Studio Manager

Brandwave is an award winning, full service marketing agency specialising in the sports, fitness and outdoor industries. Our agency focuses on three main disciplines; creative, strategic and digital. We work on a global scale with some of the most successful brands in the industry (adidas, Reebok, BMW, The North Face etc.) and our work is driven by our genuine passion for sport and the outdoors.

About the person:

We are looking for a hard working, enthusiastic and organised individual to come and join our UK office. We specialise in and are fanatical about sports, fitness and the outdoors so it’s essential that candidates share our passion. Your role will be crucial to the success of Brandwave’s development and will be extremely hands on.

We really value our team and are looking for someone who can shape and build on the success of our global business. This role will be varied and fast-paced. Key tasks would include:

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Management of studio resource and schedule, ensuring work is completed correctly, to agreed time and deadline
  • Project Planning – Develop studio future work plan for projects (two months ahead) using Forecast software, management of and keeping this up to date with resource required and project deadlines. Creation and maintenance of project timelines for projects
  • Daily review of completed project deliverables
  • Process development and review to ensure the business is always learning from its success/ failures
  • Problem solving – Assisting the resolution of any studio or project issues and finding suitable resolutions
  • Oversee office management
  • Invoicing – Raising and sending out of all Brandwave invoices
  • Quoting – Raising all quotes for projects
  • Project Management – Management of both internal and client projects ensuring that projects are delivered on time and to budget
  • Point of contact for suppliers and clients – Being a point of contact for Brandwave suppliers and also for clients when account managers are unavailable
  • Contribution to Brandwave’s own marketing including blog writing

Skills & Expertise

  • Project management experience (workflow/ studio management experience would be a bonus)
  • Excellent timekeeping skills and the ability to be able to prioritise within a busy studio environment
  • Excellent communicator and ability to adapt to unexpected changes
  • Great written skills
  • Experience of managing supplier contracts and negotiating prices (would be a bonus)
  • Committed to achieving results and leveraging metrics to ensure success is measured and monitored
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Mac proficient
  • Minimum of a B in GCSE math’s

Salary: Up to £26,000 depending upon experience

Location: East Wittering, West Sussex


  • 20 days’ holiday per year
  • Brandwave team trip if company targets are met each year (previous trips have included surfing in Morocco/ skiing in Chamonix/ hiking and paddle boarding in Ireland)
  • Training budget to be used on relevant courses
  • Banter/ biscuits and lots and lots of sports activities

Interviews will be held at our offices in East Wittering. Due to the high volume of applications that we receive we cannot guarantee to get back to all candidates that do meet the above criteria.

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to