Skip to main content


About us

The World Photography Organisation is a global platform for photography initiatives. Working across up to 222 countries and regions worldwide, our aim is to raise the level of conversation around photography by celebrating the best imagery and photographers on the planet. We pride ourselves on building lasting relationships with both individual photographers as well as our industry-leading partners around the world.

The World Photography Organisation hosts a year-round portfolio of events including the Sony World Photography Awards, the world's largest photography competition, and PHOTOFAIRS, international art fairs dedicated to photography with destinations in Shanghai and San Francisco.


Any current positions will appear below


Marketing & Partnership Manager  

Click to read more & apply

We are seeking a Marketing & Partnership Manager to take on a permanent position at the World Photography Organisation within the marketing department. Working closely with the Marketing Director and other team members of the Marketing department, the role will involve the planning and implementation of all partnerships and project management for especially, but not limited to, the Sony World Photography Awards (SWPA) - one of the world’s largest and leading photographic competitions. The individual will be required to help deliver the marketing campaign in order to reach the goals, objectives, and target for the business.

What will you be doing?


Marketing resources

  • Involved in the brainstorming, planning, and implementation of all marketing activity relating to SWPA and associated events and exhibitions

  • Conducting events, talks and photography initiatives in conjunction with our brand, products, and partnerships

  • Support and assist the Marketing Director in developing opportunities to expand the World Photography Organisation brand.


Partnerships resources

  • Build and develop the partnership portfolio for SWPA and the World Photography Organisation, to deliver on competition entries and visitors to the exhibition.  

  • Create a systematic, process-driven approach and strategy to partner outreach and relationship management

  • Research partners, identify key players and generate interest

  • Collaborate with senior management and other marketing team members to align our internal goals, targets, and objectives with new and existing partner relationships

  • Assist the Marketing Director within the negotiation and finalization of deals in accordance with the company’s contract guidelines and policies

  • Deliver a great experience to our partners when working with our Organization; you will represent our brand and be our partners’ liaison internally

  • Forecast, measure, and report the results of various projects with partners, including co-created and/or co-branded content promotions, lead sharing, and/or event and photography initiatives.

  • Maintain ongoing relationships with current partners and offer new ways to grow the partnerships


We are looking for someone with…

  • BA/BS in marketing, communication or similar relevant field

  • Experience working in a sales and marketing environment.

  • A keen eye for photography or previously worked in the photography and/or art industry

  • Fluent English writing and speaking skills

  • Experience in developing B2B and/or B2C partnerships is essential

  • An ability to understand the performance, measurement, and optimisation of the ROI

  • Strong organizational, administrative and communication skills

  • Experience working as part of a team

  • Good creative skills.

  • Energetic, highly motivated, can-do attitude who enjoys networking and establishing relationships

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to manage multiple projects


About the position

  • Working hours are Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm

  • You will be affiliated to the HQ office, based in 9, Manchester Square W1U 3PL

  • This is not an entry-level position - experience is required

  • The permanent job position will start on the 12/10/2018. Please note that a handover period will be required from the 04/10/2018.

  • Salary expectation: From £25,000 to £28,000 per year.


Apply Now

Popup 28_08_18