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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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Videographer & Editor

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Application Deadline: 
Sept 22

www.thenottypical.com - the Not Typical online journal is seeking a Videographer Editor. Available immediately!

The Not Typical - Is a multimedia platform startup where we create content for our online lifestyle journal “Every-day with Kevin", which also includes creating campaign ads for luxury brands. Our team will travel around the globe to create content and tell stories on food, fashion, design, and travel across the world that are featured on a daily basis. We are looking to expand our team to keep pace with our travels for the next few months. We will travel to more than 15 different cities around the globe in 3 months. Hotel & Airbnb will be our home so we need to find a superstar who can contribute and be a part of a small and dynamic team. This is not a job where you count how many hours you have been working. It will be a recurring cycle of continuous traveling, rest, and then back to travel. Basically, when we go, you go with us.

+WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR?

A videographer editor who can create strategic content for *every social platform (Instagram, Facebook, Facebook and Instagram stories, Twitter, Snapchat, Youtube, etc). You must have experience with the Adobe Creative Suite and best practices for video creation on different platforms. You must be comfortable handling multiple edits at a time under tight turn around times. You love being creative, coming up with new ways to make content valuable to a particular audience, you have years of experience creating content and posting on social accounts. As a small team, we value initiative and creative input from all members so we expect you to be a team player that works well with others.

+ QUALIFICATIONS:
* Experience creating daily video content for social platforms, as well as filming and creative production in fast-paced environments
* Strong execution understanding in how to make impactful micro-content for specific audiences and platforms
* Understands the executional ins and outs of making video content for social platforms (sequence settings, keyframing, captioning graphics)
* Experienced in Adobe Premiere Pro, and the entire Adobe creative suite
* Ideal candidate has a very strong work ethic, positive attitude, and pays high attention to detail and can adapt to change quickly
* Ability to work well on the go, independently and efficiently
* Understand why content performs well for certain handles and hashtags
* Able to work a full-frame DSLR, manual settings, audio monitoring, etc.
* Knowledge of cameras and camera equipment
* Strong communication skills comfortable asking for feedback and or trying to move projects in different creative directions

+ RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
* Create impactful social video content on a daily basis
* Ability to film 'day in the life' type videos and edit them down to 10-20 minutes
* Quickly and effectively identify moments worth creating and formatting for social content for a variety of brands and publications
* Contribute to the conceptualization of a men's lifestyle journal: travel, heritage, fashion, films.
* Strong attention to detail, patient and organized. 
+ PREFERENCE GIVEN TO:
* Experienced and skilled in creating great social content using nothing but a cellphone
* Adobe After Effects
* Adobe Audition
* Photography
* Graphic design and photoshop skills
* Makes and grows social accounts for fun
* Good copywriting skills
* Good cultural knowledge or interest in learning across cultures and places

+ REQUIREMENTS:
* Must have a US/EU passport and be ready to travel IMMEDIATELY
* Can drive and have a clean record
* Able to work under pressure of continuous travel and jet lag
* Non-smoker & drug-free
* A good eye, typography, and layout skills
* Ability to be creative on a tight deadline
* Technically savvy and quick to grasp new skills and software
* Able to travel internationally with a fluid/unexpected schedule

+ BENEFITS
* Travel to more than 15 countries until the end of January
* All travel expenses covered
* Full international insurance
* Eating food with locals & go to the ocean for sunsets
* Work in a creative, positive, energetic environment
* Work with the latest video production equipment in the market

+ COMPENSATION:
* This role will be a full-time role after the probation period of 3 months, with compensation of $1500 USD/ month for personal expenses during the travel time, all accommodation, transportation, food during travel or working at the base will be all covered by the company. After the trial period by February 2020, we hope you will grow within your role and become a full-time member with the rest of our team.

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Program Development Associate in Concert Development and Music Production

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Introduction:

MidAmerica Productions in NYC announces an opening for a musician with administrative experience to have a position with an organization which, for 37 years, has produced and presented more than 1300 concerts world-wide, including over 560 in historic Carnegie Hall as well as music tours/residencies in Vienna/Salzburg, Florence/Verona, Paris, Lisbon, and with the International Festival of the Aegean on the Island of Syros, Greece – “the Salzburg of the Aegean."

The Founder and General Music Director of MidAmerica Productions and MidAm International is Peter Tiboris.

Primary Tasks include: 

  • Perform essential administrative tasks as they relate to concert development and production in daily office operations. 
  • Maintain and keep up-to-date MidAmerica’s internal global database of clientele for concert productions as well as research and input new clientele into the same database. 
  • Extrapolate data from MidAmerica’s database and create reports on client recruitment. 
  • Assist in the writing and sending of mass email communications to MidAmerica clientele regarding current concert seasons, offerings, and other marketing campaigns. 
  • Assist in the execution of all concert productions as requested by MidAmerica Productions’ Production Manager in Carnegie Hall and abroad. 

This is a full-time appointment. Starting salary $38,000 to $45,000. Complete health benefits provided by the company after four months of full time employment. Important weekend work is occasionally required where additional compensation is provided. Two weeks paid vacation provided after the first six months of employment.

Minimum bachelor's degree in music (candidates with degrees in Jazz or Music Technology will not be considered) three years work experience; complete facility in all computer matters. Candidates with advanced degrees will be given priority.

 

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www.midamerica-music.com

www.petertiboris.com

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Dance/NYC 2020 Symposium Coordinator

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$20/hour
Application Deadline: 
September 13, 2019

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Dance/NYC 2020 Symposium Coordinator Position:

Title:​ 2020 Symposium Coordinator
Location:​ New York City
Reports to:​ Manager of Justice, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives
Supervises:​ Volunteers, Production Crew
Coordinates with:​ Independent contractors, Vendors, and Sponsors
Status:​ Temporary Part-time, effective immediately,
 

September 16, 2019-April 15, 2020, 20 hours per week, with additional hours on week of event (March 16-22, 2020)

Dance/NYC’s mission is to promote the knowledge, appreciation, practice, and performance of dance in the metropolitan New York City area. It embeds values of equity and inclusion into all aspects of the organization. It works in alliance with Dance/USA, the national service organization for professional dance. It seeks a Symposium Coordinator who will be responsible for, and exercise discretion and independent judgment regarding, all aspects of implementing and execution of Dance/NYC's yearly Symposium.

The Dance/NYC Symposium is the only gathering of its kind for the dance community in the metropolitan New York City area. It aims to share information and innovation and to stimulate awareness, interest, and ongoing engagement in dance. The 2020 Symposium will be hosted campus style at Hunter College on March 20-21 and will make us use of multiple studios for simultaneous panel discussions, case studies, interactive workshops, a networking lunch, and more.

Essential Functions, Duties and Responsibilities:

● Reporting to the Manager of Justice, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives and working with the Programs Assistant, Communications Contractor, and Communications Assistant, execute all Symposium-specific responsibilities which include:

Strategy (20%):

  • Develop replicable event tools, schedules, workflows and budget plans.
  • Embed accessibility and inclusion into every aspect of event planning and management (i.e. vender relations, tech gear rental, catering, floorplan, volunteer training, etc).

Production (50%):

  • Establish and maintain a positive, professional relationship with venue presenters through effective, accurate, timely, and reliable communication and action.
  • Supervise the running of the event (i.e. wayfinding, signage, etc); stage management day of the event (i.e. load-in, event registration, A/V device setup, contingency plans, etc) and production and staff crews.
  • Work effectively with all vendors, including catering, multimedia, security, and volunteers; communicate frequently.
  • Assist in maintaining RSVP and ticketing records, and gather attendee feedback through post event survey.

Volunteer Management (15%):

  • Manage the recruitment and training of volunteers, including but not limited to: placing and tracking online recruitment, providing training for different types of volunteers (i.e. month-of, week-of, day-of).
  • Designate specific roles to volunteers; overseeing and troubleshooting during the event.

General Administration (15%)

  • Work collaboratively with Programs Team to execute on additional administrative tasks and support organizational priorities and as they arise

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have relevant prior event management, public speaking, solid grammar; writing and proofreading skills, customer service, and facilitation experience. They will be focused, data-driven, strategy minded, and thrive in fast-paced startup environments. They will be methodical, with excellent planning and time management skills, and able to advance multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines. They will have expertise in event planning, production, and technical production. They will be current on and comfortably engage with emerging technologies, and demonstrate a commitment to technology solutions in the social enterprise space. They will be comfortable working with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Apps, and Adobe Acrobat, and have an aptitude for working with online and mobile applications (i.e. Eventbrite, NeonCRM, SurveyMonkey, Surveygizmo, etc). Previous work experience with a wide range of audience and people with disabilities are highly preferred.

Compensation:​ $20 per hour, paid semi-monthly.

Location​:

The Dance/NYC offices are located on the Garden Floor (ground floor) of the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, in the Union Square neighborhood of Manhattan.  Access to the Garden Floor entrance includes a two-step descent. A lift to the entrance will be available in the coming months. An accessible bathroom is available onsite. Elevators are not available in the building.

Dance/NYC is an equal opportunity employer. Employment is offered without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, political belief or activity, or status as a veteran. The policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation benefits, social and recreational programs, and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. It is the policy of Dance/NYC to comply with all the relevant and applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Dance/NYC does not discriminate against any qualified Employees or job applicants with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of a person’s physical or mental disability. Dance/NYC makes reasonable accommodation wherever necessary for all Employees or applicants with disabilities, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the duties and assignments connected with the job and provided that any accommodations made do not require significant difficulty or expense.

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Production and Stage Manager

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Position Production and Stage Manager 

Company American Repertory Ballet (ARB) and Princeton Ballet School (PBS) with locations in Princeton, Cranbury and New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. 

Reporting Relationships The Production and Stage Manager reports to the Artistic Director. Reporting to the Production Manager is the Wardrobe Supervisor and Assistant(s), and all production crew and overhire. 

Travel This position will be based in New Brunswick, and responsible for all ARB/PBS locations. There is some travel associated with this position. 

Website www.arballet.org 

Responsibilities: 

Production Manager’s services shall include, but are not limited to: 

–Coordinate theater/rehearsal schedules with artistic director -Coordinate technical schedules with lighting designers, union stagehands, and theater/facility management -Create initial theater schedule/crew calls for union stagehands (and non-union as appropriate) during load in/rehearsals/show call/load out; act as deciding voice when changes requested/required – Create and manage the production budget, including segmented budgets in detail per venue, working closely with the Finance Director -Coordinate rentals (including some contract writing) for both ARB’s use (costume and scenic) and the use of ARB holdings by outside groups -Coordinate facility rentals with outside groups (including on-site management/representation as required) -Coordinate rental/purchase of necessary theater supplies (dry ice, genie lifts, etc) -Coordinate theater transportation (shipping/trucking of performance elements) – Coordinate dancer transportation if necessary – Arrange hotels, per diem, and catering when applicable -Maintain audio/video archives of company (and school as well) -Oversee monthly safety meetings, store archival sign-in and follow-up on noted issues (leaks, pest, etc) 

-Coordinate over-hire staffing for load in/load out, special projects, etc. -Coordinate Front of House issues with Box Office and House Managers, particularly for in-studio – late seating periods/notes, timelines of seating availability, placement of reserved seating and ADA accessible seating, etc -Supervise load in/load out -Oversee floor cleaning of studio and performance flooring -Coordinate facility maintenance/issues -Work with choreographers/artistic staff to edit recorded music (or outsource appropriately if beyond abilities/technological resources) -Create promotional videos for YouTube/social media as requested -Build/maintain scenery and props as needed for performances (or outsource appropriately if beyond technical capabilities) -Create in conjunction with designers, appropriate documentation for theater load in (hang plots, scenic lists, shift sheets, etc) -Create and implement lighting for in-studio performances -Create/maintain documentation/archival records (photos, lists, etc) of sets and props in ballet inventory for future company use and/or potential rentals. -Other duties as assigned 

Stage Manager’s services shall include, but are not limited to: 

-Attend relevant rehearsals and run-throughs in studio -Oversee rehearsals during tech/pre-performance week -Create paperwork for backstage: sign in sheets, dressing room assignments/signs, posting schedules, etc. -Work with lighting designers & choreographers to develop calling scripts for shows -Call shows in performance -Take/distribute notes to appropriate technical departments -Provide running documents to relevant departments to accurately perform scene changes, prep for shows, etc -Set up/prepare in-studio seating for observed rehearsals, invited events, etc. -Other duties as assigned 

Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree with 3 years minimum experience in production management, preferably for a performing arts organization. Must be organized, detail-oriented, and adaptable with good problem solving skills. Excellent communication and time management skills are required. Must demonstrate the ability to manage budget expenses. 

This position is exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), as well as under any and all applicable state (New Jersey) and local laws, rules and regulations. 

Competitive compensation package. About American Repertory Ballet: 

The mission of American Repertory Ballet (http://www.arballet.org/) is to bring the joy, beauty, artistry and discipline of classical and contemporary dance to New Jersey and nationwide audiences through artistic and educational programs, presented by a financially responsible organization. This mission is fulfilled through our preeminent classical and contemporary ballet company, ARB’s Access & Enrichment initiatives, programs designed to expose the community to the art form of dance, as well as at Princeton Ballet School, one of the largest and most respected non-profit dance schools in the nation. It is through these three branches of ARB that the organization’s vision is pursued: “To Entertain, Educate, Enlighten, and Inspire with the Beauty and Passion of Dance.” 

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Digital Designer skilled in Illustration and AFX

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Our client, a growing independent award-winning digital advertising agency, is looking for a super-talented Digital Designer with skills in animation and illustration to join their East Central London office. They are looking for an enthusiastic creative-thinker who is really passionate about digital design, illustration, and animation. Someone that can deliver beautifully conceived ideas as well as being a good hands-on designer.

The successful candidate will be creating digital assets and adverts including social media images, GIFS, homepage banners and videos for a range of big-name clients, and will be confident in their own ability to deliver unique and striking designs across a range of outputs. Strong knowledge of social platforms is key.

 

Essential Requirements: 

  • You have 3+  years experience working at digital and integrated agencies.
  • You are an ideas person used to creating digital campaigns with rich content.
  • You’re up to date with the latest design trends and you have a deep understanding of all things digital.
  • You have an engaging portfolio of work that demonstrates award-worthy digital and social design, alongside impressive illustration and motion work, experimentations.
  • You possess a solid understanding of storytelling and how to reach people’s hearts and minds.
  • You have an exceptional eye for detail
 and ability to use your strong Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects to create exceptional pixel-perfect layouts
  • You can execute a variety of design, illustration and animation styles.
  • You are an adaptive designer, able to work on a variety of platforms, from static social posts to videos, using illustration and photography, 3D, image libraries and stock, or bespoke film.
  • You are an excellent communicator and articulate your ideas clearly.
  • You are highly organised and able to manage deadlines effectively.
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