ASSISTANT PHOTO EDITOR

  • Job Description:
    Nature Conservancy magazine, the award-winning, bimonthly publication of the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a dynamic Assistant Photo Editor with 2+ years of editorial experience to help document and depict some of the most beautiful and threatened natural places in the world--as well as the people who are working to protect them. The successful candidate will assist the magazine's Photo Director with photography assignments, research & editing, managing image file workflow, licensing images and payment of invoices, as well as work with the Art Director to coordinate creation of maps & illustrations. S/he will have excellent creative visual storytelling skills, a knack for photo research with stock agencies and other sources, and a knowledge of and passion for photographic history and styles, including natural history, conservation, reportage, portraiture, conceptual, and fine art. The successful candidate will be highly organized, a self-starting, independent worker, and willing to go the extra mile to create or find the perfect image. Excellent communication skills are required. Must be able to work well in a fun, collaborative team environment that requires working closely with freelancers, editors, designers, and other staff.
  • Position: Photo Editor, Assistant
  • Area of Focus: Photo
  • City: Washington D.C.
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: About The Nature Conservancy: The Nature Conservancy is the world's leading environmental organization — working to advance conservation for people and nature for over 60 years. Our mission is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. We work to protect myriad habitats in all 50 states and in more than 30 countries around the world to preserve the animals, plants and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth. magazine.nature.org
  • Benefits: 401K/403B, Dental, Flexible Hours, Health, Telecommute Policy
  • Company: Nature Conservancy magazine
  • How to Apply: Submit your resume and portfolio at www.nature.org/careers Job number: 43165
  • Job Requirements: Required knowledge/skills: Bachelor’s degree in photojournalism or related photography field and 2+ years editorial experience or equivalent combination. Must have an interest in environmental conservation issues. Newsstand/commercial magazine experience is a plus. Excellent and versatile skills in conceptual thinking, writing and verbal communications, and project management are required. The position will be based in Arlington, Virginia, and report directly to the Photo Director. Salary commensurate with experience; generous benefits package.
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