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Picture Collection Specialist - Meredith Corporation

Posted on May 28, 2019

Description

The Picture Collection, home to the LIFE Photo Archive, is hiring an enthusiastic and dedicated content management specialist to support the description and monetization of Meredith’s millions of historical photographs. You’ll work with us to provide images and assets to our internal and external partners, including editorial, licensing, fine art galleries, researchers, and other stakeholders.

Responsibilities

40%

Reporting to the Director, communicate and coordinate with brand licensing, gallery, and editorial partners to research, approve, and traffic images for assigned projects

30%

Scan original LIFE magazine negatives and/or prints, research and write caption notes, retouch, and upload to our various digital platforms and image partners to support monetization

10%

Manage daily product approvals and questions from our merchandise partners, including curating images and suggesting themes

10%

Assist the Director and Manager with collections analysis, exhibition preparation, gallery sales, licensing requests, photographer returns, and other duties

5%

Improve existing metadata and workflows in our internal archives database, Merlin

5%

Other research and support duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science, Museum Studies, or a related field

Experience:

At least one year working with photo assets, preferably in media

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong writing skills and ability to describe images clearly and succinctly
Knowledge of digital asset management systems; Photoshop; and Excel
The ability to learn new systems and manage multiple assignments
Problem solving ability and a self-starter attitude

Location

New York, NY

URL

https://meredith.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/EXT/job/New-York–NY-225-Liberty/Picture-Collection-Specialist_JR07091

To Apply

https://meredith.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/EXT/job/New-York–NY-225-Liberty/Picture-Collection-Specialist_JR07091