Bloomberg Photo Editor - Contract
The RoleThe Bloomberg Photo Service is looking for a weekend photo editor to be based on the London picture desk. The role consists of expediting photos for use on all Bloomberg platforms as well as receiving, editing and sending content to clients. In addition to having an excellent understanding of news, the position also requires excellent picture judgment, advanced knowledge and experience with industry standard editing tools and a thorough understanding of journalistic ethics. The position reports to the head of EMEA photos in London and is a contract role based on a 5 day week including Saturday & Sunday.Responsibilities:-Supporting internal platforms by fulfilling image requests and photo research for Bloomberg stories.-Liaising with the TOP editors on photo content for all Bloomberg platforms.-Prioritizing and updating images according to relevancy on Bloomberg platforms as news updates.-Editing and processing incoming images to select the most relevant and newsworthy content for internal & external clients.-Making appropriate editorial decisions on illustrative imagery on Bloomberg platforms.-Reviewing and correcting image metadata to conform to Bloomberg guidelines.-Researching accurate information for captions.-Handling photographer assignment briefs.-Gaining permissions for use on hand-out imagery & licensing imagery from third party sources.-Monitoring the content and landing pages of Bloomberg platforms to keep the sites current, ensuring prompt elimination of any technical or content errors, or content that is out of date or no longer functional.-Monitoring and updating the photo desk diary, assist with forward planning.-Flag breaking news and upcoming events to assignments editor.-Stay informed and well read on business, finance and political news.