Cosmopolitan, Bookings Editor

Location
London (Central)
Salary
£DoE
Posted
06 Oct 2015
Closes
06 Nov 2015
Industry
Journalist
Discipline
Editor, Editorial
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

JOB PURPOSE:

To organise the production of all fashion/beauty shoots and stories. Occasional help will be required for celebrity shoots.

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Models

  • To strengthen existing agency relationships and help secure the best models for the magazine
  • Create a “Wish List” of preferred Cosmopolitan models seasonally (alongside Fashion Director ) and oversee all casting
  • To constantly build on Cosmopolitan’s relationships with London based and   international model agents
  • To identify the new and upcoming models seasonally and to secure these models for the magazine before they are taken on by our competitors

Photographers

  • To connect with the most influential photographic and stylist agencies, to gain their support and ultimately their talent to work for the magazine
  • To constantly build on Cosmopolitan’s network of  international photographic agents

Creative, Hair and Make-up Artists

  • To look out for new photographic and hair and make-up and model talent
  • To monitor competitive magazines to keep abreast of new photographers, stylists and models
  • Keep abreast of the industry’s best hair and make-up artists and create a list of Cosmopolitan’s “Preferred” hair and make-up artists

Locations

  • Research  interior and outdoor locations for international and local shoots, creating location files
  • Work with Travel Editor to identify opportunities for trips accommodation to enable our fashion teams to shoot on location

Props

  • To source and collect props for shoots when time permits.

Shoots

  • To attend shoots occasionally, particularly when invited to do so by the stylist or Art Director, or when responsible for props.

Budgeting

  • To allocate and manage budgets for all Fashion shoot  in conjunction with Fashion Director

Production

  • To work in conjunction with the Fashion Director on commissioning all fashion well stories
  • To  orchestrate seasonal budget and  shooting schedule in consultation with the Fashion Director, and deliver this schedule weekly to the Editor in Chief ,Fashion Director, Managing Editor and Creative  Director.
  • To oversee the organisation of all main fashion shoots  i.e. booking photographers, hair and make-up artists and models, directly or through their agents, and arranging locations, while keeping to fashion page budgets.
  • To maintain constant dialogue with Fashion Director and Creative Director to ensure systems re print orders orders/layouts etc… run smoothly
  • To book all travel arrangement ( cars, flights hotels)  for fashion teams attending the collections


PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • Strong organisation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Passion and interest in women’s titles, particularly Cosmopolitan
  • Experience of casting
     

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