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Photographer - Marathon Events - Davenport, IA


  • Iconic Group
  • 03/21/19
  • Davenport, IA
  • 52805
  • 20 - 30+ / Hourly
  • Part-Time
MarathonFoto is currently looking for Photographers in Davenport, IA to take photos during a race event.

MarathonFoto is responsible for photographing all types of races around the world. Over the last 35 years, we have photographed more than ten million participants globally including races in New York City, Chicago, Boston and Berlin. Our goal is to capture the fun, excitement, emotion and special moments of race participants.

Candidates should have a profound interested in photography and great social skills. We want photographers who are comfortable interacting with race participants and who enjoy working in and event type setting with massive crowds.

You can check us out at www.marathonfoto.com

Pay: $20/hr plus mileage. 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. Minimum of $120 guaranteed per event - more possible depending on performance and skill level.

The main responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Taking good quality photographs of participants during Pre-race and Post race positions.
- Working with a team to ensure photography during events runs as smoothly as possible while photographing as many participants as possible.
- No selling or post production editing is required.

Requirements:
- At least 1 year of DSLR camera experience with the ability to quickly take good quality, consistent photos of race participants.
- Fan photo and or Party Pics experience is helpful but not required.
- The ability to work quickly, efficiently, react quickly and make good decisions while multi-tasking at a very fast pace.
- The ability to stand, move quickly and hold the camera for the duration of the assigned event. Events are outdoors and in the elements. Photographers must be willing and able to work in these conditions. Candidates must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and stand for long periods of time.
- The ability to adhere to a schedule, arrive on time for events, stay for the duration of events, and have reliable transportation.
- Must be 18 years or older and be authorized to work in the USA
- Successful completion of a background check may be required.

We supply all of the camera equipment for each event that you work us. Use of our gear for the first event is mandatory. You may use your own camera equipment for future events with prior approval.

Please apply to this ad with a resume highlighting your photography experience and include a short paragraph explaining your experience and why you would be a good fit to work for us at this event (how long youve been doing photography, what type of photography you do, other similar events you may have worked).

We look forward to hearing from you!

If you are interested in the opportunity, please apply to through this ad. In order to expedite your application, please indicate your home city / state so that we may quickly locate openings closest to you.


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