Deputy Manager, Photo

The New York Times Company, Gainesville, Florida

Date PostedJune 07, 2019
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
SpecialtyNational/World News
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

The New York Times Editing Center, a 40-person editing and production operation in Gainesville, Florida, has an opening for a daytime Deputy Manager, Photo. The successful applicant will help oversee production of the photo and graphics report for clients of the New York Times News Service, as well as products including the New York Times International Weekly and the Times Digest. To achieve this, this manager will play a key role in major editorial decisions — from how we allocate resources to determining staffing needs — and will be in charge of the department when the Photo Manager is otherwise engaged.

Responsibilities and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5+ years of photo-journalism  experience, ideally in a newsroom and/or wire service setting. Experience managing or leading teams is strongly preferred.

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related subject.

  • Closely monitor incoming feeds for breaking news photos.

  • Select, process and file photos, graphics and illustrations for distribution, with an emphasis on breaking news, ensuring that the News Service has distribution rights.

  • High level of proficiency with Photoshop and Photo Mechanic.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and in person. Experience communicating with senior executives.

  • Ability to  motivate and collaborate; willingness to delegate responsibilities and ability to effectively lead.

  • Ability to meet deadlines and to adapt to a sometimes unpredictable production sequencing.

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, often driven by the news in a global environment.

  • An appreciation for The New York Times’ mission and a commitment to be a part of the company’s innovation and growth.

The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics.

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