Share this page

Picture Researcher 12 Month FTC Maternity Cover

Picture Researcher 12 Month FTC Maternity Cover

Location: RSPCA HQ, Southwater, Horsham, West Sussex

Salary: £18,377 - £19,423 per annum

Closing date: Friday 20 March 2015

Hours: 35 per week, Monday to Friday

The RSPCA is the largest animal welfare charity in England and Wales. Our purpose is to end cruelty and promote kindness to animals and to alleviate their suffering.

We are looking for a highly organised, creative individual to undertake picture research work for a variety of uses including our membership magazines, Annual Review, website and commercial products. The ability to carry out photo shoots would be an advantage.

The main purpose of the role is to ensure the best selection and use of on brand images across all RSPCA materials. Responsibilities include managing the picture budget and picture selection for both membership magazines with circulation ranging from 4,000 to 500,000 readers. The role also inputs into the RSPCA Young Photographer of the Year Awards, shortlisting entries and involvement in the event itself.

The successful candidate will:

  • be able to independently carry out picture research to varied briefs
  • have a solid understanding of image standards and technical requirements
  • ideally be able to independently carry out photo shoots
  • have experience of colour correcting images
  • have experience of using a photolibrary asset management system
  • be highly organised, a fast learner and a great multi-tasker
  • have strong communication skills and visual skills
  • be able to work effectively to deadlines and budgets.

An application form and job description can be downloaded from this web page. Alternatively you can request a form from Kevin Long at: RSPCA, Wilberforce Way, Southwater, West Sussex RH13 9RS or: Please send your completed applications to the address above by Friday 20 March 2015. Please note we do not accept CVs. No Agencies please.

The RSPCA offers excellent benefits, including private healthcare, defined contribution pension scheme, childcare vouchers and an employee assistance programme.

We value diversity and encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Promoting kindness and preventing cruelty to animals

Registered charity no 219099


How to apply..

1. Download a detailed job description and application form from the downloads area below.

2. Please send your completed application to the address on the application form quoting the reference number on the front of the envelope.

3. Completed application forms only will be accepted, which must be received by the closing date.

4. Please note that as a charity, in order to contain costs, we are unable to acknowledge individual applications.

5. If you have not received a letter within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.