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Student Photographer (Temp)

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Please send a URL portfolio or some samples of your photography of people and events (indoor and outdoor).

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Student Photographer (Temp)
Position Type Student
Number of Open Positions Multiple
Department Marketing and Communications (2865)
Campus Main Campus (Grantham)
Supervisor Nancy Soulliard
Work Period Acad Yr 2017-18
Hours Per Week 10 or less
Duration of Appointment Fall, Spring, Summer
Work Schedule

Hired as needed. Occasional evenings/weekends.

Position Description

Position Summary

This positions assists the Office of Marketing & Communications with photography of events. The Office of Marketing and Communications is looking for students to assist with occasional photography and video assignments. The office of marketing and communications tells the stories of Messiah College and designs The Bridge magazine, the annual President’s Report, all college publications that are sent off campus and the College website. Student photos are prominently featured in these publications as well as our official social media outlets.

Major Preferred

Digital Media, Studio Art with a graphic design or digital art concentration preferred but any major is fine as long as the student owns and knows how to use a DSLR camera.

Experience Required

• working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, iMovie)
• Digital photography of people

Experience Preferred

• working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud including Bridge and Premiere (or equivalent video editing software)
• Videography

Skills, Characteristics Required for Position

• Creative eye for photography
• Strong verbal and written communication skills since this position is responsible for working with others on campus for photo shoot logistics.
• Takes direction well.
• Organized.
• Easily multi-tasks
• Can transfer files through Dropbox, google Drive, OneDrive or another files transfer system

Dress Code Requirements

business casual

Special Working Conditions


Primary Duties

1. Taking photos at events as assigned.
2. Communicates clearly and follows photography direction.
3. Responsive when contacted about working an event.
4. Transfer files through Dropbox, google Drive, OneDrive or another files transfer system
4. Maintain consistent and reliable attendance.

Secondary Duties

Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities
Open Until Filled No
Application Deadline
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  2. Resume
  3. Applicant URL