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24 Aug 2022

We are looking for a passionate, dedicated Studio Manager / Producer to help harness rapid growth due to strong client demand.

Role Review

We need a motivated leader, who loves to bring together our client service team, creative team and external providers to deliver the very best work. You love to establish a clear scope with our clients and define clear pathways and budget control to deliver the very best work.

Studio Manager

  • Defining pricing structures for efficient quoting.
  • Quoting projects and establishing time lines to achieve great work.
  • Liaising with the client service team on scheduling and delivery of work.
  • Using Workflowmax to manage project budgets, invoicing and reporting to clients.
  • Creating reports in Workflowmax to track profitability by project, service type and client.
  • Leading daily internal WIPs to coordinate workflow through the creative team.
  • Establishing systems, processes and technology support for more efficient operations.


  • Establishing good relationships with the creative suppliers and contractors and partner agencies.
  • Researching new production methods that expand our ability to deliver spatial, installations, experiences and digital experiences.
  • Liaising with producers for quotes and delivery of work.
  • Managing video and photography shoots.


  • Previous agency experience essential.
  • Experience with branding, campaign and digital projects.
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple jobs while maintaining attention to detail and quality.
  • A skilled leader, with great communication and relationship building skills.
  • Down to earth, hands on, get it done person.
  • Understanding of Māori cultural practices and principles is helpful. But we provide training for all staff.

About Ira

Formerly known as Fly, Ira is an award winning studio operating since 2005. We have long standing relationships with with many of New Zealand’s most loved and trusted brands: Coca Cola brands, Spark, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, Māori Television and many others. Ira has become one of New Zealand’s leaders in authentic cultural design, working with the Māori creative community and language experts to bring Te Ao Māori into the very heart of our nation’s identity. We therefore also work with many central government clients providing strategic advice, branding and design services.

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