Express.co.uk / DailyStar.co.uk, Night Picture Editor

Location
London (Central)
Salary
£DoE
Posted
08 Sep 2017
Closes
08 Oct 2017
Ref
Night Picture Editor
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Night Picture Editor is wanted to join the editorial team of Britain’s fastest growing newspaper website.

The picture department works to visually enhance the content on the website to provide the best experience possible for our readers.

As Night Picture Editor, you will be responsible for creating outstanding picture packages for online use and will be expected to support the section editors and the design department to work in the most efficient way possible during the hours of 3pm-11pm.

The perfect candidate will have a strong editorial background and experience working on a newspaper or website. An understanding of usage rights, permissions and copyright is essential.

Key responsibilities:

  • Keeping up-to-date with live news images and alerting editors to any pictures for breaking news stories
  • Generating ideas for picture-led features and news stories and uploading images to stories when needed  
  • Creating galleries of pictures on all websites to link in with stories or current events, to drive traffic to the websites
  • Securing exclusive material and agreeing fees for both exclusive and all-round picture sets
  • Managing the picture budget and maintaining cost sheet
  • Monitoring Analytics in order to visually enhance top stories


Key skills:

  • A keen eye for spotting news-worthy images
  • Up-to-date with all celebrities, royals and the latest news
  • Excellent contacts and relationships with photographers and picture agencies
  • Extremely organised and highly motivated
  • Photoshop and sourcing image content from social media essential
  • Some knowledge of Analytics and CMS an advantage


How to apply: 

If you are interested in this position please e-mail your CV with a covering letter by completing the application form below.

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