Assistant Photo Editor

Feb 12, 2014
Mar 14, 2014
Michael Goesele
Other, Publishing
Full Time
Washingtonian magazine, located in Washington, DC, is currently seeking a motivated and talented Assistant Photo Editor to join its art team. The ideal candidate will have the chance to make an impact on our award-winning suite of publications: Washingtonian magazine, Washingtonian Bride & Groom, Washingtonian Mom and Washingtonian Welcome Guide.

Responsibilities include assigning shoots, researching stock photos, submitting imagery for color, inputing page credits, and other administrative duties. Candidates must have at 2-5 years of publishing experience and a love of photography. This position requires a keen eye for detail and strong multitasking and organizational skills.

-BA or BS degree along with 2+ years of professional experience in stock photography, photo journalism, or photo editing.
-Understanding of usage rights and experience in negotiating image fees
-Solid magazine, newspaper, or picture agency experience preferred
-Knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, InCopy and inDesign
-Ability to work independently in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
-You have excellent communication skills and can communicate your ideas in a lively, collaborative environment.
-Excellent organizational skills and a clear-headed multitasker.
-Knowledge of copyright, licenses and permissions a plus

Position: Assistant Photo Editor
Area of Focus: Photography
City: Washington D.C.
Region: Mid Atlantic
Duration: Full-time
About Our Company: The Washingtonian is the monthly magazine of the nation's capital. Founded in 1965, it is number one in market penetration of all city and regional magazines, and its paid circulation is 130,000.
Company: Washington Magazine Inc.
Contact Name: Diane Rice

How to Apply: Please send your cover letter, résumé, salary requirements, and samples (no larger than 10MB) or a link to your online portfolio to with ASSISTANT PHOTO EDITOR in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

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