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Marathon Photographers Needed - Des Moines Marathon (Des Moines, IA)


  • Iconic Group
  • 01/09/19
  • Des Moines, IA
  • 50309
  • 20+ / Hourly
  • Contractor
MarathonFoto is searching for photographers to photograph the Des Moines Marathon in Des Moines, IA.

MarathonFoto is responsible for photographing marathons, road and bike races around the world. Over the last 35 years, we have photographed more than ten million participants globally including races in New York City, Boston and Berlin. Our goal is to hire photographers that are able to capture the fun and excitement of each race.

The main responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Using company equipment to take large quantities of good quality photographs of race participants
- Working with a team, under the supervision of team captains helping to ensure photography during events runs as smoothly as possible while photographing as many participants as possible.
- Equipment is provided. The positions do not require photographers participate in any post-production editing or selling.

Requirements:
- At least 1 year of DSLR camera experience (professional, educational, freelance, action sports or any combination), with the ability to quickly take good quality, consistent photos of as many participants as possible.
- Outgoing personality. Comfortable speaking with strangers, engaging large crowds and working with teams.
- The ability to stand, move quickly and hold the camera for the duration of the event. Photographers must be able to lift up to 30lbs and stand for 6-12 hours. Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions.
- The ability to adhere to a schedule, arrive on time for events and stay for the duration of events. Photographers must have their own reliable transportation. Photographers must be responsible and dependable.

Photographers are paid $20 per hour. Events typical last around 8 hours (+/-). This is a temporary, part-time, event based job. There may be an opportunity to work multiple events depending on events scheduled in your area.

If you are interested, please submit your resume or apply through this site.

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