Research Editor

Sales   |   London

Who You Are:
You are the creative bridge between Getty Images clients and sales teams, interpreting and fulfilling clients’ requests for content across Getty Images’ products and services and serving as a content expert.

You show leadership abilities and have advanced search skills and knowledge of GI content and product offerings. You creatively and strategically bridge the gap between Getty Images clients, sales, and product teams and serve as a rights expert.  You can find opportunities, train on relevant products, and are driven to bring solutions across the organisation and with our top tier customers.

  • Perform advanced visual research across all of Getty’s content
  • Ability to find and discuss revenue opportunities with clients (pertaining to future research opportunities or other GI products)
  • Has an advanced specialty in Broadcast and production company related research or demonstrates an expertise in a content offering
  • Ability to manage and coach team to set daily goals and targets, look for efficiencies, best practices and strive to increase performance

What You'll Do:
• Searches and edits content to fulfil clients’ specific requests
• Collaborates with sales to ensure that the entire scope of clients’ projects are understood in order to maximize revenue for all Getty Images products and services
• Follows up with both client and sales rep to ensure that content selection meets or exceeds expectations and results in a sale
Set team goals and standards, look for efficiencies, best practices, and strive to increase performance
• Manages the team’s daily workflow by prioritizing work loads, always striving to maximize revenue opportunities and productivity while delighting customers
Create, develop and provide reports to ensure the quantity and quality of Research and Rights & Clearance projects are aligned with various business needs
• Demonstrates full understanding of the Rights & Clearance Service; looks for opportunities to pitch this service when conducting content searches and discusses options with clients
• Communicates and educates customers on how to search for content on Getty Images website
• Acts as a product expert for particular content (stills, footage, music); educates clients and internal sales staff on content through presentations and individual interactions
• Provides overall outstanding customer service through constant customer interaction

What You'll Need:

  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience in stock photo/ footage/ music industry
  • Team player – works well in team environment and has potential to manage or mentor team members
  • Proven ability to manage large scale projects or products without supervision, on time and in scope
  • Strong understanding of copyright, licensing, and Intellectual Property
  • Ability to work within client deadlines
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal  with presentation skills
  • Displays consistent ability to use critical thinking
  • Customer Focus – motivated to provide excellent service
  • High accountability in achieving results
  • Ability to function well in changing environment
  • Strong knowledge of photography, history, geography, current events and popular culture

Who We Are:
Getty Images is the most trusted and esteemed source of visual content in the world, with over 200 million assets available through its industry-leading sites and The Getty Images website serves creative, business and media customers in almost 200 countries and is the first place people turn to discover, purchase and share powerful content from the world's best photographers and videographers. Getty Images works with over 200,000 contributors and hundreds of image partners to provide comprehensive coverage of more than 130,000 news, sport and entertainment events, impactful creative imagery to communicate any commercial concept and the world's deepest digital archive of historic photography. Visit Getty Images at to learn more about how the company is advancing the unique role of still and moving imagery in communication and business, and enabling creative ideas to come to life. For company news and announcements, visit our Press Room, and for the stories and inspiration behind our content, visit Stories & Trends. Find Getty Images on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Tumblr, or download the Getty Images app where you can explore, save and share the world's best imagery.

Getty Images is an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.