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Studio Manager / Associate Producer

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Title: Studio Manager / Associate Producer
Job Number: C-14-14
Job Location: Pendleton Corporate Office, 220 NW Broadway, Portland, OR

Position Overview:
Pendleton Woolen Mills is a 100+ year old, vertically integrated manufacturer, wholesaler, and multi-channel retailer of quality apparel and home products. We are looking for a Studio Manager / Associate Producer to develop and manage the Pendleton Photo Studio, produce E-commerce and Wholesale Pendleton photo studio shoots and to assist with location shoots / Senior Producer. This is a full time position.

Principal Accountabilities:
Pendleton Photo Studio Manager
  • On-site Pendleton Studio management
  • Pendleton Studio calendar management (working with internal divisions; Catalog, E-commerce, Retail, Merchants, Wholesale, Advertising/Communications)
  • Studio equipment inventory control (order, maintenance and repair)
  • Corporate Creative, outside vendor and photo shoot crew communications liaison
  • Photo garment coordination. Ship and receive catalog samples between Corporate Office, location shoots and Pendleton Studio
  • Set props, build, design inventory management and coordination
  • Studio vendor services coordination (building security, janitorial, water services, waste management, etc) in tandem with Pendleton Foundation Building Maintenance Manager
  • Studio support staff management, including independent contractors and on-call employees
  • Annual and ongoing budget expense management and invoice approval
  • Schedule and attend studio photo shoot meetings with Corporate Office as needed
  • Work quickly and independently to resolve building, equipment, crew immediate and long term needs

  • Pendleton Studio Associate Producer
  • Produce all E-commerce photo shoots, roughly 5 day shoots, 6x per year
  • Produce all wholesale photo shoots, including POS, lookbook, wholesale catalogs (roughly 20 days, 2x per year)
  • Cast and confirm talent and crew, manage travel, communicate production details to cast, crew and Corporate Manager for all studio shoots

  • Assistant to Senior Producer
  • Apparel catalog photo shoots, 5x per year, time permitting
  • Home catalog photo shoots, 2x per year, time permitting
  • One off direct mail photo shoots, time permitting

  • Job Requirements:
  • 3-5 years photo producer experience with digital photography or 4 years relevant experience in multi set photo studio environment
  • 4 year degree in photography preferred
  • Proficient in Mac and PC based OS
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suites
  • Capture One experience a plus
  • In depth understanding of digital capture process and server based workflow
  • Excellent communication and organization skills, extremely detail oriented
  • Team oriented management experience
  • Adaptable to changing roles and responsibilities
  • Ability to work multiple projects with tight deadlines. Flexible hours requiring some weekend work a must
  • Passion for photography, fashion and design with expertise in photo processes and technology

  • Excellent benefits package. Downtown corporate office working location with convenient access to bus and MAX.

    We are an equal opportunity employer. We will contact only those applicants who best meet our requirements.

    How to Apply:
    Download an application form and complete it in accordance with the instructions on the job posting. Click here to download an application form. This document requires Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader.

    To have an application mailed to you:
    - Call 503.226.4801 and ask for Human Resources
    - Fax your request to 503.535.5827
    - Email your request to Application Request

    Where to send Employment Application:
    FAX to 1-503-535-5827
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    mail to:
    Human Resources
    Pendleton Woolen Mills, Inc.
    P O Box 3030
    Portland, OR 97208-3030
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    Hand deliver to:
    Pendleton Woolen Mills
    220 NW Broadway
    Portland, OR 97209
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    Scan completed application / resume and email pdf to:
    [email protected].

    We do not accept resumes or applications for positions not listed on our site. No agency or recruiter referrals, please.