Photo Editor with Nature Publishing Group

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Nature, the international journal of science, seeks a talented, experienced Photo Editor for our Washington, DC editorial office. You will be part of a dynamic, award-winning London-based design and picture team, reporting to the Managing Picture Researcher in London.
 As part of the team, you will:
·         Source arresting images for weekly print and daily online stories, including news and opinion pieces
·         Arrange photo shoots.
·         Work closely with editors and designers to brainstorm/concept story visualization through photography
·         Champion excellence in photography
·         Handle administration in relation to the images you have sourced
Essential requirements
·         At least 5 years of full-time experience researching images for a news-oriented, deadline-driven media outlet
·         Undergraduate degree or equivalent
·         Experience commissioning original photography
·         Expert knowledge of copyright, licensing and permissions for images on multiple platforms (print, digital, social)
·         A passion for photography as means of conveying the gist of a story, and the ability to interpret image briefs
·         Background in science, technology or medicine preferred but not essential
·         Proven research skills, and comfort sourcing technical and scientific images
·         A genuine interest in science and arts
·         Ease with imaging software, MS office, and content management systems
·         Experience with video and multimedia a plus
·         Ability to travel to the UK for a few weeks each year
Personal qualifications
·         Thrives under pressure
·         Enthusiasm and perseverance
·         Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines
·         Meticulous attention to detail
·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
·         Team-player and problem solver
To apply: please send a resume and cover letter outlining how you meet our criteria including a link or links to your portfolio. Applications without portfolios will not be considered.
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