Photo Editor

Photo Editor

The Photo Editor is expected to have a diverse knowledge in photography, equipment, and editing software. They must exhibit creativity in many fields (i.e. sports, events, staged photography, etc.). They must also train and manage a team of qualified volunteers, so management skills are important. Candidates for this position must: 

  • Assist in recruiting and training volunteers;
  • Contribute at least one editorial per year; 
  • Oversee both Lead Photographers and ensure they are contributing weekly; 
  • Receive photo requests from The Cord’s Section Editors;
  • Hold weekly photography meetings with volunteers to distribute requests; 
  • Provide feedback to volunteers every week; 
  • Take any requests that volunteers or Lead Photographers can’t; 
  • Assist in Cord production specifically with editing photos for print and web; 
  • Ensure online photo albums are consistently updated; 
  • Ensure consistent communication with the section editors and EIC about photos; 
  • Contribute a photo of the week when a photo is exemplary; 
  • Share photos for use on social media pages; 
  • When using social media in regards to The Cord or WLUSP, the Photo Editors are expected to conduct themselves in a respectful and professional manner;
  • Attend weekly Editorial Board meetings. 

Applicants are required to provide any two (2) relevant pieces of sample work.