Art Buyer - London - £250-£275 - 6 months

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    London, England

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    £250 - £275 per day

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    Jack Webster

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Art Buyer - London - £250-£275 - 6 months

Art Buyer - London - £250-£275 - 6 months

The work location is in Paddington, LONDON and is a 6 months contract.

The pay rate on offer is between £250 - £275 per day.

The role is working for a well-established, multi-national retailer and specialises in clothing, home and luxury product.

The client's Food Art Buying team is a busy, creative team who are responsible for all food photography. They are looking for an Art Buyer who can specialise in food packaging and sit within the packaging team to help them manage and deliver many projects over a short space of time.

Key accountabilities of the role include:

  • Reading, understanding and interpreting creative briefs
  • Asking relevant creative queries in advance of the event
  • Managing budgets, finances (raising POs, dealing with PO queries in a timely manner)
  • Adhering to set processes
  • Working with internal production teams and external creative teams
  • Attending photoshoots where applicable
  • Managing several projects at once, anything between 5-50 shoots at any one time
  • Writing shoot confirmations and updating shoot status charts
  • Requesting, checking and chasing samples
  • Answering Art Directors queries promptly
  • Checking high res assets for file naming, adherence to brief, rejecting where necessary
  • Archiving assets
  • Purchasing stock images
  • Raising Purchase Orders, checking invoices, adhering to rates, negotiating usage

Key Experience

  • We are looking for a highly organised, extreme multi-tasker, with a passion for food photography
  • Able to function both creatively and as a co-ordinator
  • Background in retail, advertising or marketing
  • Basic experience in creative and project-based software (e.g. Photoshop, Excel).
  • Good numeracy skills and able to manage budgets
  • Confident in your individual ability, but also able to take direction
  • Great communication skills
  • Can interpret briefs and are forward thinking enough to ask questions and plan for future projects
  • Personable, positive and prepared