Photo Assistant

Posted On: April 4, 2019

Journalism Job

Media Organization: New York Post

Company Description

Founded as a newspaper, the New York Post has evolved into a national digital brand. The flagship sites, and, and all of its digital products and social channels, are infused with the flavor and style of the original newspaper, but also purpose-built for the digital age. The Post offers the best news, business coverage, opinion - plus Page Six and The Best Sports in Town. The New York Post is available in print, on the web at and via iPad, Android and smartphone applications.

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated team player to join our Photo team here at the New York Post! This is a great opportunity to join an iconic media brand and a training opportunity for individuals wanting to build a career as a photo editor. The photo assistant will play a key role in the Managing Editor’s daily agenda and provide seamless administrative support for the photo department

Manage the Editor’s & Department calendar, screening calls, organize and coordinate meetings, arrange travel/car service when necessary and handle expenses.
Provide seamless coordination between freelance photographers, photo editors and the accounting department.
Occasional photo research duties.
Responsible for the department’s invoices, record keeping of monthly photo. Track usage of photos from agencies and royalties.
Request photos from PR contacts weekly for different sections/columns.
Register photographers for fashion week and help editors with any photo research. or bookings for models, photographers, etc.
Keep track of photo department’s vacation requests and weekly time sheets.
Manage and update the photo department’s files and contact sheets.

Degree in Photography or Journalism a plus.
Journalism/Newsroom/Photo experience (internships included) at a compatible publication a plus.
First class attention to detail required.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Must be able to problem solve occasional issues to a speedy and successful conclusion.
Ability to work independently but also a great collaborator and a team player.
Proven track record to manage multiple tasks and ongoing projects in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail and follow-ups.
Must be able to work some holidays.

To Apply

If interested, please contact Alex Bruno, HR Coordinator at