Photo Editor – 221340UWTC
Volt Technical and Creative Communications
Positions Available: 1
Job Description: Photo Editor – Nonprofit
40 Hours Per Week – Contract Position
The Foundation Communications department of this nonprofit organization collaborates across their grant making programs and Operations teams to coordinate and generate both external and internal communications that are critical to advancing their objectives and promoting a consistent “shared identity” for the entire organization.
The Visual Communications team sits within Foundation Communications and is responsible for the visual identity of the foundation. Using photography, videography and design, this team creates or contributes to a wide variety of communications tools: field photography, brochures, fact sheets, web content, annual reports, packaged video programming, b-roll segments, multimedia stories and foundation-branded print collateral.
Position Summary and Responsibilities:
This role will manage a high volume of diverse photography assets and services across the foundation in an often fast-paced environment with rapidly shifting priorities. The Ideal candidate will be able to skillfully manage projects, photo edit and be responsible for ingesting images into the asset management system, while working under the creative direction of the Senior Photo Editor.
Being part of a small, in-house creative team requires the flexibility to wear multiple hats and the necessity to keep tight schedules.
Specific areas of responsibility include:
Hands-on editing and production
Edit in a photojournalist style with a heavy focus on storytelling
Edit all photos in the foundation’s archives
Collaborate with staff and vendors on all foundation projects requiring photography
Edit, color correct and convert new digital files sent from Photographer in the field or on location
Archive and organize materials into asset management system
Respond to, or oversee fulfillment of a stream of daily photo requests from foundation staff, Reporters and Consultants
Typical work week: 25% – communication (emails and image fulfillment), 50% – editing, 25% – asset management (library / filing digital and video images, etc)
About Our Client:
Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, this Foundation is dedicated to bringing innovations in health and learning to the global community. The belief that every life has equal value, led them to create this foundation in 2000 to help reduce inequities in the United States and around the world.
This is an estimated 90 – 120 Day contract position through Volt Technical & Creative Communication – a division of a Fortune 1000 publicly traded Staffing Industry Leader, which is headquartered in Bothell, Washington. We are among the largest IT staffing companies in the US for contract/temporary and direct hire placements and support most of the top rated IT companies in the Pacific Northwest.
Required Skills: Please rest assured that if your resume matches what is reflected in this job posting, you should receive a phone call from a Volt Recruiter to discuss this position with you.
Required Skills for this Photo Editor includes the following:
Photojournalist, Photo Editor and Storytelling skills
Ability to edit in a Photojournalist style with a heavy focus on storytelling
Excellent communication (verbal & written)
High attention to detail
Flexibility and agility – solid and fast paced environment (priorities and tasks changing and evolving)
Special Notes/Application Procedures: Special Instructions to begin the process:
Please email your resume to Volt at: firstname.lastname@example.org and it will be expedited to the Recruiter assigned to this position, to readily discuss this job with you!
Please use the entire job posting title in your subject line to ensure it gets routed to the correct Recruiter and we are correctly tracking correspondence back from UW Technical Communications: Photo Editor – 221340UWTC
Thank you for your attention to these details!
Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is dedicated to fostering diversity in the workplace.
Application Deadline: ASAP! Job will be listed until Jul 24, 2008
Duration of Position: 90 – 120 Day Contract
Pay Range: Over $25/hour
Contact Name: Kelly Ristow
Contact Email: email@example.com
Company URL: http://www.volt.com