Wanted: Freelance Picture Editor – 2 weeks cover – to manage catalogue post-shoot prep – London

This in from a PAN reader looking for a Freelance Picture Editor for a 2 week cover:

Hi Will, I’m looking for some freelance cover in early April for a couple of weeks.
Manage photography post shoot for a large catalogue including editing, client approval & releasing to repro.
Attention to detail a must & excellent knowledge of photoshop, bridge, indesign & DAM’s essential.
The work is with a magazine publisher and based in Shoreditch, London

• If you are free through April drop me a line – will@photoarchivenews.com – and I will send your mail on.

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Job: Picture Editor – Media Owner London – Up to £40k

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Picture Editor | London
Our client is one of the UK’s most successful multimedia companies and is renowned for the world-class content published by its newspapers, websites and mobile site and apps. They currently require a Picture Editor to liaise with clients, sales teams and editorial colleagues and come up with image solutions that best serve clients’ needs as they strive to produce the best quality campaign executions across and other commercial editorial projects.

Key duties include;
• commission and produce original photographic shoots
• research photos from image library and call in PR Shots
• attend internal briefing meetings
• work to client and editorial deadlines
• manage budgets
• deputise for Head of Photography

Skills and Experience needed;
• strong ability to deliver fast picture research
• knowledge of Creative Suite Products
• national photographer and picture agency contacts
• strong ability to meet deadlines
• good IP knowledge and licensing
• good interpersonal skills
• ability to meet deadline and work under pressure

For a full job spec, please contact james@createselect.com

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Job: Picture Editor – TMG – London

Spotted on The Telegraph careers site

Due to our continued development TMG is looking to recruit a Picture Editor within our Create Team. Create is a rapidly growing commercial unit within TMG, that produce branded content solutions for a variety of clients across all key sectors and media.
Full details and to apply here

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Job: Temporary Picture Editor – Rough Guides

spotted by a PAN reader on the Penguin site
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‘Rough Guides is one of the leading publishers of travel guides. We are currently looking for an innovative and creative Picture Editor to source pictures for a diverse range of titles and destinations. Working for the DK Travel Division, the main focus will be working on Rough Guides titles, although there will be the opportunity to work on both DK and Rough Guides brands.’
Full job details at to apply

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Job: Account Executive – StockFood / living4media – London

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Position: StockFood / living4media Account Executive
Location: London
Responsible to: General Manager
Communicates & Cooperates with: External StockFood clients; Global StockFood team

Position Overview:
This position is an important sales role, responsible for supporting existing relationships in order to achieve monthly/quarterly sales targets and customer satisfaction goals. In addition, the Sales Executive will consistently seek opportunities to increase service levels and add value and relevance to the customer offering.

Key Result Areas:
· Meet and exceed sales targets as assigned.
· Seek out new business and grow existing business.
· Maintain service levels and drive revenue through relationship management.
· License rights to images and service new and existing accounts as assigned.
· Provide photo research and organize image delivery.
· Negotiate pricing within established guidelines.
· Support all pre/post sales activity as and when required.

Key Skills / Experience / Knowledge / Qualifications / Attributes:
· Prior experience working in sales to targets
· Strong picture research ability
· Ability to offer exemplary customer service in a results-driven environment
· Outgoing and confident with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
· Able to build rapport with client contacts and understand their needs.
· Team player: Work collaboratively with colleagues.
· A high standard of written and spoken English
· Reliable, organized, and detail orientated
· Ability to handle deadlines and multiple clients
· Ability to work independently while keeping management informed at all times
· Must be computer literate.
· Degree or equivalent

Teamwork & Communication
· Work as part of the StockFood community to create a positive, tolerant and harmonious work environment
· Deal with all staff in a helpful, courteous and respectful manner
· Communicate ideas which may improve the efficiency, performance or standards of your department and be open to the consideration of new ideas
· Actively participate in the giving and receiving of constructive feedback to ensure understanding and open team relationships.

Policies & Procedures
· Actively ensure that the workplace is kept free from harassment, bullying behaviour and discrimination through thoughtful behaviour and leading by example
· Work in accordance with StockFood policy and procedural guidelines
· Comply with all Occupational Health and Safety guidelines, reporting any potential risks or hazards
· Follow safe work practices for self and others.

Please send your CV and cover letter in support of your application, as well as salary expectations to recruitment@stockfood.co.uk.

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Job: News Picture Researcher – Mirror Online

spotted on the Trinity Mirror jobs pages:

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News Picture Researcher
‘Mirror Online is growing fast and we want a news know-it-all who NEVER gets tired of the latest story to join our picture desk.’
Full details and to apply

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Job: Sports Picture Researcher – Mirror Football – Online

spotted on the Trinity Mirror jobs pages:
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Sports Picture Researcher for Mirror Football
Mirror Online is looking for a top notch Sports Picture Researcher to join its rapidly expanding team.
You will know football inside out and have an excellent knowledge of sport in general.
Full details and to apply

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Job: Overnight Picture Researcher – Mirror Online

spotted on the Trinity Mirror jobs pages:
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Overnight Picture Researcher – Mirror Online
Are you a night owl who loves news, sport and showbiz? Then this could be the perfect role for you.
Mirror.co.uk is looking for an Overnight Picture Researcher to make sure we deliver the best content to our readers 24/7.
Full details and to apply

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Job: Sales Executive – Historical picture library – London

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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 Sales Manager in developing and building revenue among a wide range of new and existing clients. Working as part of a small but dedicated sales and research team, you will be self-motivated and a great communicator, with an excellent general knowledge and demonstrable passion for history, heritage and the Mary Evans brand. You will be able to engage customers on all levels by confidently articulating the library’s unique offering and convert leads and prospects into quantifiable revenue growth.

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.
• Supporting the Sales Manager with sales and marketing projects
• Occasional picture research to provide cover for colleagues
• Attendance at relevant trade shows

Skills and qualifications ideally required
• Excellent communication and telephone skills.
• Prior experience working in sales in a picture library.
• Outgoing and confident.
• A high standard of written and spoken English
• A broad general knowledge and proven interest in history preferable.
• 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.

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 Luci Gosling at luci.gosling@maryevans.com

Or by post to:
Luci Gosling
Mary Evans Picture Library
59 Tranquil Vale
London
SE3 0BS
Deadline: Monday 9th February 2015

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Job: Part-time Picture Library Administrator and Researcher | 3-4 days per week

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Part-time Picture Library Administrator and Researcher | 3-4 days per week.

Lebrecht Music & Arts is an established specialist culture library. We have in-depth coverage of music and literature and the historical context in which creators of the arts flourished. Our small and friendly library is based in leafy St Johns Wood in north-west London.

Main responsibilities are to:
• develop existing relationships and create new relationships with clients via e-mail and telephone
the ability to prioritise picture requests and cope with deadlines
• negotiate picture usage fees for a broad range of licences, including digital media
• carry out picture research online on our own collection and on our partners’ collections
• caption images required for research projects and to be comfortable enough with computer systems to process the images
• fulfil all the behind the scenes work connected with these functions such as invoicing, chasing usages, updating data information, and the ability to spot problems or errors before they become crises
• promote imagery via blog, Facebook, Twitter

Skills and qualifications ideally required:
• accessible and focused communication and telephone skills
• excellent written English, with good grammar and spelling
• intuitive computer skills and working familiarity with Photoshop, Excel, Word, databases
previous experience working in a photo library, particularly on the administrative side with a good understanding of how an office functions
• familiarity with copyright law
• good with figures and used to keeping basic accounts
• education to degree level – can be arts or sciences
• French and/or German is a benefit
• good eye for detail
• a visual awareness
• interest in photography is a benefit
• interested in innovating ideas

To apply, please send your CV plus a covering letter supporting your application and your salary expectation to Elbie Lebrecht at elbie@lebrecht.co.uk

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Job: Senior Account Executive – Int visual content licensing agency – NYC

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Senior Account Executive NYC Salary – Depending on experience – Permanent

Job description
Our client is a fast-growing visual content licensing agency, internationally based. Their extensive online image collection includes royalty-free photography, vector illustration and video that is updated daily by their contributor community of artists. They seek a Senior Account Executive for their New York office to develop business with customers in the creative and media industry, graphic design and advertising agencies, print and online publishers.
Full job spec and to apply here

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Job: New Business Executive ­- Advertising and Corporate ­ London – 123RF

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Position overview New Business Executive -­ Advertising and Corporate – London
The New business executive is responsible for the creation of new business for 123RF as well as conversion of inactive clients and development of existing clients into higher spenders .The new business executive is the driving force for revenue growth for their sector by means of client research and mapping, outbound calls, field sales and client negotiations

As 123RF continues to grow we are expanding our team based in our Brick Lane office. The current market presents a huge growth opportunity for our business and we are seeking someone to help us source and introduce new clients as well as grow revenue from existing clients.
This is a chance to join a supportive and entrepreneurial environment that welcomes new ideas, encourages individuals strengths and offers a flexible working environment.

Core Functions
The new business executive will be comfortable and familiar with the image buyer and associated stakeholders across multiple market sectors in the UK and understand how to steer the client through the sales cycle at the highest level.

● Source and map clients from the existing database based on revenue potential
● Work with Sales Support to generate prospect lists
● Cold and warm calls to prospects and clients
● Field sales visits to clients as well as webex meetings
● Generate 75% of incremental revenue from new clients and 25% from existing accounts
● Sell and implement our Corporate + system to qualified prospects
● Build relationships with key decision makers
● Map large accounts and identify stakeholders and opportunities
● Conduct high level negotiations and preparation of pricing and service agreements
● Communicate effectively with the inbound team in order to achieve a smooth client
experience
● Use CRM and other tools effectively to improve ROI and enable effective management
reporting
● Collaborate with inbound team on client experience and problem resolution post sale
● Input in marketing collateral and initiatives
● Participating in events like tradeshows, seminars and other industry events including
occasional evenings

Requirements
The candidate has a track record of closing large Corporate Sales and will be highly skilled at communicating with clients at all levels of the organisation and be comfortable communicating via email, phone or face to face visits.

● An established network of decison makers and influencers in the stock photo industry.
● Ability to work autonomously under own initiative with minimal supervision.
● Minimum of two years direct outbound sales experience in image licensing or related
service.
● Self­motivated, proactive and able to generate a strong pipeline of Sales and close on
a consistent basis to achieve targets.
● Revenue focused and a strong desire to achieve growth.
● Ability to listen and understand each client’s needs and how to convert opportunities
into sales.
● Thrives in an entrepreneurial environment.
● Ability to balance both account management and new business to achieve revenue
target.
● Familiarity with CRM software and a strong attention to detail.

Company Description
123RF is a dynamic and expanding image agency that delivers a vast array of budget­friendly commercial and editorial images, video footage, audio clips, logo designs and illustrations. Established in 2005 123RF now ranks as the leading global provider of content. We currently have over 200 employees in multiple geographies that are passionate about 123RF because we collaborate with the photographer community and make content affordable for everyone. Our client­facing teams provide local market support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and we provide innovative world­leading solutions that simplify the process of managing and buying content.

Excellent Salary Plus Commission

Please send CV and cover letter to phil@123rf.com

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Job: New Business Executive -­ Benelux (Based in Amsterdam) – 123RF

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Applications in Dutch please

Position overview New Business Executive -­ Benelux (Based in Amsterdam)
The New business executive is responsible for the creation of new business for 123RF as well as conversion of inactive clients and development of existing clients into higher spenders .The new business executive is the driving force for revenue growth for their sector by means of client research and mapping, outbound calls, field sales and client negotiations
As 123RF continues to grow we are expanding our team based in the center of Amsterdam. The current market presents a huge growth opportunity for our business and we are seeking someone to help us source and introduce new clients as well as grow revenue from existing clients.
This is a chance to join a supportive and entrepreneurial environment that welcomes new ideas, encourages individuals strengths and offers a flexible working environment.
Core Functions
The new business executive will be comfortable and familiar with the image buyer and associated stakeholders across multiple market sectors in the Benelux and understand how to steer the client through the sales cycle at the highest level.

● Source and map clients from the existing database based on revenue potential
● Work with Sales Support to generate prospect lists
● Cold and warm calls to prospects and clients
● Webex meetings with clients and a number of visits during International trips if
required
● Generate 75% of incremental revenue from new clients and 25% from existing
accounts
● Sell and implement our Corporate + system to qualified prospects
● Build relationships with key decision makers
● Map large accounts and identify stakeholders and opportunities
● Conduct high level negotiations and preparation of pricing and service agreements
● Communicate effectively with the inbound team in order to achieve a smooth client
experience
● Use CRM and other tools effectively to improve ROI and enable effective management
reporting
● Collaborate with inbound team on client experience and problem resolution post sale
● Input in marketing collateral and initiatives
● Participating in events like tradeshows, seminars and other industry events including
occasional evenings

Requirements
The candidate has a track record of closing large Corporate Sales and will be highly skilled at communicating with clients at all levels of the organisation and be comfortable communicating via email, phone or face to face visits.

● An established network of decison makers and influencers in the stock photo industry.
● Ability to work autonomously under own initiative with minimal supervision.
● Minimum of two years direct outbound sales experience in image licensing or related
service.
● Self­motivated, proactive and able to generate a strong pipeline of Sales and close on
a consistent basis to achieve targets.
● Revenue focused and a strong desire to achieve growth.
● Ability to listen and understand each client’s needs and how to convert opportunities
into sales.
● Thrives in an entrepreneurial environment.
● Ability to balance both account management and new business to achieve revenue
target.
● Familiarity with CRM software and a strong attention to detail.

Company Description
123RF is a dynamic and expanding image agency that delivers a vast array of budget­friendly commercial and editorial images, video footage, audio clips, logo designs and illustrations. Established in 2005 123RF now ranks as the leading global provider of content. We currently have over 200 employees in multiple geographies that are passionate about 123RF because we collaborate with the photographer community and make content affordable for everyone. Our client­facing teams provide local market support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and we provide innovative world­leading solutions that simplify the process of managing and buying content.

Excellent Salary plus commission

Please send CV and cover letter to marco@123rf.com

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Job: New Business Executive ­- Nordic Region (Based in Amsterdam) – 123RF

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Applications in English please

Position overview New Business Executive ­- Nordic Region (Based in Amsterdam)
The New business executive is responsible for the creation of new business for 123RF as well as conversion of inactive clients and development of existing clients into higher spenders .The new business executive is the driving force for revenue growth for their sector by means of client research and mapping, outbound calls, field sales and client negotiations

As 123RF continues to grow we are expanding our team based in the center of Amsterdam. The current market presents a huge growth opportunity for our business and we are seeking someone to help us source and introduce new clients as well as grow revenue from existing clients.
This is a chance to join a supportive and entrepreneurial environment that welcomes new ideas, encourages individuals strengths and offers a flexible working environment.

Core Functions
The new business executive will be comfortable and familiar with the image buyer and associated stakeholders across multiple market sectors in the Nordic and understand how to steer the client through the sales cycle at the highest level.

● Source and map clients from the existing database based on revenue potential
● Support the client service team in local language and existing clients where
appropriate
● Work with Sales Support to generate prospect lists
● Cold and warm calls to prospects and clients
● Webex meetings with clients and a number of visits during International trips if
required
● Generate 75% of incremental revenue from new clients and 25% from existing
accounts
● Sell and implement our Corporate + system to qualified prospects
● Build relationships with key decision makers
● Map large accounts and identify stakeholders and opportunities
● Conduct high level negotiations and preparation of pricing and service agreements
● Communicate effectively with the inbound team in order to achieve a smooth client
experience
● Use CRM and other tools effectively to improve ROI and enable effective management
reporting
● Collaborate with inbound team on client experience and problem resolution post sale
● Input in marketing collateral and initiatives
● Participating in events like tradeshows, seminars and other industry events including occasional evenings

Requirements
The candidate has a track record of closing large Corporate Sales and will be highly skilled at communicating with clients at all levels of the organisation and be comfortable communicating via email, phone or face to face visits.

● Speak at least one Nordic Language, English and preferably Dutch
● An established network of decison makers and influencers in the stock photo industry.
● Ability to work autonomously under own initiative with minimal supervision.
● Minimum of two years direct outbound sales experience in image licensing or related
service.
● Self­motivated, proactive and able to generate a strong pipeline of Sales and close on
a consistent basis to achieve targets.
● Revenue focused and a strong desire to achieve growth.
● Ability to listen and understand each client’s needs and how to convert opportunities
into sales.
● Thrives in an entrepreneurial environment.
● Ability to balance both account management and new business to achieve revenue
target.
● Familiarity with CRM software and a strong attention to detail.

Company Description
123RF is a dynamic and expanding image agency that delivers a vast array of budget­friendly commercial and editorial images, video footage, audio clips, logo designs and illustrations. Established in 2005 123RF now ranks as the leading global provider of content. We currently have over 200 employees in multiple geographies that are passionate about 123RF because we collaborate with the photographer community and make content affordable for everyone. Our client­facing teams provide local market support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and we provide innovative world­leading solutions that simplify the process of managing and buying content.

Excellent Salary Plus commission

Please send CV and cover letter to marco@123rf.com

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Job: Creative Operations Assistant – Tech Team – Image Source London

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Image Source are looking for a graduate, Creative Operations Assistant to join their Tech Team, reporting to the Creative Operations Manager.
The role involves extensive use of in-house systems (training will be given) and Excel (including the use of formulae and formatting).
The role relies on strong relationships with colleagues, photographers and distributors, this candidate will therefore be personable and be willing to work at developing relationships with all three of these groups.
Prior experience working in the stock industry and an interest in photography would be valuable.

Key Responsibilities
• Monthly distribution to our channel network
• Third Party content imports to website and internal systems
• Image clearance requests and restriction management
• Internal Quality Control of data
• Distributor setup, support and admin
• Support for the Direct Sales & Channel Sales Team

Skills Required
• Good Excel knowledge and manipulation skills
• Good communication & language skills
• Strong problem-solving & analytical skills
• Comfortable handling large quantities of data
• Clear technical interest and aptitude
• Ability to balance multiple priorities
• Flexible approach to working hours to meet deadlines
• Highly organised with an eye for detail
• Focused, proactive attitude
• Proficient with PC & Mac
• Team worker

Apply: Send your CV with a cover letter to hannah.zeffert@imagesource.com

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