NFL Media is seeking a part-time photo editor to join our team. The NFL’s photo department manages still imagery across our digital platforms and League groups, including editorial, social, and marketing. The ideal candidate has a passion for football and visual storytelling, and a drive to find the most engaging images for our audience. This position will focus largely on assisting with editing images, maintaining our archive of creative assets, and developing content plans for our digital platforms.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Develop daily content plan for photo galleries and NFL Focus Instagram account.

  • Build feature art for homepage, fulfill requests for article thumbnail images and video stills. Assist with photo research for internal and external image requests.

  • Support the Photo Manager in the maintenance of the creative asset library. Check stylized templates for accuracy and make adjustments as needed. Work with Creative department to coordinate new stylized templates and distribute to photo team. Maintain documentation of current and available templates.

  • Provide editing support for game days and tentpole events. Assist with building weekly shot list for game day photographers. Edit, caption and transmit images in real-time.

  • Assist with maintaining in-house image archive and distribution of NFL images. Ensure proper archival of incoming images from games, events, and photoshoots.


  • 2-4 years experience photo editing for digital media, preferably for editorial outlets.

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in photography, visual design, or equivalent experience.

  • Knowledge of best practices for editorial images.

  • Fluency in Adobe Photoshop and Photo Mechanic.

  • Experience in photo content for digital and social media.

  • Experience photo editing for editorial outlets, captioning and applying metadata.

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize workload, and meet tight deadlines while maintaining quality and accuracy.

  • Available to work evenings and weekends.

  • Passion for the NFL, familiarity with NFL news and storylines.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Experience in sports photography preferred.

  • Familiarity with content management systems and FTP clients.

  • Familiarity with photography rights and licensing.

  • Experience in event coverage a plus.


  • Must not work more than 29 hours/week

  • The NFL maintains a Flexible Workplace Policy that provides members of our workforce with opportunities to periodically work from a location of their choice, while maintaining a priority on in-person work at an NFL office, which enables us to more effectively collaborate, connect and build a workplace culture that will drive our continued success.

  • We also continue to prioritize the health and safety of our NFL workforce. Consistent with that commitment, considering the substantial and growing body of evidence that vaccinations remain the most effective protection against the spread the COVID-19, we require that members of our NFL workforce be fully vaccinated. Exceptions are available only for those who need an accommodation for a qualifying disability or sincerely held religious belief or practice.

  • The NFL is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment that reflects our incredibly diverse fan base. We provide an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all employees and applicants without regard to status as protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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