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. They must also:

• Assist in recruiting and training volunteers;
• Contribute a minimum of one editorial per year;
• Oversee both Lead Photographers and ensure they are contributing weekly; • Attend weekly Editorial Board meetings;
• Receive photo requests from Cord 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;
• Manage The Cord Instagram page alongside the Social Media Coordinator;
• Share photos with The Social Media Coordinator;
• 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

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