Are you organized, tech-savvy and helpful? Do you have a background in photography? Do you want to play a key role in the smooth functioning of a growing photo department at a media startup?
Taylor Media is looking for a full-time photo editor to join the team at The Penny Hoarder, a popular blog about interesting ways to make and save money. It is a profitable, bootstrapped startup based in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida.
As the team’s photo editor, you will work with the director of photography, photo editor, and staff photographers in the development of stories for The Penny Hoarder. This includes reaching out to contacts for access to businesses and places, helping to arrange and schedule photo shoots for staff photographers and general day-to-day operations of the photo department.
You will attend morning news meetings and coordinate photo coverage for daily stories either via staff photographers or from the wire. You also will select photos each day from an in-house photo archive, Getty Images and the Associated Press.
The Penny Hoarder is looking for someone who…
Demonstrates superior organization skills and attention to detail.
Has strong interpersonal skills to coordinate with writers, editors and the public.
Possesses technical skills, including proficiency with source databases, WordPress, Photoshop, Photo Mechanic and publishing on social media platforms.
Is adept at using Macs as well as general computer literacy.
Demonstrates an eye for good documentary-style photography to source photos from Getty, AP and outside contributors.
Can organize and file photo releases for photography subjects.
Is capable of occasionally doing in-house shoots of products, food and people.
Preferably has experience in an editorial environment and a bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
Has examples/portfolio/work experience to show online.
Taylor Media is a digital media startup based in beautiful and walkable St. Petersburg, Florida. It runs The Penny Hoarder, a website about interesting ways to earn and save money. Their mission is to provide valuable, relevant tips and inspirational stories that help people put more money in their pockets.
In 2017, Inc. 5000 ranked The Penny Hoarder as the No. 1 fastest-growing private media company in the U.S. for the second consecutive year, and #25 on the overall list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. They are bootstrapped and profitable, with a brand new state-of-the-art headquarters. Their bold, kind, lead with spark team is one of innovation and progress, and they promote a strengths-based culture that offers their employees room to learn and grow.
Perks of joining include: Full health insurance coverage, three weeks of vacation time plus seven paid holidays, unlimited sick days, generous retirement plan, parking and communications allowance and an annual learning stipend.
Please navigate to our website to apply, so you can answer the application questions. You can read more about what it’s like to work with them at http://thepennyhoarder.com/careers.