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.


RECEPTIONIST

Rankin Photography are looking for a Receptionist to join our team. This is a critical position as the first face of our team, supporting our busy front of house environment, dealing with VIP visitors, clients, models, crew etc to our studio and offices.  You will be the lead person for a variety of tasks that go in hand with the running of our busy operations.

We are looking for someone smart and sharp, full of energy and enthusiasm and excited by the fast pace of our highly successful group of growing businesses.

You will be highly organized and have a great attention to detail. You will be able to multi task effectively under pressure while maintaining your professional can-do approach.

Someone with previous hospitality/ front of house experience and some administrative experience and an interest in fashion, photography and film could be highly suited to this role.

Duties Include

  • Ensuring security processes are upheld strictly, ensuring a safe and secure building especially for the front door as the main entrance.
  • Greeting all clients and visitors in a prompt, polite and efficient manner and looking after them while they are waiting in the reception area.
  • Signing visitors and contractors in and out of the building using the signing-in iPad and contacting the relevant contact quickly.
  • Ensure Health & Safety processes are upheld including raising any concerns, issues and concerns to the Studio and Office Manager.  Resolving any issues where possible.  Focusing on the safety of visitors as well as staff and especially managing the gallery space.
  • Handling all incoming telephone calls and general emails, re-directing accurately and appropriately.
  • Managing the Reception Bible document.
  • Handling requests for book/ magazines mail-outs – collate package, prepare for sending, arrange cost-effective logistics.
  • Oversee stock levels and replenish including packaging/mail-out supplies, greeting cards for staff, etc.
  • Managing courier and taxi journeys/ deliveries, both incoming and outgoing, including logging deliveries and collections, booking and tracking local, national and international couriers.
  • Induct and train Studio Assistants on all reception duties for cover periods.
  • Sorting incoming and outgoing post – making sure it is distributed quickly.
  • Manage staff birthdays, leavers and celebrations.
  • Liaise with Photographic Assistants, Studio Assistants, Studio Manager and the Office Manager to maintain a clean and tidy entrance, reception desk, gallery and print room.
  • Invoice processing.
  • Manage and maintain our in-house photo-booth, the Rankomat’s Instagram page and troubleshoot any maintenance issues with the machine’s workings.
  • Book meeting rooms and oversee tidiness and preparations for meetings including refreshments, catering, equipment needs.
  • Collaborates with the Studio Managers and Office Manager on ways to continually improve departmental service.
  • Liaising with Rankin’s PA to assist with personal requests i.e gift sourcing/ deliveries
  • Assist in planning company events and use of the gallery for external events.
  • Set-up conference calling when required.

Essential

  • Minimum 1 year experience in a Reception/ Front of House role
  • Self-motivated
  • Good telephone manner
  • Thorough, organised, with great attention to detail
  • Able to multi-task and work with multiple stake-holders
  • Able to prioritise effectively under pressure
  • Friendly and outgoing personality
  • Professional conduct and well presented
  • IT skills, Mac literate including Office software, emails, internet researching, social media
  • Pride in providing vital administrative support

STUDIO ASSISTANT – INTERN

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 driving 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.


Film Editor

We have an exciting opportunity for a creative editor to join our super busy in house film team.  This role reports to our Senior Editor.

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

Rankin made his name in publishing, founding Dazed & Confused with Jefferson Hack in 1992. 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.

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Role Profile:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative Editor to join our busy team.

You should be able to work on your own as well as within a team environment.

You’ll be organised, confident and able to bring ideas to any project, whilst competent at taking direct instruction.

Good knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve, and other standard editing workflow procedures essential.

Skills required:

  • Creative editing
  • Great eye for detail
  • Passion for the filmmaking process
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment
  • Positive attitude
  • Can take direction but also work off initiative
  • Excellent working knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Sound editing skills / correcting audio and mixing sound
  • Ability to colour grade using Davinci resolve
  • Adobe After Effects skills
  • Knowledge of camera workflows
  • Ability to create and deliver XMLs & EDLs to post houses
  • Understanding of different social media delivery requirements: aspect ratio, style, cut downs and timings.

Creative Intern

Rankin Photography and our creative agency The Full Service are looking for a Creative Intern to support our Creative team. This internship is a genuine opportunity to get involved in and gain experience in a busy, cutting edge agency environment.

Our internships are designed specifically to support those who have a genuine and demonstrable passion for working in advertising, but who have little professional experience or may not have had an opportunity to work professionally within these areas before.

The internships are for 6 months. They are paid Above National Living wage and are 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. Typically talented interns are invited to join our Creative team 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 graduate with a relevant degree who is hard working, a quick learner, conscientious and willing to get involved in a variety of tasks. What is most important is a can-do, team attitude, a strong drive for a career in advertising, and of course the ability to dazzle with your talent.

Reporting to the senior team, Creative Interns will typically:

  • Assist with pitch documents.
  • Brainstorm ideas for campaigns and shoots ranging from stills, film and everything else.
  • Find image and film references.
  • Help prepare for shoots and assisting the creative team on the day.
  • Design documents such as press releases, portfolios and treatments.

 

Essential Requirements:

 

  • InDesign
  • Photoshop
  • An eye for detail
  • Good sense of layout and typography
  • A demonstrable understanding and passion for what we do.

Desirable Requirements:

 

  • Premiere Pro

 

So if you think you’re tomorrow’s talent and 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, Portfolio and Cover Letter of no more than 500 words addressing the requirements listed.

If we’re impressed by your application you will be invited to meet the team. Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to respond to a creative brief.

Good luck!


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.

Marketing & CRM Assistant – 3 month contract

We’re looking for a Marketing & CRM Assistant, with significant knowledge / experience of working with databases for a fixed term of three months.

There is possibility of an extension of an additional three months (and beyond) if successful. We are looking to fill this role as soon as possible.

This is an opportunity to work on the marketing desk of the Rankin Group to assist in the development and build of a VIP database / CRM system.

The position would be ideal for a candidate keen to develop a career in marketing / digital marketing – especially within the arts / cultural / creative sectors.

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

Role & Responsibilities

  • Research: undertake detailed research to ensure accuracy and detail of existing contacts (from across a variety of sources)
  • Input of existing contacts into new database
  • Development of a sustainable routine to ensure new contacts are integrated into the database
  • Management of controlled mail-outs to contacts within new database
  • Creation of a CRM Database manual for ongoing maintenance

Experience & Attributes

Working under the instruction of a Marketing Director and reporting directly to the CEO, we are looking for candidates with the following experience &/or skills / attributes:

Essential:

  • Highly computer literate
  • Significant knowledge / experience of working with databases
  • The ability to learn quickly and think laterally / problem-solve
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong communications skills
  • Sustain focus to deliver work according to schedule