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PRINTS, EXHIBITIONS & PUBLICATIONS MANAGER

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A great opportunity for someone who is passionate about the art and exhibitions world and who is looking for an exciting career move. 

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

Part of the Books, Exhibitions & Archive department the mission of the Prints, Exhibitions & Publications Manager is to manage, preserve and ensure access to and promote the extensive use of assets and images from across The Rankin Group. A special focus is given to legacy building and high-end promotion of the photographic and film work of our founder Rankin through publishing and exhibitions. 

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?

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 key accountabilities at RANKIN

Prints 

  • Continue professional relationships with gallerists and clients to develop sales and promotion of Rankin artworks. Handle charity donation requests. 
  • Answer all enquries relating to print sales, pricing and offer framing and hang guidance to clients as required. 
  • Proofing and condition checking all artworks from our post-production team, external contractors and collaborators. 
  • Use of in house large-format printers to offer support for set design, exhibition, events and other purposes as required. 
  • Expand and solidify edition sales lists to ensure correct information is released and accurate authenticity is supplied for all work. 

Exhibitions 

  • Coordinate exhibitions from concept to exhibition launch, duration and take down. 
  • Act as point of contact for contractors, museums and curators. 
  • Handle internal communication and agreeing details of shows with relevant parties. 
  • Maintain budget and schedules for exhibitions, organise resourcing across departments and flag important dates and events in internal meetingsd and calendars. 
  • Research new locations and galleries and do site visits and recce locations for exhibitions & events.  

Books 

  • Coordinate and project manage workflows between departments. 
  • Liaise with external publishers as required and manage international distribution by working with shipping agencies and external agents. 
  • Request quotes and create technical specs for publications projects. 
  • Liaise with the Archive Team to build image lists and organise image edits via Indesign. 
  • Ensure book quality, both in content and in final production. 

General 

  • Liaise with the PR team organising images, press releases and release information as required. 
  • Understand image specs for different projects and be able to proof digital and print images as required. Use Photoshop to prepare files for projects. 
  • Regular reporting to Line Manager and Rankin and organise workflows and project deadlines in a fast paced creative office. 

Essential skills, experience and personal attributes

  • Experience working with artwork sales and galleries. 
  • Knowledge of correct handling proccedures for photographic works. 
  • Proficiency with full Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Excel. 
  • Strong communication skills and keen attention to detail.
  • Efficient with the ability to plan ahead and work to tight deadlines and schedules. 
  • Understanding of artistic practices and commitments of a creative environment.
  • Experience working with arts publishers and an understanding of image usage rights would be ideal.
  • A firm grasp on print production processes, material types and publishing terminology would be useful. 
  • A proven interest in Rankin’s work and an interest in photography & photographic mediums is a plus. 
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ARCHIVE MANAGER

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A great opportunity for someone who is passionate about the archive world and photography and who is looking for an exciting career move. 

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

Part of the Books, Exhibitions and Archive department the purpose of the role is to lead and nurture the Rankin Archive and to manage, preserve, ensure access to and promote the extensive use of image assets and documents from across The RANKIN Group. Building strong departmental and external relationships with a focus on legacy building and supporting the high-end promotion of photographic and film work.

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?

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 key accountabilities at RANKIN

Digital Archive

  • Managing the receipt and upload of all imagery and data on shoots into our digital archive system. 
  • Building and maintaining newfiling structures for all assests as The RANKIN Group expands. 
  • Maintaining and updating databases and digital archives for The RANKIN Group. 
  • 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. 
  • Responsible for the creation and oversight of relevant captions and keywords across the archive in line with professional standards. 
  • Liaising with the Production Department regarding release dates, model releases, contracts and usage agreements. Updating usage information on digital archive accordingly. Suppling such information on request regarding copyright, thrid party rights, usage and approvals. 
  • Coordinating with the Picture Desk Coordinator in regards to image syndication and project promotion through social media, PR and online. 
  • Organising press clipping and building a Press and Social Media Mentions archive. 

Physical Archive

  • Maintaining and proactively expanding Rankin’s reference library and tearsheets logs. 
  • Leading research projects to expand data held within digital databases via Rankin’s Physical Archive. 
  • Preserve, review, analyse and organise the archive of physical assets (including negatives, transparencies, contact sheets and vintage magazines) through digitization adhering to professional archiving standards. 
  • Oversee warehousing of assets, organising boxing, scanning and build accurate archive of pieces held off site. 

Administration

  • Maintaining and creating logs and databases to professional filing standards. 
  • Providing administrative support for book and exhibition projects. 
  • Coordinating image releases and usage dates calendar. 
  • Gaining picture usage approvals from third parties when required. 
  • Support of Picture Desk Coordinator with external and internal image requests and supplying appropriate files whilst outlining allowed usage, when required. 

Team Leadership

  • Lead and nurture the Photo Archive team through team meetings and one-on-one personal development. 
  • Line Manager for Picture Desk Coordinator and Archive Assistant. 
  • Regular reporting to Line Manager and Rankin. 
  • Organising workflows and project deadlines in a fast paced creative office. 
  • Other duties as required. 

Essential skills, experience and personal attributes

  • Experience working with a digital archive and databases. 
  • Knowledge of correct handling proccedures for physical assets (negatives, etc.) 
  • Proficiency with full Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Excel. 
  • Efficient with the ability to plan ahead and work to tight deadlines and schedules.
  • Strong communication skills and keen attention to detail.
  • Understanding of artistic practices and commitments of a creative environment. 
  • Qualification in archive management and understanding of image usage rights, copyright and licensing agreements would be ideal.
  • A proven interest in Rankin’s work and an interest in photography & photographic mediums. 
  • Experience leading a team and managing other’s time and workflows would be a plus. 
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Senior Figure Sculptor/Clay Modeler

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Sr. Figure Sculptor/Clay Modeler Wanted

StudioEIS, a prominent sculpture studio in Brooklyn, is seeking a highly experienced and accomplished Figure Sculptor/Clay Modeler.
    
As a senior level member of our talented team of sculptors and artisans, you will be responsible for creating life-sized historical figures for our public and private clients. 

We expect our applicants to be comfortable working with a wide variety of materials such as: water clay, oil clay, urethane foam, plaster, polyester, resins. The required skills for the position include armature construction, life-casting, sizing and scaling, drawing/drafting, sculpting from photography and life. 

If interested, please send your resume and portfolio to info@studioeis.com.

Salary commensurate with experience.  

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Figurative Sculptor

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dependent upon experience
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Sept 30

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If you are an accomplished figurative sculptor with experience in classical work and are interested in a job with a studio that designs and produces work for museums around the world.. Send me a note pls with 3-4 photos

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Director of Development

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Job Posting: Director of Development

Status: Full-time / Exempt

Salary Range: Competitive

Reports to: Executive & Artistic Director

 

Flushing Town Hall (FTH) is a multi-disciplinary global arts center, presenting Music, Dance, Visual Arts, Puppetry, and Arts Education programs out of an 1862 historic landmark building, featuring a 308-seat theater and 2-room gallery. Our mission is “Global Arts for a Global Community,” and FTH serves all 5 boroughs of NYC and beyond, with audiences of predominantly immigrants and low and moderate income families and individuals.  FTH is a member of NYC’s Cultural Institutions Group (CIG) and a Smithsonian Affiliate

 

We seek an Experienced Director of Development, passionate about multi-cultural arts, and excited to create a new department and fundraising strategy for Flushing Town Hall. This is a new, senior leadership position, created thanks to funding from the Booth Ferris Foundation, that reports directly to the Executive and Artistic Director, and supervises a 4-day a week Grants Manager.

 

Responsibilities:

Create, oversee and implement a development plan to sustain current efforts and to develop new fundraising initiatives and strategies that will broaden/increase FTH’s fundraising capacity. Initially this will involve an assessment of current activity and setting targets for growth.

create and manage an annual development calendar for all development activities of the organization.

Create and lead individual giving strategies to connect existing and potential donors more closely to FTH, moving them along the continuum of engagement.

Research and identify prospects, with an emphasis on high-level donors, individual, corporate and small-business giving. Develop strategies for cultivating, stewarding, prioritizing and tracking donor prospects on an ongoing basis, ensuring that the appropriate systems and procedures are in place to support fundraising goals. 

Send acknowledgements to donors

Along with Executive & Artistic Director, and Deputy Director, secure gifts by engaging Board of Directors’ development and stewardship efforts.

Work with the Executive & Artistic Director and the Board to recruit diverse prospects for FTH’s board.

Create briefings, as needed, on major prospects; create and execute individualized strategies towards giving, sponsorship, and/or cross-marketing opportunities.

Develop CSR packages for banks and cultivate potential bank sponsors.

Proofread, edit and prepare written materials to ensure consistent clarity and messaging.

Design and oversee compelling and impactful special events and donor cultivation opportunities/events.

Represent FTH in a professional capacity at FTH cultivation events, as well as numerous civic and community events.

Work with the Director of Marketing & Community Engagement to create and produce all fundraising collateral, presentations, and materials, including audience, membership development and cross-marketing campaigns.

Create and implement direct giving campaigns.

Supervise the Grants Manager in completing all required applications, reports, and acknowledgements; work with Deputy Director, who will continue to write some of the more complex grants as well as the government grants.

 

Qualifications:

Minimum 5 years experience in the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship and acknowledgment of major gifts, individual, corporate and small-business giving, with a strong track record of building, sustaining, and growing long-term relationships with donors.

Experience in budgeting and income planning around fundraising efforts

Experience crafting individualized solicitation plans

Genuine affinity for FTH’s mission “Global Arts for a Global Community.

Passion for and experience working in diverse immigrant and underserved communities; commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Highly motivated, independent, creative, strategic and flexible thinker possessing the ability to collaborate with a wide array of people; detail-oriented while prioritizing big-picture strategies; 

Excellent interpersonal skills, including networking skills and excellent customer service instincts.

Success working as a strategic advisor to an Executive Director, and in working effectively with Board members

Collaborative, inclusive, team driven

Deep knowledge of the funding community in New York City and nationally, knowledge about nonprofit financial compliance & governance and current and evolving trends in philanthropy

Compelling and articulate in both written and verbal communication

Bi-lingual a significant PLUS

 

About Flushing Town Hall (aka Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts/FCCA)

FCCA was founded in 1979 to present diverse arts from all over the world, to contribute to the revitalization of Flushing, Queens, and to foster an intercultural exchange through the arts.  In the 1990s FCCA acquired and renovated historic Flushing Town Hall (1862 Historic Landmark) on behalf of NYC, and operates the building as a thriving multi-disciplinary arts center, presenting music, dance, theater, visual arts, cross-cultural and education programs.  FCCA is a member of NYC’s Cultural Institutions Group (CIG), and a Smithsonian Affiliate.  Flushing Town Hall acknowledges that we are on the traditional land of the Matinecock People, one of the original tribes of New York, and the first people of Flushing, Queens, who continue to live and work on this land to this day.  For more information, please visit: www.flushingtownhall.org

 

Flushing Town Hall is an Equal Opportunity Employer: FTG provides equal access and equal opportunity in employment and services and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, or physical ability.

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Gallery Sales Consultant

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CK Contemporary is an established gallery located in San Francisco's Union Square.  We are seeking an experienced art consultant with exceptional communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.  The candidate should have a strong background in contemporary art or experience in other high end sales environments.  Primary responsibilities include working with existing clients as well as generating new client leads, close new sales, and maintain long term client relationships.  There will be opportunities for involvement in marketing strategies and campaigns, development of our online presence and oversight of some day to day functions in the gallery.  We are looking for someone who is polished and professional, enthusiastic, collaborative and approachable.

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