Cosmopolitan, Picture Editor
- To be responsible for all aspects of imagery for Cosmopolitan including picture research, photographic commissions, sourcing locations, feature shoot models, props and studios and ensuring the smooth running of the Picture Desk.
- Maintain the highest standard of picture material on the magazine pages, in accordance with editorial standards and schedules.
- Liaise with all members of the Editorial team.
- This role reports to the Picture Director and the Deputy Editor
MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- To establish and maintain good relationships with all contributors, agencies and team members.
- To attend regular meetings to contribute ideas and discuss the visual treatment, i.e. picture research, photographic shoot or illustration.
- To provide all photographers/agencies/illustrators with a detailed brief (written and verbal) and negotiate rates.
- To co-ordinate shoots from start to finish, i.e. liaise with all relevant parties, book locations/studios, arrange transport, delivery of props etc.
- To send commissioning forms via the online Concur system and establish copyright. Check and sign invoices and process in the correct way.
- To ensure that picture deadlines are always met.
- To maintain an organised and accessible filing system for all photographic material by feature/issue. To maintain excellent documentation on all pictures and model releases.
- To ensure pictures are ready within specific deadlines with all picture credits correctly indicated.
- To mark-up each issue with agreed fees and credits and to maintain issue files for reference purposes.
- To maintain the Picture Budget Document
- Ability to establish and maintain good relations with picture agencies, contributors and own team.
- Experience in liaising with picture agencies to establish the brief and research their libraries.
- Experience in shoot production.
- Ability to liaise with model agencies and keep casting files up to date
- Confident in liaising with International Editions.
- Experience in an administrative role on a Picture desk.
- Interest and enthusiasm for photography and magazines.
- Excellent organisation and administrative skills.
- Calm under pressure, fast worker.
- Fast learner, team player, approachable and self-motivated.
- Positive, passionate and enthusiastic
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