Job Vacancy: Social Media Editor (Photography)

Location: Ilkley, Yorkshire, UK – Remote eligible

Type: Full-time / Part-time

About Us: At UNP (United National Photographers Ltd), we are the UK’s leading national photographic agency, celebrated for over 25 years of delivering impactful imagery and comprehensive photographic services. Our expertise spans from capturing dynamic editorial portraits to providing bespoke PR photography, supporting a wide array of industries with visual storytelling that stands out.

Role Overview: We are seeking a dynamic and creative Social Media Editor to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for hunting and sourcing engaging content related to press, PR, and marketing photography, as well as human interest stories and news about camera and lighting equipment. This role requires a proactive individual who is well-versed in the digital landscape and can effectively curate and share content on platforms such as LinkedIn, Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), Instagram, and TikTok, as well as on our insights page at https://unp.co.uk/insights/.

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Curate and manage content for our social media platforms and insights page, focusing on photography-related stories, equipment updates, and exhibitions from renowned photographers.
  • Engage with photography communities and maintain relationships with key photography news sources.
  • Analyse performance metrics to gauge content effectiveness and adjust strategies accordingly.
  • Stay updated with the latest trends in photography and social media to ensure our content is fresh and relevant.
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to develop innovative strategies that boost our online presence and audience engagement.

Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of major social media platforms and analytics tools.
  • Excellent communication and copywriting skills.
  • Ability to source and curate content from a variety of authoritative photography-related publications.
  • Knowledge of digital photography and the latest photographic technologies.
  • Creative thinker with the ability to spot trends and craft engaging stories.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as a Social Media Editor or similar role, preferably within the photography or related creative industry is commendable but not essential as in-house training can be provided.
  • A passion for photography and a keen eye for visual storytelling.
  • Familiarity with the top 15 stock photography agencies.

What We Offer:

  • A creative and collaborative work environment.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth within the company and salary review within one year.

How to Apply: Please submit your CV, cover letter, and a portfolio of relevant work examples to pictures@unp.co.uk . In your cover letter, explain why your skills, experience, and passions make you the perfect fit for this role.

Deadline for applications: 20th of June, 2024.