Summer Photographer

Hale - Westwood, MA

Part-time$12 - $15 an hour
Skills

Are you a digital photography buff who works equally well on your own and on a team? Would you like to spend your summer documenting memorable moments across Hale’s property and programs? If so, you may be a great fit for this position!

NOTE: A LINK TO AN ONLINE PORTFOLIO IS REQUIRED FOR CONSIDERATION.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Professional presence, discreet working style, and desire to be a flexible, dependable, friendly, and cooperative member of the team
  • Ability to fluidly manage both creative and administrative tasks—your time will be divided between shooting in the field and editing/managing assets in the office
  • Experience in digital photography, a willingness to take artistic direction, and a knack for capturing inspired images that tell stories
  • Mastery of DSLR basics— unless you have your own equipment, you’ll shoot with our camera and should know how to manually adjust ISO, shutter speed, and aperture
  • Strong organization skills—you’ll curate, edit, and file many photos
  • Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and digital asset management system(s) preferred

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS

  • Comfortably work among energetic children and families in an outdoor setting that includes moderately challenging terrain, inclement weather, and rustic facilities
  • Display a positive attitude and maintain a reputation for credibility, integrity, and fairness
  • Consistently model and uphold Hale’s mission and core values

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with Director of Marketing to provide timely deliverables that meet creative needs
  • Build and manage a summer photo inventory as you regularly capture, curate, and edit photos of activities and program participants, as well as buildings, grounds, flora, and fauna
  • Ensure suitability of work for use across digital, print, and outdoor channels

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

In addition to a semi-flexible schedule, you’ll build your portfolio as you work alongside fun-loving marketing professionals and program administrators. You’ll collaborate with Hale’s entire seasonal staff, extend your network, and take advantage of professional development opportunities.

Hours vary in accordance with programming and a limited number of nights and weekends are required; on average, you can expect to work 15–25 hours per week from June 3–August 23. Compensation for this position is commensurate with experience and ranges from $12–$15 per hour. Please note this position is temporary and part-time, and as such, it is not benefits-eligible.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please send us your cover letter, resume, and portfolio.Your portfolio should include 2–3 clearly labeled and creatively captioned images in each of these categories: sports and action; candid; macro; portrait; nature and landscape; wildlife.

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary

Salary: $12.00 to $15.00 /hour

Location:

  • Westwood, MA (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Working days:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday

Hours per week:

  • 10-19
  • 20-29

Employment Length:

  • 1 - 3 months

Typical start time:

  • 8AM

Typical end time:

  • 5PM