Before The Panel Pte Ltd

Picture Editor (lifestyle & travel publication)

Before The Panel Pte Ltd | Date Posted: 14-Aug-2018
EA Licence No: 17C8734 | EA Personal Registration No: R1653030
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Job Nature:
Position Level:
Experienced, Manager
Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours, Masters / PhD

Job Description

A team is being built ground-up to manage the print & digital publication of newly acquired high-end lifestyle & travel titles. The opportunity to be part of a whole new team with dynamic vision is something even I want to jump at. But I am a recruiter, so here’s the good stuff, over to you :)

The ideal candidate must be experienced in & equally comfortable switching between the print & digital spaces.


If it’s an image, it’s your business - key responsibility is to assist the Art Director in the smooth runnings of the publication (digital & print).

Administrative/ Coordination

  • Call in hi-res shots from picture libraries & photographers

  • Accurately briefing photographers, communicate with stylists, research on & book shoot locations, organize props & other assets needed on shoots

  • Work within set budgets in tangent with the Account Manager, Editor & Art Director

  • Sending out of commissioning forms for contributors; ensuring they are in the system to get paid; file & organize for reference

  • Manage photography contracts & negotiating on picture licences

  • Ensure all picture credits are accurate

  • Keep up to date with usage rights, permissions, Copyright laws & ensure none are contravened

Sourcing/ Negotiating

  • Negotiate best rates with outside contractors & agencies across all printed & digital platforms

  • Set up & maintain rate agreements

  • Be familiar with all the moving parts of a publication - photographers, artist & model agencies, stylists, hair & makeup artists, studios, prop houses, illustrators etc

  • Bring in new talent as contributors to keep content fresh & on-trend


  • Research & deliver on required images

  • Generate ideas for each issue & devising visual concepts for shoots


  • At least 2 years of relevant experience

  • Good communication skills, adept multi-tasker, good lateral thinking skills

  • Organized & quick thinking, punctual & unnerved under stress

Your application:

Apply at (preferred - apply via desktop) or email belinda[at]beforethepanel[dot]com with your current salary & date of availability.

Salary: Commensurate with experience & ability

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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Before The Panel Pte Ltd, EA Licence No. 17C8734

Belinda Au Yong Chiu Kuan, Regn. ID: 1653030

Company Overview
Before The Panel Pte Ltd
Recruiters | Headhunters | Staffing Specialists EA Licence No.: 17C8734 We specialise in placements within the creative industries from Junior to Director level. Available full-time, contract or freelance. Come Before The Panel: May The Best Match Win.