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Freelance Rental Desk Executives

Waterloo, London SE1
Competitive rates of pay

Direct Photographic are looking to train and recruit a number of new staff to work alongside our rental desk team on a freelance basis advising clients, arranging quotations and taking client orders. An excellent working knowledge of current camera and lighting systems are essential including an understanding of the photographic process. You will have 2 years’ experience in a client-facing photographic rental or retail environment. You will be team spirited, articulate, have confident communication skills and ideally educated to degree level. PC literacy is a requirement, including Excel, Word and Outlook and you will receive training on the company’s rental and sales software package.

The role will operate on a freelance flexible basis, working various days as required Monday to Friday between the hours of 7am - 9pm. Applications by email only. Please note, only applicants shortlisted will be contacted.

Photographic Assistant

Kentish Town, London

Rankin made his name in publishing, co-founding Dazed & Confused with Jefferson Hack in 1991. 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.


We’re looking for a photographic assistant to join the studio team. The successful candidate will have assisting experience, be willing to work hard and demonstrate initiative and dedication to the role.

Working knowledge of the following equipment and software etc. is essential:
• Profoto & Elinchron flash gear.
• Mamiya RZ & Phase One 645.
• Photoshop / Bridge / Capture 1.
• A good understanding of Canons.
• Experience of general studio upkeep.
• A full UK driving license.


Email with ‘Your Name – Photographic Assistant’ in the subject field, attaching a CV and cover letter.

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.

Studio assistant


Studio assistant for busy commercial photographic studio in Southern Birmingham required.

Applicant must have full driving licence, be hard working with a good degree of common sense and not be afraid to muck in and get their hands dirty.

Experience in carpentry a benefit but not essential, experience in commercial photography a benefit but not essential.

Applicant must be polite, forward thinking and of a positive can do nature with good communication skills, school leavers, post A level students considered.

Please apply with CV and any portfolio.

Starting Salary £ 16k per annum negotiable dependent on experience.

Senior Retoucher


We're looking for a senior level retoucher to work on high-end fashion and beauty, as well as some still life advertising work.
This is not a middle-weight position, so you'll need a portfolio which includes high fashion (e.g. Vogue Magazine etc) and beauty. Suitable applicants will also need to come in for a test.
If you feel confident this position suits your abilities, please contact us.

Junior Photographers Agent

Dependent on Experience

London based photographic agents Morgan Lockyer are seeking a Junior Agent.

This position needs enthusiasm for the industry, fantastic communication skills and a keen attention to detail.

We’d like you to be social media savvy, computer literate and able to work with powerpoint, excel and photoshop.

You’ll be working across the board - helping with shoots, estimates, portfolio meetings as well as making the coffee!

Please send your CV with a covering letter to

General Manager - Photographic Equipment Rental


The Company and the Role
Gripvan is unique within the photographic rental companies in the UK and Europe as it offers fully equipped tailor made vans for photographic shoots. Gripvan was set up in 2012 to fill this gap in the market and has been growing ever since. We are now looking for a General Manager to help move this exciting company forward.

Key Responsibilities:

The day-to-day running of company operations and staff.
Organising the diary and quoting jobs.
To carry out administrative tasks and oversee the invoicing of jobs.
Liaising with the bookkeeper and overseeing the PL figures.
Responsible for maintaining existing client relationships and establishing new ones.
Oversee marketing, social media and advertising.

Key Attributes:

You will be given a thorough induction and training for the role, but we require:
A good knowledge of lighting and camera equipment currently used in the stills & TV industry.
Have previous experience working within the photographic or TV rental industry.
The ability to work both in a team and under own initiative.
An understanding of OSX and Microsoft office.
Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise a workload.
Strong written and verbal skills with a friendly and confident telephone manner.
Good attention to detail.
To have the drive and initiative to take on and move this exciting company forward.
To hold a full UK drivers license.

Job Details:
Competitive salary dependant on experience including company performance related bonus.
Based on a 40-hour week at the Gripvan office in Battersea, SW8.
21 paid days holiday plus public holidays.

To apply please email your CV and a covering letter to addressed ‘General Manager Application’. To arrive no later than 30th June 2016. Any questions, please call Andrew or Drew on 0203 002 9130.