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Studio Manager

Studio Manager

Enlisted Design is seeking a full-time Studio Manager to manage day-to-day operations of our Uptown Oakland workspace and provide support for our team of talented, friendly designers and accounts professionals.

You’ll wear many hats in this role: administrator, HR assistant, event planner, and facilities project manager to name a few. We are seeking an eternal optimist with an outgoing personality and a can-do attitude who believes no job is too small and no detail is too insignificant. If you like having a diverse set of responsibilities, want to make an impact at a growing studio, and be a part of an exciting, fast-paced design culture, we’d like to hear from you.

Core responsibilities and capabilities:


  • Order and stock office supplies, groceries, printer supplies, etc.
  • Answer phones and greet visitors
  • Communicate studio-wide announcements via email and at team meetings
  • Check mail, ship and receive packages
  • Research operations topics and implement new organizational systems
  • Run occasional errands for directors and creative teams

Events & Marketing

  • Coordinate team lunches, celebrations, and outings
  • Plan and execute holiday gift-giving for staff and clients
  • Research and order promotional swag


  • Oversee janitorial services; track and coordinate studio repairs, organization projects
  • Manage the studio’s security system
  • Keep communal areas tidy and organized

Human Resources

  • Assist with onboarding, benefits administration, filing, and other tasks supporting Finance Manager
  • Uphold the employee handbook and coordinate revisions when needed
  • Coordinate recruitment efforts for interns and permanent staff


  • Liaise with our IT provider and printer leaser to coordinate maintenance and repairs
  • Purchase software, hardware, and printer supplies
  • Provide light tech support with guidance from our IT team

Our ideal candidate possesses the following qualities:

  • Minimum of four years of relevant experience working in a similar role, preferably at a creative agency or studio. Experience with HR, policy implementation, recruitment, and/or benefits administration is a major plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, demonstrating attention to detail in this and other areas of responsibility
  • Working knowledge of Macs and PCs, Google Apps, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Owns a car and has a clean driving record
  • Diplomatic and discreet regarding sensitive topics and confidential information
  • Confident leader with a pleasant, easy-going demeanor
  • Organized and able to balance competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Solutions-oriented (a background in client or customer services or hospitality is helpful)
  • Willing to go the extra mile

To apply for this role, send your resume and a cover letter tailored to your interest in Enlisted (no generic letters, please) to recruiter@enlisteddesign.com.

Please note that due to the volume of email we receive, we will not be able to respond to all applicants.