Senior Research Editor, European Markets (13892)

London /
Sales – Research /
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Women, gender-nonbinary, people of color, LGBTQIA+ people and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Position: Senior Research Editor
Location: London
Start: May/June 2021

You are the creative link between Getty Images clients and sales teams, interpreting and fulfilling clients’ requests for content across Getty Images’ products and services and serving as a content specialist.

You have advanced search skills and knowledge of GI content and product offerings. You creatively and strategically bridge the gap between Getty Images clients, sales, and product teams and serve as a rights professional. You can find opportunities, train on relevant products, and are driven to bring solutions across the organisation and with our high-profile customers.

You will perform advanced visual research across all of Getty’s content and have an advanced speciality in Creative and conceptual research or demonstrate expertise in a content offering.

You have the ability to find and discuss revenue opportunities with clients (pertaining to future research opportunities or other GI products).


    • You will work as part of a team supporting our key customer in Europe to search and edit content to fulfil clients’ specific requests.
    • You will collaborate with Sales to ensure that the entire scope of a clients’ project is understood in order to maximise revenue for all Getty Images products and services and follow up to ensure that content selection meets or exceeds expectations and results in a sale.
    • You will demonstrate a full understanding of the Rights & Clearance Service; look for opportunities to pitch this service when conducting content searches and discuss options with clients.
    • You will communicate and educate customers on how to search for content on Getty Images website
    • You will act as a product specialist for particular content (stills, footage, music); educate clients and internal sales staff on content through presentations and individual interactions.
    • You will provide overall outstanding customer service through constant customer interaction.


    • You will have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in the stock photo/ footage/ music industry and work well in a team environment
    • You have the command to lead large scale projects or products without supervision, on time and in scope.
    • You have a strong understanding of copyright, licensing, and Intellectual Property with a shown ability to work within client deadlines.
    • You have strong communication skills, written and verbal with presentation skills
    • You display consistent ability to use critical thinking
    • You have a customer Focus – motivated to provide excellent service with high accountability in achieving results
    • You have an ability to function well in changing environment
    • You have strong knowledge of photography, history, geography, current events, and popular culture internationally


    • Proficient German and/or French language an advantage

    • What You Can Expect: (Physical and Mental Demands & Requirements)

    • Frequent communication with others to exchange information.
    • Frequent sedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing; the time of each will vary.
    • Frequent repetition of motions and gestures that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers. 
Due to the current conditions of Covid-19, this key position will work from home until further notice.

Women, gender-nonbinary, people of colour, LGBTQIA+ people and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

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