We’re Hiring: Two Positions Open at the Phoblographer LLC

Hi everyone,

We just turned seven years old and we’re going through a bit of necessary expansion in order to grow the business for next year. To do this, we’re searching for an internationally based news writer for the Phoblographer (ahead of the EST time zone) and an editor for La Noir Image: our premium website.

Details are below.

The Phoblographer: News Writer

The Phoblographer is looking for an internationally based news writer with knowledge of the photography world’s technology and art areas. This writer will operate on their normal work hours to be able to provide work for the American-based staff to edit and publish. The work provided will be able to allow the American based staff to schedule ahead into the day while we ensure that some of the later news items are taken care of.

Requirements

– Must be proficient with WordPress

– Strong command of the English language; the American dialect and spelling is a plus

– Based in either Russia or India HIGHLY PREFERRED. We’re trying to be able to keep a constant flow of news and culture going. Since most of us are based in the US and one of us is in Malaysia this just makes sense.

– Previous news writing experience.

– Will be able to demonstrate knowledge of copyright laws.

– Must have industry technical knowledge as well as artistic photography knowledge

– Two news/culture posts per business day of the week. Usually pieces are around 300 words each

– Must be able to meet deadlines

– Must work well with a team and be able to take guidance (sometimes constructive criticism) well.

– You’ll have a trial period.

– Payment is negotiable; but you surely will be compensated. The Phoblographer is well known for fair and honest compensation amongst the Photography Blogging world.

How to Apply

Skip the resume and send a mind-blowingly awesome cover letter citing all the best stuff that you’ve done in one shot along with three writing samples that demonstrate that you can do the type of work that we’re looking for to chrisgampat@thephoblographer.com.

Be sure to make the subject line say your name and News/Culture Writer Position. Example would be: Chris Gampat: News/Culture Writer Position.

After your application is received, it will be reviewed by me. Good luck to all applicants.

La Noir Image: Editorial Director

The Phoblographer LLC is looking for an Editorial Director for La Noir Image; our premium black and white photography website. The ideal candidate will be based in Europe or Asia (Russia and India is what we’re mostly going for), be able to manage a staff, be aware of copyright laws, edit posts, produce posts, and develop ideas with the staff.

Requirements

– Based in India or Russia is a major advantage. We’re looking for those specific mindsets on the art world.

– Must be proficient with WordPress

– Previous magazine or photography publication writing experience required

– Must have extensive knowledge of black and white photography, photography history, film, etc. Technical photography knowledge is a very big plus, though not absolutely essential.

– Output required will be a various combination of posting types based on content, length, work required, etc. La Noir Image will feature short interview, long project features, tutorials, essays, etc.

– Must be able to meet deadlines, work with a team, work well with a team and be able to take guidance (sometimes constructive criticism) well.

– You’ll have a trial period.

How to Apply

Skip the resume and send a mind-blowingly awesome cover letter citing all the best stuff that you’ve done in one shot along with three writing samples that demonstrate that you can do the type of work that we’re looking for to chrisgampat@thephoblographer.com.

Be sure to make the subject line say your name and La Noir Image Freelance Writer. Example would be: Chris Gampat: La Noir Image Freelance Writer

After your application is received, it will be reviewed by me. Good luck to all applicants