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Job: Licensing Co-ordinator – Magnum Photos London

Full-Time | £25,000 per year

**Applications are closed for this job**

Magnum represents some of the world’s most renowned photographers, maintaining its founding ideals and idiosyncratic mix of journalism, art and storytelling. Magnum photographers share a vision to chronicle world events, people, places and culture with a powerful narrative that defies convention, shatters the status quo, redefines history and transforms lives. Magnum photographers are a rarity and the agency is self-selecting, with a 4 year long process. The membership has evolved over the years to encompass the work of almost 100 diverse photographers.

We have offices in New York, London, and Paris, and work with press, publishers, advertising, television, galleries and museums across the world. We have a traveling roster of over 100 exhibitions, education initiatives focused on the next generation of visual storytellers, an e-commerce platform, and an editorial platform telling stories across art, culture, news and photography to our audience of over 5.5 million.

About the role

We are looking for a Licensing Co-ordinator to work closely with the Global Head of Licensing to handle image copyright requests for a variety of clients on behalf of Magnum photographers and estates. This role would primarily be focused on working with editorial and publishing clients within the UK to fulfil reproduction requests as well as support other licensing projects and the global team.

We are ideally looking for someone with some understanding of copyright or image licensing but are open to any suitable candidates who can learn quickly.

The start date for this role will be October 2022.

Key Responsibilities
 Manage image requests
– Provide picture research
– Pricing and rights negotiation

Client Support
– Managing client accounts within CRM, maintaining up to date contact lists etc
– Customer service and assistance
– Keep track of requested images and follow up on usage and publication
– Invoicing and tracking payments

• Licensing agent liaison
– Assistance, support and approvals for licensing representatives in other territories
– Invoicing of agent sales reports
• Create marketing newsletters (monthly and breaking news), packaging contemporary and archival images into features and writing summary text
• Liaise with photographer representatives and photographers where necessary (obtaining approvals, coordination of interview requests)
• Provide support for larger archive and image projects across Magnum

Who you are
• Exceptionally organised with a keen eye for detail
• Able to adapt quickly to changing priorities, multitasking or last minute projects
 • Interested in current affairs, social issues, politics and history and of course photography
• An excellent relationship builder with strong communication skills
• Naturally inquisitive and collaborative team player, open and eager to engage with feedback
• A quick learner with a positive and upbeat nature
• Confident to communicate with clients via email, phone and in person
• Ideally experienced with Airtable, Google Workspace (Docs, Sheets etc), Slack
• Based in London
• French language skills are a plus

Minimum qualifications
• Study of photography, social history, politics, journalism or similar
• Excellent English language skills

**Applications are closed for this job**

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