Shoot Production Assistant

Recruiter
River Island
Location
Farringdon
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Supporting the Photography Production team, you will be responsible for ensuring all photography shoots run smoothly, both in-house and external shoots. You will be developing and maintaining excellent administrative systems within the department and working closely with the Marketing and Eccomerce teams.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • General housekeeping of the department including photocopying, file management and creating model boards
  • Ordering stationery, photo equipment and props for shoots
  • Logging of portfolios and managing the meeting diary
  • Arranging and assisting with in-house kids and adult model castings – creating casting boards to file with model boards
  • Sending out casting specifications to all agencies each season and coordinating call times for shoots
  • Assisting on studio/location shoots when necessary
  • Creating and maintaining the shoot production library (models/locations/photographers/hair and make-up/stylists)
  • Ordering bikes and couriers and filing correct paper work
  • Assisting the Production Manager with processing invoices
  • Placing and managing shoot options on locations, studios, models and artists
  • Updating and maintaining model boards
  • Supplying retouched images to all client requests and internal requests
  • Printing shoot moodboards for internal distribution
  • Creating contact sheets for all shoots both external and in-house for image archive and general distribution
  • Helping pack up all product, equipment and props before shoots

Suitable candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • Previous experience as a Shoot Assistant within a fashion environment
  • Creative with an eye for detail
  • Ability to communicate clearly, accurately and confidently and build strong relationships both internally and externally
  • Able to function effectively on own initiative as well as within a team
  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise tasks under pressure to meet creative deadlines

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