Associate Assignment Editor, Entertainment, London

London /
Editorial – Editorial Entertainment /
/ Hybrid
Associate Assignment Editor (Entertainment) - London
Duration: Full Time
Location: London, United Kingdom
Workstation: Hybrid
Start: ASAP

Who You Are:

    • You are highly organised with a skill for logistics and a keen interest in the world of celebrity, entertainment, fashion and luxury brands. 
    • You pride yourself on attention to detail and project completion to the highest standard.
    • A team player who can work autonomously and take the initiative when required.
    • You’re able to prioritise your workload effectively whilst juggling multiple tasks and projects.
    • You relish the chance to meet new people, building strong relationships and recognise the fine line between being pushy and gently persistent.
    • You are a strong communicator with great team ethic who will go the extra mile to support your colleagues.
    • You adore all forms of content with a focus on stills photography but keen interest in video and social first content.
    • This role supports the paid assignment production team for a very busy department. If you are looking for something a little different, creatively rewarding, with potential for growth in multiple directions and with a company who has a proven track record for success, you have found the right role.
    • This position reports to the Manager of Assignments who is based in London.

Your Next Challenge:

    • Manage the administrative tasks required for the coordination of paid assignments, events and management of photographers
    • Monitor competition and ensure we remain competitive
    • Monitor and track revenue reports and feedback to the Manager of Assignments
    • Assist in the coordination of a team of photographers to the coverage of paid assignments and entertainment events in your assigned territories
    • Assist in managing logistical arrangements deploying photographers to locations and events within your allocated territories
    • Liaise with sales to highlight and push content
    • Onboard new freelancers with company systems

What You'll Need:

    • Fluent in English essential, French advantageous
    • Strong organisational skills
    • Excellent communication and social skills with an aptitude for networking
    • Commercially savvy with knowledge of key editorial clients
    • Willing to work anti-social hours with some travel
    • A keen understanding and interest in media, journalism and the world of entertainment
    • The ability to work in a face paced, ever-changing and sometimes hectic environment
    • Ability to keep calm under pressure, with a can do, tenacious attitude
    • Knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook essential

Covid-19 Company Statement:
Getty Images does not require employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19, but vaccination or testing may be mandated by the relevant local laws with which Getty Images will comply. If this position involves contact with third parties, attendance on site for events, travel and/or work in our offices, those actions will be subject to any to relevant local laws, venue or customer requirements, or travel requirements regarding vaccines or testing (and exemptions thereto).  

US Specific:
Getty Images does not require employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19, but vaccination or testing has been mandated by the Biden administration and that mandate applies to our US workforce. If this position involves contact with third parties, attendance on site for events, travel and/or work in our offices, those actions will be subject to any to relevant local laws, venue or customer requirements, or travel requirements regarding vaccines or testing (and exemptions thereto).

Who We Are:
Getty Images is a preeminent global visual content creator and marketplace. Through Getty Images, iStock, and Unsplash, we offer a full range of content solutions to meet the needs of any customer—no matter their size—around the globe.

Getty Images encompasses the largest and best path to market for visual creators through their premier brands including its core, Getty Images; iStock, a value offering of creative stills and videos providing a significant volume of exclusive content to small and medium-sized businesses; and Unsplash, a free offering of creative stills servicing the fast-growing and broad-based creator economy. 

Help us move the world with images! Bringing award-winning imagery to everyone, Getty Images has customers in almost every country in the world, with websites in 23 languages, bringing the world’s best content to media outlets, advertising agencies and corporations, small businesses and increasingly, direct to consumers.
Getty Images works with over 496,000 contributors and image partners to provide comprehensive coverage of more than 160,000 news, sport, and entertainment events around the globe. With over 495 million assets, of which over 320 million are digitized, encompassing the latest global news, sports, celebrity, music and fashion coverage; exclusive conceptual creative images; and the world’s largest commercial archive. New content is added daily, with 8-10 million new assets added each quarter.
Getty Images offers the most exclusive and unique creative and editorial visual content globally. The breadth and quality of our content allow our customers and partners to tell their stories with greater creativity and accuracy, thereby eliciting more emotion and enabling more action. Getty Images moves the world —whether the goal is commercial or philanthropic, revenue-generating or society-changing, market-disrupting or headline-driving. Getty Images offers the highest quality and most diverse visual content, based on industry-leading expertise and innovation.

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We are trustworthy, transparent, and honest
We love character, authenticity, and integrity.

We always raise the bar
Excellence is our norm; we get better through endeavor, curiosity, and speed.

We collectively bring solutions
We love debate, but collaborating to solve problems for ourselves and our customers is everyone’s responsibility.

We care, are kind, courteous, and respectful
We will not tolerate rudeness.

We reject biased behavior and discrimination
We seek to understand biases in all forms. We call out biases and discrimination when observed and take action where responsible.

We are inclusive of different voices, perspectives, and experience
Diversity and inclusion are never done, but we are passionate in their pursuit.

We are one Getty Images with no silos
We share goals and accountability; we and actively seek information and expertise; we make time for our peers.

We deliver on our commitments, and commercial goals
With one voice and shared accountability.

We put the customer at the heart of everything we do
We listen to, anticipate, and exceed customer needs, adapting as they evolve.

We celebrate our inclusive work environment and welcome members of all backgrounds and perspectives. Women, gender-nonbinary, people of color, LGBTQIA+ people, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

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