Assistant Picture Editor

The Press Association

The Press Association has a vacancy for an Assistant Picture Editor to work in our London newsroom.

You will be helping to lead our team of photographers to produce the must-see pictures and video of the day for print, online and the wider syndication market.

You will need to demonstrate:

  • A minimum of three years’ experience of working on a newspaper or agency desk
  • Razor-sharp news sense, to know what is news today – and what will be news tomorrow
  • Excellent written English
  • A good understanding of media law and the role of IPSO
  • The enthusiasm to generate off-diary picture ideas
  • A knowledge of social media as a source of news and pictures and as a way of showcasing our photographs
  • Skills in Photoshop and PhotoMechanic
  • The ability to prioritise your work in response to the fast-changing news agenda

The role involves evening and weekend working.

Please apply by email with AsstPicEd in the header to Martin Keene, PA Group Picture Editor


Closing date: Wednesday May 15.

Location: London

The company encourages applications from all sectors of the community.