Good Housekeeping / Prima, Picture Researcher

Location
London (Central)
Salary
£DoE
Posted
19 Jun 2017
Closes
19 Jul 2017
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Two of the UK's biggest monthly Lifestyle magazines are searching for a creative and enthusiastic picture researcher. You'll need an eye for a fabulous image, an in-depth knowledge of picture libraries and the ability to manage still-life shoots.

The Role

You’ll report to the Picture Director of Good Housekeeping and Picture Editor of Prima magazine, and work across both titles.

Key Duties 

  • Coming up with on brand imagery and great ideas, keeping within budget 
  • Overseeing the picture desk admin which will include invoicing, budgeting, picture credits, syndication and PR requests and fee negotiation 
  • Working with all departments of the magazines and assisting the Picture Editors on celebrity and non-celebrity shoots and brand events 
  • Some shoot production required including commissioning and briefing photographers, stylists and hair and make-up artists. 
  • Booking travel and sourcing locations, studios and props 
  • Photographing brand events and small in-house shoots 
  • Mac friendly with Photoshop, Word and Excel knowledge and a good understanding of digital image sizing.


The Person 

  • Great picture research skills, an in-depth knowledge of picture libraries 
  • Efficient multi-tasker with an eye for detail 
  • Ability to manage still-life shoots 
  • Mac friendly and be a whiz at Photoshop, Word and Excel 
  • Have a media/photography related qualification or equivalent 
  • An eye for the perfect image 
  • Super organised and can work to deadlines 
  • Great people skills 
  • Photography skills 
  • Budgeting and admin skills.


Our Values

WE ARE BRAVE 
You will be innovative and challenging, don’t be afraid to bring new ideas to the table and speak up, we want to hear you.

WE CREATE A GREAT BUSINESS TOGETHER  
We are a collaborative business made by many, you will be an individual working as part of a team creating fantastic work for some of the most exciting brands in the industry.

WE ADAPT AND WE CHANGE 
You’ll be able to adapt to a fast pace, and be agile in an ever changing environment and thrive in an evolving media business.

WE ARE PROUD TO BE HERE 
We are proud to be Hearst, acting as a brand ambassador you will be a Hearst champion internally and externally.

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