Job: Commercial Representative At Magnum Photos UK

Magnum Photos requires a full time Commercial Representative to work as part of its busy Advertising & Corporate representation team.  The role will concentrate on archive sales within the advertising & corporate market, but will also encompass other duties within the department and support the Advertising & Corporate Manager on special projects and photographer assignments.    

Working closely with the ADV & CORP Manager and London Office Sales Director, the job requires a pro-active, sales focused individual, capable of multi-tasking a demanding workload, working on their own initiative, yet willing to be flexible in their approach as part of a close knit office team.

 Main responsibilities:

  • Account handling & planning for advertising & corporate archive sales based in the UK, Eire, Middle East and Australasia, including picture research
  • To research & identify potential new business opportunities within the ADV/CORP sector
  • Support and communicate information to the network of resellers within the London office territories
  • Promotion of the photographers & Magnum archive to ADV/CORP, newsletter creation and distribution and management of the department contact list
  • Development of new business to new and existing clients and support on key accounts handled by the ADV & CORP Manager
  • Photographer portfolio management – overseen by the ADV & CORP Manager
  • Assistance on photo-shoot production

Minimum requirements

  • 2+ years experience in the image licensing or advertising industry.
  • Proven track record of pro-active sales and/or account handling within the advertising & corporate image buying sector, either on the sales or client side
  • Ability to meet sales targets and develop sales objectives
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Experience of rights negotiation and contracts
  • IT knowledge. Familiarity with MS office, image databases and digital delivery
  • Keen interest in advertising, corporate and fashion photography

Other Skills Advantageous

  • Competent knowledge of digital imaging software  (Photoshop) and presentation design programs
  • Experience of other image licensing sectors; editorial, NGOs etc.


  • Dependant on experience

Please send your CV and covering letter to arrive no later than 17th June to:

Marco | Editor

Editor at large and founder of a bunch of stockphoto businesses

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