Picture Assistant - Women's Health for Hearst UK

  • London  
    perm  
    Competitive  
  • Company
    Hearst  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    26 October 2018  
    Posted on
    27 September 2018  

THE DETAILS:

Women’s Health is looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking and visually creative Picture Assistant to join its busy picture desk. The role is extremely diverse and will require someone who is passionate about all aspects of working on a picture desk, from sourcing the most glamorous and exciting agency images, to helping organise photo shoots and negotiating fees.

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Researching and selecting the perfect library images to suit varying briefs 
  • Working within budgetary constraints
  • Thinking creatively and working with an innovative approach
  • Working with the Art team to ensure all pages are consistent with the style of the brand
  • Going to shoots and art directing where necessary
  • Devising clever visual ideas for shoots, compiling references and sourcing props
  • Maintaining an efficient and accessible filing system for all archives and current material being used in the magazine.

ABOUT YOU:

  • Experience in an administrative role on a picture desk 
  • Great relationships with and knowledge of picture libraries 
  • Demonstrable interest in and enthusiasm for photography and magazines
  • Excellent organisation and administrative skills
  • Fast learner, team player, approachable and self-motivated
  • Knowledge of Adobe suite, including PhotoShop, InDesign and Bridge
  • Knowledge of Microsoft suite, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Calm under pressure, fast worker
  • Positive, passionate and enthusiastic

To apply please send us your CV and completed task below.

  • Find a set of fitness images that you think would appear in Women’s health 
  • Find a picture to represent this feature – ‘What happens when I exercise on a hangover?’ 
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