Creative Access
Junior picture researcher

Junior picture researcher

locationLondon, UK
ExpiresExpires: 28/07/2024
Creative and Design
Application RestrictionsBlack, Asian and Ethnically Diverse | Lower Socio-Economic Status | Disabled | Undergoing gender reassignment

Closing date: 28th July 2024 at 11.59pm

Salary: £25,000

Duration: 12 months

Working hours: Monday to Friday, 9:30am - 5:30pm (hybrid with at least two days in office)

Start date: August 2024


Help bring editorial content to life by sourcing, archiving, and preparing stunning images in this exciting 12-month internship!

Service95 is a global editorial platform that brings a cross-cultural perspective to features, recommendations, video content and events – diving into topics across arts, fashion, travel, books, social justice and more.

The junior picture researcher will be responsible for doing research for all articles across editorial and book club. This also involves archiving and labelling all picture files and assisting with general administration and processes for the creative team including keeping track of the image budget.

We are looking for an individual who is confident in visual storytelling. You will need to have strong communication skills to liaise with PR and photo agencies to source pictures and negotiate image rates where possible.


Key activities

  • Research pictures from photo libraries and request imagery from PR sources.
  • Check, archive and label all picture files.
  • Order high-resolution pictures and make them ready for publication including cropping, resizing, and uploading to WordPress and Mailchimp.
  • Maintain good relationships with image libraries.
  • Negotiate image rates as required.
  • Assist with general administration and processes on the picture desk.


What we're looking for

  • An exceptional eye for seeking out compelling imagery.
  • Photoshop knowledge is essential.
  • The capability to manage priorities within tight editorial deadlines and work ahead.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity using WordPress is desirable but not essential.
  • Training in InDesign and other editing tools is desired but not essential.


To apply

  • Log in to your Creative Access account or register today to apply for this opportunity
  • Upload your CV and cover letter as one document (applications without a tailored cover letter will not be accepted)
  • Once submitted, you can no longer amend your application, so proof-read carefully
  • Do not contact the company directly
  • Please email any queries about this role to Creative Access at this address:

This opportunity is only open to individuals from a group that is under-represented in the creative industries. This includes, but is not limited to Black, Asian and ethnically diverse candidates, disabled people, those undergoing gender reassignment / transitioning and individuals from lower socioeconomic backgrounds.

The successful candidate for this opportunity will also participate in a Creative Access support programme that sits alongside workplace training. This includes a programme of induction training, monthly masterclasses, wellbeing support, buddying/mentoring, and more.

Level of experience

  • Entry