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Meredith Corporation

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 7:52 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

Picture Collection Specialist 

(May 29, 2019)

The Picture Collection, home to the LIFE Photo Archive, is hiring an enthusiastic and dedicated content management specialist to support the description and monetization of Meredith’s millions of historical photographs. You’ll work with us to provide images and assets to our internal and external partners, including brand licensing, editorial licensing, fine art galleries, researchers, and other stakeholders.


Reporting to the Director, communicate and coordinate with brand licensing, gallery, and editorial partners to research, approve, and traffic images for assigned projects


Scan original LIFE magazine negatives and/or prints, research and write caption notes, retouch, and upload to our various digital platforms and image partners to support monetization


Manage daily product approvals and questions from our merchandise partners, including curating images and suggesting themes


Assist the Director and Manager with collections analysis, exhibition preparation, gallery sales, licensing requests, photographer returns, and other duties


Improve existing metadata and workflows in our internal archives database, Merlin


Other research and support duties as assigned


Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science, Museum Studies, or a related field


At least one year working with photo assets at a large organization, preferably in media

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong writing skills and ability to describe images clearly and succinctly

Knowledge of digital asset management systems; Photoshop; and Excel

The ability to learn new systems and manage multiple assignments

Problem solving ability and a self-starter attitude

To Apply: Go to https://meredith.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/EXT/job/New-York--NY-225-Liberty/Picture-Collection-Specialist_JR07091

questions? communications@nycarchivists.org

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