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Picture Researcher, Penguin Press

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Date: 20-Apr-2017

Location: London, LND, GB, WC2R 0RL

Status: Open Position

Company: Penguin Random House UK 

Requisition ID: 7542

Looking for a role within a busy, creative art department?


We have an exciting opportunity for a Picture Researcher to join our Penguin Press Art Department.


As Picture Researcher, you’ll carry out image research and administrative duties within the team. This is an ideal role for someone with picture research and administrative experience looking to join a creative team.


Reporting to the Picture Editor, you’ll have a proven interest and experience in picture research or the visual arts. You’ll use your administrative skills to maintain databases, connect with others in the Art Department and Penguin Press teams, and apply your understanding of copyright law when researching images. You’ll also have an eye for detail, strong numeracy skills.


You’ll get to work across all the imprints within the Penguin Press division, including Penguin Classics, Pelican, Particular Books, Modern Classics and Allen Lane titles. 


It goes without saying you’ll be knowledgeable about art, photographic history and contemporary practice. An interest in literature, history and current affairs is also an advantage, as are language skills.


If this sounds like your ideal role, please apply with a CV and covering letter no later than Thursday 4th May.

Job Segment: Photography, Editor, Creative, Research, Publishing

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