Photo Editor

Photo Editor

The Photo Editors are 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 work together to 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.

Note: The Cord hires two Photo Editors, but there is only one position available at this time.