Assistant Photo Editor, WSJ. Magazine

Dow Jones
New York, NY
Dec 17, 2021
Jan 27, 2022
Job Type
Full Time
Job Description:

WSJ. Magazine is looking for a full time Assistant Photo Editor to join our team. Responsibilities include photo department administration, basic production of shoots, photo research, management of shoot budgets and accounting, developing and maintaining a network and knowledge base of photographers, galleries and agents and overseeing the workflow of the photo assistant. The ideal candidate will have a passion for photography, magazines, fine art, travel, design and current events. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills are essential as well as an eye for detail and grace under pressure and deadlines.

You will be based in New York and will report to the Executive Photo Director of WSJ. Magazine.

Responsibilities include:
  • General departmental administrative work
  • Preparing and sending out social media packages when stories publish online
  • Sending out issues to contributors the week of magazine release
  • Photo research
  • Entering annual photo competitions
  • Maintaining credit docs, inputting gutters, etc.
  • Maintaining the photo production calendar, sending out invites
  • Updating the lineup when shoot notices are received
  • Sending back match proofs
  • Maintaining photographer database
  • Coordinate in-house studio shoots
  • Uploading edits to server, creating edit folders, marking selects on server, etc.
  • Booking travel for photo/style teams
  • Assisting with shoot production
  • Identifying new talent and sharing with team
  • Pitching photographer ideas for shoots
  • Producing shoots, as needed
  • Management of budgets for shoots

Basic requirements:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of photography
  • Strong visual sensibility
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience in a magazine (or similar platform) photo department
  • Photo research experience
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Bridge)
  • Proficiency in Google Drive
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • LI-JA1-WSJ

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

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Req ID: 27912