Studio Manager

Closing date 27 July 2024


Print Clan CIC is an inclusive textile screen printing studio based in Glasgow. Our mission is to provide equitable access to textile screen printing resources that nurture creativity and contribute to wellbeing. Our vision is to be Scotland’s leading open access textile screen printing studio with accessibility, community, inclusivity and sustainability at our core.

We have established a flourishing city-centre studio which currently has over 110 members who use the facilities for a range of applications. We also run a popular workshop and course programme, a Wellbeing Programme, artist residencies, merchandise printing service and offer live printing at events.

About the Role

We are recruiting for a new Studio Manager, working 24 hours per week for an initial contract of 12 months subject to a 12 week probationary period. The standard working hours will be 11am-5pm Tuesday-Friday, but you may be asked to work additional hours on the occasional evening & weekend. The salary for this role is negotiable depending on experience, between the Living Wage (£14,976 pa) to £16,473.60 pa. With any overtime paid at a matching rate between £12.00-£13.20ph.

Your normal place of work will be the Print Clan Studio at 241 High Street, G4 0QR, but you may be required to work in other locations around Glasgow.

The Studio Manager works closely with the Managing Director & Workshop Coordinator to ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the studio, working across a variety of tasks in any given week. Due to the specialised nature of the studio, we will only be interviewing candidates who have knowledge of textile screen printing.


Studio & Workshops

  • Stock checking and ordering material for the studio, workshops & Wellbeing Programme, finding cost effective solutions and working within project budgets

  • Working with the team to manage and organise the Studio Calendar

  • Scheduling & attending weekly team meetings

  • Liaising with freelance staff working on the Wellbeing Programme

  • Maintaining and checking equipment, writing and updating process guides for display around the space

  • Keeping the studio tidy & organised, general cleaning tasks

  • Preparing artwork and stripping, reclaiming & preparing screens for members, merchandise jobs, external clients

  • Providing inductions and technical support to members

  • Managing membership renewals, updating members’ contract

  • Bills & utility management including meter readings, price comparisons

Health & Safety

  • Ensuring documentation for studio chemicals is up to date, in compliance with Health & Safety regulations & COSHH

  • Providing health & safety inductions to new starters, members and students

  • Organising and booking Health & Safety training for studio staff and volunteers

  • Writing and updating risk assessments and sharing with staff, volunteers, partners and students


  • Using Xero to generate invoices, reconcile transactions from Paypal & Stripe, and monitor payments

  • Attending monthly meetings with the Studio Bookkeeper and maintaining documentation of receipts & invoices

  • Managing project budgets and reporting to funders

  • Processing refunds and discounts via Squarespace, costing materials, services and workshops

  • Assisting on writing funding applications, and identifying new routes of funding


  • Writing and reviewing studio policies

  • Assisting the Managing Director with onboarding new staff & volunteers, board meetings, staff contracts, and EDI monitoring

Merchandise Printing Service

  • Quoting & scheduling merchandise printing orders in liaison with the studio calendar and team

  • Ordering and counting stock, researching and providing new options for customers

Experience, Skills & Qualifications Required


  • Experience and knowledge of textile screen print processes and/or textile screen printing in a studio environment – college, university or professional

  • Strong IT skills including knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, and experience working with shared digital workspaces.

  • Excellent organisational, scheduling and multitasking skills, with a high level of attention to detail and time management

  • Good communication skills with the ability to adapt to a wide range of customers and clients

  • A demonstrable commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion within the creative sector

  • Prior experience working with accounts / bookkeeping, or a strong grasp of working with numerical data

  • Backend website management e.g. using Squarespace, WordPress or similar

  • Commitment to upholding best health and safety practices within a studio environment, and/or experience writing risk assessments

  • Proven experience of working collaboratively within a team


  • UK driving licence

  • Teaching or workshop delivery experience

  • An interest in eco-conscious practice or developing more environmentally sustainable methods of working

  • Team management

  • Experience working with charities, non-profit organisations or local communities

  • Experience with grant writing or funding applications

  • First aid or fire warden qualifications

  • Experience working with marginalised and vulnerable groups

How To Apply

We particularly welcome applications from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the arts. Please note that our current studio is unfortunately not wheelchair accessible. If you have any questions about the role, please email [email protected].

To apply for the role please send a copy of your CV along with a cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements, plus 3 images of your work demonstrating your textile printing experience to [email protected]. Please save all documents as a PDF, with CV and cover letter being no more than two sides of A4. Please include ‘Studio Manager Application’ in the subject line of your email. Early application is encouraged and we look forward to hearing from you.


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