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Job: Full-time picture researcher – Progressive Content

Progressive Content is seeking a full-time picture researcher based in our London office.


You are a picture researcher with publishing or creative agency experience. You have a comprehensive list of resources and contacts for images and can demonstrate strong time management skills to meet tight deadlines. A photographer’s eye for compelling visuals, a problem-solver, who is methodical, detail-orientated and organized with the ability to think clearly and calmly when under pressure. 

A polite, friendly and confident manner with strong verbal and written communication skills. You’re comfortable interacting with writers, photographers, venues and other organisations. Contributing to relevant meetings by advising on image availability and usage limitations, and provide suggestions to support content.

Experience in budgeting, software (Microsoft Office and Adobe PhotoShop) and knowledge of photography agencies and resources such as Getty, Alamy, Shutterstock, PA etc.


Progressive Content is a global agency operating in media and finance. In-house creative teams work with a network of more than 300 freelance creators to produce articles, videos, photography, illustration and animation


To research images, perform visual quality checks and supply all imagery in the correct size and format, tracking usage with existing agency agreements. Edit images in Photoshop to ensure images are sized/web ready. Caption and key word images appropriately and upload images through our content management system.

Build and maintain strong relationships with existing picture agencies and photographers, source new image contacts and keep up-to-date with copyright legislation on image usage rights and intellectual property rules.

Contribute to and revise processes to enhance and increase efficiency of existing archive of available assets and referencing.

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