Job: Online Picture Editor – Harrods London

Spotted on the Harrods job board by a PAN reader:

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Are you fascinated by fashion and could visualise yourself at Harrods?
We are looking for an exceptional Online Visual Content Producer to join our innovative .com team.
Working alongside the Content and Creative teams, you will maintain and evolve a strong visual identity for the new editorial channel Style Insider.
Full details and to apply

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Jobs: Three photo desk opportunities at The Times

Spotted on the News UK site:

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The Times in London are looking for:
News Picture Researcher
• Assistant News Picture Editor
Assistant Night News Picture Editor

All jobs are permanent – closing date December 21st

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Job: Sales Person for Historical Picture Library – Six Months – London

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Six month fixed contract – Sales Person for Historical Picture Library

Mary Evans Picture Library is the UK’s leading resource for historical pictures and has been supplying the publishing, media and design industries with images from its extensive archives for fifty years. As part of our business development plans, we are seeking an enthusiastic and knowledgeable member of staff to pro-actively support our Business Development Manager to develop sales with clients for a period of six months.

Responsibilities will include:
• Pro-active development of business with new and existing clients via telephone, email and face to face visits.
• Regular contact with clients in order to check on project progress and to maintain good long term working relationships with clients.
• Supporting the Business Development Manager with sales and marketing projects
• Occasional picture research to provide cover for colleagues

Skills and qualifications ideally required
• Excellent communication and telephone skills.
• Outgoing personality.
• A good eye for detail.
• A keen interest in and knowledge of history.
• Broad general knowledge.
• Proven administrative experience and computer literacy.
• Proven ability to prioritise work.
• Education to degree level, ideally in a history related subject.
• Foreign language skills would be advantageous, but not essential.
• Prior experience working in sales in a picture library.

Please visit our website at www.maryevans.com for more information about the library.

To apply, please send your CV, along with a covering letter in support of your application, and your salary expectation, via email to Paul Brown at paul.brown@maryevans.com

Or by post to:
Paul Brown
Mary Evans Picture Library
59 Tranquil Vale
London
SE3 0BS

Deadline: Wednesday 10th December 2014

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Job: Technique Editor – Photography Portfolio at Future Publishing – Bath

Spotted on the Future site:

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Technique Editor – Photography Portfolio

Future are looking for a talented and passionate Technique Editor to deliver inspirational content across all of Future’s photography magazines, which include Digital Camera, PhotoPlus and N-Photo.

The role includes creating and developing the technique content of the Photography Group’s photographic magazines, app and other projects. Working closely with editors and video team, you’ll produce regular written features, tutorials and instructional videos that appeal to the hobbyist photographer.

Closing Date: 17th December

Full details and to apply here

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Jobs: Experienced Still Life Photographer and Junior Photographer – Hearst Studios

Spotted on the Hearst UK site:
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Still Life Photographer

An experienced Still-Life Photographer is required to join Hearst Studios in Central London. This is a highly creative, hands-on and rewarding job. The role can include shooting creative still life for Esquire, fitness models for Men’s Health, beauty products for Cosmopolitan and a variety of fashion still life for Elle, Harper’s Bazaar and Red.

Full details and to apply for the Still Life Photographer job here

Junior Photographer
Hearst Studios is looking for a talented Junior Photographer with a passion for Still Life photography and a keen interest in beauty and fashion.
The right candidate should be proficient in Capture One and Photoshop, a good team player and self-motivated.

Full details and to apply for the Junior Photographer job here

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Job: Digital Marketing Manager – Robert Harding World Imagery

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Digital Marketing Manager

robertharding.com is a leading creator of digital content and we are looking for a new member of our team to help drive our sales globally. This would be a great position for someone who has begun their career in marketing and is looking for a fresh challenge.

Duties include ;
– Devising strategies to drive online traffic and sales to the robertharding.com website utilising the full marketing mix.
– Developing and managing digital marketing campaigns.
– Managing the social media strategy for the company.
– Uploading marketing material to online internet groups and social media sites.
– Engaging with customers through the use of social media.
– Continuous research into new relevant social media channels.
– Responsible for the Marketing calendar

Requirements for the role;
Degree in Marketing would be an advantage as would CIM qualification.
Previous experience in a similar role preferred but not essential
Previous experience in Sales preferred but not essential
Effective Project Management skills
Strong understanding of current online marketing concepts strategy and best practice.
Ability to use spreadsheets to analyse data and spot trends.
Understanding of customer segmentation.
Passionate and results driven individual.

You will be based in our very modern office in Maidenhead but some work may by arrangement be done from outside the office. Salary ( tba )

Please send your CV and covering letter by email to robert@robertharding.com
Deadline 6th December

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Job: Picture Editor – The Sunday Times Travel Magazine

Spotted this on the News UK site:

Picture Editor, The Sunday Times Travel Magazine

The Sunday Times Travel Magazine is seeking a Picture Editor. The role involves commissioning and organising shoots around the world; picture researching sometimes obscure destinations; managing tight budgets (and deadlines); negotiating with agents, libraries and travel companies; generating ideas and thinking creatively across the brand; and working closely with the art director and editor to create a strong visual identity for the magazine.

Closing Date: 25th November

Full details and to apply here

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Job: Sales and Licensing Assistant – Barcroft Media – London

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Position: Sales and Licensing Assistant

Description: International content company Barcroft Media are recruiting for a Sales and Licensing Assistant to join the team in their London office

Barcroft Media supply editorial content to newspapers, websites and broadcasters in the UK and around the world. In addition to our photographic and words content, we make television shows and ready-for-broadcast video content. Our flagship YouTube channel Barcroft TV boasts over 600 million views.

Working out of our fast-paced London bureau, this is an ideal position for an enthusiastic, bright and outgoing person seeking to enhance their career within the sales environment of an exciting company. The successful candidate will build relationships with current and future clients and maximise revenue opportunities in addition to supporting the licensing team with incoming enquiries, fee negotiation, administration and daily procedural needs.

Key Roles & responsibilities:
Identify and secure new clients and business opportunities for our pictures, words and video content
Maintain vocal client relationships on a day to day basis, increasing sales and revenue
Manage daily outgoing alerts that notify all of our clients to new content
Represent the company and the sales team in person at regular client meetings
Support the line manager with error-free administration and daily documentation

Ideal candidates will:
Possess an excellent telephone manner and enjoy creating and maintaining relationships
Be highly organised and detail focused
Be a team player and possess a positive attitude with a strong desire to learn and develop
Possess the necessary initiative and drive to succeed in a pressurised environment to achieve both individual and company objectives

PLEASE NOTE – NO PHONE CALLS
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Job: Front Desk – Magnum Office – London

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Front Desk

Based in Magnum’s London office, the successful candidate will provide a polite, confident and efficient introduction to those phoning or visiting Magnum’s London office; managing couriers, post and print traffic, welcoming visitors and providing administrative support to the team as needed.

The successful candidate will have receptionist and general office skills. You will be a strong communicator both verbally and written, organised, proactive, a team player, willing to lend a hand where needed and have exceptional attention to detail.

This job has been filled

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Job: Senior Picture Researcher – The Times – London

Spotted this on the News UK site:

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Senior picture researcher, features

‘The Times is looking for a senior picture researcher to work across The Times daily, weekly and special features supplements. The Times picture department is made up of professional, energetic and highly creative journalists who work across all sections and publishing platforms to visually enhance our journalism.’

‘The Times senior features picture researcher supports the features picture editor to create compelling picture packages and build strong relationships with section editors and designers.’

Full details and to apply here

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Job: Account Executive – Robert Harding World Imagery

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Robert Harding World Imagery are looking for an experienced Account Executive who will be responsible for successfully generating new business opportunities plus building and maintaining ongoing client relationships.

The Account Executive will work together with other departments within the organisation to ensure that their individual accounts run smoothly from both a technical and administrative perspective.

The role requires proven sales skills with product expertise and creative thinking / problem solving skills, along with experience managing time scales, working to plan, and achieving results.

Responsibilities/Tasks
• Successfully meet and exceed monthly sales targets through a combination of proactive telesales and client visits
• Build, maintain and optimise professional relationships from an existing client base
• Extract key information to understand client business needs to deliver appropriate solutions to maximise sales
• Review and identify opportunities for new business development
• Provide detailed reporting on account activity as requested

What you will need:
• Proven successful business development experience essential
• Proven successful account management experience essential
• Experience of working to targets and deadlines essential
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
• Highly organised, flexible and positive “can-do attitude”
• Self-motivated and driven to succeed, with the ability to work unsupervised and within a team to achieve both individual and company objectives
• Excellent attention to detail
• Industry-related experience very advantageous

Salary and bonus scheme based upon experience

Please send your CV and covering letter by email to robert@robertharding.com
Closing date 18th November 2014

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Job: Picture Editor/Researcher – Loaded magazine London, needs to be filled asap

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Relaunched, legendary men’s magazine Loaded is seeking a:
Picture Editor/Researcher on a part-time/freelance basis.
London (Central) Salary: Competitive.

• National magazine/newspaper experience required, with a full contacts book.
• You will be working alongside Director of Photography for the magazine, Dave Hogan.
• Passionate, imaginative and resourceful picture research is a must, plus negotiation skills and knowledge of InDesign, picture licensing and legalities are required.

This position needs to be filled asap. To apply please send a one page CV to aarontinney@loaded.co.uk, lianicholls@loaded.co.uk

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Job: Photo Syndication Sales Executive – Newspaper group – London

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News UK is a great company full of talented, dedicated and creative people. We are a company which has journalism at its very heart. Our newspapers and associated websites are some of the most powerful media brands in the English speaking world, reaching 30 million people each week. They are very different products with different values and different strengths, but all are united by a commitment to independent journalism that connects with our customers.

News UK is a company which thrives on pace. Our people stretch themselves on a daily basis, challenging the status quo to produce the best service possible to our readers and customers. We embrace creativity and initiative and we have some of the most talented people in the industry.
If you want to work for one of the world’s most exciting, challenging and creative media organisations then News UK is the place to build your career.

We are seeking a Syndication Sales Executive (for a 15 month contract) who will work with existing and new customers in licensing content across the world. You will be required to demonstrate thorough knowledge of our content , a clear understanding of the licensing of content and the ability to build and develop relationships with editorial teams and contributors enabling you to identify and drive new sales opportunities.

Key Tasks / Result Areas
• Drive monthly sales to achieve/exceed personal targets and in support of the overall revenue targets. Ensure you are aware of the value of each sale by having a good understanding of our royalty commitments and any cost of sale
• Ensure all customer inquiries/opportunities are dealt with promptly and efficiently
• Maintain up to date knowledge of all systems used by the Syndication team and input to the development roadmap of ‘local systems’ e.g. CRM, ecommerce & Profile websites
• Create opportunities to develop new sales/contract opportunities with customers by presenting our products and services to them
• Develop creative new ‘content packages’/services for sale
• Ensure your customers receive daily mail shots (as appropriate) and have access to view relevant collections via our e-Commerce platforms
• Develop a good working knowledge of syndication contracts, including agent agreements, and any exclusivity offered which needs to observed
• Develop strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders e.g. Contributors, Editorial departments, etc
• Ensure full compliance with CRM processes and input all sales leads, opportunities and associated outcomes in real-time
• Follow up with lapsed customers to understand their requirements with a view to re-establishing a business relationship
• Assist with the development and implementation of marketing strategies to existing and new customers to drive sales opportunities
• Clear rights with contributors where the rights status is unclear or they are not yet signed up to syndicate
• Liaise with Editorial departments to establish content rights and clearance
• Have an excellent understanding of your sector/territories and continually look for opportunities to extend the scope of News Syndication and increase its customer base
• Work with and provide direction to Sales Support team in support of meeting our customers requirements
• Determine annual sales strategy for your sector and input to overall department sales strategy
• Participate in sales/creative meetings to share customer experiences and content information/opportunities
• Be involved in the planning process and exhibiting at trade shows to maximise the effectiveness

Key Skills
• Proven prospecting, negotiation and closing skills
• Excellent understanding of the sales cycle, including personal and departmental performance against targets
• Strong understanding of copyright and content licensing
• Read trade press, quality press and relevant information to maintain up to date knowledge for the media and syndication marketplace.

Please send CV & covering letter to Darren Hendry: Darren@newssyndication.com

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Job: Full-time Account Executive / Sales Person for Natural History Picture Library

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Ardea is one of the UK’s leading Natural History picture libraries and has been supplying the publishing, media and design industries with high quality images of wildlife, pets and the environment for over forty years. We are looking to grow the client facing team in line with plans to develop the business over the next few years. Consequently, we are seeking an enthusiastic and knowledgeable new member of staff to join our sales team.

Responsibilities will include:
• Pro-active development of business with new and existing clients via telephone, email and face to face visits.
• Online picture research from the large collection of images already scanned and available through the website.
• Prioritising picture requests so that all deadlines are met comfortably.
• Regular contact with clients in order to check on project progress and to maintain good long term working relationships with clients.
• Negotiation of picture usage fees with a broad range of clients.
• Liaising with photographers regarding rights and general queries

Skills and qualifications ideally required
• Excellent communication and telephone skills.
• A good eye for detail.
• A keen interest in and knowledge of natural history.
• Broad general knowledge.
• Proven administrative experience and computer literacy.
• Proven ability to prioritise work.
• Education to degree level, ideally in a natural history related subject.
• Foreign language skills would be advantageous, but not essential.
• Prior experience working in a picture library.
• Experience with merchandising clients especially in the areas of greetings cards and calendars.

Or by post to:
Paul Brown
Ardea
59 Tranquil Vale
London
SE3 0BS

Deadline: Friday 17th October 2014

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Job: Sales Executive – Maternity Cover (6 Month) – Illustration stock agency London

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Sales Executive – Maternity Cover (Fixed Term 6 Month Contract)

Ikon Images is an exciting new boutique stock agency specialising in the very best of contemporary illustration. Based in the creative district around Charlotte Street in the heart of London’s West End, our portfolio includes numerous award-winning artists, highly sought after for their commercial work and many offering their images for licensing for the very first time.

Role

A highly proactive role involving all aspects of initiating, developing and servicing direct sales to a wide range of UK based publishing, advertising and design companies.

Responsibilities

• Planning and executing an agreed program of marketing activities. Related budgeting, scheduling and reporting
• Identifying prospects and proactive calling to introduce Ikon Images content and services
• Developing opportunities for face to face meetings with potential customers and key accounts
• Following up on customer registrations, lightboxes and downloads.
• Development and maintenance of client database
• Negotiation of usage fees on individual image sales as well as the development and negotiation of price deals with key accounts
• Maintain and update aspects of the ikon-images.com site, communicate new content news and develop social media opportunities

Experience

• At least one year outbound/inbound sales experience in a stock photo agency, media or creative environment
• Strong customer service skills with a track record of engaging with customers and converting sales leads into new business
• Excellent communication and presentation skills

We are offering a good basic plus generous commission with expected earnings in excess of £32,000 per annum. Commission is uncapped so there’s the potential for the right person to earn considerably more.

***This position has been filled | This position has been filled ***

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