Junior Assignment Editor

Editorial – Editorial /
Fixed Term Parental Leave /
Role: Junior Assignment Editor
Location/Worksite: Sydney/Hybrid
Type: Fixed Term - 12 month

Who You Are: 
You are someone who thrives working in a fast-paced, fun, and creative environment that is rarely the same from one week to the next. You embrace the deadline-driven media business and enjoy interacting with photographers, editors, and clients to solve problems. You are highly organised, and as a result, love to juggle multiple tasks and can prioritise on the fly. People trust you to handle all the details to get the job done. You display a sense of urgency and can handle important administrative tasks related to editorial production.
You are eager to learn and don’t just see this as an administrative role but one where you can truly add value. You are looking for the opportunity to grow and assist in all areas of our established editorial business. You have a willingness to work occasional non-traditional hours both at the office and on-site for events.

Your Next Challenge:

    • Researching current events in the editorial world, including producing a calendar of events, and speaking with clients, publicists, and media managers to secure access to events.
    • Assisting the team to plan and assign photographers to cover events.
    • Processing all paperwork regarding the production of events.
    • Handling administrative duties related to event coverage, including entering data, sending emails, and making phone calls.
    • Maintaining industry awareness, which includes staying up-to-date on breaking news, sporting events, celebrity events, and pop culture, etc.; familiarising oneself with photographer work, events, etc.; keeping up to date on technological trends and terminology.
    • Assisting on photo and video assignments as a runner, captioner, or assistant.

What You'll Need:

    • Minimum of 1-year relevant experience in this field.
    • B.A. or B.S. degree.
    • Photo / video editing experience is a plus but not required.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft tools – Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and experience with project management tools.
    • Extensive knowledge and interest in news, sport, celebrity, and public relations.
    • Ability to work and thrive in a team-based environment as well as autonomously.
    • Willingness to occasionally work non-traditional hours.
    • Demonstrates independent judgement and thorough thought processes.
    • Effective communicator who works well with others to solve problems and create innovative solutions.
    • Must be able to sit at a desk for prolonged periods of time, as well as stand during events.
    • Frequent and repetitive hand and finger motion is required for the utilisation of the computer.
    • No relocation offered for this role.
There’s a story in every picture, a narrative in every frame. 
We believe in the power of visuals. As a leading visual content creator, our three brands–Getty Images, iStock, and Unsplash–offer a full range of content solutions to meet the needs of any customer, whatever their size, location, or budget. Whether the goal is commercial or philanthropic, revenue-generating or society-changing, market-disrupting or headline-driving, our visuals help any brand, business, or organization communicate more effectively with their target audience and urge them to action. In other words, we know how powerful an image or video can be—and that it can move the world. 
Working at Getty Images 
Our goal is to be one of the best places to work globally, which means we’re dedicated to providing experiences and resources that allow you to do your best work. Foundational to our culture are our Leadership Principles, which are the shared values that guide how we come together to do our work. We raise the bar and collectively bring solutions while exercising trust, transparency, and care. We actively reject biased behavior and are inclusive of different voices, perspectives, and experiences. We focus on our customers and deliver on our commitments and commercial goals. 
We foster a collaborative and supportive environment that prioritizes delivering results efficiently and using time wisely, so that all employees can achieve balance between commitments to the company and health and well-being in our lives. We value the importance of rest and recovery ranging from company-paid holidays to time away from work.
Getty Images Holdings, Inc. is a publicly traded company, and its common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "GETY". You may be eligible to participate in our employee Stock Purchase Plan, which allows employees to purchase company stock at a 15% discount to market. 
Our employees’ growth, development, belonging, and engagement are important investments. We offer learning experiences ranging from leadership development, diversity and inclusion training, mentoring programs, a high potential program, and professional and skills development. We prioritize staying connected in our hybrid-working world and encourage participation in global morale events and local gatherings, as well as finding community in one or more of our Employee Resource Groups. Learning about our business is paramount, and our open and transparent culture means you’ll have direct access to experts and senior leaders via open forums, all hands, and content hours. 
Getty Images believes that diversity is critical to our success in moving the world and is committed to creating an inclusive, mutually respectful environment that celebrates diversity. We seek to hire based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. 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.