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about 1 month ago
Future PLC
Location: Bath
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Digital Agency
Category: Digital Marketing Jobs
Job Purpose

Reporting to the Editor, you will play the main role in content creation and management for Future’s flagship photography title, Digital Camera. By directing your energies towards the creation of a series of regular tuition and technique based features and fulfilling magazine technique needs, you will ensure that our how-to content is best-in-class and we have the material we need to lead the sector. Your content will also be planned and delivered to help us generate exciting new bookazines, grow the associated website and deliver high-quality video-based products. You’ll be a proactive, detail-oriented and dynamic journalist as well as an advanced photographer who relishes explaining and teaching photographic principles.

Key role responsibilities

* Manage, create and plan the technique-based sections, content and budgets as applicable for Digital Camera magazine

* Work closely with the magazine and website editors, GEIC and Brand Director to ensure our technique content is best in class and produced and repurposed efficiently

* Plan, script and storyboard structured photography courses for video and print delivery

* Understand reader needs and plan content that helps address their requirements

* Continually generate new and exciting ideas for technique-based photographic learning

* Present practical camera techniques on camera

* Record and narrate screen capture-based photo editing tutorials

* Collaborate with team members to capture ‘doing shots’ in the field

* Work closely with the videographers to ensure we capture the best quality video and audio possible

* Direct video editors to ensure all videos display the highest production values possible

* Source and clear locations and models as and when required

* Attend Photography Group events and press conferences as and when appropriate/requested

* Deliver workshops at live training events ie The Photography Show/Photo Live as and when required

Some overnight stays away from home or out-of-hours working may be required from time to time when attending press events or shows or shooting on location.

What do I need to succeed

* An exceptionally high degree of photographic proficiency

* Excellent on-camera presentational skills

* The ability to explain things clearly to less skilled photographers verbally and in writing

* At least two years working in a techniques capacity on a photography title

* A very high standard of writing skills

* The ability to plan magazine-based features in a way that makes sense of complex technical information

* A good working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, the Camera Raw plug-in and Lightroom editing packages

* Ability to manage budgets

* Works well under pressure

* High attention to detail

* Flexible, highly adaptable attitude

* Fantastic organisational skills and time management

Nice to have

* Previously worked as a professional photographer

* Previous experience of working as a trainer

* A background in technical photography publishing

We’re dedicated to creating loyal fans of our brands, and the number is growing all the time. Our global reach is phenomenal with over 250 million consumers across 180 + world-leading brands. It’s an incredible privilege to have such a passionate audience base across our websites, magazines, social media and events.

Every kind of talent is celebrated here.. We hire for person not for the role, looking for people who share our ambitions to be bold and innovate, making Future a global success story.

Let’s do this!

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and a covering letter explaining why this is your dream job!

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