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Publication or Company Niche Media
Job Title Photo Editor
Industry Magazine Publishing
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Niche Media is looking for a driven Photo Editor to join our high-performing New York team. The primary duties for this position include the following:

Initiate and respond to ideas for photo layouts according to editorial policy.
Produce and oversee schedules for photo shoots of publication.
Ensure production of magazines within specified budget and deadlines.
Prioritize, track, handle, and maintain records of the photo events of each issue.
Initiate or reply to correspondence regarding photos published or being considered for publication.
Select, resize and optimize images as needed for publication in support of articles.
Maintain communication with contacts at numerous companies, and work along with editors and graphic designers to formulate layouts.
Conduct photo research as necessary.
Call in and return products for photo shoots as needed.
Liaise with photo agencies, PR contacts, and photographers to ensure timely delivery of high-quality photography.
Other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from two-year college or university; or 2-4 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
2-3 years of experience in magazine publishing.
Must be able to multitask and work under tight deadlines.
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, Filemaker and FTP software.
Photoshop and color-correction skills a plus.
Thorough understanding how to effectively marry photographs and headline copy for maximum impact.
Recognize and employ image delivery best practices like optimization and proper sizing
Experience working on photo shoots and with various photo agencies, and ability to pull together tightly edited and highly organized initial selects for presentation to senior editorial staff on a daily basis.

Successful candidates work well under pressure and thrive in a dynamic, deadline-driven, rapidly changing environment. This position will work independently and as part of a team.
About Our Company Niche Media is the country's preeminent regional magazine group catering to the most affluent socially active residents and visitors to our markets through distinct publications including ASPEN PEAK, BOSTON COMMON, CAPITOL FILE, GOTHAM, HAMPTONS, LOS ANGELES CONFIDENTIAL, MICHIGAN AVENUE, OCEAN DRIVE, PHILADELPHIA STYLE, and VEGAS. Niche Media creates city-specific magazines offering the best in fashion, food, culture, society, real estate and design.
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