We’re Hiring! Photo Editor, AnOther

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We are looking for a Photo Editor to plan, coordinate and deliver photographic production for AnOther Magazine and anothermag.com

About Us  

Dazed Media is the world’s leading independent fashion and culture media brand.

Twenty-five years ago, Jefferson Hack and Rankin Waddell set up a magazine that would become a movement: Dazed & Confused. The title became a lightning rod for cultural provocation – radically reframing international style culture. Today, we are an agenda-setting publishing powerhouse and the most efficient way to reach the world’s most influential audiences.

Dazed Media powers an ever-evolving network of premium digital channels and iconic print titles including Dazed, AnOther, Another Man, Hunger and Nowness.

The company also encompasses a pioneering creative studio, award-winning video production, exclusive events, industry-leading talent network and efficient third-party distribution. Dazed Media Studio specialises in fashion, luxury and lifestyle communications. We partner with the world’s most ambitious brands and agencies to create brave, pioneering ideas for a global influencer community.

Select clients: Alexander McQueen, Apple, Beats by Dre, Belstaff, Burberry, Chanel, Channel 4, Converse, Diesel, Gucci, Liberty, LVMH, Mercedes-Benz, Miu, Miu, Nike, Ray-Ban, Samsung, Swarovski.

About the role: Photographic Editor; AnOther Magazine

Plan, coordinate and deliver photographic production for AnOther Magazine and anothermag.com.

Reporting to: Editor In Chief, Fashion Director, AnOther Magazine

Terms: 8-10 month contract
23 days annual leave plus public holidays.
Office located on 2 Arundel Street, London WC2R 3DA
Creative and dynamic working environment

Duties, responsibilities & deliverables

Photographic Commissioning & Production

Print: AnOther & AnOther Magazine

  • Work closely with the Creative Director and Fashion Director to select and commission photography, considering issue themes, shoot narrative and aesthetics.
  • Oversee production across all editorial photo shoots alongside AnOther’s Photo Producer, managing shoot logistics including; studio or location hire, optioning hair, make-up and stylists and booking travel
  • Have regular and clear communication with the Paris based creative design studio, Fashion and Editorial Teams on all ongoing projects.
  • Attend all commissioning meetings
  • Nurture AnOther’s longstanding relationships with existing contributors and photography, styling, hair and make-up agencies; while continuing to foster new relationships with emerging talent.
  • Oversee the scheduling of all editorial photo shoots; managing the workflow and ensuring that all projects are commissioned to deadline.
  • Ensure all photography commissioning agreements are signed, returned and filed.
  • Allocate, manage and update shoot production budgets. Work closely with accounts team to reconcile budgets at close of issue.
  • Maintain direct and clear communication with the Print Production and Design Team to ensure all photographic content is delivered in the correct format and on schedule.
  • Research and secure image usages rights /copyright for any editorial features which require archive imagery, ensuring formats are delivered according to copyright holder requirements and guidelines.
  • Collate production credits for layout, fact and spell checking.
  • Check and sign off layouts for AnOther Magazine.
  • Express ideas for better efficiency, and help find solutions for production problems.
  • Review portfolios and reels to develop talent list for AnOther Magazine and anothermag.com

Digital: anothermag.com

  • Collaborate with the Online and Print Editors to commission current and exclusive photo and video content for Editorial and Creative Projects on anothermag.com.
  • Support the online editors in commissioning and editing the Fashion Week content.

Creative Projects:

  • Attend all preliminary meets with Dazed Media’s creative projects team
  • Brainstorm ideas on confirmation of project brief, suggesting photographers and videographers that will deliver on the brief creatively and within budget.
  • Devise several editorial options for the creative projects team to present to the client
  • Collate and update photographer list for partnered creative project proposals
  • Source examples of relevant past AnOther partnered creative projects in order to communicate an idea or concept as clearly as possible to the brand.

Skills, experience & personal attributes:

  • Passion for photography, film and art
  • Knowledgeable about photographers, videographers with a strong network of professional connections nationally and internationally.
  • Possess and understanding of the technical aspects of photography and film
  • Professional experience working with and resizing image files and post-production processes. Professional proficiency in Photoshop, In Design, Excel and Word.

How to apply

Email your CV and 1 page cover letter in PDF format letter, together with your salary expectations and any notice period you have in your current role to jobs@dazedmedia.com with Photographic Editor, AnOther in the subject heading

Notes:

This role is on an 8-10 month contract and based in London. You must hold the required visa to live and work in the U.K.

No Agencies please.

This job post will remain live until we have filled the position.