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Assistant Photo Editor

Job ID: 68950
Job Views: 582
Location: Washington, , United States
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Job Category: Magazines
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 04.06.2023

Job Description

Washingtonian magazine, located in Washington, DC, is currently seeking a motivated and talented full time Assistant Photo Editor to join our art team. The ideal candidate will have the chance to make an impact on our award-winning suite of publications: Washingtonian magazine, Washingtonian Weddings and our Custom Media editions. Our work is currently hybrid.

Responsibilities include:

-Extensive and creative photo research for front and back of book and feature stories as needed

-Commissioning and producing photography for the magazine including portrait, still life and reportage

-Clearing rights and permissions for all images and talent, as necessary

-Gathering credit and caption information

-Working with design/production teams during the proofing process to submit images for color and retouching

-Sourcing and pitching new photographers, artists and photo essay ideas

-Processing invoices and keeping track of budgets

-Opportunities for shooting editorial stories for print and/or web

-Any other administrative duties that may be required from time to time relevant to the roleTips: Provide a summary of the role, what success in the position looks like, and how this role fits into the organization overall.

Job Requirements


-BA or BS degree required and 1 year professional experience in stock photography, photojournalism, or photo editing for a magazine, newspaper, or picture agency field

-VERY strong multitasking and organizational skills while using initiative and being proactive

-Knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, InCopy and InDesign

-Have an understanding of call sheets, usage rights and confidence in negotiating image fees

-Ability to work independently in a fast paced, deadline driven environment, a keen eye for detail

-Excellent communication skills and can communicate your ideas in a lively, collaborative environment

-Knowledge of copyrights, licenses and permissions is a plus

-A love of photography is required. Being a photographer is a plus.

How to Apply:

Please send your cover letter, résumé, salary requirements, and samples (no larger than 10MB) or a link to your online portfolio to Photo Director, Anna Marina Savvidis at with ASSISTANT PHOTO EDITOR in the subject line.

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