Rental Assistant (Photo)

Date: 29 Jan 2024

Location: Sydney, Australia

Company: Canon


  • Backed by Canon Australia
  • Fantastic development opportunities
  • Access to studio spaces and equipment
  • Creative and fun environment
  • Casual role

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.

SUNSTUDIOS Sydney provides industry leading services and expertise to the creative industry in Australia. These services encompass cinema and stills equipment rental, lighting consultancy, technical support, studio and location bookings, production, and events. Key customer segments include fashion and advertising photographers, production agencies, broadcast television networks, online streaming services, corporate event partners and many more.

About the Role

SUNSTUDIOS Sydney is looking for a Rental Assistant to join our Equipment Department on a casual basis. You will work closely with the Rental Team Leads and fellow Rental Assistants on packing equipment for both location and studio bookings, provide customer service and administrative support, and help clients in studio with their day-to-day equipment needs and troubleshooting. This role also involves the testing and cleaning of equipment upon its return from shoots, delivering gear to clients in the Sydney Metro area, and greeting studio and rental clients upon arrival.

We pride ourselves on our excellent customer service and solutions-focused, can-do attitude, and are thus looking for someone who enjoys building relationships with customers. This is a fantastic opportunity to get your foot in the door with a photography/video studio and be part of an established industry leader. This role would suit someone who works well in a team environment, is a good communicator, and enjoys learning on the job.

      Main Duties

  • Preparing equipment for studio and location shoots
  • Maintaining equipment and facilities to high standard
  • Ensuring equipment is flawlessly packed and checked before leaving and upon return
  • Providing customer service, technical support, and advice related to equipment
  • Offering exceptional level of service to clients in studio
  • Administration – registering new clients, quoting, invoicing, taking payment, outsourcing equipment
  • Delivering equipment in Sydney Metropolitan area
  • Working closely and collaboratively with other team members and departments

Key Requirements

  • Experience with photographic cameras and studio lighting
  • Self-motivated, organised, and enjoys team-environments
  • Process focused with great attention to detail
  • Empathetic and good communicator
  • Driving licence
  • Adept at manual handling

In return you will get the chance to work for a multinational company, with a real opportunity to take your skills to the next level. We look after you with training and development, progression and promotion, recognition, and reward and you will have all the tools and support you need to grow, to bring your ideas to life and achieve your successes.

If this sounds like you, apply today!

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, all applicants will be considered. 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.