Jobs

TREATMENT DESIGNER & VISUAL RESEARCHER

Are you a photography super-fan and love design? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? If so, our fabulous team here at RANKIN is looking for someone like you!

Located in London, wework with world-class and emerging talent across film, photography and publishing.

The role reports into the ECD and is designed to support our incredible Creative team with helping create winning pitch material. You will be part of a team that pushes boundaries and that has something new to say in every single project.

Come and join this unique organisation and its bunch of talented people who thrive in delivering spectacular work.

At RANKIN we want to change the world, would you like to join us?

About us

The RANKIN Group is Rankin’s new hybrid cultural company encompassing creative services, contract publishing, production, editorial verticals/platforms, and talent representation.

We are a fast growing team of creatives, directors, photographers, researchers, strategists, producers and editors who collaborate with brands ranging from luxury to 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.

Your day to day at RANKIN

  • You will come up with exciting and engaging concepts to be shot or directed by Rankin ranging from music videos, automotive, fashion and beauty shoots to Rankin’s very own passion projects.
  • You will work closely with a treatment writer and select appropriate imagery from the archive (as well as researching non-Rankin imagery) and design treatments.
  • Pitches may include anything from music videos, automotive, fashion and beauty shoots to Rankin’s very own passion projects.
  • You will learn the ins and outs of Rankin’s archive, spanning 30 years of ground-breaking photography and film.
  • On occasions you may be required to design press releases and to help with treatments for The RANKIN Group creative agency and for Hunger.

Skills and requirements: 

  • 2 + years of experience in a similar field.
  • A fast learner who can approach work with confidence, creativity and diligence.
  • Strong design skills with in-depth knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop.
  • Image research experience and an excellent for detail.
  • A positive, can-do and resilient attitude are essential.
  • Ability to work to very tight deadlines and work efficiently under pressure.
  • Interest in all things Rankin and previous experience working for a photographer would be a bonus.
  • Knowledge of films, adverts, music videos and fashion editorials.
  • An eye for fashion would be a plus.

How to apply

If you are able to stay smiling and go the extra mile at the end of long day, we’d like to hear from you! Email: jobs@rankin.co.ukwith ‘Your Name – Treatment Designer & Visual Researcher’ in the subject field, attaching a CV, and brief cover letter addressing the essential requirements.

Candidates unable to prove their right to work in the UK will not be shortlisted. Please note that due to the high level of applications unfortunately only successful candidates will be contacted.

Best of luck and thanks for applying!


EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

A career defining opportunity for a talented and experienced Executive Producer to join our growing production team across the RANKIN Group.

Located in London, RANKIN work with world-class and emerging talent across film, photography and publishing. Our production team produces films and photography from around the world using our in-house production arm and our global network of filmmakers and photographers.

You will be working closely with our Head of Production in order to deliver successful and impactful work on our various multi-media projects across all areas of The RANKIN Group, including film, photo, events and publishing.

Working across a broad portfolio of clients you will be responsible for new business development, pitch work, client and supplier management and operational delivery.

At RANKIN you will be able to be part of a fun and friendly work environment and you will benefit from some of the best career prospects in the industry.

Come and join this unique organisation and its bunch of talented people who thrive in delivering spectacular work time and time again.

At RANKIN we want to change the world, would you like to join us in our quest?

This is a maternity cover position.

About us

The RANKIN Group is Rankin’s new hybrid cultural company encompassing creative services, contract publishing, production, editorial verticals/platforms, and talent representation.

We are a fast growing, thriving cultural community creating great short and long form content on an hourly basis.

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.

Your day to day at Rankin

  • The Executive Producer role requires the combination of commercial, creative and organisational skills.
  • You will collaborate with and work alongside key creative staff in the successful delivery of pitches and the delivery of final content.
  • You will manage projects from brief through to completion including initial budgeting, bid process, development, delivery and final distribution.
  • You will be a leading voice in supplier and client account management and negotiation, ensuring that relationships are maintained effectively and that clients vision is delivered to the highest standards.
  • You will be in charge of selecting the most suitable creative talent and any other needed resources, taking management responsibility for key roles, winning and maintaining trust, being accessible and taking an active interest in developing them and dealing effectively with any issues that arise.
  • You will be responsible for overseeing film and editing teams and nurturing the production desk on all levels, from runners to producers.
  • You will be in charge of schedule, resources and budget, always ensuring that the client’s vision is delivered to budget and brief. Alongside the Producers you will be setting realistic budgets, scheduling and monitoring progress on programmes, anticipating problems and taking appropriate action.
  • You will be responsible for the co-ordination and management of all areas surrounding financing, creative consulting, advertising, logistics, copyright, licensing, contracts and IP.
  • You will be responsible for setting and maintaining production/editorial standards as well as any legal and editorial issues.
  • You will aim for promoting diversity by putting together diverse and creative teams, and by ensuring that content, output and on-screen talent reflects the diverse nature of the audience.

Key skills and competences

  • 5+ years as a Senior/Executive Producer within the Film industry.
  • Extensive experience with live action commercials, film productions and photography.
  • Good working knowledge of production and post-production processes, techniques and technology.
  • Commercial mindset with excellent negotiation skills and a deep understanding of the current trends and the international market space. Ability to instinctively anticipate both risks and opportunities within the advertising scene.
  • Extensive knowledge of production bugeting, co-production and commercial opportunities in all media.
  • Ability to fully understand client needs and make formal recommendations on potential talent.
  • Solid understanding of content production combined with a creative flair and good taste for high quality content.
  • Drive and resilience. Being able to maintain personal effectiveness by managing own emotions in the face of pressure, set backs or when dealing with provocative situations. Can demonstrate an approach to work that is characterised by commitment, motivation and energy.
  • Ability to strike a great balance with the challenge of maximising creativity within budget and schedule.
  • A team player and an inspirational leader who has a strategic vision that will result in the successful execution of the production.
  • Network experience of great black book of production contacts both in London and oversees combined with the ability to find, win and shape exceptional work.
  • Passionate about creating exciting, inspiring films and stills campaigns.
  • A successful portfolio and proven track record of developing and nurturing strong relationships with clients, creatives and third-party suppliers.
  • Excellent communication, multi-tasking and organisational skills and a very good eye for detail.
  • Ability to see the bigger picture and to operate to the highest standards in a fast-paced and highly competitive business scene.

How to apply

Email: jobs@rankin.co.uk with ‘Your Name – Executive Producer’ in the subject field, attaching a CV, and brief cover letter addressing the above criteria.

Candidates unable to prove their right to work in the UK will not be shortlisted.

Please note that due to the high level of applications unfortunately only successful candidates will be contacted.

Best of luck and thanks for applying!