We are looking for an experienced Head of Photo to join KODE, starting in March or shortly before. This is a full-time position working from within our Mitchell Street office near Old Street.
You will join our Photo department at KODE and be responsible for nurturing and maintaining our roster of Photographers, whilst working alongside our Leadership team in creating business plans to develop and grow the department.
This is an opportunity to be part of an established, family-style company that creates work across multiple mediums including advertising, music, photography, short film, emerging technology and post production.
We are a multi-award-winning production studio, founded by five friends with a simple mission – to put our stamp on the industry as a new-generation creative company. We represent a diverse and inclusive roster of Directors and Photographers.
Minimum of 5 years experience working as a professional Photography Agent, Producer or Art Buyer
Ability to spot and nurture photography talent
Experience / knowledge of producing small and large scale photo shoots
Understanding of the photography industry, events and awards
An entrepreneurial spirit
A sharp eye for detail and quality control
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Highly organised and resourceful
Proficiency in Mac, G-Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office
Be social and outgoing
Talent Management including working with and developing talent on and off roster
Building photo books and presenting work
Sales and negotiation
Creating business plans for the department alongside the Senior Leadership Team
Reporting to the Board
Build and maintain a network of industry contacts
Use industry knowledge to provide valuable insights to clients and adapt strategies accordingly
Actively seek and cultivate relationships with potential clients, agencies, brands, and publications
Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and changes in the photography world
Bonus: Budgeting jobs
Please email cover letters, CVs and links to [email protected]. We’re looking to hold interviews throughout February. Thanks!
KODE celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. If you need any further assistance regarding an in-person interview, please inform us so that we can make necessary arrangements to meet your requirements to the best of our abilities.