Entertainment Picture Desk Editor

Sydney /
Editorial – Editorial Content /
Who You Are:
You have a passion for pictures and video and a commitment to upholding editorial integrity. You have excellent news judgment and thrive in the fast-paced, 24/7 world of media while working accurately and efficiently under deadline.

You are a self-starting, multitasking, team player who can also assume individual responsibility for issues as they arise. 

You want to work for one of the world’s leading creators of content with some of the world’s best editorial photographers and videographers.

Job Summary: 
Desk Editors are responsible for receiving, editing,  distributing and posting photos and video to the global market under constant deadlines while ensuring quality and timely distribution. 
Editors are the final gatekeepers of editorial integrity and work one-on-one with photographers, videographers, assignment editors, field editors and other desk editors globally to ensure quality.  Editors post to our social media handles.

This is a production focused job - you only work specific hours assigned.

You will be required to work a 38-hour week and we can work that into a 4-day week if you prefer. Working Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday is a permanent requirement for this role.

This role can either be hybrid from your home and our Sydney office, or completely remote, working from your home residence.

Must have Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
·       Extensive knowledge and interest in current affairs including celebrity, popular culture, news and sport
·       Proficiency in Windows or Mac OS based systems and applications
·       Knowledge in photography and digital imaging; experience with Adobe Photoshop and other industry-standard editing tools and asset management software
·       Knowledge in video editing; experience Adobe Premiere and other industry-standard editing tools and asset management software
·       Knowledge in applying metadata to files and basic understanding of file sizes
·       Ability to work accurately and efficiently in a fast-paced environment
·       Ability to switch between tasks while maintaining thorough attention to detail
·       Ability to prioritize heavy workload and meet strict deadlines in a global environment
·       Excellent English writing, spelling and grammar skills
·       Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills with ability to work well in a team environment with patience and diplomacy in fast paced situations
·       Excellent problem solver with the ability to think on your feet and come up with solutions
·       Comfort with working unusual shift hours, including weekends and holidays
·       Commitment to editorial integrity
·       Solid news and picture judgment
·       Familiarity with posting to social media

Desired Skills, Knowledge, Experience:
·       Must have permanent residency or Australian citizenship
·       Minimum of 1-2 years relevant experience in editorial photography industry
·       Degree or experience in photojournalism/journalism/media preferred

What You Can Expect:
·       Frequent communication with others to exchange information over the phone, online and video calls
·       Frequent sedentary work that primarily involves sitting
·       Frequent repetition of motions and gestures that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers
·       Constant assessment of accuracy and thoroughness of the work assignment.

Why Join Us?
Getty Images Australia is located in North Sydney, our modern and luxe office has a stunning view Sydney Harbour, is close to public transport and the Sydney entertainment hub.
We offer flexible hybrid work model and have a host of other exciting benefits such as subsidised private health insurance, above statutory superannuation contributions, additional paid annual leave days, working from home reimbursements, paid parental leave and much more!
Be part of a fun and dynamic team with an admirable culture working for an iconic brand - with the ability to thrive, grow and be creative.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all races, religions, and genders. We have zero-tolerance for workplace bullying, discrimination, and harassment.
If you have a love for photography, are interested in journalism and content, then this is the role for you!


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.

Leadership Principles

As a company, we're committed to living these Principles every day. Here's how we support our mission to be the best place to work globally.

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. 

Getty Images is committed to providing Reasonable Accommodations and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance to search for a job opening or submitting an online application, please email RecruitingAccommodations@gettyimages.com.

Visit Getty Images at www.gettyimages.com to learn more about how the company is advancing the unique ​​role of still and moving imagery in communication and business, and enabling creative ideas to come to life. 
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Getty Images is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. Getty Images believes that diversity is critical to our success in moving the world with images and is committed to creating an inclusive, mutually respectful environment that celebrates diversity. We seek to hire on the basis of merit, competence, performance, and business needs.