Job Title: Freelance Action & Portrait Photographer
Department: Clare Edmead Photography
Travel Factors: Six months overseas
Reports to: Lead Photographer
Job Role Summary
Clare Edmead Photography Ltd. works closely with Neilson Holidays in 8 different Beach Clubs. They provide a sophisticated resort photography service to holiday makers offering natural and unobtrusive action photos, bespoke beach portraits as well as photography workshops. This freelance position is with the Clare Edmead Photography team to deliver a high-end photography service for daily sports/kids action and family beach portraiture.
Key Responsibilities and Tasks
Present a professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintain an excellent standard of customer service.
Using your own high spec photography equipment to capture photos on land or in a powerboat, capturing images of guests taking part in a range of activities – dinghy sailing, windsurfing, paddle sports, tennis, mountain biking and the kids clubs
Working from centre timetables and making informed coverage decisions
Using photographic software to edit, organise and export photos to sellable standard
Organising, delivering and running photography workshops for guests
Soft selling, booking, preparing and delivering fun and friendly family portrait sessions on the beach.
Work as part of a team to set up, pack up, and proactively provide assistance to all guests using the photo kiosk each day and occasional evenings
To practically help with the set up of the photography kiosk and hotel at the start of the season and the pack down of the resort at the end of the season.
Deliver personable, informative and efficient info service for the guests on arrival and throughout each week.
Be prepared to move between different resorts according to operational needs of the business to fulfil your contractual end date.
Be flexible in your job role and willing to assist in all other duties, within reason, as requested by your Lead Photographer according to skillset and training provided.
Qualifications and Experience required
Educated to GCSE standard.
Portfolio of images that demonstrates good understanding of digital photography
Previous customer service experience (preferred)
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required
Ability to deliver fun, engaging, and quality family photoshoots
Skilled in using camera equipment to quickly adapt settings for light and other conditions
Good understanding of digital photography software for basic photo editing and organisation.
Ability to effectively communicate with guests of all ages, management, and other staff.
Work well within a team and maintain effective working relationships.
Strong interpersonal skills and confidence to build rapport with guests and soft sell
NI number, EU passport (valid for at least 6 months after return) and UK bank account
Evidence of registration as self-employed with HMRC (or about to register)
Travel and public liability insurance
Own DSLR camera equipment
Professional standard laptop with recognised editing software (i.e. Aperture or Adobe Lightroom)
Clean and tidy appearance.
Approachable, welcoming, friendly, and enthusiastic.
Online application form
Application deadline: 8th January