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.


Creative intern

Term: 3 months
Start Date: 3rd January 2017
Deadline: 9th December 2016

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.

This internship is for a three month period.


 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 driver’s 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.


 

 

Office Manager

We’re looking for a dynamic, proactive and approachable Office Manager to join our Operations team. You will be responsible for organising and coordinating office operations and procedures in order to ensure organisational effectiveness and efficiency. This includes maintaining office services and efficiency, supervising office staff and maintaining office records. The Office Manager reports into the Operations Director and supports the Talent Manager with HR administration and coordination. You will oversee and be supported by Front of House staff.

THE ROLE

Office Management:

  • Ensure that the office and reception has the most suitable working environment for our employees in order to complete their core activities: keeping supplies in stock, making sure the facilities are clean, tidy, orderly, and safe.
  • Maximise and maintain office efficiency by planning and implementing office systems. Responsible for ensuring systems operate cohesively.
  • Define procedures for retention, protection, retrieval, transfer, and disposal of records. Ensuring the protection and security of files and records.
  • Supervise the maintenance and alteration of office areas and equipment, as well as general housekeeping of office facilities.
  • Organise and negotiate the purchase of office supplies and furniture, office equipment.
  • Regularly review and recommend procedural and policy changes to improve operational efficiency.
  • Lead and manage the FOH team: regular reporting, resource planning, appraisals and personal development.
  • Manage relationships with vendors, service providers and landlords.
  • Maintain, replenish and anticipate need for office supplies.
  • Regular review and negotiation with suppliers to achieve cost efficiency.
  • Partner with IT manager on hardware, telecommunications and printer issues including new starter set up, travel requirements and day to day fire fighting, liaising with the IT contractors, phone suppliers and service providers.
  • Prepare operational reports and schedules to ensure efficiency.
  • Support the Talent Manager with HR administration and coordination.
  • Partner peers in support services effectively.

HR Administration:

  • Prepare payroll ensuring accuracy and timely submission.
  • Keep accurate records of staff absence: holidays, sickness and other.
  • Manage the Intern program and recruitment.
  • Manage and maintain the HR records, ensure up to date and complete alongside Talent Manager.
  • Lead in the planning and execution of company social events.
  • Lead in the coordination and creation of staff news letters and group internal communications ensuring consistent tone and accuracy.
  • Manage the induction process for each new starter alongside Talent Manager. Coordinate with IT Manager on new starter set up.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role in Creative Industries.
  • Basic HR admin experience.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office.
  • Diary / Calendar management experience.
  • IT and telecommunications savvy, with the ability to support the IT Manager.
  • Demonstrable numeracy proficiency.
  • Experience processing and managing confidential data.

studio ASSISTANT

Rankin Photography is looking for Studio Assistants to support our busy team. This is a genuine opportunity to get involved in and gain experience in the studio aspects of our business. This is an entry level position, with the possibility of progressing up to a Photographic Assistant role in future.

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 Assistants 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.


PRODUCTION DESIGNER

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.

THE ROLE

  • 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

  • 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.

Production Design Intern

Term: 1 – 3 months.

Rankin Photography is looking for an intern to join the in house production design team. The in house set design team develop and create sets for high profile clients in studio and on location. The internship would be great for a student or 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.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Demonstrable passion for the work we do
  • Interest in set design essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player
  • Lateral thinking and initiative