Microsoft Looking for Senior Editor, Photo | Delhi

Designation: Senior Editor, Photo Operations

For its central programming hub, Microsoft is looking for a candidate with 6-8 years of photo journalism experience to be part of an operation which will manage and produce slideshows for all its markets globally. These slideshows or picture stories will be showcased on Microsoft’s media website ( and apps across all devices and platforms. This is a unique opportunity for a high energy and enterprising person who is ready to lead a team that’s innovating in the field of consumer content.


This person will be required to work with a team of managing editors and photo editors across Microsoft’s markets globally handling various genres to plan and coordinate an extremely high quality of picture-led programming to engage and delight users, as well as support a variety of business objectives. Ability and experience to plan ahead, coordinate with teams across various time zones and implement audience-focused photo-led content initiatives are key attributes of this role. Familiarity with online content publishing tools is a must, as is experience in working with photo publishing tools.


This position is based in New Delhi.


The ideal candidate will have

• Experience in organising coverage of major events

• Proven ability to generate ideas across a wide range of planned slideshows

• Experience of working in a fast-paced online environment across an international community

• Solid journalistic skills and strong knowledge of content across: news, finance, sports, entertainment, lifestyle, weather, health, food and drink, travel and cars

• Strong attention to detail, an appreciation for beautiful visual presentation and a passion for editorial excellence

• Excellent communication and collaboration skills

• Team management and leadership skills

• Ability to work with multiple content formats including text, pictures, graphics and videos


Daily tasks

• Detailed planning of content across major events and set pieces

• Coordinate the production and delivery of daily slideshows across verticals

• Maintain and update a detailed centralised editorial calendar

• Inform international markets of content coming down the pipeline

• Manage the team producing slideshows – both for planned and Breaking News scenarios

• Gather KPI reports, share insights, seek feedback and develop best practice


Key skills, experience and education

• 6-8 years of experience in planning and coordination of major events

• Experience of handling photo media, generating slideshow ideas and augmenting captions

• Experience in managing and motivated highly efficient teams

• Working knowledge of online publishing tools and content management systems

• Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

• Ability to collaborate across international boundaries to deliver shared goals

• Degree in journalism, communications or related discipline preferred

Eligible candidates may send resumes to Mr. Ashim Ghosh at IimcAlumniAssociation

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