PART TIME PHOTOGRAPHY POSITION 5/2/17

COMPANY: Exum Photography, LLC in Elon, NC (near Greensboro)

WEBSITE: exumphoto.com

FACEBOOK: facebook.com/exumphoto

TYPE OF WORK WE DO: Commercial, Editorial, Video, Wedding & Fine-Art Photography

Position: Photographers Assistant/ Digital Image Tech 

Experience Level: At least 2 Years working professionally or equivalent experience (Commercial Photography preferred) Recent graduates with outstanding portfolios considered.

Job Status: Part Time, 24 hours a week plus

Salary: (depends on experience)

Education: Bachelor’s Level Degree in Photography (w/emphasis on commercial or photojournalism)

Job Description: We are looking for a passionate photographer and digital tech that has both still photography and video experience and training. This position is ideal for a photographer who needs part time work to fill the gap within their own freelance schedule. Recent commercial photography school graduates from RCC will definitely be considered. We need an upbeat, positive person with a strong work ethic and great communication skills that can help manage our studio’s busy workflow. We need a person to help us; shoot projects, edit images and video, assist on shoots with lighting set-up and digital image management, trouble shoot computers and gear, organize and maintain the studio, frame our fine-art prints and be a part of a creative team. Our photography work focuses on people, fashion, product, industry, fine-art and weddings. We travel nationally shooting jobs for Carrier, Southern Tide, Sunbrella and Black and Veatch to name a few. Every day is unique at Exum Photography and the work we do is varied and interesting. Our work environment is unique: a studio built onto the Exum home with a small staff that works around our quirky family. Our mascot is Steve’s dog Murphy: the most intelligent and sweetest dog you’ll ever meet. Owner/photographer Steve Exum loves the creative process and is growing his creative team. The tasks you will perform will be numerous. A willingness to work with our flexible shoot schedule is key. In a small business, we all wear many hats, so the experience you gain working with Exum Photography will be wide and varied. This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate photographer. We want someone who sees the value of both growing their photography skills while helping to maintain the business behind being a creative for hire.

Requirements

  • 4-year degree in Photography or equivalent combination of education/work experience
  • Strong Photography skills capturing images with Digital Photography equipment
  • Strong Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom skills
  • Solid Macintosh skills
  • Strong Video Editing skills with Adobe Premier
  • An understanding of social media & blogging
  • A willingness to learn FileMaker Pro database software
  • A willingness to learn framing and matting skills
  • A willingness to learn general business related bookkeeping and organization work
  • Good writing and verbal communication skills for client interaction
  • Strong organizational skills
  • A positive, solutions-oriented attitude, a sense of humor and a strong work ethic
  • Integrity, honesty, accountable and punctual
  • Physical fitness and ability to lift heavy photography equipment or furniture
  • Stamina and ability to work days that require us to be on our feet all day

TO MAKE CONTACT: Please do not call. Before you email us PLEASE peruse our entire website include our blog and Facebook so you will get a complete picture of the type of work we do. Please write your email in the form of a cover letter using the contact form below including the following: a link to a portfolio of images, a description of your career goals, your personality and your passions, a list of work related references with name, e-mail and telephone numbers and a personal reference from someone that knows your personality well. Please include your resume. If you are a recent graduate or about to be; please provide a reference that is school related and any work references you have had even if outside the realm of photography.

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