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.


STUDIO ASSISTANT (INTERNSHIP)

No task too small, no dream too large.

Rankin Photography and Hunger Publishing are looking for Studio Assistants to support our busy teams. This opportunity is pitched at internship level and is a genuine opportunity to get involved in and gain experience in the studio aspects of our business.

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

The role is for 6 months and is paid Above National Living Wage (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.

Although no employment is guaranteed all assistants who successfully complete the six months having proven they have the right aptitude will be kept in contact with regarding future opportunities. Typically talented assistants are invited to join our Studio, Photographic, and Film teams 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 film production or photography graduate who is hard working, a quick learner, conscientious and willing to get involved in a variety of tasks typical to a Runner across both the studio and the larger business.

A qualification in photography or film is not necessary, though some knowledge of photography, lighting, studio equipment, film production, post production and software would be highly beneficial.  What is more important is a can-do attitude and a strong drive for a career in the photo or film industry.

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 Studio Manager, Studio Assistants will typically:

  • Prepare and maintain the studio, including Styling, Kitchen and Studio to a high standard.
  • Maintain a clean and tidy workplace throughout the day.
  • Return studio to a high standard at the end of each shoot.
  • Assist the production teams on and off set.

Essential Requirements:

  • Full drivers licence and confident driving in London
  • Demonstrable passion for photography and/or film
  • Demonstrable respect for our brand
  • Can do positive attitude – ready to muck in
  • Energy and drive to succeed

Desirable Requirements:

  • 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.


DESIGN ASSISTANT (INTERNSHIP)

Next opening:  July – Sept 2018

Hunger magazine are looking for a Design Assistant to support our busy design 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 design, but who have little professional experience or may not have had an opportunity to work professionally within these areas before.

This internship is for 3 months over the busy period leading up to the publication of Hunger issue 15. It is paid at above National Living Wage and full-time (40 hours per week). As such you need to hold the right to work in the UK.

Although no permanent 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 all things Hunger, magazines, pop culture, fashion and photography.

The Design Intern will typically work across:

  • Layout and design of stories within the magazine.
  • General mag admin, making sure the board is up to date and files are organized.
  • Creating GIFs, Animations, Photos, Mini Videos for different channels.
  • Putting together client decks.

Essential for this role:

  • Competent within Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Motion Graphics (After Effects).
  • Experience in generating moving image (creating GIFS) and print
  • Have an awareness of current digital trends, on-line usability and functionality.
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to manage shifting priorities and a commitment to deadlines.
  • A passionate designer, able to create inspiring and innovative digital and print creative.
  • Hard working, self motivated, enthusiastic, reliable and flexible.

Desirable:

  • Understanding of print production.

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

Good Luck!

PRODUCTION DESIGN ASSISTANT

We have an exciting opportunity for a Production Design Assistant to join our super busy art department. You will work on a variety of film and stills shoots across Rankin Photography, Hunger Magazine, and our agency The Full Service. This is a varied and ‘hands on’ supporting role which requires an extremely organised, level-headed and positive person, comfortable in a busy and demanding studio environment. The ideal candidate will be a graduate of related a degree who is hard working, a quick learner, conscientious and willing to get involved in a variety of tasks. You’ll also be able to demonstrate a passion for what we create.

Essential

  • Ability to deliver well under pressure and on tight turnarounds
  • Ability in working across multiple projects – commercial / film / stills/ editorials
  • Ability to problem solve: be resourceful / adaptable
  • Experience in set construction / erection / dismantling of sets – proficiency in the use of workshop tools is an essential
  • Can do positive attitude – ready to muck in
  • Energy and drive to succeed
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player
  • Lateral thinking and initiative
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and InDesign
  • Full Drivers licence
  • Demonstrable passion for the work we do

Please note this is an entry level opportunity to join our in-house team and not a freelance role.


FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHERS ASSISTANT

Rankin’s team are looking for an experienced freelance Photographers Assistants to join our talent pool.  You will have solid studio skills and previous experience using medium format cameras and working with different flash systems.

Essential:

  • A minimum 2 years professional assisting experience
  • Experience using medium format cameras
  • Experience working with a range of flash systems

Please send your CV and brief covering letter addressing how you match the requirements and detailing your previous assisting experience.