Posted on 5 July 2017
Photography Agent at Tea & Water PicturesTea & Water Pictures is a boutique global photography agency, born out of love for Photography, People and the Planet. We currently represent 10 award-winning photographers based around the world and working globally.
We are looking for someone for our New York (DUMBO) office. The ideal candidate shares our passion for photography and the role it plays in storytelling. This person must have active contacts within agencies and/or brands within the US and abroad, as well as a proven track record and understanding of the commercial advertising photography landscape.
Our goal is to create a successful environment for our photographers. And so, the job is about promotion, finding relevant projects, working to get commissions for our artists, as well as supporting and growing their careers. We also encourage our artists to develop personal projects and our candidate should be able to grow these with them, and us, in both commercial or editorial spaces.
The candidate will need to be ready to work hard to make things happen. By securing face-to-face meetings with current and potential clients, leveraging existing connections, collaborating in the creation of portfolios, web galleries, as well as agency promotion through newsletters and social media. This is a 21st century job with all the 21st century requirements.
The candidate must be able to think creatively, look for new ideas and ways to connect our artists to interesting projects. They must know how to sell, negotiate and get projects, but do it all with style, warmth and charm, as they will be one of the faces of our company at all times.
This person needs to be very much a team player and work closely with the rest of the team located around the world. They have to have experience in working with other producers as well as being able to create budget estimates and production methodologies for potential jobs themselves. They should be able to travel to meetings with clients and represent the agency, understand its message, its mission and purpose; help us all build something amazing together.
This position is available part time or full time and is dependent on whether the candidate has any existing commitments.
Compensation is based on experience and contacts.
Position reports directly to the founders, Hannah Vicary and Witold Riedel.
Previous agency experience a plus. Previous work in a photography agency a plus. Travel and multi-cultural experience a plus. Knowledge of other languages also a plus.
Tea & Water Pictures is a partner agency to Tea & Water Ltd. a global marketing consultancy working hard to support those who want to change the world for the better.
Our focus is economic and social sustainability. Our main offices are in Beijing, London and New York.
www.teaandwater.co (holding company)
How to ApplyHannah Vicary
Mobile: + 44 7854 969337
+ 1 917 499 6421