Jobs Board

APPLICATIONS

To apply for any of the jobs listed here, please email: jobs@rankin.co.uk with ‘Your Name – Job Title’ in the subject field, attaching a CV and cover letter.

All roles are based in Kentish Town, NW5 unless otherwise stated.

Candidates unable to prove their right to work in the UK will not be shortlisted.

Please note that we are unable to respond to every application due to the volume received. Only successful candidates will be contacted.


ARCHIVIST

We’re after an experienced Archivist to join the team at Rankin Photography and Hunger Publishing.  The role will include:

  • Working across Rankin’s digital and physical archive
  • Updating multiple digital catalogues (Hunger, Rankin, Other Represented Photographers)
  • Updating Rankin’s reference library
  • Providing support to Publications & Exhibitions team
  • Coordinating image releases and usage dates
  • Updating and maintaining contact logs and contract
  • Liaising with Syndication agencies, Press and PR teams
  • Review and respond to all Rankin image requests
  • Updating Rankin’s Website
  • Offering support to Marketing in regards to Rankin Social Media / Updating social media
  • Support to all Rankin Photography departments – supplying full data including dates/models/shoots etc. on request

Essential:

  • Experience working with a digital archive
  • Proficiency with Adobe CS
  • WordPress/Website management experience
  • Must be highly organised and willing to learn on the job
  • An interest in our work and brand

Preferred:

  • Experience with physical assets (negs/contact sheets)
  • Knowledge of photography and different photographic mediums
  • Some social media and or press experience

PRODUCTION DESIGN ASSISTANT (PAID INTERNSHIP)

Rankin Photography and Hunger Publishing are looking for an intern to join the in-house production design team. The in-house set design team develops and creates sets for high profile clients in studio and on location. The internship would be great for a recent graduate but would also benefit anyone who wants to get a fantastic overview of production design across many mediums.

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to experience fashion editorials, music videos and commercials for both print and film. Working alongside the Production design team experience crosses: installing sets; props sourcing and set dressing; image and creative research; set breakdowns; tool shed maintenance.

The internship is designed specifically to support those who have a genuine and demonstrable passion for production design, but who have little professional experience or may not have had an opportunity to work professionally within these areas before.

The internship is for 6 months. They are paid at National Living Wage rate and are full-time (40 hours per week). As such you need to hold the right to work in the UK. We also require you to be flexible and available to work weekends when necessary. In some cases we can accommodate less than 6 months. However, we do not offer internships for less than 3 months.

Although no employment is guaranteed all interns who successfully complete their internship having proven they have the right aptitude will be kept in contact with regarding future opportunities. Typically talented interns are invited to join our Production team in trainee and junior roles or are offered freelance opportunities to assist.

Ultimately, as with any opportunity, the more you put into the role the more you will get back.

The ideal candidate will be a graduate of related degree who is hard working, a quick learner, conscientious and willing to get involved in a variety of tasks.

This is a varied and ‘hands on’ role, which requires an extremely organised, level-headed and positive person, comfortable in a busy and demanding studio environment.

Reporting to the Production Designers interns will typically gain experience across:

  • installing sets
  • prop sourcing
  • set dressing
  • image and creative research
  • set breakdowns
  • tool shed maintenance

Essential:

  • Full drivers licence
  • Can do positive attitude – ready to muck in
  • Energy and drive to succeed
  • Demonstrable passion for the work we do
  • Interest in set design
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player
  • Lateral thinking and initiative

Desirable:

  • Successful completion of a related degree

If you are able to stay smiling and go the extra mile at the end of long day then we’d like to hear from you.

Send us your CV and Cover Letter of no more than 500 words addressing the requirements listed.


TRAINEE DIGI-TECH

The Digital Team at Rankin are looking to take on a trainee to develop all aspects of becoming a digital operator.  This excellent opportunity will give the successful candidate unique training and experience of high-end camera systems, workflow and on set digital operation.  The role will provide support our team of experienced digi-techs, learning our systems and completing tasks essential to the department.

Applicants should demonstrate a real desire to gain the skills necessary to become a fully fledged digital operator.  They will be highly organised and have the ability to work under pressure in fast-paced environments.

Essential:

  • Working knowledge of CaptureOne + Adobe software
  • General competence using Mac systems
  • Experience using medium format digital cameras and Canon camera systems
  • Photographic education or studio experience

Required:

  • Clean drivers licence
  • Strong organisational skills

Preferred:

  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Photoshop
  • Phase One Certified

designer (FREELANCE – PRINT & DIGITAL)

We’re looking for freelance talented designers to work across the Rankin group including Hunger Magazine and HungerTV, Rankin Publishing (including books and limited editions) and our creative agency, The Full Service.

Working closely with the Creative Director the role will involve all aspects of design both print and digital.

Including:

  • Visual conceptualization.
  • Design and layout.
  • Web design.
  • Motion graphics design.

Essential:

  • Experience designing across print & digital platforms.
  • A demonstrable passion and understanding of the brand.
  • Ability to present and communicate your ideas.
  • High proficiency across Adobe CS.
  • Experience of the production process.

RETOUCHER

We’re looking for an exceptionally talented Retoucher to join the in house team. You will have a minimum of 5 years professional retouching behind you with significant experience across high end advertising and beauty. You’ll be used to a fast paced, high volume environment and willing to go the extra mile when deadlines demand.

Essential:

A minimum 5 years professional retouching experience

Demonstrable experience across high end advertising and beauty

Aptitude to work in a fast paced, high volume environment

Ability to self manage

Client facing skills and experience


Editorial Assistant (Paid internship)

Hunger magazine are looking for an Editorial Assistant to support our busy editorial desk. This internship is an opportunity to gain valuable experience of working within a close knit magazine team in a busy, creative environment.

Our internships are designed specifically to support those who have a genuine and demonstrable passion for working in print and online editorial, but who have little professional experience or may not have had an opportunity to work professionally within these areas before.

The internships are for 6 months. They are paid at National Living Wage and are full-time (40 hours per week). As such you need to hold the right to work in the UK.

Although no employment is guaranteed all interns who successfully complete their internship having proven they have the right aptitude will be kept in contact with regarding future opportunities.

The ideal candidate will be a quick-learner with a genuine passion for pop culture, fashion and photography with strong writing and grammar skills and a nose for a story. Social media knowledge is also a must, as is an enthusiastic can-do attitude and an eye for what fits with Hunger’s aesthetic.

Reporting to members of the editorial team editorial interns will typically:

  • Research story and feature ideas
  • Find and write quick, snappy news stories
  • Trawl through social media finding new photographers, stylists and artists
  • Aid the social media editor in image selection and planning
  • Transcribe interviews
  • Attend events
  • Help out with editorial production where necessary

Essential:

  • Writing, spelling and good grammar
  • An eye for detail
  • Photoshop preferable
  • An eye for a story
  • Social media know how, incl. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and Pinterest

Send us your CV, any portfolio work and cover letter of no more than 500 words addressing the requirements listed

Good Luck!


CREATIVE ASSISTANT (PAID INTERNSHIP)

Rankin Photography and our creative agency The Full Service are looking for a Creative Assistant to support our Creative Team. This internship is a genuine opportunity to get involved in and gain experience in a busy, cutting edge agency environment.

Our internships are designed specifically to support those who have a genuine and demonstrable passion for working in advertising, but who have little professional experience or may not have had an opportunity to work professionally within these areas before.

The internships are for 6 months. They are paid at national living wage and are full-time (40 hours per week). As such you need to hold the right to work in the UK.

Although no employment is guaranteed all interns who successfully complete their internship having proven they have the right aptitude will be kept in contact with regarding future opportunities. Typically talented interns are invited to join our Creative team in trainee and junior roles.

Ultimately, as with any opportunity, the more you put into the role the more you will get back!

The ideal candidate will be a graduate with a relevant degree who is hard working, a quick learner, conscientious and willing to get involved in a variety of tasks. What is most important is a can-do attitude and a strong drive for a career in advertising.

Reporting to the Senior team, Creative Interns will typically:

  • Assist with pitch documents.
  • Brainstorm ideas for campaigns and shoots ranging from stills, film and everything else.
  • Find image and film references.
  • Help prepare for shoots and assisting the creative team on the day.
  • Design documents such as press releases, portfolios and treatments.

Essential Requirements:

  • InDesign
  • Photoshop
  • An eye for detail
  • Good sense of layout and typography

Desirable Requirements:

  • Premiere Pro

We have a current opening so if you think you’re tomorrow’s talent and able to stay smiling and go the extra mile at the end of long day then we’d like to hear from you.

Send us your CV, Portfolio and Cover Letter of no more than 500 words addressing the requirements listed.

If we’re impressed by your application you will be invited to meet the team. Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to respond to a creative brief.

Good luck!