Photo Editor

Great opportunity for a Photo Editor to play a lead role at Pride in London.
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About Pride in London

Pride in London is wholly run by a group of volunteers who are passionate about equality and diversity. We are a not-for-profit organisation, and any surplus funds we raise are used to support the LGBTQ community and improve the event.

Pride in London includes people of every race and faith, whether disabled or able-bodied and all sexualities and genders including lesbian, gay, bisexual, asexual, queer, questioning, intersex, trans*, genderqueer, gender variant or non-binary as well as straight and cis allies.

  Main Responsibilities 

Sitting in the content team, the Photo Editor will be responsible for managing our volunteer photographers and actioning photo-related requests. You will be a champion of ‘quality over quantity’ and know a memorable shot when you see it!

●      Coordinate, motivate and manage groups of volunteer photographers

●      Find new talent from within the LGBTQ+ community to ensure equal representation

●      Arrange the production of stills within a busy 12-month calendar, organising and delegating through Trello. 

●      Roll with changes, handle pressure and ensuring the needs of internal teams and partners are met.

●      Champion and help define Pride in London’s look and feel, ensuring photography is thought-out, custom, and reflects the Pride in London communications plan

●      Fine-tune the management of media, ensuring that photographs are accessible to Pride in London teams.

Who You Are

 You are as comfortable in front of a spreadsheet and pride yourself on the finer details of your work, who is a team player and isn’t afraid to take the lead; and use your initiative. You’re able to prioritise your workload effectively and liaise with multiple verticals to ensure content requirements are met.

 This position reports to the Head of Content.

 Within this role, you will need to:

• Assign and coordinate a team of photographers to the coverage of specific events throughout the year.

• Build and maintain strong relationships with fellow content creators and the core Pride in London team.

• Manage logistical arrangements deploying photographers to locations and events.

• Monitor content and quality control.

• Support the Head of Content and wider content team, where needed.

• Feedback to photographers on the quality of their work where necessary. 

• Liaise with comms, marketing, social on photography briefs sent to the content team.

• Flag prime editorial opportunities when you see them

What you’ll need:

• Strong organisational skills with excellent communication and networking abilities.

• Knowledge of editorially relevant content.

• Relevant experience coordinating a team of people. 

• Willing to work anti-social hours and attend meetings after-work/at weekends.

• An understanding of the media, journalism, copyright and editorial integrity.

• The ability to work in a team, at a fast pace and at times in hectic environments.

• To be personable and bubbly, and can keep calm under pressure, have a can-do, tenacious attitude.

• A keen understanding and a passion for photography,

• Computer literacy with the ability to use Adobe Photoshop.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


Our Culture

Our volunteers are driven and passionate about what they do. Putting on one of London's largest one-day events requires dedication and perseverance. 

Although a lot of our work is completed remotely, there will be plenty of opportunities to meet with your team and others throughout the year to not only plan what's ahead but to socialise too. 

We're looking for enthusiastic people to join the organisation so we can provide a platform for every part of London’s LGBT+ community. 

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