Art Operations Coordinator

New York
Sep 27, 2012
Oct 27, 2012
Jaclyn Krohn
Full Time
About Art Operations

This position is a hybrid focusing on legal rights, copyrights, licensing issues, usage as well as billing and vendor management. This is an autonomous role reporting into the Photo Department.

About the Role

- Work closely with legal team and vendors to address photo infringement issues and disputes.

- Work with Digital Asset Management technical team to maintain system for photo needs.

- Maintain relationship with third party photo vendors.

- Work with finance and accounting to ensure vendor and freelancer invoices are paid in an accurate and timely manner.

- Create reports to reflect volume of photos used and where photos have been published.

- Work with Operations to determine departmental photo allocation.

- Act as a liaison between the Huffington Post and AOL photo teams.

- Oversee freelance photographer and illustrator contracts.

- Oversee storage of original content for potential future syndication.

- Work with Business Development to negotiate new contracts with photo providers.


- 5+ years of experience

- Knowledge of photo & copyright laws

- Basic knowledge of contract negotiations

- Previous relationships with photo vendors a plus

- Photo agency experience a plus