Photographer

  • Bristol  
    perm  
    Competitive  
  • Company
    Reach Plc  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    2 November 2020  
    Posted on
    2 September 2020  

Job Introduction:

We are looking for an experienced Photographer to join our teams in the South West. As Photographer you will be responsible for producing the highest standard of creative photojournalism to supply images for our titles and our multimedia platforms.

In the role you will report to Head of Pictures, with a dotted reporting line into local content editors for daily decision making and rota setting. This role will involve close liaison with a number of individuals, including the Head of pictures, night picture editor, picture desk staff and reporters.
 

We are Reach because it's what we do.

Every day our newsbrands - national and regional, in print and online - reach millions of people up and down the country. We are the UK's largest news publisher, with influential national newsbrands such as the Daily Mirror, Daily Express, Sunday People, Daily Record, and more than 100 distinguished regional titles.

Our brands have a long heritage of being trusted sources of news and information, with our editorial conviction and high standards of journalism providing audiences with timely information and opinion across multiple platforms. Our network of over 50 websites provide 24/7 coverage of news, sport and showbiz stories, with over 15 billion page views in 2019.
 

Key Responsibilities:

  • To photograph live breaking news stories, features and live sport on assignments.
  • Work closely with others concerned with a story, such as journalists and picture editors, and agree the photographic requirements for a story.
  • Prepare and send digital photographs for newspaper publication and online to deadline.
  • You need to be where the story is, so expect to work unsocial hours including evenings and weekends, especially working on live news.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge about current news stories.
     

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Be able to shoot digital pictures and video for use in print and on our multimedia platforms and operating lights and backdrop/screens.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Experience of taking pictures, using initiative to deliver strongest quality images for use across Reach network.
  • Media law training.
  • Familiar with IPSO and editor code of conduct.

Package Description:

In addition to competitive salaries, 25 days holiday and a contributory pension scheme, Reach plc have a wealth of flexible benefits on offer. These include holiday purchase up to five days per year, discounted gym membership, cycle scheme, a technology scheme in conjunction with Curry's PC World, car scheme, health cash plan, employee loans and lots of high street discounts! Our business is fully committed to health and wellbeing in the workplace with an employee assistance programme and trained mental health first aiders across the business.

Reach plc believe diversity brings benefits for our customers, our business and our people. This is why we are committed to being an inclusive employer and encourage applications from all suitable applicants irrespective of background, circumstances, age, disability, gender identity, ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation. We will be reviewing applications as they are received so please don't delay in submitting your application.

On submitting your application you should receive a confirmation email - if you do not please contact us.

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