Part - time Photo Editor

New York, NY
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Jennifer Torrens

Job Description:

Large Media & Entertainment company in New York is seeking a Jr. Photo Editor to join their team. This is a 1-year long temporary opportunity with the possibility of extending. This role is part-time and the hours are 6 am to 10 am weekly. An interest in pop-culture is a must-have for this role.


  • Experience with digital photography and a strong eye for photography a must
  • Passionate about news, familiar with all of the Web's top news sites and blogs, and with current entertainment news
  • Minimum 2 years of editorial/research experience, preferably in the entertainment business or equivalent
  • Experience using online paparazzi & stock photography sites as well as entertainment media press sites
  • Familiar with photo rights & clearances
  • Mac & Internet literate and expert level proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Excellent communication skills a must
  • Organized, able to handle the pressure of a fast-paced environment and still maintain a strong attention to detail
  • Creative, self-motivated, organized, and able to prioritize and multi-task
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Applies creativity and innovation to work processes
  • Willingness to be collaborative and take direction
  • Prepared to work overtime and weekends when necessary
  • Passion for Pop Culture necessary


  • Fulfills online needs for editorial stories, show packages/promotion, galleries, sweepstakes, and banners while maintaining technical and visual standards
  • Locating and downloading hundreds of images per week from our online wire accounts
  • Acts as a liaison between the art, editorial, and marketing departments by researching and locating the best images in the creation and enhancement of upcoming features
  • Able to resize, retouch and color correct photos, as well as imputing photos into a proprietary image management tool
  • Complete various annual assignments such as award show packages; film festivals packages and various other large events
  • Continuously researching new ways of enhancing the photo department’s capabilities to meet the online needs
  • Contacts publicists, agents, movie studios and TV networks for photography assets to promote network shows and support online and banners as needed
  • Have the ability to negotiate usage fees with paparazzi agencies and stock photography agencies when needed
  • Organizes and maintains the constantly growing photo archive daily

Client Description:

Why Aquent?

  • Highly competitive salaries: commensurate with experience
  • Insurance: Excellent medical benefits with premiums largely subsidized by Aquent
  • 401k Plan