JILL GREENBERG STUDIO (2008-Present / Beverly Hills, CA)
Studio Manager/Producer: Manage day-to-day studio activities, interns, calendars, phones, supplies, and shipments. Traffic jobs through studio: bidding to image/print delivery. Produce photo shoots for editorial and advertising clients. Coordinate photo shoot logistics and oversee on-set production. Generate call sheets, maps and timelines. Create/revise estimates, handle payments to vendors, prepare client invoices. Manage accounts in QuickBooks including bank reconciliation, credit card entries, accounts receivable/payable and process payroll.
ARC REPRESENTATION (2006-2008 / Los Angeles, CA)
Producer: Produce photo shoots for editorial, commercial and advertising clients. Create/revise estimates, handle payment to vendors, preparation/submission client invoices. Facilitate photo shoot logistics: studio, location, motorhome, crew, equipment, digital, catering, props etc. Generate call sheets, maps and timelines for prelight and shoot days. Coordinate travel, hotel, car rental and permits. Oversee on-set photo shoot. Office duties: handle phones, FedEx shipments, supplies, and sending out portfolios. Update and maintain website and photographers portfolios.
PUBLIC MAGAZINE (2006 / Los Angeles, CA)
Executive Editor/Photo Editor: Produce editorial and photographic content for monthly fashion/entertainment/arts magazine. Manage writers, photographers and editorial staff. Generate editorial calendar and deadlines. Balance budget. Facilitate correspondence, including agreements, pull letters, proposals and invoice collection. Produce photo shoots, including concept, logistics and photographer/crew. Facilitate promotional events and Los Angeles distribution.
EGO MAGAZINE (2005 – 2006 / Los Angeles, CA)
Photo Editor: Produce photographic content for monthly fashion/entertainment magazine. Manage photographers. Produce photo shoots, including concept, logistics and photographer/crew. Balance photography budget. Produce selected editorial content, including cover and entertainment articles. Generate editorial calendar and deadlines. Facilitate correspondence, including agreements, pull letters, proposals and invoice collection. Facilitate promotional events.
EXCLUSIVE ARTISTS MANAGEMENT (2005 / Los Angeles, CA)
Photo Agent: Facilitate work for photographers. Manage schedules, book editorial work and negotiate rates. Research and sign new artists. Generate budgets and call sheets. Submit promotional materials to prospective clients. Create promo cards and update photographers’ websites and portfolios.
EXCLUSIVE ARTISTS MANAGEMENT (2004 – 2005 / Los Angeles, CA)
Producer: Produce photo shoot for editorial and advertising clients. Generate proposals and budget estimates for clients. Secure locations, equipment, catering and crew. Complete invoices and submit billing.
AVANT GROUPE (2003 / Los Angeles, CA)
Executive Assistant: Assist owners of make-up, hair, and styling agency. Facilitate mailings and handle phones. Generate/maintain filing system for artists’ tear sheets. Maintain portfolios. Submit promotional materials. Collect invoices and tear sheets.
65 WPM, PC/MAC proficient, MS Windows, Office, Outlook/Entourage, QuickBooks, Photoshop, Illustrator, File Maker Pro, Modelwire, Email/Internet savvy. Organized, detail-oriented and able to multitask, manage and delegate with ease. Excellent oral/written communication skills, can interface with all levels and a team player. Prioritizes well, easygoing attitude, stays calm under pressure and deadlines. Photography: proficiency in scanners, printers, strobes, digital and film cameras.
Brooks Institute of Photography (2004 / Santa Barbara, CA)
BA Professional Photography; Major: Commercial Advertising
Salary requirements available upon request.
“Mandee is such an awesome person to work with. Never have I experienced someone so in tune with their job and responsibilities as Mandee. I constantly saw her put in high pressure situations, and never did she lose her amazing quality of work. She's able to constantly juggle many tasks at once and relate to many different types of clients.” – David Llyod - Manager at Neox Image (www.neoximage.com)
"Every company needs a Mandee. She has a fantastic ability to juggle several tasks at once and simultaneously keep a smile. She can take a production that seems almost impossible and make it happen no matter what it takes. I watched her make the studio go from chaos into a fine oiled machine. She has so many skills in so many different fields that it dazzles my mind. I loved working with her and I think any company that passes her by is missing out on one of their best employees.” – Gretchen Hilmers at G-Tou (www.g-tou.com)
"Mandee , is the epitome of calm in a high stress profession and a wizard with tight budgets , She is a great addition to any photo shoot. She is a creative , but also knows when to step back and let a photographer free wheel. I cannot recommend her enough ...” – Sarah Dunn at Sarah Dunn Photo (www.sarahdunn.com)