Photographer

Nationwide Studios - Minnetonka, MN3.1

Commission
Are you looking for a photography position where you can have fun capturing children’s lasting expressions in a high energy atmosphere! We are looking for local photographers where you will do just that! You will thrive in this position if you are self-motivated, fun, and energetic with an easy-going professional personality.

Will train amateur photographers or professional photographers who love working with children.

Nationwide Studios, Inc. is the technology leader in the youth portrait photography industry with over 500 employees in 40 states. Nationwide Studios operates nationally under two brand names: Legacy Studios and Teddy Bear Portraits. Legacy Studios specializes in high volume K-12 School & Sports Photography. We offer custom comprehensive service and photography products to meet the needs of every school type and grade level. In 2016 Legacy Studios was the fastest growing K-12 school photography company in the country. Teddy Bear Portraits specializes in early childhood photography. We provide parents and learning center directors with an effortless same-day photo experience. Teddy Bear portraits photographs nearly one million children annually in learning centers and pre-schools across the United States.

Teddy Bear Portraits has an immediate opening for a Sales Photographer

Your duties will include:
Makes in person visits to all active accounts to build solid relationships with existing schools
Develop new customers to achieve territory growth
Prospects new accounts to acquire new business
Maintain detailed client files and conversational records
Monitor costs, expenses and profitability while adhering to budgeting guideline
Take beautiful memorable pictures of children inside early childhood education centers/schools
Call photography locations in advance to confirm dates and times
Travel to locations within a given territory (up to 100 miles)
Set up and break down the equipment
Ensure all children are photographed, creating a comfortable setting for the infants, toddlers and preschoolers, capturing the child’s natural expressions
Provide helpful and knowledgeable guidance to parent buying photo packages at our sales event

The skills and experience required for this position include:
Lift up to 50lbs
Have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
Able to work Monday through Friday between 6am and 6pm
Must successfully pass a background check and drug test
Strong computer skills including email and Microsoft Office products
Customer service skills
Attention to detail
Love working with children
The compensation is a base of $75/day plus commission. And benefits include:

The benefits are excellent and include:
Medical (BCBS PPO), Dental and Vision
401K
Disability insurance
Life insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Extensive in-person training to prepare you for working with young children and bringing out the best in each one
We provide latest in specialized digital photography equipment, materials, and tools needed for you to do your best work at no cost to you
Gas Card ($250/month)
Opportunity to work in a dynamic environment where creativity and dedication matter
Join our team and make portrait day a rewarding and fun experience for all!

Interviews for qualified candidates (in-person, by phone or via Skype) will begin ASAP.