Studio Assistant

Anchor Ceramics

23.05.2017

Contract
Melbourne

At Anchor, we design and create high quality ceramic products and sculptural objects. Our studio culture is welcoming, encouraging and creative. Our team is highly cooperative, approaching work proactively and with care. We are seeking a Studio Assistant who is energetic and highly organised to provide both general and production support to our design and ceramics studio in Reservoir, Victoria.

This position will commence as a casual role, initially at 1-2 days per week.

PRIMARY ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES
The position offers the opportunity to work on a variety of tasks that include –

  • Supporting the day to day operations of the studio
  • Supporting the studio workflows by preparing clay for wheel throwing and slab building
  • Assisting in loading and unloading the kiln
  • Organising studio stock
  • Packaging of orders for local, national and international shipping
  • Coordinating stock movements out of the studio
  • Delivering orders to suppliers and stockists in the Melbourne CBD and metro area
  • Receiving and storing raw clay and glaze materials
  • General ad hoc duties and production support
  • Ensuring the studio and equipment is kept clean, organised, safe and easily accessible

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
To be considered for this role you must demonstrate –

  • Strong verbal, written and communication skills
  • Problem solving and decision making ability
  • Time management and organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Have the ability to bend and reach as well as lift, carry and move materials and equipment
  • Work well both within a team environment and autonomously
  • Have an interest in design and ceramics
  • A willingness to learn the production techniques of the studio
  • Hold a current Victorian Driver’s Licence

Please email a current CV and a short statement outlining why you are suited to joining the Anchor Ceramics team to team@anchorceramics.com by 5.00pm on Thursday 8th June 2017.

Please note that previous ceramics-based experience and knowledge is not a specific requirement of this role. All candidates will be contacted regarding the outcome of their application. We're unable to respond to telephone or email enquiries regarding this position.

Application deadline: 08.06.2017