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Job Summary

Reporting to the Group Picture Editor the Picture Editor is responsible for the picture content of a variety of magazines.


This role involves researching a wide range of images and helping to manage the picture output.


The position also includes picture editing related specials and cover mounts.

Main responsibilities-Picture Editor Job Description

Key Responsibilities:  Picture Editor Job Description [cont]


Researching pictures from a variety of sources including record company, agencies, newspapers, the internet, magazines (including international) for all the strands attached to the magazine, both on and off the page eg Gossip emails.


Commissioning and directing a wide range of photo sessions including covers, features and fashion, finding studios, locations, props and booking make up and processing all necessary paperwork.


Liaising between departments such as marketing and buying to ensure picture requests are dealt with and essential information is passed on.


Attending editorial meetings and creative input for ideas for photos and features


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities-Picture Editor Job Description


Co-ordinating photo stories where appropriate booking models, hiring photographers, finding locations and directing weekend photo shoots approx. every 8 weeks


Picture Editor Job Description [cont]

Using Bulletin Boards to get free digital publicity shots


Negotiating rates with picture agencies within the budgets of the magazines and clearing rights for usage


Responsibility for processing invoices and marking up picture costs on the various in-house systems.


Updating monthly photo rights online


Ensuring copyright forms are signed by photographers for all commissioned shoots.


Working on relevant Specials and picture-led covermount gifts


Maintaining an efficient transparency library and digital archive and ensuring pictures are safely returned where appropriate



Photography of still life


To comply with all relevant safety rules, procedures and guideline and to be aware of responsibilities under the safety policy


To comply with policies on Diversity and to apply the principles of the policy when carrying out the role

Strong relevant experience of working on a magazine picture desk


Excellent communication and negotiation skills


Ability to multi task and prioritise work according to tight deadlines


Knowledge of Digital Asset Management system and understanding of picture copyright issues


Keen interest in photography and design, with knowledge of Adobe Photoshop 5, Acrobat Reader, Word and Excel software packages


Understanding of the aims and style of pre-teen and teen magazines and an appreciation of the subject matters


Picture Editor Job Description [cont]

Picture Editor Job Description