Variety is looking for a Photo Editor

  • Job Description:
    Variety is currently looking for a passionate and energetic full-time Photo Editor to work with our creative team on its redesigned and re-imagined weekly magazine. Attention to detail and strong Photoshop skills are required. The Photo Editor will report to Variety's Directory of Photography. Photo editing tasks for this role will be primarily for print but may include occasional work on our digital edition, as well. Job description & Responsibilities - Commission front of book and feature photography - Manage department and work flow in Photo Director's absence Conceptualize photo shoots with Art Directors and liaise with section editors - Coordinate and assign event photography (Oscars, Emmy's, Film Festivals, etc.) - Provide thorough photo research for features and front of book sections - Source and pitch new applicable photographers - Prepare contracts for new contributors - Log weekly issue estimates and budgets - Oversee payment schedule for all vendors - Maintain and organize photo archive - Assist in basic image retouching for print and web as needed
  • Position: Photo Editor
  • Area of Focus: Photo
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Region: SoCal
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: Recognized and respected throughout the world of show business, Variety is the premier source of entertainment news. Since 1905, the most influential leaders in the industry have turned to Variety for timely, credible and straightforward news and analysis — information vital to their professions. Variety's parent company, Penske Media Corporation (PMC), is a leading digital media company founded by Jay Penske in 2004. PMC owns a unique and growing portfolio of lifestyle brands that provide the web's best original content in categories including entertainment, sports, breaking news, media, finance, tech, health, shopping, fashion, beauty, and automotive. Variety, Deadline, OnCars, Hollywood Life, HollyBaby, Movieline, TVLine, BGR, Young Hollywood Awards, The Style Awards, and Breakthrough of the Year Awards are all part of the expanding PMC portfolio. For more information on PMC and its brands, please visit www.pmc.com or its digital properties directly.
  • Benefits: Health, dental, vision, 401K are all offered.
  • Company: Variety magazine / Penske Media Corporation
  • Contact Address: 5900 Wilshire Boulevard 31st Floor Los Angeles, CA 90036
  • Contact Email:careers@pmc.com
  • Contact Name: Lauren Gullion
  • How to Apply: Please send an email with cover letter and resume.
  • Job Requirements: Job Qualifications: - Candidates should have a minimum of five years of editorial experience - Candidates need to have in depth and established relationships with photographers and photo agencies - Candidates must have a passion for the entertainment industry - Candidate must be very efficient, organized and able to work on multiple projects under tight deadlines. - Relationships with film and TV contacts a plus - Must have strong Photoshop skills
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