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 (iNTERNSHIP)

Next opening: January 2018

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

FINANCE ASSISTANT

We’re looking for a Finance Assistant to join our team of 5 in Finance. Here you’ll be a vital member of our busy team, helping to ensure key functions are carried out effectively and efficiently. You’ll be responsible for processing supplier invoices, reconciling cash receipts, responding to supplier invoice queries to ensure accounts are kept up-to-date and accurate, analyzing financial records for accuracy and processing staff debit / credit cards and petty cash.

We always look for proactive people who are happy getting stuck in, so you’ll be able to take ownership of your work and have the ability to identify process improvements. The ideal candidate will have a real eye for detail and previous experience with accounts payable in a dynamic environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Processing accounts payable invoices
  • Updating and maintaining records of expenditures, charging expenses to accounts and cost centers
  • Responding to supplier invoice queries
  • Working with payables manager to ensure payments are made on time
  • Posting customer payments to their accounts
  • Reconciling cash receipts
  • Analyzing financial records for accuracy
  • Processing staff debit/credit cards
  • Processing petty cash
  • Ad-hoc finance duties

Desired:

  • 2+ years experience using an accounting package (Sage 50 desirable but not essential)
  • Experience of working in a dynamic environment
  • Self starter with the ability to work well both independently and as part of a wider team
  • Confident data entry, good attention to detail, enjoy working in busy fast paced finance team
  • Friendly, approachable, comfortable working in creative environment

 

 

CREATIVE ASSISTANT (INTERNSHIP)

Next opening: February 2018

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!