Photo Researcher: Muscle and Fitness

New York City, New York (US)
Apr 07, 2019
Photo, Research
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Part Time


The Muscle & Fitness and Muscle & Fitness Hers photo department is looking for an ON-SITE, part-time photo researcher who can commit to 2 days a week, starting as soon as possible. The ideal candidate will have magazine publishing experience, as well as a background in photography.


Conceptualize imagery for monthly features and columns related to health and fitness, nutrition and entertainment

Have expertise with photo research, syndication, and contract negotiation with stock agencies and photographers

Communicate with PR, media, and movie companies to request image usage and approval

Work closely with the art, edit and digital department to assist with all image requests

Clear rights and permissions for all images as necessary

Gather credit and caption information


Proven work experience as a photo editor or researcher at a magazine or media company

Strong knowledge of photography, stock agencies and production, as well as a discerning creative eye and exemplary research skills.

No problem working in a fast-paced, lean team production environment

Ability to prioritize, meet tight deadlines, and maintain a keen attention to detail

Mac Skills and be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite

Some knowledge of bodybuilding/fitness (though not required).

Knowledge of all eight mandatory poses is a plus! Bonus points if you can identify "Big Ramy."

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