Newport Aquarium Souvenir Photographer

Herschend Family Entertainment - Newport, KY3.5

Part-timeEstimated: $25,000 - $31,000 a year
Newport Aquarium, one of the many properties owned by Herschend Family Entertainment, prides itself on working towards bringing families closer together and to creating memories worth repeating. Our Core Values – greatly exceeding guest expectations, serving others, creating emotional connections, constantly improving – give us purpose and guidance.

Provides friendly and efficient guest service; while taking, processing and selling high quality digital photos.

Required Skills

Technical Expertise

Approaches guests and offers photo services in a friendly manner
Assists guests by answering questions and providing product information
Listens to, understands and anticipates guests needs; takes proactive steps to ensure guest satisfaction
Delivers high quality images to guests, accurately setting camera settings prior to shooting photos
Ensures assigned photo location is stocked, clean, prepared and organized
Handles all equipment safely with care; promptly communicates equipment issues
Computes sale prices, total purchases, receives and processes payments, and balances cash drawer utilizing a POS register

Demonstrates strong customer service and interpersonal skills
Demonstrates effective salesmanship techniques
Work Environment and Other Duties

Complies with all department and park specific policies, legal requirements, dress code standards, procedures, and initiatives
Ensures proper handling of customer credit card information in compliance with Property procedures, as well as Purchasing Card Industry (PCI) standards
Performs other related duties as required
Management reserves the right to change and/or add to these duties at any time.

Required Experience

Previous experience in retail or service environment preferred
Must possess strong motivational skills
Must be able to critically process situations and react quickly while using good judgment
Excellent communication, analytical, and problem solving skills
Must be willing to adapt to changes, policies, and procedures
Must have a pro-active mindset with a high sense of urgency
Genuinely friendly, outgoing, respectful and caring
Must be self-motivated and disciplined, able to deal with fast-paced, highly interactive work environment
Must be positive, courteous, and enthusiastic
Must display and live out Leading with Love principles by being: patient, kind, humble, respectful, selfless, forgiving, honest and committed
Must promote and support a “team” work environment
Must adapt to changes easily
Must possess strong sales skills

Able to hear, see and speak
Able to understand, speak, read and write English
Able to consistently make a friendly, positive impression
Must have manual dexterity necessary to complete all job duties
Able to sit and/or stand for long/short periods
Able to constantly traverse within properties to gain access to multiple photo site locations
Able to lift/carry up to 50 lbs.
Able to maintain good personal hygiene
Able to get along with other employees to work out problems and resolve conflicts
Able to comprehend instructions and retain information
Able to maintain dependable work attendance and flexibility with assigned work schedules including any required overtime, evenings, weekends and holidays
Able to tolerate and effectively perform in a fast-paced, hectic environment
Able to be flexible to handle frequent changes in priorities
Able to work with a diversified work force and to maintain a good working relationship with coworkers
Must have the ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
Able to handle and manage large sums of money accurately and responsibly
Able to perform basic math functions
Able to solve problems with minimal supervision
Able to utilize strong verbal skills