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.


JUNIOR DESIGNER

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 a Junior Designer to join the fast paced and fun The Full Service creative team.

The diverse range of projects will span digital, books, posters, zines, logos, artworking, marketing materials, as well as supporting the creative team in pitch documents.

Essential

  • 2 years in a similar role
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe CS – InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Good verbal, visual and written communication skills
  • Great eye for typography and excellent layout skills
  • Good communication – with the ability to present ideas and creative
  • Responsibility for your own work
  • Drive to learn and develop
  • Strong communication skills
  • Problem solving, initiative and organisation very important
  • Interest and awareness in culture and social movements

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.


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

JUNIOR WRITER

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 a Junior Writer to write creative copy and assist and work with our team of copywriters, art directors, creative directors, and the PR manager.

The work is extremely varied and you will need to be able to switch between writing treatments, press releases, pitch documents, website copy, scripts and PR content.

Essential:

  • Minimum 1 year experience in a similar role
  • Ability to digest and respond to a creative brief
  • Ability to write long and short form copy
  • Experience and understanding of the concept creation process
  • Respond well to direction – the ability to take on and learn from feedback
  • Time management skills – the ability to meet quick deadlines
  • Demonstrable passion for the work we do

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

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

We have a fantastic opportunity for a bright, charming and ambitious Executive Assistant.

We are looking for someone resourceful, efficient and highly professional who is passionate about using their initiative and intuition to ensure the work and personal life of our founder and the Global Executive Producer runs smoothly.

You will be a team player who enjoys working closely with others but also motivated when working alone. You will be positive and personable and will take pride in acting as the front line for the Directors and therefore the business.

The role reports to the Director of Operations. It works closely with the production desk.

Responsibilities:

Provide seamless and proactive support to the Directors including:

  • Monitor emails to assist with prioritisation
  • Providing an effective diary service understanding priorities and short, medium and long term commitments
  • Prepare and collate information ahead of meetings to ensure efficiency, i.e. attendees, purpose of meeting, agenda, supporting documents and follow up actions
  • Assisting in agenda setting for senior management team meetings and ensuring Chief Executive has regular meetings with all direct reports
  • Filter all enquiries on behalf of the Directors to ensure their time is spent effectively
  • Meet and greet visitors
  • Provide expenses and admin assistance
  • Prepare documents (written and presentations) and draft communications on behalf of directors
  • Attend meetings as required and write minutes and ensure follow up occurs.
  • Undertake desk research where appropriate
  • Arrange travel and trips
  • Oversee the running of personal errands by a team of assistants
  • Assist and support with personal admin such as bill payments, travel arrangements etc

The ideal candidate will be:

  • A highly organised and personable individual
  • Highly articulate with excellent command of English
  • Have strong interpersonal skills
  • Solution focused
  • Sense of humour
  • Discrete

JUNIOR STRATEGIST

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/

Job Purpose:

The role of Junior Strategist at The Full Service will be to work closely with the Insights & Strategy Manager and creative teams to create the foundations of creative strategy for a range of projects across presentations, pitches, brand building, rebranding, marketing, social media, editorial, digital content, events, experiences and 360 campaigns.

Key Accountabilities:

It will be your responsibility, with some oversight from the Strategy Manager, to recognise opportunities within client briefs and support with the ongoing development and application of strategy.

The Junior Strategist will also often conduct, commission & utilise research into competitors, brands, market categories, future innovations as well as cultural, social & consumer behaviours. From this research you will find key insights, opportunities and recommendations that will underpin the strategic & creative development of work.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Relevant degree or higher
  • 1-2 years of experience in media and/or a creative environment, with focus on developing brand, campaign and content strategy.

Essential Competencies:

  • Understanding of wider commercial, brand and consumer context.
  • Confident, captivating presenter
  • Articulate writer & clear communicator
  • Keynote & deck building experience
  • Analytical Problem Solver
  • Able to recognise opportunities & solutions
  • Collaborative nature
  • Digital & Social Media Savvy
  • Experience using tools such as Stylus, LSN, WGSN, Mintel & L2

Preferred Qualifications:

APG Qualification or similar Social media/digital experience

Preferred Competencies:

  • Natural Curiosity & a wide range of varied interests
  • Self-starter with initiative & independence
  • Ability to work well under pressure & tight deadlines
  • Comfort with juggling multiple projects
  • Workshopping & Interviewing experience would be a bonus
  • Knowledge of innovative and non-traditional brand communications

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.

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.