Jr. Researcher

Location
New York
Posted
Nov 06, 2013
Closes
Dec 06, 2013
Contact
Mr. Trunk Archive
Category
Other, Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Licensing Position: Jr. Photo Researcher

Education: BA/BS

Related Experience: Minimum of one year of relevant experience in Photography, Fine Arts, Media, PR, Advertising or Publishing. Foreign language skills are not mandatory but are greatly appreciated.

Job Location: New York, NY

Position Type: Full-time

Package: Competitive salary commensurate with education and experience, along with extensive medical/ dental benefits and 401K plan with matching contribution by the firm.


Responsibilities:

•Research online archive and create tailored celebrity and conceptual light boxes for Agents in order to generate licensing opportunities for our roster of photographers and estates.
•Research fashion/style/grooming credits and publication information for clients and image records.
•Curate and update master lightboxes of most requested topics, such as beauty, health & fitness and lifestyle/fashion.
•Help compile feedback on missing content and creative trends.
•Proactively pitch content to agents by creating tailored image sets in collaboration with sales.
•Manage the company contacts database, adding new clients and updating missing or incorrect information.
•Billing and invoice revision.






Requirements:

•Research experience with creative collections and the use of conceptual keywords
•Understanding of current trends in editorial and commercial photography
•Knowledge of print and online publishing industry a must
•A strong command of the Internet and a strategic approach to the research process
•Superior organizational skills
•Attention to detail
•Strong desire to become a specialist
•The ability to carry a project out from start to end – prioritizing tasks is key!
•Capacity to work in a fast paced environment under tight deadlines
•An ability to follow direction, and anticipate the needs of others
•Must be versed in MAC environment and be proficient in related software
•Extensive knowledge of pop culture (fashion, movies, music, blogs, etc) with an ability to forecast trends
•Adaptability, flexibility and eagerness
•Desire to be part of a team


Unfortunately, we are not open to candidates outside of the United States.
No calls please.


All applications must contain cover letter/resume or will not be considered.

Unfortunately, we are not open to candidates outside of the United States. No calls, please.

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