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Media / Picture Editor (Picture & Video) – Yachting (Full Time, Permanent)

Job Description

Media / Picture Editor (Picture & Video) – Yachting (Full Time, Permanent)
DFUSION – Royal Tunbridge Wells
Full-time, Permanent

Type: Full Time, Permanent
Location: Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Salary: Competitive (+Benefits)

DFUSION is an established technology supplier to luxury yachting and marina markets. We have developed a market-leading platform that powers some of the luxury yachting industry’s largest and most popular websites and industry tools, used by thousands of people every day.

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WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We are looking for a talented and motivated media editor to join our yachting content team in Tunbridge Wells. As part of our content team you will be responsible for working alongside our writers producing high-quality content for our client websites, industry tools and social networks.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who will take responsibility for the visual imagery and overall graphic language of our clients biggest digital platforms. You will need to think strategically about how to identify the most impactful images and video content to drive value for our global market and clients. You should be able to demonstrate a proven ability to originate and deliver well-crafted and clean content. The Media Editor will report to the senior management team.

It is essential that candidates are personable, deadline focused, with an excellent attention to detail.

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Experience & Essential Skills

We are now searching for a Photo Editor to work with us in our Tunbridge Wells office. The Photo Editor will report to the Senior Management team.

Responsibilities:

* Use insightful judgement to identify, edit and select the most impactful photographs ensuring that relevant aspects of a story or listing are covered.
* Prioritize image selection and transmit with consideration for the market, customers and deadlines.
* Create and edit captions & meta-data for accuracy and impact.
* Organising photography credits where necessary
* Maintain full awareness and interest in luxury market and superyachts.
* Maintain full understanding of the brands we represent and image preferences.
* Managing and maintaining the workflow of image research
* Chasing PR images
* Building and owning strong relationships within relevant digital communities
* To come up with innovative and lively content ideas
* To undertake any other duties as reasonably required from time to time
* General digital platform production duties
* Negotiating rates with picture libraries and photographers
* Delivery of video and pictures to relevant standard
* To source and create bold and provocative images to share across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
* Generating story ideas which will work well on social media

Skills
A successful candidate will have:

* A professional working knowledge of social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
* Excellent communication, negotiation and forward planning skills
* Understanding of picture copyright issues
* Knowledge of using a digital asset management system
* Creative eye and artistic sensibility
* Extensive experience with digital photo editing software, in particular, Adobe Photoshop / Lightroom
* Creativity, flair and a positive attitude
* Interest in travel, lifestyle and food photography
* Self-motivated and able to take instruction as well a as manage own workload efficiently
* Hands-On: You should love rolling up your sleeves and working alongside the team.
* Understanding of multimedia news gathering techniques
* Good attention to detail
* Proficient at creating and editing captions, keywords
* A confident, professional and friendly personality
* An exceptional attention to detail

Advantageous, but not essential:
* Able to take pictures and shoot and edit video
* Additional languages will be a plus
* Adobe Premiere & After Effects an advantage

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WHAT WE CAN OFFER

Apart from a great team to work within a friendly environment, we offer all employees a range of benefits, including:

* Competitive Salary
* Private Healthcare
* NEST Pension Scheme
* Career progression opportunities

Salary will be competitive and based on experience.

Want to join our editorial team in Tunbridge Wells in Kent? Apply now!

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APPLICATIONS
Please send your application with:
* CV inc. example urls and if appropriate your role in their creation
* Salary Expectations
* Availability / Notice Period (if applicable)

Job Type: Full-time based in Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Job Type: Full-time

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