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Mail Newspapers, Assistant Picture Editor

Kensington, London
Closing date
22 Jun 2024

Job Details

Assistant Picture Editor

Location: Mail Newspapers Headquarters – London
Position: Permanent 

dmg media’s brands deliver highly engaging, trusted content to millions of loyal customers around the globe, 24-hours a day, seven days a week. The Mail brand reaches one in two Brits every month and is officially the best-read, most recognised, most engaged newsbrand in the country.*

Together, Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday, MailOnline, Mail+, Metro,, i and reach more than 10.1m people daily in the UK.*

The dmg::media Pictures team is looking for a talented Assistant Picture Editor to join our London bureau.

The ideal candidate will have experience in creating graphics, editing picture content and coordinating picture coverage in a fast-paced 24-hour digital news environment.

Must be flexible regarding shifts (including weekends and nights).

Requirements include: 

  • 2-3 years’ experience in creating graphics, and editing and sourcing picture content for a newspaper or online news operation 
  • Ability to work within stringent deadlines with the focus on sourcing, editing and packaging picture content to the highest standard
  • Confidence in negotiating exclusives and managing agency relationships
  • Experience in Photoshop
  • Good technical knowledge of picture management and web publishing systems
  • Background in news and showbusiness picture content is desirable
  • Understanding of legal covenants such as the UK Editors’ Code of Practice, media law and editorial guidelines in Australia and globally is desirable

The above list is not exhaustive and constantly evolving, based on the needs of the business. Out of hours availability and a high level of adaptability are essential.

Staff benefits include an in-house gym, night taxi service, cycle-to-work scheme, travel season tickets, discounts at retailers, and company pension scheme, among many others.

Please apply by sending an up-to-date CV, a note about yourself and why you’d be perfect for the role. Any applications received without a CV will not be considered.

About dmg::media

Globally, dmg media’s brands reach 190M unique browsers every month across its domains and apps.**

Our newsbrands maintain an unwavering commitment to uncovering the stories that matter most to our readers, ensuring that we remain experts at delivering relevant and insightful content.

 In October, the Mail became the largest news publisher on TikTok with over 7- million followers. 

*PAMCo H2 2023 **GA 2023 September”

Our Commitment

We are committed to increasing diversity and maintaining an inclusive workplace culture. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.

We are Disability Confident Committed. Please let us know if you require any recruitment documentation in other formats or if you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the recruitment process. Please be assured that any such information will be held separately to your recruitment application and will not be considered as part of the selection process.


dmg media’s brands deliver highly engaging, trusted content to millions of loyal customers around the globe, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

Together, the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday, Metro, i, MailOnline, Mail Plus, and reach more than 24million people daily. In March 2021, the business acquired the world’s leading science title, New Scientist.

Our newsbrands are expert at getting to the bottom of the stories most relevant to our readers. 

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Northcliffe House
2 Derry Street
W8 5TT

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