Pandiscio Green is seeking a self-initiating, sharp, motivated Business Manager to work directly with the Partner & Creative Director. The position requires an individual capable of overseeing all aspects of business and general studio operations, on both a micro and macro level. The Business Manager oversees all new business development, financial, operational, HR, legal, and support functions of a full-service design studio. The Business Manager plays a critical role in all operational and financial decisions, and therefore must have impeccable attention to detail and strong financial acumen.
-Oversee all aspects of business operations for a full-service design studio.
-Manage all business development, responding to new business inquiries, RFP’s, and identifying new business opportunities alongside Partner & Creative Director.
-Draft, submit, and negotiate proposals and client contracts.
-Actively manage the scope of work for each project, serving as client liaison regarding all scope requests.
-Serve as the primary resource for all contractual terms for each project, both internally and externally.
-Create company’s annual budget and financial projections, tracking and forecasting all income, payroll, general expenses etc., and advising Partner & Creative Director on revenue management.
-Oversee accounts receivable and payable, invoicing all clients, recording all payments, and tracking all studio expenses.
-Serve as liaison for all legal, accounting, and insurance matters, working directly with external legal counsel, bookkeeper, accountant, and insurance broker.
-Manage all studio operations, maintenance, and supplies, liaising with external vendors and partners including IT, security, landlord, cleaners etc.
-Manage all hiring, employee on-boarding, HR compliance, employee benefits, etc., and serve as primary HR contact for all staff.
Qualifications & Skills:
-4+ years of experience managing a business in the creative or design industry
-Bachelor's Degree, Business/Financial field preferred
-Experience with project bidding and RFP processes
-Experience drafting and negotiating proposals and business contracts
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Experience with job tracking, account systems & financial applications (QuickBooks, Excel, Numbers)
-Extensive experience with billing and invoicing, financial forecasts, and budgeting
-Familiar with creative and production processes
-An understanding of employee benefits and PEOs
-Superior skills of diplomacy
-Remarkable interpersonal skills, personable, and approachable
-A nuanced understanding of creative personalities
-Strong administrative and organizational skills
-Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, Project Management Software (Monday.com), Textura Payment System, or similar.
Please note this is an in-person position at our NY office and is not remote. All employees are required to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination.
To apply, please email your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org