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Job: Associate Picture Editor – The Times – London

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Working for The Times is challenging, fast-paced and varied. For more than 220 years, The Times has commanded a position as an authoritative, insightful newspaper that informs and entertains its readers. We have borne witness to all the major news events since the Napoleonic age. Now, in the digital era, we are crafting and reinventing that journalistic skill to be relevant for web, tablet and mobile, as well as maintaining our award-winning reputation in print. There is always a place for talented, dedicated, flexible individuals at The Times. One of the outstanding, enduring features of the newspaper is its tolerance and good humour despite working hard and often long hours. The Associate Picture Editor is a key role in an experienced picture desk team.

Key responsibilities include:
• reading the news wires, with a good eye for a story
• excellent research skills
• picture editing when required
• manage the picture desk in the absence of the picture editor and deputy picture editor
• rich contact list both UK based and worldwide
• in-depth understanding of pictures and agencies, costings etc
• managing budgets and resources including photographers

Must have:
• strong journalistic background
• skilled in the art of meeting non-negotiable daily deadlines
• proven skills and experience in pictures and researching
• initiative and drive to succeed in a highly pressurised environment
• highly adaptable to change
• team player and positive attitude
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