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Photography Associate

Vector Media Manhattan, NY
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Photography Associate
We’re looking for a Photography Associate to assist our photography team by taking the reins with
shooting all our NYC media! The hyper-organized and energetic individual that takes this role will be
responsible for tracking photography of outdoor advertising campaigns from start to finish across the
greater New York City area, reporting directly to our National Photography Manager as part of the
Marketing department.
In this role you’ll spend at least 50% of your day outside in the fresh air snapping stunning photos on the
street, so be willing to take on an action-packed work life and occasionally break a sweat!
The ideal candidate is meticulous with time management and can handle a super fast work environment
with quick turnaround times.
This job is ideal for a photographer that wants job security and perks of a desk-job but still be outside
doing what they love.
As our Photography Associate you will be the primary point of contact for proof of performance
photography in New York, working with dispatch to schedule shoots of all NYC double decker buses,
Hampton Jitneys and billboards among other things. You’ll also photograph dozens of experiential
events and private charters so there might be some evening or weekend hours here and there for you
can earn that overtime coin! Additionally, the Photography Associate will assist with editing and
cataloguing photography across all markets nationwide alongside our photo team.

Primary Responsibilities:
● Shoot various media forms around Manhattan and occasionally outside the city including buses,
billboards, special events and charters.
● Assist with daily photo requirements for ‘Proof of Performance’ reports that come from our Sales
● Track all New York campaigns, maintaining a live schedule using tools like Excel, Trello and Salesforce.
● Edit and catalogue all images you shoot with Adobe Lightroom CC, using our in-house metadata
tagging process.

● Maintain the online photo database, and work with the marketing team to get all clients images they
need before the deadline arrives.
● Work closely with operations team to foster open communication about upcoming installs and any
mechanical or dispatch issues that may be encountered with our media.
● Collaborate with staff on new ideas and directions for marketing and communications
● An online photography portfolio demonstrating your camera-wielding prowess!
(Any applications submitted without a digital portfolio WILL NOT be considered)
● Super motivated to be on out the streets of New York taking photos all day rain, hail or shine! (okay
maybe not hail)
● Able to operate a Canon DSLR for shooting on the streets of Manhattan, and comfortable with
navigating around Manhattan on foot/via subway.
● Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop CC and Lightroom is essential. Knowledge of Illustrator and
InDesign is a major plus!
● Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
● Familiarity with SalesForce is a bonus
● Pro-active and self-motivated. This role requires an independent, quick learner
● Thorough worker and especially attentive to details
● Strengths in organization, prioritization, multi-tasking and meeting deadlines
● Must be flexible, able to think on your feet, problem solve on the spot and adapt to changing
situations or last-minute requests. Be the type of person that picks up the phone when they need
● Must be willing to work occasional nights and weekends (once a month at minimum)


Vector Media

Vector Media is redefining outdoor media with a contemporary mix of assets and experiences that cut through the clutter and foster lasting connections. Founded in 1998 as a billboard company in New York, it was Vector’s iconic flagship Double Decker product that revitalized the transit advertising world on a national scale. Vector grew to eclipse its competitors in the U.S. transit advertising space, adding and nurturing municipal partnerships that could provide advertisers with local reach through Public Transit networks. Now operating in 53 markets, including 27 of the top 35 DMAs, Vector is the largest provider of transit advertising solutions in the country. Vector believes in going offline, offering a data-backed integrated platform which harnesses the power of creative out-of-home, experiential marketing, and digital advertising. Vector helps brands tell better stories and has a little fun in the process. Vector Media is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.


Manhattan, NY