Assistant Photo Editor

Location
New York
Posted
Jul 28, 2014
Closes
Aug 27, 2014
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Other, Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Billboard Magazine is seeking a motivated, enthusiastic, and organized Assistant Photo Editor. The primary responsibility of this position will be photo research for our weekly magazine. The position is full-time and starts immediately.

Responsibilities Include:
-Researching and editing photos for numerous sections of the magazine on tight deadlines.
-Negotiating rates and usage rights with photo agencies, freelance photographers, etc.
-Compiling and tracking caption and credit information for all photos.
-Contacting and coordinating images with publicists and record labels.
-Maintaining visual standards set by magazine photo editors and art directors.

-Skilled in Adobe Suite CS6, Microsoft Office
-Minimum 2 years related photo experience in a fast-paced deadline environment.
-Experience in researching and editing images from a wide variety of photo agencies and sources (not just Getty)
-Experience in photo rights and negotiating rates
-Self-motivated, organized, passionate and a great multi-tasker
-Creative eye, creative problem solver, and strong communication skills
-Flexible work schedule availability to assist with magazine ship days.
Ideal candidate will have a BA in photography or related field and minimum 2 years of relevant experience at a magazine or website. Previous photography research and editing experience is a must and candidates should be able to readily identify what makes a strong imageAbility to complete photo requests on deadline and take on additional tasks as needed with a cooperative, can-do attitude. Knowledge and love of music and pop culture a plus.


The above are minimum requirements. We welcome resumes from more experienced candidates. Compensation and responsibilities will depend on experience/qualifications.

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Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for consideration will be contacted. No phone calls, no agencies please. Prometheus Global Media/Billboard offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits.

Prometheus Global Media/Billboard is an equal opportunity employer.

In order to be considered, please be sure to include your SALARY REQUIREMENTS! Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for consideration will be contacted. No phone calls, no agencies please.

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