The Associated Press seeks a Photo Librarian for its New York City office.
The Photo Librarian performs photo research in the digital image archive and photo negative archives to fulfill the requests of AP clients, Members and staff. Additional tasks include the indexing/cataloging of images in the digital archive and the maintenance, filing and organization of photo negatives. The Photo Librarian will also assist in the selection and packaging of images as directed by management. There will be other duties as assigned. This is a temporary position.
The applicant must have an understanding and appreciation of visual journalism, including the ability to choose photo negatives. A strong general knowledge of current and historical events, as well as personalities in the news, is required. Knowledge of computer technologies, including use of the Internet for online research, MS Windows, Outlook, Internet Explorer and/or Firefox required. Photoshop skills are assets but not required. The applicant must have an attention to detail and the ability to work under tight deadlines. BA or BS is preferred.
Founded in 1846, AP is the largest and oldest news organization in the world, serving as a source of news, photos, graphics, audio and video for more than one billion people a day. AP has more than 4,000 employees working in more than 240 bureaus worldwide. The AP report is distributed in four languages: English, German, French and Spanish. The report is translated into many more languages by international subscribers.
AP seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. We support all aspects of diversity and provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or status as a veteran in accordance with applicable nondiscrimination laws.
To apply for this position, please copy and paste the following link into your browser address bar: http://ap.contacthr.com/11097545 or submit your resume and salary requirements through our homepage at https://careers.ap.org/viewjob.html?erjob=10363
[a former member]
2008-06-22 17:01:34 UTC
Jun 23 2008