Press Manager, World Photography Organisation

Description

The World Photography Organisation is a global platform for photography initiatives.  Working across more than 180 countries, our aim is to raise the level of conversation around photography by celebrating the best imagery and photographers on the planet.  We pride ourselves on building lasting relationships with both individual photographers and our industry-leading partners around the world.

We host a year-round portfolio of events including the Sony World Photography Awards, the world’s foremost competition for artists contemporary photography, and PHOTOFAIRS Shanghai, the leading destination in Asia Pacific for discovering and collecting photography.   

The Press Manger role is an opportunity for an ambitious individual to help drive forward the voice of the World Photography Organisation and each of its products across global media.  You will work closely with the PR Director to deliver the communications strategy across the company.

The role requires a team player who is highly organised in their approach, has an excellent understanding of the media landscape, strong contacts and a track record of delivering solid media results.  The ideal candidate must have a demonstrable ability to devise, implement and evaluate media campaigns and possess solid presentation skills. A passion for photography / visual arts is desirable as is experience of working with international media.

Energy and enthusiasm, along with an ability to self-manage, is vital as the role is incredibly varied and the company is fast-paced and ambitious. 

Excellent communication skills and a minimum of 2/3 years PR experience, specifically within the field of fine arts, design, culture, architecture and / or photography is required.

For the full job description and person specifications and to apply please visit www.worldphoto.org/careers 

Normal working hours are Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm from the London office. A remote working arrangement is currently in place. 

Interviews for successful applicants will be held on the 27 & 28 April.

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