Jobs Board

CREATIVE INTERN

Start Date: TBC

Term: 3 months

Location: NW5, Kentish Town

Rankin Photography, The Full Service and Hunger are currently looking for a Creative Intern to join our team and be involved in a number of projects, ranging from advertising pitches to creative fashion film ideas. This opportunity involves creating mood boards for fashion editorials, music videos, TV commercials and pitch documents. Gaining valuable experience, interns will shadow a team of experienced producers, directors and photographers to gain insight into the workings of the creative industry.

We are looking for:

  • A working knowledge of creative software including Photoshop, Powerpoint, and InDesign is preferable.
  • Candidates need to be organised and demonstrate excellent attention to detail and strong communication skills.
  • A working knowledge of social media and gifs is needed.

To Apply

Please send a covering letter and CV to jobs@rankin.co.uk with ‘Your Name – Creative Intern’ in the subject field.

PHOTOGRAPHIC ASSISTANT

Role: Photographic Assistant
Salary: DOE
Start Date: ASAP
Location: NW5, Kentish Town

ROLE / EXPERIENCE

We’re looking for a photographic assistant to join the studio team. The successful candidate will have assisting experience, be willing to work hard and demonstrate initiative and dedication to the role.

Working knowledge of the following equipment and software etc. is essential:

  • Profoto & Elinchron flash gear.
  • Mamiya RZ & Phase One 645.
  • Photoshop / Bridge / Capture 1.
  • A good understanding of Canons.
  • Experience of general studio upkeep.
  • A full UK driving license.

TO APPLY
Email jobs@rankin.co.uk with ‘Your Name – Photographic 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.

 

GROUP SALES DIRECTOR

Role: Group Sales Director

Salary: DOE

Start Date: ASAP

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.

We’re looking for a Group Sales Director to lead and drive the business and nurture new opportunities across the Rankin group. If you’ve got 5 years experience or more selling marketing services, creative solutions or in client services at a senior level this could be the opportunity for you.

The Group Sales Director is to have overall responsibility for leading and driving the business effectively and profitably and managing all aspects of client relationships. You will have experience across health and beauty, fashion, jewelry, automotive, fashion, and technology. You will have the ability to provide strategic direction, inspiration and leadership to the team and champion creative thinking at all levels.

THE ROLE

You will be brought on board to lead the sales & marketing function for the group including Hunger Magazine, HungerTV and the creative production agency The Full Service, and be given the autonomy to approach the challenge however you see fit. You will set the sales strategy and profit targets, develop the relationships with new clients, identify new opportunities for growth and ensure that all leads are explored.

You will work closely with the Advertising Sales Manager, Creative Director, Operations Director, and Rankin to maximize the opportunities within various relationships, help focus the business priorities and drive new business.

Responsibilities include:

  • Play the lead role in developing, driving and nurturing new opportunities with both existing and new/potential clients.
  • Lead strategic discussions both day-to-day and looking at the longer term.
  • Demonstrate a solid strategic and executional understanding of the client’s business and market.
  • Understand the external influences on the clients business and how the offering can add value to the client’s business.
  • Develop and manage close working relationships with the client to ensure expectations and deliverables are achieved.
  • Work with the Creative Director on ideas and proposals.
  • Strive to maintain and constantly improve creative standards within the business, whilst nurturing the team to carry this through at all levels.
  • Lead pitches.
  • Work effectively with Production to ensure that all projects are on time and on budget.
  • Maintain responsibility and accountability for the financial health of the client’s business both from an agency and client perspective.
  • Generate and continually strive for organic growth of the client business and effectively cross sell capabilities.
  • Be a key motivator for all team members.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

You’ll need to have worked agency side or in publishing in a similar position, be a strong presenter and have a thorough understanding of the procurement and tendering processes. You’ll be experienced in winning pitches from £10k – £1m.You’ll have:

  • Significant experience within business development and client services within a creative/advertising/ production agency or publishing.
  • A proven track record of winning business and developing new leads.
  • Stellar negotiation skills.
  • Impeccable communication skills.
  • Creative prowess.
  • An entrepreneurial nature: be a self starter. This is a new role and we are looking for someone to define and lead.

TO APPLY

Email jobs@rankin.co.uk with ‘Your Name – Group Sales Director’ 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.

PRODUCTION DESIGNER

Role: Production Designer
Salary: DOE
Start Date: ASAP
Location: NW5, Kentish Town
Right to Work: Candidates must have the right to work in the UK

Role Overview:

Rankin Photography is looking for a talented and hands-on in-house production designer to work with our creative and production departments to create sets for high profile clients in studio and on location. Reporting to Rankin and the Creative Director, this role requires both creative and practical skills.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Taking initial creative and convert into a set of achievable and realistic concepts.
  • Being a key part of the pre–production process – meeting with clients to pitch, explain, develop and budget production designs.
  • Scouting locations.
  • Sourcing props and set dressing.
  • Constructing and installing sets.
  • Set management during shoots.
  • Breaking-down sets.
  • Working with shoot producer to reconcile expenditure against budget.
  • Developing industry supplier contacts.
  • Feeding creative ideas to Rankin and the Creative Director.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Excellent visual awareness and design skills, including experience using CAD and Adobe software.
  • Fabrication skills, including joinery, metalwork, paint effects & spray finishes and electrics.
  • Excellent management and leadership skills.
  • Good industry contacts.
  • Ability to prioritise and to meet deadlines.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of the requirements of the Health and Safety legislation and procedures.
  • Full UK driving license.

To Apply

Email jobs@rankin.co.uk with ‘Your Name – Production Designer’ 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.

STUDIO INTERN

Rankin Photography, Hunger Magazine and HungerTV are looking for interns to support our busy team. This internship is a genuine opportunity to get involved in and gain experience in the studio aspects of our business.

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

Reporting to the Studio Manager, Studio Interns will be helping with:

  • Preparing and maintaining the studio, including Styling, Kitchen and Studio to a high standard.
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy workplace throughout the day.
  • Returning studio to a high standard at the end of each shoot.
  • Clean drivers license held for at least two years required.

 

Suitable for a film or photography graduate.

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 Apply:

Please email jobs@rankin.co.uk with ‘Your Name – Studio Intern’ 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.