Photo Editor

Los Angeles
Sep 05, 2013
Oct 05, 2013
Ms. Lauren Gullion
Other, Publishing
Full Time
Variety is currently looking for a passionate and energetic full-time Photo Editor to work with our creative team on its redesigned and re-imagined weekly magazine. Attention to detail and strong Photoshop skills are required. The Photo Editor will report to Variety’s Directory of Photography. Photo editing tasks for this role will be primarily for print but may include occasional work on our digital edition, as well.

Recognized and respected throughout the world of the entertainment business, Variety is the premier source of entertainment news. Since 1905, the most influential leaders in the industry have turned to Variety for timely, credible and straightforward news and analysis — information vital to their professions.

Job description & Responsibilities

-Commission front of book and feature photography
-Manage department and work flow in Photo Director’s absence
-Conceptualize photo shoots with Art Directors and liaise with section editors
-Coordinate and assign event photography (Oscars, Emmy’s, Film Festivals, etc.)
-Provide thorough photo research for features and front of book sections
-Source and pitch new applicable photographers
-Prepare contracts for new contributors
-Log weekly issue estimates and budgets
-Oversee payment schedule for all vendors
-Maintain and organize photo archive
-Assist in basic image retouching for print and web as needed

Job Qualifications:

-Candidates should have a minimum of five years of editorial experience
-Candidates need to have in depth and established relationships with photographers and photo agencies
-Candidates must have a passion for the entertainment industry
-Candidate must be very efficient, organized and able to work on multiple projects under tight deadlines.
-Relationships with film and TV contacts a plus
-Must have strong Photoshop skills

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision coverage; disability and life insurance; paid time off; a 401(k) plan.

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