JOB: Senior Photo Editor, Print and Digital

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) seeks an accomplished Senior Photo Editor, Print and Digital to join our Science Digital Media department.

We are a motivated, talented group serving the News and Editorial departments of Science. We are constantly looking for new ideas and avenues to explore in digital media, and new ways to effectively tell stories, educate and inform our audience of the latest and most cutting edge developments in science.

Major duties and responsibilities:

Work with the editors and Art Director to find and/or commission great images for the weekly cover of Science Magazine
Work with editors and designers to find and/or commission the best images that work well online and in print for news, opinion and feature stories of Science magazine
Assist the online producers to find or commission the best images for web and mobile platforms for Science magazine and Science News, Opinions and Careers
Serve as a champion for excellence in photography on all platforms with ideas on how stories in the field of science, technology and medicine can be enhanced with spectacular imagery
Manage to and work within established budgets
Minimum requirements:

Expert knowledge in all aspects of photography rights and contracts as relates to print, online and mobile usage
Must be well-versed in social media being used as platforms to drive content
Experience and knowledge of highly technical and scientific sources and opportunities as sources for images
Must be a team player that will work well with designers, editors, writers, multi-media editors, producers and developers on both the print and digital teams with a clear record of fostering a collaborative working style
Comfort in using html, xml and content management systems
Extensive university or college level training leading to a Bachelor’s degree in a related field
Ten years of experience in a combination of print and digital
Science, technology and medical background preferred
** In order to be considered, a portfolio must accompany your application documents **


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