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Photographers - School (Paid Training!)

Company Name:
Lifetouch
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Do you have a passion for photography? Do you like the idea of working with children and capturing memories that will last a lifetime? Lifetouch Inc., the world's largest employee-owned photography company, has an exciting opportunity you're not going to want to miss! We are seeking friendly, responsible and creative individuals with reliable transportation to join our talented Lifetouch National School Studios Inc. team as School Photographers. In this role, you will set up in a new school each day and take high-quality student portraits. We all remember Picture Day from when we were children, and this is your chance to earn income by making memories!
You don't need to be a professional photographer to qualify! We can train you on everything you need to know about taking memorable portraits while delivering a delightful experience for students and teachers alike. You bring your high energy, outgoing, and customer-focused personality, and we'll show you the rest. If this sounds like the kind of opportunity you've been looking for, we want to talk with you!
Job Responsibilities
As a School Photographer, you will direct and photograph students and staff for their school portraits, ensuring that they have an enjoyable experience. It will be your responsibility to capture high-quality images while displaying confidence and professionalism at all times.
Your specific duties as a School Photographer will include:
Providing clear Picture Day direction and expectations for parents, school personnel and student helpers
Working closely with staff to establish appropriate classroom work flow and effectively resolve issues
Organizing materials, assembling necessary equipment and ensuring that all supplies are available on Picture Day
Maintaining and transporting equipment in a safe manner between schools according to company guidelines.
Representing Lifetouch in a professional manner at all times while adhering to all Company and school rules and policies
Maintaining confidentiality of school and student related information
Safeguarding equipment and money at all times
## Job Requirements
Job Requirements
As a School Photographer, you should be personable and creative, possess the ability to work with minimal supervision, and be able to operate effectively both independently and as part of a team. It is also important that you demonstrate excellent customer service and communication skills along with the ability to interact in a positive manner with both school-age children and adults. Photographic experience is a plus but not required as we offer comprehensive training.
Specific qualifications for the School Photographer position include:
High school diploma or equivalent
Previous work experience and the ability to positively interact with both school-age children and adults
Ability to present a positive and professional image
Strong customer-service skills
Willingness to work a varied seasonal schedule, including early mornings and long days as necessary
Willingness to travel up to 50-100 miles
Valid driver's license as well as reliable, insured and registered transportation (in compliance with state laws) to reach assigned locations and while transporting photography equipment
Ability to lift and operate camera equipment, up to 40 lbs.
Ability to pass a background check
Benefits
As a School Photographer with Lifetouch, you will be part of an established and industry-leading organization that is employee-owned. Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with competitive compensation and opportunities for benefits.
Here is just some of what we have to offer:
Competitive hourly wage
Seasonal schedule flexibility
Comprehensive paid photography training
Potential to qualify for 100% company-funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) retirement plan
Potential opportunities for advancement and training for other photography programs
Cutting-edge digital photographic equipment with a complete mobile studio
May be eligible for medical benefits depending on hours worked

Employment with Lifetouch National Schools Studios Inc. is contingent upon successful results of a criminal background and driving record check. Apply now! Lifetouch is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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