Editorial Picture Researcher


Location - Alamy HQ, Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Contract type -Temporary - up to 9 months, maternity cover

Hours - 36¼ hrs per week - 9am to 5.15pm (Monday to Friday)

Reporting to - Picture Research Team Leader

Do you have a great eye for an image and think you've got what it takes to manage editorial clients in a fast changing environment?

As an editorial researcher you'll be working in a small, friendly team, researching for a range of clients, from helping magazines with their upcoming issues to book packagers and educational publishers. Each day will be different and you'll soon start to recognise returning clients in need of the perfect image. You might even spot the results of your hard work in the media.

Alamy sell images, video and live news to customers around the world. You'll mostly work with customers from the UK and US, but you may also provide a research service for customers based in Germany, Australia and India.

In this role we'll expect you to:

- Help manage the editorial inbox on a daily basis, prioritise and complete work to meet deadlines
- Confidently work independently within a small team 
- Handle the day to day pressures of an inbox that's continuously filling up
- Establish and maintain good working relationships with the internal sales team and external clients
- Organise and delegate work to freelancers as needed

To do this role, we're looking for someone who:

- Has experience working as a picture researcher 
- Is happy to work autonomously most of the time, but in the comfort of a small team
- Has excellent time management, works well under pressure and always meets deadlines
- Has an interest in photography and visual media
- Is organised, decisive and proactive
- Has good general knowledge
- Has great communication skills 
- Has a positive attitude and is adaptable to change
- Has a GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths

Please submit your application via the Alamy website.

Closing date: 28 February