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Studio 1854 / British Journal of Photography
Junior Digital Marketeer & Assistant
Studio 1854 is a visual content agency specialising in the commissioning of narrative-led photography projects for brands worldwide. Recent and ongoing Studio 1854 commissions include Meet California, a 10-day photography commission that will see four winning photographers embark on a road trip across California; Separation, a series of portraits by Laura Pannack exploring the effects of Brexit on London-based couples; and the DJI Drone Photography Award.
Studio 1854 is one of three strands of 1854 Media, and sits alongside the British Journal of Photography and 1854 Awards.
We are looking for a talented, ambitious and highly organised digital marketeer to join our rapidly growing branded content and creative services team in a junior position.
This is an opportunity to join a young and rapidly expanding creative agency. From day one you will work on campaigns involving major brands and collaborations with talented photographers.
The role should inspire and empower you, and, for the right candidate, offer an opportunity for rapid career growth and development.
You will also assist the Campaigns Producer with their duties. The role also offers the opportunity to undergo training in key areas, including digital and real-world marketing.
Reporting directly to the Campaign Producer, your responsibilities will include:
- Fully managing commercial social media campaigns
- Developing/Improving digital marketing strategies for commercial campaigns
- Reporting on complete campaigns as well as department key performance indicators
- The opportunity to put forward campaign and project proposals
- General assistance with project management to ensure successful campaign completion including:
- Assisting with client liaison
- Assisting with non-editorial content creation
- Assisting with commercial department print & digital bookings
Required skills and experience:
- A marketing/digital marketing degree
- An understanding and appreciation of the data-driven approach to digital marketing
- Good knowledge of and experience with analytical software including Google Analytics
- Excellent computer and technological competency, as well as the ability to adapt easily to new and unfamiliar software
- Excellent organisational skills, and the ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritise effectively
- Comfortable with numbers and experience using excel for calculation, statistical analysis/reporting and presentation of data
- Excellent communication skills including written language, and interpersonal and speaking skills
- Consistently reliable and trustworthy
- Ambition to progress the brand by studying new techniques and implementing useful changes
Nice to have:
- A high level of knowledge and passion for photography. This would ideally include a good knowledge of the industry including an awareness of leading photography brands, contemporary photographers and industry professionals (including picture editors, writers, curators and agents).
- Some experience of basic graphic/website design including familiarity with templated design systems such as WordPress, Squarespace and Format
Start date: Immediately
Salary: Dependent on experience
Term: Three month trial contract with the opportunity to progress to a permanent senior position following a successful trial period
Location: Poplar, East London
How to apply:
Please apply email@example.com for attention of: Beth Edwards
Subject line: Junior Digital Marketeer Assistant
Please send your CV and a brief cover email (400 words maximum) explaining:
- Why your past experience makes you well-suited to the role.
- The unique personal attributes that would make you successful in the role.
- Why you want the role, both from the perspective of working with Studio 1854 and British Journal of Photography, and your own career ambitions.
Current external vacancies:
Photography and Imaging Manager – TATE, London
Photographer – National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh
Retoucher – Taylor Light Co, London
Still Life Photographer – Packshot Factory, London
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Photography and Imaging Manager
£35,975 per annum
Closing date: 26 September 2018 by midnight
Full job description available here: Photography Manager – Job Description
Are you excited by the opportunity to lead and direct photography and imaging of some of the key artworks in the world? If so, join Tate’s Collection Care division as our new Photography and Imaging Manager!
This role is an exciting mix of responsibilities for the planning, management and development of Photography and Imaging operations across Tate. You will manage the day to day operations of Tate’s Photography and Imaging teams across all Tate sites and on location, delivering consistent standards of Photography and Imaging services, to support Tate’s programmes of acquisitions, exhibitions, displays and loan.
Your significant knowledge of Photography and Imaging principles and practice will enable you to be responsible for the excellence, quality and consistency of photographic services, image capture and processing, leading and directing the work of Tate’s team of specialist photographers. You will work with the Head of Collection Management in the strategic planning and leadership of the department and play a leading role in developing the Photography and Imaging specialism.
To be successful in this role, you will have significant experience in managing a Photography and Imaging team, either within a museum environment or an equivalent large and complex operation involving photographic or imaging activities. You will have excellent planning and project management skills. With a track record in leading high performing teams through change, you will understand the requirements of an inclusive culture. Your excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills will enable you to manage people, budgets and resources effectively.
How to apply,
Our opportunities are open for you to apply online – please visit Working at Tate for more
For all opportunities we ask candidates to complete an online application form for the vacancy they are interested in. If you need an application form in an alternative format please call us on 020 7887 4997.
Our jobs are like our galleries, open to all.
Photographer, National Museums Scotland
Job Type: Permanent (hours: 37.00)
Salary: £25,050 – £27,238
Benefits: Membership of Civil Service Pension Scheme
Location: National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh
Level: Collections Care/Conservation
National Museums Scotland is one of the leading museum groups in Europe. With one of the largest and most diverse collections in the world, we are responsible for the acquisition, preservation and display of a substantial part of Scotland’s cultural, historic and national heritage.
Millions of local and international visitors enjoy our four museums each year, and we also introduce our collections to a much wider audience than can physically visit our museums through, touring exhibitions, loans, community engagement, digital programmes and research.
Over the past decade, we have invested over £110 million in our collections, our museums and the experiences we provide for our visitors. Alongside this, we have continued to transform how we communicate and engage with our audiences. This year, the continuing implementation of our Masterplan for the National Museum of Scotland has seen the opening of ten inspiring galleries of fashion, applied art and design and of science and technology. At the National Museum of Flight further investment has enabled us to make a step change in the visitor experience through the restoration of two historic hangers and creation of new displays.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent appointment to the National Museums Scotland’s Collections Information team. Based at the National Museums Collections Centre and reporting to the Lead Photographer, the Photographer will play a central role in supporting the Museum’s programmes of digitisation and collections information management.
As the successful candidate, you will have a degree in photography (or equivalent experience). You will have proven relevant work experience in a museum or similar institution.
You will be competent and experienced in professional digital photography techniques. You will have a good knowledge of digital imaging and studio flash lighting, be experienced in digital imaging technology and be familiar with imaging software, and scanner and PC related software and hardware. You will also be able to provide evidence of existing relevant specialist knowledge.
You will apply professional knowledge and judgement to provide effective advice and support to colleagues and deliver relevant training programmes.
You will possess strong project, time and staff management skills to deliver multiple projects and balance competing priorities, and be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Knowledge of, or experience with museum Collections Information Systems, such as Adlib, would be advantageous.
You will be an effective communicator with excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to influence and negotiate to build productive working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders, both within the Museum and externally at Scottish and International level.
You are asked to provide a link to an online portfolio of your work containing no more than 12 photographs in your supporting statement. You may also be asked to bring a hard copy of your portfolio if invited for interview.
(Salary dependant on experience and based on a test image lasting approx 3/4 hours)
Immediate opportunity for a talented retoucher to join a commercial / fashion / beauty / portrait based creative retouch studio, Taylor Light Co Ltd. on a full-time basis.
We are looking for a retoucher with creative problem solving skills, sharp attention to detail and the ability to interpret and execute a written / marked up brief. You will be retouching within a small, talented team. You will work with our lead retoucher and occasionally direct with clients delivering top quality ad layouts and editorial features.
This role requires a motivated, self starter with a good eye for subtle and dramatic colour, is creative, detail oriented and technically savvy. You should also have 2/3+ years professional experience, and preferably some retouching experience within the “fashion editorial / advertising” sector. You will be responsible for certain aspects of retouching from image prep, non destructive cosmetic clean ups and composites to final colour style and conversions. You should be able to skilfully comp multi-part elements, extend canvases and have a sophisticated understanding of photographic realism.
You must be willing to adopt our specific processes and structures within Photoshop. You must also be an articulate, clear and professional communicator, you must also be a positive and energetic team player. Time-management skills are essential. Furthermore, if you have any skills in 3D or Motion packages then this will be considered a plus!
We are looking to recruit as soon as possible. Do not apply if you are a student or a photographer looking to “brush up” on your skills in Photoshop or have aspirations to be a photographer, basically if you are anything other than a retoucher then please do not apply, this role is for people who wish to be career retouchers only!
Still Life Photographer
Product Photography Studio
Salary Highly DOE
Founded in 1986, Packshot Factory is a photography and film studio based in Central London, specialising in creating high-end advertising imagery involving products for still or film commercial sequences. We are a tightly-knit, welcoming team unified by our passion for creative work, high standards and professionalism. With a stimulating studio environment we are privileged to work with many of the UK’s leading brands as well as top advertising agencies creating some of the most recognised images in the industry.
We are currently looking for a product photographer to join our team. The ideal candidate will come from an advertising product photography background with at least 10 years of proven, professional experience. This includes an exceptional knowledge of lighting and meticulous attention to detail, as well as experience shooting a vast array of products including fine jewellery, watches, food and drink, electronic equipment, beauty and fashion products.
We shoot exclusively on Hasselblad cameras with Broncolor lighting and strongly emphasise quality over quantity. As such we have created an environment where our passion for photography is harnessed by working with a number of renowned brands and agencies.
How to apply
Please send your CV with product photography portfolio to: firstname.lastname@example.org and quote “Photographer” in the subject line.
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