Administrative Assistant In Creative Photo Studio

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  • Chicago, United States

Administrative Assistant In Creative Photo Studio

Job description

We're looking for an Administrative Assistant to join our small team in our relaxed creative photo studio.

What is the job?

75% of the job is shipping/receiving customer products for orders

As a mail order photography company, this job is important because every product must be accounted for. This job is automated in a lot of ways and only part of the job but super important to the business.  

  • Checkin, prepare and track products for image capture.
  • Identify potential issues during check in.
  • Maintain accurate inventory of all products.
  • Tracking return dates of each order and returning them to the customer.
  • Process, repack and arrange for product return in the condition received.
  • Address customer questions or issues regarding returns or issues with the product.
  • Organize, manage and maintain the common area for product storage in a neat and orderly fashion for multiple clients.
  • Manage the relationships with shipping partners (UPS, FedEx, etc.)

25% of the job is helping out in other departments 

Since shipping doesn't take all day to do, this role has been filed by individuals who like a flexible job and like to mix up their day doing different things in the business.  There is no other role like this at POW! and there is a lot of opportunity to make it your own, discover your talents and experiment doing different jobs throughout the business.

Some of the possible jobs you could be doing are listed below:

  • Helping customer service by filling in on phones, email or chat.
  • Helping photographers prep a big clothing order.
  • Helping the marketing department with a big sale.
  • Cleaning & upkeep of the studio
  • etc, etc

Who Is POW! Photography

Products On White Photography (or POW!) is a quick, professional and affordable solution for businesses to get product photography for their ecommerce websites.   We work with hundreds of different b2b businesses who place their orders through our online system and ship their products to us be photographed. 

Learn more on our website:

Position Details

  • Starting Rate - $18 per hour
  • Full Time Position
  • PTO, Holiday and Sick Time Off
  • We currently are not able to offer health benefits
  • Onsite - no remote workers please
  • Working hours are Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm

We Are Covid Conscience

  • Vaccine is required and checked before hiring
  • Masks are worn during the day at the studio
  • We have installed an air replacement system to limit exposure
  • All workstations are 6 feet apart or more.  This specific job has it's own work area.
  • Co-workers may come within arms distance of you to discuss work stuff.


  • Strict attention to detail with a high level of organizational skills.
  • No Degree Is Required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Very comfortable with computer technology and willing to learn new software.
  • Proficient with MS Office applications using a Mac or PC operating system.
  • Able to lift 75 lbs.
  • Interested in photography, ecommerce or business.
  • This is an on-site position with no opportunity for remote work