Full Job Description
The mission of The New York Times is to seek the truth and help people understand the world. That means independent journalism is at the heart of all we do as a company. It’s why we have a newsroom that’s 1,700 strong and sends journalists to report on the ground from nearly 160 countries.
It’s why we focus deeply on how our readers will experience our journalism, from print to audio to a world-class digital and app destination. And it’s why our business strategy centers on making journalism so good that it’s worth paying for.
Note for US-based roles: Any offer of employment is contingent on providing proof of Covid-19 vaccination prior to your start date, subject to approved medical and/or religious exemptions, in accordance with applicable law.
The New York Times Editing Center, a 40-person editing and production operation that has transitioned to a virtual workplace, is looking for an experienced photo editor for a temporary position assigned to New York Times Syndicate products.
The Times, named one of LinkedIn’s top 25 U.S. companies for career growth in the industry, remains a trusted standard for millions of readers and hundreds of clients around the world.
We have committed to creating a culture and an environment in which we can all do our best work, including making our editing teams more diverse and equitable and our editorial practices more inclusive. Being able to take the tasks seriously without taking yourself too seriously would separate the top contenders.
- Select and edit New York Times photos for a global audience, while adhering to Times standards.
- Work closely with Syndicate editors in New York.
- Work effectively across all Syndicate products, with a clear knowledge of writing and editing styles for each.
- At least 1-year experience (preferably at least 3) as an editor for a professional publication, wire service, or news syndicate.
- Bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related subject.
- Deep understanding of and curiosity about world events and how The Times covers them.
- Ability to work on multiple projects, on multiple deadlines, with clarity and consistency.
- Comfort with technology and operating on multiple content management systems.
- Meticulous attention to detail.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
The Editing Center, which incorporates The New York Times News Service, delivering content around the clock for hundreds of domestic and international clients, and producing dozens of publications, including The New York Times International Weekly, is built on teamwork.
Successful candidates must be open – and willing – to seek out constructive feedback from multiple sources in a position with high expectations and responsibility.
The annual base pay range for this role is between $41,600.00 – $43,680.00
The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from a diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization.
Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color, and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.
The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law.
All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws, and will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable “Fair Chance” laws.