational and authentic story. At the heart of it is our promise to inspire and enable all people to thrive in the world outside. To Live in the Open. At Canada Goose, you're part of a movement that belongs to something bigger. One that seeks out the restorative power of nature and is driven by a purpose to keep the planet cold and the people on it warm. We endure any condition, observe every detail, and are building a community that believes in living bravely and coming together to support game-changing people.
Here, opportunities are everywhere - to try something new, to learn, to do meaningful and impactful work, and they're yours for the taking.
Job Description
We are seeking a highly organized, and experienced Studio Manager to lead Canada Goose’s internal content studio. Overseeing both the day-to-day needs of content from ecommerce photography and video, social media assets, corporate and sales content, and marketing projects varying in scope, the Manager, Studio will be required to run the internal studio function, including resourcing, scheduling, and budgets. This role is required to be in the Studio on a weekly basis and will efficiently help manage internal creative resources, external freelancers and agency partners ensuring on-scope, on-time, and on-budget delivery of projects. This position reports to Sr. Project Manager, and will collaborate with creative, marketing, product, commercial, design and merchandising teams.
The ideal candidate will have previously run a high-performing creative studio including still and motion production and has a vast knowledge of equipment and lighting. They are a collaborative process-driven leader with exceptional problem-solving skills. They are well connected in the local and Canadian creative/production community and have experience leading productions across lifestyle and apparel categories.
Required to be in the Studio on a weekly basis for general upkeep and to support with all shoots/activity in the Studio
Manage equipment purchases, replacements, and rentals to ensure we have all requirements
Work with internal Production team on shoot prep and support with outreach to vendors (Photographers, Stylists, Hair & Makeup, etc.) to produce ecommerce and marketing, commercial, internal projects
Build great relationships with Creative, Brand, and Product Marketing Team members, as well as develop and maintain relationships with external suppliers, agencies, freelancers
Manage Studio calendar and bookings amongst various departments
Effectively prioritize project deliverables & assignments through effective communication with all project stakeholders
Create and manage project planning, on-set production, schedules, and budgets with Production Team
Be a trusted partner for Creative, Marketing, Commercial and Merchandising teams
University Degree or College Diploma in Photography, Business, Advertising or Marketing-related field
Experience leading a creative studio or production team
Retail Experience is essential
Knowledge of photography and video equipment, as well as the technical aspects involved with Production
Experienced with running a studio
Extensive network within the local and Canadian creative/production community
Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects & budgets under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Advanced written, verbal communication, and problem-solving skills
Highly detail-orientated with organizational and time management skills
Calm under pressure! Solutions-focused and ability to think and plan even in the most chaotic environments
Excellent team player – willing to roll up your sleeves on and take on anything even if it doesn’t fit neatly in your job description
Ability to develop strong relationships with internal and external vendors to develop and negotiate project scopes, timing, and budgets
Strong computer skills, in MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite
Highly motivated, passionate with an entrepreneurial spirit
Self-motivated and willing to expand knowledge
Consistently exhibits Canada Goose’s Values, taking pride in being innovative, respectful, passionate, accountable, and entrepreneurial while exhibiting personal commitment
Must be able to work on set at CG HQ on a weekly basis
Hybrid model with flexible WFH policy when shoots aren’t planned