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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.

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POST PRODUCER

About Us

Rankin Group is made up of the companies – Rankin Photography, Rankin Film, Hunger Magazine, Tonic Reps, True Black Studios & The Full Service.

We help brands be culturally relevant through creative communication, campaigns, brand building & content creation.

We create work that is bold, brave & beautiful.

https://www.thefullservice.co.uk/

https://rankinfilm.co.uk/

 About the Role

Key areas of responsibility

  • Manage the daily production of the in-house editing and VFX team
  • Act as primary contact for day-to-day post queries, budgets and schedules
  • Build suitable teams and allocate resources over multiple projects
  • Coordinate external Grade & Online services
  • Oversee and maintain resources when looking ahead to avoid schedule/staff issues or bottlenecks
  • Communicate effectively with clients to manage expectations and timescales
  • Have good technical knowledge of all the post processes and software programs
  • Ability to review and revise existing systems
  • Have a creative interest and passion about the post process

Essentials

  • A minimum of 3+ years’ experience at a similar level
  • You can work with grace under pressure
  • You are a diplomat who is able to persuade others to work effectively as a team
  • You’ll be proactive and solution focused
  • You’ll love the work we create

JUNIOR PRODUCTION DESIGN ASSISTANT

We have an exciting opportunity for a Junior 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

Desirable

  • Related degree
  • 1 year assisting experience

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


INSIGHTS INTERN

Rankin Group is made up of – Rankin Photography, Rankin Film, Hunger Magazine, Tonic Reps, True Black Studios & The Full Service.

The Full Service is the brand strategy & creative services arm of the Rankin Group.

We are a team of creatives, directors, photographers, researchers, strategists, producers and editors who collaborate with brands ranging from luxury to FMCG, charities, editorial platforms, beauty, fashion & automotive.

We help brands be culturally relevant through creative communication, campaigns, brand building & content creation.

We create work that is bold, brave & beautiful.

https://www.thefullservice.co.uk/

We’re looking for an Insights Intern to join the fast paced and fun The Full Service team.

The Internship is for 6 months, full-time 5 days per week, and paid at national living wage.

Rankin Group is a proud and committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

Job Purpose

  • To inform & inspire the agency with the latest innovations, insights and trends
  • Support the Insight & Strategy Manager with research for ongoing projects, pitches for clients, internal creative teams & new business

 

Job Responsibilities

Inspire Strategic & Creative Thinking

  • Stay up to date with industry, cultural & consumer trends and innovations and share these with the internal teams regularly.
  • Research a wide range of categories in the premium & luxury sectors – fashion, beauty, automotive etc.

Conduct Research

  • Assist the Insights & Strategy Manager with competitor overviews & brand reviews to inspire strategic & creative thinking to keep the team knowledgeable & ahead of the game in a fast paced environment
  • Brand Audits will include all marketing touchpoints from print, film, TV and social channel communications
  • Research into specific themes or interests for pitches and current clients as needed
  • Store visits and interviews wherever needed
  • Often assisting on special projects for Rankin &/or The Hunger team

Create Presentations

  • Help the insights & strategy manager build presentations for internal inspiration and client projects

Manage & Share

  • Help other team members locate relevant reports & articles for their projects
  • Share ongoing inspiration & trends regularly in the form of presentations, news letters & group mail

Organisation

  • Assist in day to day admin and any other task required by the Insights & Strategy Manager as needed

Experience and Skills Required

  • Previous experience in an insights or research role within an advertising or trend forecasting or media agency
  • Some knowledge or experience using research tools such as; Stylus, WGSN, L:SN, Mintel, Ebiquity, Google Analytics, Similar Web
  • Articulate writer and confident presenter
  • Research and analysis skills
  • Able to juggle multiple, fluid deadlines
  • Passion for trends, culture and consumer behaviour within brands, creative & advertising
  • Ability to multi-task and to be adaptable
  • Excellent Keynote Skills
  • InDesign Skills would be an added bonus

Personal Attributes

  • Proactive, energetic with initiative
  • Entrepreneurial attitude
  • Highly supportive & agile
  • Team Player
  • Calm under pressure
  • A diverse range of interests
  • A passion for continual learning
  • A curious mind
  • Attention to detail
  • Visual & creative interests

POST PRODUCTION PRODUCER

We’re after a freelance Post Producer with immediate availability.

  • Managing the daily production of the in-house editing and VFX team.
  • Act as primary contact for day-to-day post queries, budgets and schedules
  • Building suitable teams and allocating resources over multiple projects
  • Coordinating external Grade & Online services
  • Overseeing and maintaining resources when looking ahead to avoid schedule/staff issues or bottlenecks
  • Communicating effectively with clients to manage expectations and timescales

DIGI TECH

Rankin Photography is looking for an experienced Digital Technician to join our photographic team full-time. Working alongside our current Senior Digital Tech and Junior, the successful applicant will provide expertise and support through all phases of the photo shoot.

Working calmly under pressure providing polite and professional service, aiming to exceed clients’ expectations.

The successful candidate for this pivotal role will be a detail–oriented, strong communicator with the ability to build relationships across the business including photographic team, production and post-production.  Equally important will be the rapport built with the photographer.

Located in London, Rankin works with high-end brands and some of the biggest names to charities and collaborative projects with designers and artists. Working across such a huge variety of shoot styles and subjects, the ability to adapt to many difficult environments with discipline is crucial.

Our digital team has always worked tirelessly to provide a wide range of digital solutions and has an unparalleled commitment to consistent quality and provide a fluid digital workflow.

Having our own capture stations and kit, ability to provide maintenance to the highest standard on a regular basis is essential.

Required experience

  • Applicants must have at least 3 years experience of high level assisting and be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge for lighting and equipment
  • Solid working knowledge in Capture One and ChronoSync
  • Experience using and ability to troubleshoot Hasselblad systems, Phase One 645 and Phase One backs, both P+ and IQ series
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop
  • Working knowledge of Canon DSLR’s Canon 1D, 5D etc
  • Must be able to demonstrate a proven track record of problem solving on set

Desirable skills and experience

  • Often working internationally, previous international experience is a benefit.
  • Clean drivers licence
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Bridge and InDesign

TRAFFIC MANAGER

At The Full Service we’re looking for a new super hero – the Traffic Manager!

As someone with a minimum of 3 years in a similar role you’ll know that the Traffic Manager will be responsible for ensuring all creative resourcing is managed effectively and creative work going through The Full Service is scheduled and resourced effectively, and delivered on time. You will work collaboratively with Creative, and Production to ensure the teams have the right resource to deliver the best possible work. 

About Us

Rankin Group is made up of the companies – Rankin Photography, Rankin Film, Hunger Magazine, Tonic Reps, True Black Studios & The Full Service.

The Full Service is the brand strategy & creative services arm of the Rankin Group.

We are a team of creatives, directors, photographers, researchers, strategists, producers and editors who collaborate with brands ranging from luxury to FMCG, charities, editorial platforms, beauty, fashion & automotive.

We help brands be culturally relevant through creative communication, campaigns, brand building & content creation.

We create work that is bold, brave & beautiful.

https://www.thefullservice.co.uk/

Key areas of responsibility:

Resource Management

  • Work closely with the ECD, Creative Directors, Executive Producers, Producers and other project managers to ensure that all creative work going through the agency is scheduled and resourced effectively, making sure the right people are on the right projects at the right time.
  • Work closely with all project managers to ensure weekly project status reports are completed on-time, to inform weekly resource allocation.
  • Resource appropriate freelance requirements as and when required; liaising with the ECD and Production team.
  • Running the weekly WIP meeting, providing reports on individual projects for discussion and flagging priorities and key deliverables at WIP
  • Tracking daily progress of individual projects
  • Capacity planning both long and short term, working with project managers and new business leads
  • Implementation of resource tools
  • Monitor heavy use of freelance resourcing and propose creation of perm roles / fixed term roles where appropriate

Finance

  • Monitor work to ensure that internal and external resources are used effectively
  • Maintain a commercial perspective on work at all times

Communication

  • Facilitate communication between project teams, making the process of delivery great creative work happen by collaboration
  • Hold weekly status meetings, to review priorities and key deliverables for the week, highlighting any potential issues and discussing feasible solutions
  • Manage the weekly resource planning
  • Book briefings and review meetings into diaries
  • Keep teams abreast of absences, holidays and general gaps in resource

People Management

  • Encourage teamwork and good communication
  • As a senior member of the team, assist where possible with the coaching and development of more junior members of staff

As our Traffic Manager you will need to:

  • Demonstrate an existing knowledge of the agency’s client base and the brands that the agency works on
  • Review the internal workings of the agency and the processes of implementation, and be able to recommend and roll out improvements to the way we work
  • Have a good understanding across all media and deliverables of an integrated offering
  • Good knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel

Attributes:

  • You love working with teams to support the creation of big creative solutions
  • You will be curious and adventurous and be determined to find the best solution
  • You will be that mix of calm, diligent, confident and fun
  • Work collaboratively and cooperatively with all the teams
  • You’ll have the ability to juggle multiple projects/tasks without losing control and being resilient to normal everyday life of an agency
  • You will have the ability to collaborate and arrive at solutions alone and as a team
  • Love what you do!
  • Love what we do!

Essentials:

  • A minimum of 3+ years’ experience
  • A strong, varied background of experience that you can apply to the team
  • You can work with grace under pressure
  • You are a diplomat who is able to persuade others to work effectively as a team
  • You’ll be proactive and inform management of account status, problems, plans and meetings

Archive Database Coordinator

We have an exciting new opportunity for an Archive Database Coordinator to join a small but busy department. This role reports to the Books, Exhibitions, Prints and Archive Manager.

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

Job Purpose

To organise Rankin’s archive databases to allow for accurate data retrieval and ease of image and information search for employees across the Rankin Group.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Uploading all imagery and data on shoots into our digital archive system.
  • Maintaining image release schedule and usage date log.
  • Updating reference library and tear sheets logs.
  • Filing contacts and releases and maintaining accurate information on image usage and disseminating usage agreement information as required.
  • Providing administrative support for book and exhibition projects.
  • Liaising with Production Department regarding model releases and updating usage information on digital archive accordingly.
  • Research information for digital databases via Rankin Physical Archive.
  • Creating, in collaboration with Books, Exhibitions & Archive Team, new filing structures as Rankin Group expands.
  • Filing and updating databases and digital archives for The Full Service, The Graft, Tonic & True Black as required.
  • Leading transition of information from current archiving system to new filing and databases.
  • Liaising with clients to receive accurate information and design files for archiving.
  • Other duties as required.

Essential:

  • Minimum 1 year experience at database management.
  • Experience working with a digital archive and databases.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Bridge and Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Efficient with the ability to plan ahead and work to tight deadlines and schedules.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to be highly organised and systematic.
  • Aptitude for systems analysis and improvement.

Preferred:

  • Qualification in database management.
  • Understanding of image usage rights, copyright and licensing agreements.
  • An interest in photography & photographic mediums.
  • Proficiency will full Adobe Creative Suite.