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Everett Collection has a Job Opportunity

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 Systems Analyst/ Help Desk

A unique opportunity exists for the right individual! Everett Collection, in business 25 years, is one of the world’s great entertainment & historical image archives. We are seeking a person with professional experience, or strong working knowledge, of SQL language.

The position calls for significant amounts of ETL work. Applicant must be comfortable and experienced writing queries using Full Text Index querying syntax.  The basis for the work is:

  • Ingesting images and related data into the archive from various suppliers
  • Compiling collections of images to be exported to affiliates and distributors
  • Aid in data related troubleshooting on the floor for various workflows

As part of a four person IT team, you would be involved in many elements of keeping the 20+ person company running. There is an assigned System Admin, but the technical abilities to provide backup and run some standard IT processes will be a requirement.   As such there will be significant interaction with staff and clients in a support capacity.

Requirements:

  • 2-3 years in a professional capacity working with SQL queries, or educational equivalent.
  • 2-3 years’ experience in helpdesk or similar IT professional capacity.
  • Significant experience and familiarity with Microsoft software and operating systems. ( We are a Windows shop )

Intangibles:

  • Punctuality and reliability. Must be able to work a fixed schedule, but be flexible
  • Good independent judgment in planning and prioritizing a diversified work load
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Exhibit patience, self-discipline and diplomacy in all interactions
  • Must work well in a close knit cooperative team environment
  • Must exhibit a curiosity regarding technology, learning, and improving work processes

Pluses:

  • Opportunities to expand your knowledge in areas like Reporting Services, Data Analysis, Systems Automation and Integration Development. Other areas could include Social Media/ SEO, Server Virtualization and more, depending upon the applicant’s skillset, interest, and aptitude.

The Everett Collection is a dynamic working environment.    THIS IS A FULL TIME, SALARIED POSITION WITH BENEFITS. The Everett Collection is in Mid-Town Manhattan, NYC  Position available immediately.

Please email cover letter and Resume to: TECHJOBS@EVERETTCOLLECTION.COM

No third party or recruiter responses.

plainpicture is looking for Sales Executive / NY

plainpicture established itself in the creative industry as a photography agency with a strong focus on unusual, unexpected and new photography. With teams in Paris, New York and London we have developed beyond our Hamburg origins.

Moving forward, we are now looking for support in our New York office. We are searching for a new sales team member with excellent communication for our customers in advertising, editorial and book publishing. The ideal candidate will be an outgoing self starter with 1-2 years sales experience in a media/photography related field.

Perfect client service skills are required. A background in the photography industry is beneficial.

The position includes responsibility for developing existing client relationships and seizing new business opportunities.

Expected requirements:

  • Maintain and develop existing client base
  • Seek new business opportunities
  • License and negotiate image use
  • Meet sales targets and deadlines
  • Complete client research requests and deliver images
  • Attend clients visits / trade shows
  • Have good written, telephone and negotiation skills
  • Work well individually and as part of a team

Applications to:

Marcus Benkwitz

jobs@plainpicture.de

Aurora Photos Production Coordinator

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Aurora Photos has a new job opening:

Work with some of the best outdoor photography in the world! Aurora Photos, an independent international photography agency located in Portland, Maine, seeks a motivated, energetic, detail oriented individual to join the Aurora Team and manage our digital workflow and photographic submissions process. This is a full-time hands-on position, requiring the individual to immerse themselves in our workflow process.

View the entire posting here.

 

Aurora Photos Production Coordinator

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Work with some of the best outdoor photography in the world! Aurora Photos, an independent international photography agency located in Portland, Maine, seeks a motivated, energetic, detail oriented individual to join the Aurora Team and manage our digital workflow and photographic submissions process. This is a full-time hands-on position, requiring the individual to immerse themselves in our workflow process.

Duties:

– Process and track photographer and supplier agency submissions

– Guide photographers through the technical aspects of submitting and communicate with them to fix errors

– Update captions, keywords and other metadata

– Distribute Aurora images and metadata to partner agencies and play a role in managing those relationships

– Manage back-end systems for asset and content management

– Provide technical assistance to sales team for image delivery

Job Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • At least 2 years of digital media industry / digital asset management experience.
  • A passion and respect for photography.
  • Strong organizational skills, but beyond that, the right candidate needs to love and live for organization, crunching numbers and managing details.
  • Must be a team player, who has the ability to self-motivate and work independently
  • Must be able to multitask and handle multiple projects simultaneously from inception to completion.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and experience working with photographers.
  • Understand the fundamentals of a developing business whose website is both its number one sales and marketing tool and where the digital process and workflow is the sole foundation.
  • A basic understanding of intellectual property rights and commercial stock photography marketplace is helpful.
  • A love of and interest in the outdoors and outdoor activity is a definite plus.

Required Skills:

– Experience with Macintosh OS

– Strong working knowledge of Excel or Numbers

– Experience working with asset management programs such as Photomechanic or Adobe Bridge

  • Knowledge of image formatting, color profiles, file formats, and what makes a good digital image.
  • Knowledge of IPTC and metadata standards
  • Photoshop retouching skills a plus.

– Familiarity with Filemaker Pro, MYSQL or other database experience a plus

 

This position is full time located in Portland, Maine

Annual salary commensurate with prior experience

Aurora Photos pays 50% of medical and dental plan

3 weeks vacation after 1 year of employment

401k plan available

 

Please email a letter of introduction, resume and 3 references in PDF format to careers@auroraphotos.com