Sports/Special Events Photographer Spring 2018

Billings, Montana, United States Part-time

“Do you have a heart for children and a passion for sports and photography? Do you like the idea of capturing memories that will last a lifetime? Lifetouch has an exciting opportunity you're not going to want to miss!”


Job Responsibilities

As a Sports and Special Events Photographer, you will direct and photograph athletes for their sports portraits and team photos. In addition, Elementary to Middle School classroom group photography and other alternative creative photography may be required.  It will be your responsibility to capture high-quality images while displaying confidence and professionalism at all times.

Job Requirements

As a Sports and Special Events Photographer, you should be personable, creative, and customer-oriented. You should possess the ability to work with minimal supervision, and also be able to work as a part of a team. Photographic experience is required.  Experience photographing sports teams or high volume photography is a plus.

Specific qualifications for the Sports and Special Events Photographer position include:

  • Position starts Thursday January 11th 2018 for trainng.  Dates may vary pending photographic experience.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to present a positive and professional image.
  • Willingness to work a varied seasonal schedule, including early mornings and long days as necessary.  Part Time to Full Time depending on the week.  
  • Willingness to travel overnight as needed throughout Montana and Northern Wyoming.
  • Valid driver's license as well as full time use of reliable, insured and registered transportation.
  • Ability to lift and operate camera equipment, up to 40 lbs.
  • Ability to pass a background and motor vehicle history check.
  • Experience with digital DSLR, Medium Format and/or equivalent is required.
  • Proven Photographic experience as a profession.
  • Proven understanding of exposure, ambient lighting and controlled lighting.
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom is a plus.
  • Must be able to pass a basic photography written and practical test.
  • Lifetouch Provides all photographic equipment and supplies.
  • Coaching will be provided.

Why Lifetouch?

As a Sports and Special Events Photographer with Lifetouch, you will be part of an established and industry-leading organization that is employee-owned. Employees enjoy our fast-paced, collaborative culture and the ability to directly impact our business.

Here is just some of what we have to offer:

  • A nurturing environment where you will enhance your valuable photographic, business and people skills
  • Competitive hourly wage - Starting wage between $13.00 - $17.00 per hour DOE and photographic knowledge.
  • Drive time wage $9.00 per hour and paid gas via company gas card plus $0.06 cents per mile driven
  • Company vehicle provided for overnight and long distance travel.
  • Company Paid hotels
  • Overnight meal per diem of $22.00 per day per overnight stay
  • Holidays and summers off
  • Comprehensive paid photography training
  • Potential to earn Paid time off
  • Potential to qualify for 100% company-funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) retirement plan
  • Potential opportunities for advancement and training for other photography programs
  • Potential to qualify for medical benefits depending on hours worked

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