Photographer - Sports Portrait PhotographerLifetouch
Do you enjoy being around athletes and teams? Lifetouch is seeking individuals who like working with students in high school and middle school to train as seasonal/part-time photographers. You can be an experienced photographer or someone who would like to learn photography from the ground up. We'll provide paid training and all of the equipment you'll need to create individual and team sports photos that will WOW our customers!
As a sports portrait photographer, your specific duties will include:
- Capturing the unique personality of sports participants and teams in a high-quality portrait
- Transporting photography equipment to an assigned Picture Event and between locations while onsite
- Working effectively with students of all ages and their coaches
- Work efficiently and move quickly to minimize disruptions to practices
- Photograph onsite on practice fields and in gymnasiums in all types of weather
Schedules will vary according to the needs of the school/league.
- Excellent opportunity for work in the afternoon and into early evening. Most events last just a couple of hours and occur between 2:00pm and 5:30pm.
- New photographers will support the peak seasons (Aug-Sept, Nov-Dec, Mar-Apr). Further training can be provided to those interested to allow additional opportunities and career paths within Lifetouch.
- Evening and weekend work is limited but may be offered.
- Flexibility is a must to accommodate the needs of the customers
Specific qualifications for the role include:
- High energy, positive attitude, and professionalism
- High School diploma or equivalent
- Possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license and a reliable, registered and insured vehicle
- Ability to work a seasonal schedule (described above)
- Access to reliable internet and e-mail to receive work assignments
- Willingness to travel to assigned Picture Event locations (primarily local but up to 100 miles)
- Ability to lift and operate professional camera equipment (up to 40 lbs)
- Successful completion of a criminal background and driving record check
- Previous customer service experience is beneficial
- Read, write and speak fluent English
Lifetouch is celebrating 80+ years of providing quality portraits for millions of individuals, families and organizations. We're committed to building strong relationships, loyalty and memories that last a lifetime. Great Photographers are the foundation of our success. As a sports photographer with Lifetouch, you will be part of an industry-leading organization that is growing. You will be working in a dynamic, engaging environment where you will learn photographic and business techniques as well as people skills.
Lifetouch is an Equal Opportunity Employer.