Assistant Photo Editor

New York
Oct 01, 2012
Oct 31, 2012
Ms. Hiring Manager
Other, Publishing
Full Time
W.W. Norton & Company is offering an entry-level, full-time position starting immediately. The ideal candidate must be a pro-active, detail-oriented problem-solver with excellent communication and organizational skills.

Responsibilities Include:

• Database management, project tracking, and general administrative support to the Photo staff
• Light research and procurement of existing photographic imagery from news wires, museums, photographers, archival collections, and fine art estates
• Systematic hiring of interns, and monitoring of their tasks


• Knowledge of photography in print and electronic formats
• Able to multi-task in a team environment with minimal supervision
• Able to maintain attention to detail under deadline pressure
• Proficiency in Filemaker, MS Office, and some Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Bridge) on a Mac platform
• Any knowledge of intellectual property and copyright is a huge plus

This position is for those interested mostly in photo editing/researching rather than behind-the-camera work.

Please note that this job description is not designed to cover all activities required of the employee.

Qualified candidates should apply by sending a copy of their resume and cover letter to: Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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