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Photo Editor
HBR Group
Full Time
Brighton, MA
9/7/2018
JO-1809-1281

Harvard Business Review (HBR) is the world’s most influential source of management ideas and an innovative multiplatform media brand. Through its flagship magazine, books, and digital content and tools published on HBR.org, HBR aims to provide professionals around the world with rigorous insights and best practices to help lead themselves and their organizations more effectively and to make a positive impact. 

The Photo Editor sits at the intersection of a wide range of products, content and internal teams, and is responsible for maintaining the HBR voice and brand in print and all digital platforms. 

The right candidate will be resourceful, have a passion for all forms of photography, and have the ability to use found and assigned photography in creative and original ways to illustrate complex and often non-visual ideas. They will also have experience assigning and producing photo shoots for a variety of subject types, including studio and location portraits, reportage, conceptual still life and photo illustration. 

Responsibilities include: 
• Assign and Produce original photography for HBR print and digital platforms. 
• Research photography from both traditional and non-traditional photo sources. 
• Image support for daily digital content and social media in required file types, aspect ratios and file sizes 
• Image support for video, motion graphics and animation 
• Photo retouching, manipulation and enhancement. 
• Manage freelancers, photo budget and invoicing. Negotiate fees, secure photo rights and contracts 
• Organize and maintain databases of digital image files 

Qualifications: 
• BA in the visual arts or relevant work experience 
• Minimum of 5-years photo editing experience in a digital and print editorial environment. 
• Skilled in Photoshop and WordPress 
• Strong communication skills (written/verbal) 

This person will assume full ownership and responsibility for their work, including concept and ideation, stakeholder communication, research, assignments, defining and attending meetings, file management, meeting deadlines, purchasing, billing and invoicing. They should have a high level of competency working in Adobe Photoshop. Experience creating native social media content and video editing is a plus. 

Personality: 
We work in a collaborative community that, at its core, is defined by a friendly, collegial and respectful approach to what we do. The right candidate will be able to work directly with editors, designers, marketing, ad sales, senior management, and all other partners within the organization in a way that is constructive and fosters an environment of good will. 

 

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