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Photography Coordinator - Charlotte FC (Charlotte · NC)

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Communications/Community Relations: Photography
POSITION SUMMARY:
Charlotte Football Club is seeking a highly motivated and creative individual to join the Content Team. The entry-level photography coordinator will work with the team photographer on editing, archiving, and capturing various images including match action, various events, and studio shoots. The ideal candidate should be detail-oriented and have creative vision for content. 
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
·        Assist as a secondary shooter for real-time match day photography, including but not limited to shooting and transmitting corporate events/signage, pre-match ceremonies, in-match entertainment, stadium atmosphere and landscapes, fan photos, match action, and other requests
·        Photograph Charlotte FC Academy matches, MLS Next Pro as assigned, and Charlotte FC First Team trainings as assigned
·        Photograph community outreach, corporate partnership events and other events as assigned
·        Assist with Charlotte FC photoshoots; setting up studio sets with proper lighting and equipment for specialty photoshoots
·        Edit, tag, apply metadata, and organize all Charlotte FC photos in a timely manner
·        Perform digital photo management workflows to build and maintain Charlotte FC photo database by ingesting, keywording, and logging all photos in a timely fashion
·        Scan physical historical images for archive as needed; Manage collections of photos and proactively update them
·        Email, upload, and distribute photos and links requested both internally and externally embedding the appropriate licenses
·        Collaborate with creative, social, and video teams on creative content ideas; work with all departments including marketing, sponsorship, ticketing etc. to fulfill photo requests 
·        Other duties as assigned. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
·        One (1) year's relevant work experience required
·        Knowledge of photography principles (composition, manual settings, horizon lines, etc.) and photo editing
·        Proficiency in Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop and Camera Raw
·        Must be technically knowledgeable and savvy in a digital and Apple environment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
·        Experience shooting soccer
·        Familiarity with Canon camera systems and Photoshelter
·        Knowledge of proper lighting and studio set construction
 
SKILLS FOR SUCCESS:
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, meet tight deadlines, and quick turn imagery in a high-pressure environment
  • Identify and correct errors, with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Team player who takes personal responsibility for getting things done in a way that positively and professionally represents the organization.
  • Must exhibit excellent judgement in decision making and ability to maintain discretion.
  • Shares and expresses thoughts in a clear and effective manner through verbal and written communication skills.  Exhibits effective listening skills and builds positive relationships with all team members, players, and partners.  Is diplomatic, tactful and professional in all forms of communication.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This position operates in a professional office environment, outside in a stadium facility and in the community at various events. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, etc. Local travel to events may be required.  This position typically works approximately 40 hours per week. 
  • Must be able to work all Charlotte FC home matches
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to remain standing/walking for up to 8 hours
  • Ability to climb stairs
  • Ability to work both indoors and outdoors, and endure weather conditions, including rain, wind, high and low temperatures, etc.
  • Must be able to work in non-traditional settings, and work non-traditional hours including nights, weekends, and holidays
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.