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Thank you for your interest in working for epa european pressphoto agency. Currently there are the following job vacancies at epa.

 

If you wish to apply for a position you can reach our Human Resources Department at hr@epa.eu.

 

The epa management would like to inform that there is the following opening in Berlin, Germany, we are looking to recruit:

 

VISUAL JOURNALIST, PARIS (m/f/d)

Based in: Paris, France   |   Effect from: ASAP

 

The candidacy is open to professionals with profound knowledge in visual journalism and the industry.

 

Applicants should have the following qualifications:

  • Solid experience as a visual journalist and the willingness to work in a demanding news environment
  • Ideally a degree in Communication, Journalism or Photography
  • Ideally experience in an international news agency or news media
  • Proven experience in planning and organizing photo, video and multimedia coverage
  • Outstanding photographic, videographic and editing skills
  • Good knowledge of French news, sports, economics and arts, culture & entertainment topics
  • Excellent news sense and communication skills
  • Proficient in English and French
  • Team spirit
  • Flexibility and ability to work under time-pressure
  • Willingness to work in a 24/7 news environment with irregular hours, shifts rotation and regular travel

Tasks & Duties:

  • hotographic and video graphic coverage of news relevant events and features (politics, sports, cultural and business events) on a daily basis under the direction of EPA Bureau Chief in Paris and the Editorial Management of EPA.
  • Monitoring of news – be it social media, TV, newspapers, internet etc- and readiness to react according to the news needs.
  • Journalistic research and sourcing to produce visual content both photo and video.
  • Participation in major team coverages
  • Close cooperation with the different desks and the editorial management in Frankfurt
  • Networking to assure a comprehensive coverage
  • Assisting in obtaining video and photo material from different sources when needed following Paris Bureau Chief instructions.
  • Advising on upcoming events that require coverage

 

Join the great epa team in Paris and collaborate with epa colleagues around the world.

Candidacies should be addressed to the Human Resources Department (hr@epa.eu), until May 31, 2022, accompanied by a curriculum vitae and a letter of motivation, both in English.

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The epa management would like to inform that there is the following opening in Berlin, Germany, we are looking to recruit:

 

VISUAL JOURNALIST, BERLIN (m/f/d)

Based in: Berlin, Germany   |   Effect from: ASAP

Full-time

 

The candidacy is open to professionals with profound knowledge in visual journalism and the industry.

 

Applicants should have the following qualifications:

  • Solid experience as a visual journalist and the willingness to work in a demanding news environment
  • Ideally a degree in Communication, Journalism or Photography
  • Ideally experience in an international news agency or news media
  • Proven experience in planning and organizing photo, video and multimedia coverage
  • Outstanding photographic, videographic and editing skills
  • Good knowledge of German news, sports, economics and arts, culture & entertainment topics
  • Excellent news sense and communication skills
  • Proficient in English and German
  • Team spirit
  • Flexibility and ability to work under time-pressure
  • Willingness to work in a 24/7 news environment with irregular hours, shifts rotation and regular travel

Duties include:

  • Photographic and video graphic coverage of newsworthy events (politics, sports, cultural and business events) and features on a daily basis in coordination with the Bureau Chief Germany
  • Monitoring of news sources – be it social media, TV, newspapers, internet etc.
  • Participation in major (sports) team coverages - organizing stringer or hand out coverage where needed and in cooperation with the Bureau Chief Germany
  • Close cooperation with the different desks and the editorial management in Frankfurt
  • Networking to assure a comprehensive coverage from the UK
  • Advising on upcoming events that require coverage
  • Research of background and information sources to write headlines and captions from a journalistic point of view
  • Story research and identifying good subjects for feature packages to be produced, in close coordination with Bureau Chief Germany

 

Candidacies should be addressed to the Human Resources Department (hr@epa.eu), until May 31, 2022, accompanied by a curriculum vitae and a letter of motivation, both in English.

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The epa management would like to inform that there is the following opening we are looking to recruit:

 

MANAGER MARKETING & COMMUNICATION (m/f/d)

The European Pressphoto Agency, a global visual content provider with headquarters in Frankfurt, is seeking an experienced Marketing & Communication manager to support its market expansion. The successful candidate will develop and deliver creative marketing and communication strategies and plans to support the company rebranding and increase digital brand awareness at a very exciting period of transformation for the company.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and execute a results-driven, multi-platform communications strategy and plan in line with corporate and brand direction
  • Spot new marketing opportunities and carry out marketing initiatives
  • Create and maintain consistent corporate brand message, across product lines, events, and marketing collateral
  • Lead the planning and implementation of PR communications and initiatives
  • Implement online marketing activities including social media, SEO/SEM, lead generation, etc.
  • Liaise and work closely with digital marketing and PR agencies
  • Perform data analysis to track business performance and identify opportunities to grow revenues
  • Ensure effective monitoring and maintenance of company’s marketing budget
  • Supervise the design, production, and distribution of collateral and promotional materials to support epa’s sales and marketing programs
  • Create and distribute marketing & communication collateral such as newsletters, presentations, emails and brochures, press releases
  • Coordinate epa’s involvement in the activities of community organizations

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Advertising or related field is required
  • Proven experience within the photo, video, news media or advertising industry
  • Experience with NFTs would be a plus
  • Experience working on digital marketing campaigns
  • Familiar with B2B and B2C marketing campaigns
  • Native English language and business proficiency in German language. Other languages would be an asset
  • A strong network of PR and media contacts would be highly advantageous
  • Good knowledge of content development and SEO/SEM and Google Analytics tools
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills and presentation skills
  • Proactive and creative
  • Strong motivation, leadership and team management skills
  • Analytic ability

 

Candidacies should be addressed to the Human Resources Department (hr@epa.eu), until May 31, 2022, accompanied by a curriculum vitae and a letter of motivation, both in English.

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The epa management would like to inform that there is the following opening we are looking to recruit:

 

SENIOR SALES MANAGER - CORPORATE & PUBLISHERS (m/f/d)

The European Pressphoto Agency, a global visual content provider with headquarters in Frankfurt, is seeking an experienced Sales Manager to support its market expansion. The successful candidate will develop strategies and plans to support the company's expansion into new markets outside of traditional news, at a very exciting period of transformation for the company.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and implement strategic sales plans to expand the company’s customer base, mainly among Publishers and Corporate Customers
  • Monitoring and preparation of submissions to national and international tenders relevant to the company’s business
  • Support the company’s branding and presence by organizing exhibitions and events in close cooperation with Marketing
  • Proactively pursue new business and sales opportunities, identifying emerging markets and market trends
  • Develop and implement new sales initiatives, strategies and programs in close cooperation with content and marketing managers
  • Meet with potential clients and develop long-lasting relationships by understanding their needs
  • Represent epa at industry events, with the intention of networking and developing relationships with existing and potential clients
  • Ensure achievement of divisional and personal targets and KPI’s, aligning with company sales policies and strategies
  • Achieve company objectives through effective planning, working with sales targets, analyzing performance data, and projecting future performance
  • Track, analyze, and communicate key quantitative metrics and business trends as they relate to partner relationships
  • Perform customer’s surveys and data analysis to track business performance and identify opportunities to grow revenue
  • Present and communicate epa’s unique selling points with the objective of securing new revenue opportunities

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Advertising or related field is required
  • Proven experience within the photo, video, news media or advertising industry
  • Familiar with B2B and B2C Sales
  • Bilingual in English and German. Other languages would be an asset
  • A strong network of industry contacts would be highly advantageous
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills and presentation skills
  • Knowledge and application of a wide range of Sales and Marketing techniques
  • Ability to develop, manage and implement strategy and plans
  • Proactive and creative
  • Strong motivation, leadership and team management skills
  • Analytic ability

 

Candidacies should be addressed to the Human Resources Department (hr@epa.eu), until May 31, 2022, accompanied by a curriculum vitae and a letter of motivation, both in English.

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The epa management would like to inform that there is the following opening in Berlin, Germany, we are looking to recruit:

 

Senior IT Systemadministrator (m/f/d)

Full-time

 

The candidacy is open to professionals with profound knowledge in visual journalism and the industry.

Tasks:

  • IT Support to epa’s team worldwide and in the Frankfurt HQ
  • Administration of Linux servers and virtual environment using VMWARE
  • Setting up automated tasks using Ansible
  • IT related projects and assignments, e.g. implementation of workflows and automatization
  • System and network administration
  • Maintaining IT security and data protection
  • Backup and disaster recovery using Veeam
  • Maintaining training material and conducting training sessions for end-users
  • Perform 24/7 on call duty one week per month

Qualification:

  • Work experience for a minimum of 5 years in IT
  • Knowledge of heterogeneous system and network environments
  • At least one certification as CCNA/MCSA or similar
  • Funded knowledge of scripting or programming languages is a plus
  • Funded knowledge in network security, VPN, routing and protocols
  • Experience with monitoring software (Check_MK)
  • Experience with common database systems, SQL, MySQL
  • Experience in Google Workspace
  • Experience with Cloud Providers like GCP/AWS/AZURE is a plus
  • Very good knowledge of English, good knowledge of German would be a plus
  • Team spirit, commitment and ability to work under pressure
  • Willingness to travel, to work in shifts

We offer:

  • Mobile phone and laptop
  • Hybrid working environment
  • Working in an international environment
  • Team spirit
  • Training and development
  • Office with excellent public transport
  • Job ticket is supported

 

Candidacies should be addressed to the Human Resources Department (hr@epa.eu) accompanied by a curriculum vitae and a letter of motivation, both in English.

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The epa management would like to inform that there is the following opening at Asia Pacific Region, we are looking to recruit:

 

MULTIMEDIA EDITOR, ASIA PACIFIC (m/f/d)

Based in: In any country in Asia Pacific    |   Effect from: ASAP

Full-time

 

The candidacy is open to professionals with profound knowledge in Multimedia Editor and the industry.

Applicants should have the following qualifications:

  • Photo-journalistic experience for minimum two years
  • Experience in video editing
  • Knowledge of social media and internet environment
  • Intimate knowledge of current news and events
  • Excellent news sense and communication skills
  • Profound knowledge of new media
  • Fluency in English, other languages would be considered a plus
  • Team spirit
  • Willingness to work in shifts (incl. night shifts and weekends)
  • Multimedia software skills specially photo edition
  • Flexibility and ability to work under time-pressure
  • Assuming special responsibilities as judged fit by the editorial management
  • The job holder has to act within the framework set by this job description
  • He/she is obliged to take on additional duties assigned to him/her by his/her superior if these duties are in accordance with the nature of his/her function. In case the job profile, the competences or the integration in the organization change, this job description will be adapted

Duties include:

  • Editing and captioning of photo material for EPA services
  • Multimedia edition (photo and video)
  • Social media and website update
  • Monitoring of news sources – be it TV, newspapers, internet etc. and reacting on news stories to alert photographers on the ground where coverage is of interest to our service -following the Editorial Management instructions
  • Producing the play and production report
  • Ensuring an optimal flow of photos to the network
  • Working closely within the team to monitor and help improve the overall quality of the picture service from a journalistic, graphic and commercial quality point of view
  • Ensuring smooth running of the daily operation in close cooperation with all other editors
  • Any additional task directly related to the job of multimedia editor

 

Candidacies should be addressed to the Human Resources Department (hr@epa.eu), until May 31, 2022, accompanied by a curriculum vitae and a letter of motivation, both in English.

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The epa management would like to inform that there is the following opening we are looking to recruit:

 

HR Business Partner (m/f/d)

Based in: Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Full-time

 

Duties

  • Consultative services for employees/supervisors in Germany and worldwide
  • Preparation of payroll Germany and worldwide together with payroll providers
  • Interface with to Finance department
  • Responsible for data accuracy in the HRM system
  • HR controlling (headcount, vacation, sickness, …)
  • Interact with local and international employees
  • Support of external audits
  • Administration of insurances and BAV
  • General HR support
  • Support local and worldwide HR projects

Requirements

  • Experience in payroll and social security questions
  • University degree or several years of experience in HR
  • Good knowledge of German labor law, social security law
  • HRM experience, ideally with Personio
  • Service-orientation, communication and intercultural skills
  • Discretion, loyalty and accuracy
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Office, Google)
  • German on a native level and proficiency in English
  • A good understanding for numbers and their meaning

 

Candidacies should be addressed to the Human Resources Department (hr@epa.eu), until June 17, 2022, accompanied by a curriculum vitae and a letter of motivation, both in English.