JOB DESCRIPTION: Photo Editor / Assignment Coordinator



Novus Select is in search of a driven, talented, and experienced Photo Editor / Assignment Coordinator.


About Novus Select:

Based in beautiful South Lake Tahoe, CA, Novus Select (NS) is a video production company and photography assignment agency managing end-to-end production on commercial and documentary projects ranging from lengthy international video projects to single day photo shoots. Clients include Apple, Subaru, RedBull, Google, Nike, Discovery, National Geographic and more.


Job Description:

The Photo Editor / Assignment Coordinator will manage all inbound photography assignment requests and cultivate the NS photographer network.  This position will build project budgets, source crew, and produce small to medium sized assignments. They will work closely with the NS Head of Production and NS partners concentrating on photography assignments and will at times work on multimedia and video projects.


Assignment Management + Production

  • Serve as liaison between clients, creatives, and the NS production team
  • Create photo + video production budgets
  • Source photographers + crew based on project needs
  • Manage contracts and invoicing for crew
  • Manage and maintain a master global photographer database
  • Coordinate with the NS production team and manage workflows


Talent Development + Content Curation

  • Curate and maintain database of still portfolios
  • Edit photo collections
  • Maintain photographer + crew relationships
  • Find, vet and cultivate new photographers and crew
  • Cultivate client + creative opportunities
  • Track contributor work for NS marketing purposes



Minimum 5 years experience in the photo/video industry

  • Top-notch communication and client management skills
  • Extensive contacts within the photo/video community
  • Picture editing + portfolio curation background
  • Willingness to work long hours with a varied schedule
  • Project management experience
  • Software knowledge: MacOS, Google Apps, Adobe Creative Suite, Photo Mechanic, Filemaker
  • Detail-oriented self starter, comfortable working both individually and in a team setting



South Lake Tahoe, CA



Competitive, Full Time, Salary Exempt + Benefits


Application Instructions:

Please send a cover letter and resume in PDF form to jobs @