Photo Editor

  • Job Description:
    • Conceptualize photo treatments with design director and assign photographers accordingly, especially for the feature well. Attend key shoots to ensure the magazine's vision is carried out. • Produce photo shoots: scout locations, organize shoot logistics, create call sheets, hire models/stylists/assistants as needed. • Coordinate with photographers to ensure files are delivered on deadline. • Negotiate fees with photographers within the budget; get contracts and photo releases signed. • Oversee and hire photo interns. • Nurture relationships with current roster of photographers; meet and develop relationships with photographers who should be working for the magazine.
  • Position: Photo Editor
  • Area of Focus: Photo
  • City: Boston
  • Region: BayArea
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: Sophisticated, intellectual, and full of charm, Boston is a world center of higher education, medicine, finance, and biotechnology, with some of the nation’s leading cultural institutions, best restaurants, trendiest shopping, top universities, and smartest people. Then there’s the other Boston: a city of power struggles, politics, expensive real estate, and cutting-edge music and arts. For more than 40 years, Boston magazine’s experienced writers, editors, and designers have captured all sides of our city with award-winning and insightful writing, and groundbreaking reporting and design. Our expository features, narratives, profiles, and investigative features tell our half-million monthly readers how this city works, while our unsurpassed, sophisticated service journalism helps them get the most out of it. We report which towns and neighborhoods are the most desirable, which schools and workplaces are at the top of the heap, which doctors are first-rate, and which restaurants, stores, and services are the Best of Boston®.
  • Benefits: Health, Dental, 401K
  • Company: Boston Magazine
  • Contact Address: 300 Massachusetts Ave. Boston, MA 02115
  • Contact Email:slacey@bostonmagazine.com
  • Contact Name: Scott Lacey
  • How to Apply: Interested parties should submit a cover letter, résumé, and a digital sample/portfolio PDF (no larger than 3 MB) or website URL to slacey@bostonmagazine.com
  • Job Requirements: A thorough knowledge of CS5 and CS6 (particularly photoshop) - 2+ years of editorial or equivalent experience - Strong conceptual thinking - A hands-on approach to idea generation - A modern, sophisticated visual sense
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