assistant Archivist

Full Time
Salary: Dependent on experience
 

We are looking for a talented and highly organised Assistant Archivist with experience in archiving to provide support to the Archivist in our busy post-production department. Touching every area of the business, the archive department manages all Rankin’s digital assets as well as the physical archive.

Job Description

Supporting the Archivist in their day to day duties
Locating negatives and contact sheets in the physical archive for scanning and logging
Revising the archive and syndication spread-sheets, updating entries and error checking
Liaising with the syndication agency
Adding meta-data to images on the Cumulus archive software
Preparing material for edits and selects for Rankin and internal departments
Preparing files for upload to the websites.
Booking Bikes
Generating delivery notes
Logging magazines and chasing tear sheets from publishers

Person Specification:

A highly organised, systematic and logical thinker, with a keen eye for detail
Experience working with digital file types and colour profiles
Basic Photoshop skills – cropping and re-sizing.
Experience with Adobe Bridge
Previous archiving and cataloguing experience
Able to manage own workflow and maintain a portfolio of routine tasks.
Comfortable working in an office environment, dealing with significant e-mail correspondence
Happy to work in a fast paced environment to demanding deadlines
Good multi-tasker
Interest in archiving / photography/ Rankin’s work

 

The role reports to the Archivist.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to jobs@rankin.co.ukApplication closing date: 22nd August

Assistant Producer

Full Time
 

We are looking for a talented and highly organised Assistant Producer with experience in stills and tv / film production to join our busy team. The applicant must have a strong interest in the photography, film and fashion industries.

Role:

Reporting to the Executive Producer and Rankin, the role involves working within a small production team to produce shoots of an exceptional standard for high profile clients in studio and on location. With high levels of responsibility, the Assistant Producer will be working across the full spectrum, from pre to post-production.

Job Description:

Supporting the senior team in producing complex commercial and editorial productions.
Controlling costs, thoroughly reconciling jobs, billing clients and chasing payment.
Optioning models, hair/ make up for shoots and negotiating with vendors, studios and catering suppliers.
Preparing call sheets and transport schedules.
Being responsible for the booking of travel arrangements.
Coordinating promotional mailings and events.
Coordinating book productions.

Person Specification:

The suitable applicants will be highly organised, thorough and able to demonstrate excellent attention to detail alongside strong communication skills.
An ability to work well under pressure and to be able to think on their feet is essential.
Experience in both stills and film or tv production is desirable
Experience booking stylists, hair and make-up artists and set-designers is required.

The role is based in NW5 but will involve national and international travel. The position is full time and will require occasional evening and weekend work.

All applicants should send a CV and covering letter detailing salary expectations to jobs@rankin.co.ukApplication closing date: 22nd August

FASHION NEWS EDITOR

Full Time

Hunger TV is looking for a Fashion News Editor to join its growing team. The applicant must have strong editorial skills, a background in journalism and a vast knowledge of the fashion industry, as well as a bulging contacts book.

Role:

Reporting to the Editor and Assistant Editor the role includes producing daily fashion content for Hunger TV, from news pieces to in depth interviews and show reports.

Job description:

Producing and writing daily content for Hunger TV
Finger on the pulse of fashion news in order to break stories before anyone else
Interviewing designers, photographers etc. for features on Hunger TV
Commissioning outside features
Representing Hunger at events
Liaising with fashion PRs and brands to organise web exclusives and filmed content
Coming up with fresh ways of covering fashion week

Person specification:

At least a year’s previous experience working in a busy magazine/online environment
Proven editorial experience and a strong writing style
A strong knowledge of the fashion industry
Contacts and established relationships within the fashion industry
Ability to cope under pressure and turn features around in a fast paced environment
Organisation and time management skills
Past experience working with CMS
A knowledge of social media

The role is based in NW5 but may involve occasional travel. The position is full time and will require occasional evening and weekend work.

All applicants should send a CV and covering letter detailing salary expectations to jobs@rankin.co.uk

Application closing date: September 10th