Photo Operations Manager

Washington, DC
Jul 07, 2022
Nov 02, 2022
Full Time
Application Instructions

Please list all professional experience and explain any gaps in employment history. All of your application materials, which may include PDF files of work samples and/or links to audio, video, photography or graphics, must be uploaded to the field labeled Resume/Cover Letter/Work Samples to be considered for the position.

Job Description

The Washington Post photo team seeks an experienced and highly organized operations manager to support and manage all aspects of photo operations.

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated candidate with expert knowledge of Photoshop, Photo Mechanic, FTP transmission and other photo industry tools, along with office software such as Outlook, Excel, Word, Slack and Trello. Prior experience working with DAM systems and CMS publishing tools is a major plus.

This position reports to the director of photography and will work closely with top managers. Prior experience working in a fast-paced newsroom is required. Duties include managing relationships with internal teams to test and develop workflows and tools for our photo DAM and publishing systems; directing technical training and onboarding for staff photography assignment editors and photojournalists; updating and maintaining freelance photojournalist filing instructions and protocols; and managing contracts, expenses and invoices for external photo vendors.

This position is based in our Washington newsroom.

Interested candidates should upload a résumé with links to their work and a cover letter outlining the experience they would bring to the position to our jobs portal. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled, but those received by 07/20/2022 will be prioritized. All application materials can be uploaded to the same field. Your cover letter should be addressed to Director of Photography MaryAnne Golon and Managing Editor Kat Downs Mulder.

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

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