Photo Assistant

New York City, New York
Mar 29, 2019
Administration, Photo
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated team player to join our Photo team here at the New York Post. This is a great opportunity to join an iconic media brand and a training opportunity for individuals wanting to build a career as a photo editor. The Photo Assistant will play a key role in the Managing Editor’s daily agenda and provide seamless administrative support for the photo department.


  • Manage the Editor’s & Department calendar, screening calls, organize and coordinate meetings, arrange travel/car service when necessary and handle expenses.
  • Provide seamless coordination between freelance photographers, photo editors and the accounting department.
  • Occasional photo research duties.
  • Responsible for the department’s invoices, record keeping of monthly photo. Track usage of photos from agencies and royalties.
  • Request photos from PR contacts weekly for different sections/columns.
  • Register photographers for fashion week and help editors with any photo research. or bookings for models, photographers, etc.
  • Keep track of photo department’s vacation requests and weekly time sheets.
  • Manage and update the photo department’s files and contact sheets.


  • Degree in Photography or Journalism a plus.
  • Journalism/Newsroom/Photo experience (internships included) at a compatible publication a plus. 
  • First class attention to detail required.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Must be able to problem solve occasional issues to a speedy and successful conclusion.
  • Ability to work independently but also a great collaborator and a team player.
  • Proven track record to manage multiple tasks and ongoing projects in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail and follow-ups.
  • The ability to work some holidays.

We are an EOE.

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