Jobs Board

MARKETING COORDINATOR

Role: Marketing Coordinator

Salary: £19,000 – £24,000 (dependent on experience)

Start Date: TBC

Location: NW5, Kentish Town

Right to Work: Candidates must have the right to work in the UK

Rankin made his name in publishing, co-founding Dazed & Confused with Jefferson Hack in 1991. He has created landmark editorial and advertising campaigns for some of the most celebrated publications, biggest brands and pioneering charities. He has published over 30 books and is exhibited in galleries around the world.

The Marketing Coordinator supports the Group Sales Director, New Business Director and external PR Officer to achieve the continued growth and development of the company. The Marketing Coordinator acts as the internal liaison for all PR matters and is involved in all aspects of marketing administration and overseeing the CRM. The role is to coordinate marketing and sales support to achieve maximization of commercial opportunities across Rankin Photography, RankinFilmReps, Rankin Film Productions and The Full Service.

CRM

  • Plan and deliver CRM strategies across the company encouraging client retention and loyalty.
  • Ensure CRM system works seamlessly across the organisation and captures all required information at key points in the client life cycle.
  • Work closely with all departments to ensure the CRM works effectively for all aspects of the company.
  • Oversee direct communications with customers through the CRM.
  • Ensure the database is segmented effectively for targeted marketing activities.
  • Develop testing strategies for all aspects of the CRM to ensure the most effective approach for the company and its products.

Sales

  • Support sales team by providing sales data, market trends, forecasts, account analyses, new product information, relaying client feedback.
  • Plan meetings and events by identifying, assembling, and coordinating requirements; establishing contacts; developing schedules and assignments; coordinating mailing lists.
  • Assist the team with email correspondences and diary planning.
  • Understand the product offer and client profile, research relevant client leads and distribute to new business.
  • Assist the team in writing reports, company brochures and promotional documents.
  • Assist in organising and hosting presentations and client visits.
  • Coordinate production of marketing collateral.
  • Track competitor activity by keeping abreast of market changes and the marketing mix used by competitors.

 Promotions

  • Assist with the creation of copy for marketing collateral, including brochures, letters, emails and websites.
  • Coordinate the production of promotional materials communicating requirements between departments.
  • Assist with promotional activities and events from idea to delivery.
  • Liaise with and support external PR officer acting as internal point of contact.
  • Support the external PR Officer and internal teams by coordinating and collating assets and copy for content.
  • Plan and implement content across all social media channels: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat.
  • Moderate posts and respond to our social media audiences.
  • Utilise digital channels to engage potential clients.
  • Keep up to date with advances in social media technology and the latest social media platforms.

TO APPLY

Email jobs@rankin.co.uk with ‘Your Name – Marketing Coordinator’ in the subject field, attaching a CV and cover letter.

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.

 

Design Intern

Rankin Photography, Hunger Magazine and HungerTV are looking for a Design intern to support our busy Design team. This internship is a genuine opportunity to get involved in and gain experience in the creative aspects of our businesses at the peak time of year for our creative output.

You will be supporting our two graphic designers with research and with putting together layouts for online features. You will also be invited to suggest ideas for book designs and creative treatments. It is highly likely you will also be helping ramp up the visual and creative aspects of our social media presence. You should have good knowledge of Adobe Indesign and Photoshop.

We are looking for someone who is culturally and visually aware; a bright, inquisitive graduate whose mind is wide open to what’s new and what’s next. Our environment is one where opinions count and are regularly challenged so it is important you are a confident communicator, an ideas generator and can take constructive criticism as intended: in the spirit of pushing our creative boundaries.

Our internships are for three months. Travel expenses (zone 1-6) are paid plus on shoot days there’s often as much free food as you can eat.

To be considered:

Please email jobs@rankin.co.uk with the subject heading: Design Intern

Please explain why you are interested Rankin Photography and Hunger, tell us what you can bring to the team and what you hope to gain from your time with us.

Please provide portfolio links/materials if relevant.

Only candidates who can prove the right to work in the UK will be considered.

PHOTO ARCHIVE MANAGER

Role: Photo Archive Manager

Salary: Dependent on experience

Start Date: TBC

Location: NW5, Kentish Town

Right to Work: Candidates must have the right to work in the UK

Rankin Photography is looking for a talented Photo Archive Manager wide experience of archive photography both digital and analogue.

Headed by photographer and entrepreneur Rankin, the organisation comprises of Rankin Photography, Rankin Film Reps, Hunger Publishing and the newly formed creative agency, The Full Service. These businesses encompass Rankin’s stills and moving image work, publishing, in the form of Hunger magazine and its digital sister Hungertv.com, and the creative and production facilities offered by the wider business.

The Archive team is an important function within Rankin’s business. The Archivist has a direct working relationship with Rankin. The candidate would be expected to oversee all aspects of his physical archive, analogue photographic archive and contemporary digital work. The archive represents approximately a quarter of a century of work and collections and requires robust management, cataloguing, scanning and key-wording. The department in turn has direct involvement with the company Social Media output as well supporting the Books, Edition prints and Exhibition teams.

THE ROLE

Core purpose

  • Lead and nurture the Photo Archive team to provide the very highest levels of service.
  • Build strong departmental relationships at the highest level.
  • Grow the Photo Archive as a business, identify and convert new revenue opportunities.

 

Digital Archive & Analogue Archive

  • Responsible for the scanning of images for the archive, upwardly managing expectations and targets.
  • Preserve, review, analyse and organise the archive through digitization adhering to professional archiving standards.
  • Proactively create a scanning plan of action using a calendar of upcoming anniversaries to build a photo portfolio to enable timely distribution to Social Media.
  • Be responsible for relevant captions and keywords for Photo Archive in line with professional standards.

Image Requests

  • Ensure the delivery of image requests received internally or externally in pace with deadlines while managing expectations and communicating issues in good time.
  • Liaise directly with the Hunger editorial team to deliver multiple versions of the magazine for press distribution.
  • Liaise directly with various teams (Creative / Production / Books, Prints & Exhibitions / Sales & Marketing), and advise on image archive request, images rights and access.
  • Manage and deliver general queries, withdrawal requests applying relevant standards.
  • Liaise with the syndication agency Trunk Archive.

 

Team Leadership

  • Lead and manage the Photo Archive team: regular reporting, resource planning (to assign appropriate team members to projects, to resolve issues, to account for deadlines etc.), appraisals and personal development of the Photo Archive team.

 Business Development

  •  Proactively search and identify images of interest that will generate revenue.
  • Proactively identify and drive opportunities to grow and expand the business.
  • Set individual and team revenue targets, supervise and monitor and report on performance.
  • Develop, implement and maintain a process for deep file research and thereby highlighting ‘treasures and gems from the archive’ to feed alongside social media, syndication sales and books and prints.

 QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

Experience we are looking for:

  • At least 2- 5 years experience in a photo library or media organisation. Ideally direct experience managing, or other responsibility with a photo library or high end commercial photographer.
  • A thorough understanding of commercial fashion and beauty photography.
  • An understanding of the complex nature of running, promoting, and developing a highly creative and commercial enterprise.
  • Demonstrable experience in: Photoshop, Cumulus, Photomechanic, Excel, and Social Media platforms inc. Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Snapchat, Instagram, Takeit.to, Tumblr.
  • Exceptional knowledge of people, places and events; ranging from news, celebrity, sport, and royalty. Both in the UK, and internationally.

Qualities we are looking for:

  • A positive, motivated, driven, and hands on individual.
  • The ability to upwardly manage expectations and targets, and excellent deadline management.
  • A high level of attention to detail, and a strong communicator.
  • A genuine passion for photography and art.

TO APPLY

Email jobs@rankin.co.uk with Your Name – Photo Archive Manager in the subject field, attaching a CV and cover letter.

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.

ASSISTANT ARCHIVIST

Role: Assistant Archivist (Fixed Term Contract – 12 Months)

Salary: £19,000 – £24,000 (dependent on experience)

Start Date: TBC

Location: NW5, Kentish Town

Right to Work: Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.

Rankin made his name in publishing, co-founding Dazed & Confused with Jefferson Hack in 1991. He has created landmark editorial and advertising campaigns for some of the most celebrated publications, biggest brands and pioneering charities. He has published over 30 books and is exhibited in galleries around the world.

Rankin’s group now includes Hunger Magazine and Hunger TV (lifestyle, news, culture and fashion), The Full Service (advertising agency) and Rankin Film Productions.

We are looking for a talented and highly organised Assistant Archivist in archiving to provide support to the Archivist in our busy post-production department. The ideal candidate will have some transferable or relevant experience. Touching every area of the business, the archive department manages all aspects of Rankin’s physical archive, analogue photographic archive, and contemporary digital work.

THE ROLE

Digital Archive & Analogue Archive

  • Locating negatives and contact sheets, and recalling images from tape when necessary.
  • Archive digital assets to digital archiving system adding all information on file.
  • Source information from contact log, call sheets, raw files and producers and add to file to ensure ease of future sourcing.
  • Flatbed scanning negatives and transparencies.
  • Flatbed scan, light retouch (dust) and log/ file signed Polaroids.
  • Collect reactive press online and archive.
  • Assisting with Hunger archiving workflow twice a year.

 

Social media

  • Assist Marketing with planning and implementation of content across all social media channels: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat.
  • Assist Marketing moderate posts and respond to our social media audiences.
  • Keep up to date with advances in social media technology and the latest social media platforms.

 Relationship

  • Ensure the delivery of image requests received internally or externally in pace with deadlines while managing expectations and communicating issues in good time.
  • Deal with external and internal image requests gaining the correct approvals and supplying appropriate files whilst outlining allowed usage.
  • Picture research and supply suitable images to Creative and Production teams for treatments and pitches.
  • Assist in collating and organising files and information for book projects.
  • Assist with Sales and Marketing teams image archive requests, images rights and access.
  • Liaise and supply images to press for features and work with external PR Officer.
  • Assist with syndication agent relationship, log sales, ensure license approval requests are responded to etc. Notify of copyright infringements.
  • Assist in collating and organising files and information for book projects.

 Teamwork, Administration & Reporting

  • Assist Archive Manager in preparation and delivery of department reports.
  • Assist Archive Manager with departmental administrational duties.
  • Update and clean archive databases / logs on a regular basis.
  • Keep line manager aware of workflow, and deadlines – Identify risks and provide solutions ahead of time.
  • Plan and prioritise work to ensure completion according to requirements and deadlines.
  • Organise and manage own time effectively.
  • Respond quickly to changing situations, and delivering at pace.
  • Work across multiple projects concurrently without detriment to quality of output.
  • Practice due care and confidentiality with company assets.
  • Demonstrate and maintain up-to-date knowledge and capability in all relevant software packages utilised by the company.

TO APPLY

Email jobs@rankin.co.uk with ‘Your Name – Archive Assistant’ in the subject field, attaching a CV and cover letter.

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.