Rental and Studio Assistant

Date: 1 Jul 2024

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Company: Canon


  • Casual role
  • Backed by the established brand of Canon Australia
  • Access to video equipment & studio
  • Vibrant & fun team environment

About us

Canon is the world's leading imaging organisation. As a Fortune 500 Company, we actively inspire people with imaginative ideas that enable you to connect, communicate and achieve more than you thought possible. When you join Canon Australia, you’ll find a rewarding culture that values you. You’re empowered to focus on your career progression and turn your goals into reality. You’ll be an integral part of the group’s success

Our SUNSTUDIOS Studio division provides industry leading services and expertise to the creative industry in Australia. These services encompass shoot bookings, production, and event management. Key customer segments include broadcast television networks, film production agencies, online streaming services, industry leading stills photographers, corporate event partners and many more.

SUNSTUDIOS plays a key role in supporting and building our local professional imaging industry. We’re backed by Canon, and we’re proud to align together as we help champion and grow the space for photographers and videographers. We benefit from the support of a backer who is committed to maintaining a vibrant and diverse Australian commercial film and photographic community.

About the Role

The role is a service-focused role that centres around providing technical, practical and administrative support to our clients and team members. This role would suit someone who is strongly detail orientated, enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and is a team player. You can expect to interact with videographers, photographers, camera crews, studio clients and production houses from varying industries, which the vibrant SUNSTUDIOS community is comprised of. This is a casual role to be based out of our South Melbourne studio.

Main Duties

  • Maintaining and managing customer assets
  • Customer facing position within our rental and studio department
  • Maintaining lighting, camera and digital equipment
  • Preparing and servicing equipment for shoots, including deliveries
  • Taking phone, internet and walk-in enquiries and bookings
  • Administration including quoting, processing payments, and invoicing
  • Liaising with studio clients
  • Studio set up and reset

About You

You would ideally possess video expertise & have worked in the video or photography industry alongside being a natural at customer service. Key skills & experience –

  • Knowledge of cinema equipment and processes
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Self-motivated, organised, and a team player
  • Great attention to detail
  • Driver’s license is a must
  • Flexible working hours

In return, we offer you the opportunity to become part of a multi-faceted and creative business that provide their staff with growth pathways and development opportunities. You will receive ongoing technical training as well as access to equipment and the studios at the end of the trial period. Recent graduates are welcome to apply.

We believe in the power of an inclusive and diverse workforce. We trust you will bring your authentic self to work and we will focus on making sure that together, we make a strong contribution to the broader community in which we operate. Where possible, flexible working arrangements are the norm, as we know a better work-life balance can improve your motivation, performance, and productivity.

As an equal opportunity employer focused on strengthening our inclusive culture, all applicants will be considered and we welcome applications from people of all ages, cultures including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, abilities, religious beliefs, national origin, sexual orientation and gender identities. Benefits/perks may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Canon Group and the country where you work. All applicants must be eligible to work in the country they are applying to at the time of application.

Looking to join this diverse team? Apply online now. Successful applicants will be notified of next steps