Journal Communications, Inc., a media company based in Nashville, is seeking a full-time, traveling staff photographer. This position calls for an experienced, creative, and self-motivated professional to join our staff photography team. You’ll shoot on location for 20+ print and digital projects with subject matter including lifestyle, travel/relocation, and agriculture/rural living. Ability to think on your feet and communicate effectively in a mobile work environment is key.
Established industry reputation for high quality and content authority as a 30+ year leader in travel, economic and community development, and agribusiness marketing communications
Salaried, full-time position based in Franklin, Tenn., just south of Nashville
Company-paid travel (50% travel; 24 weeks/year)
Full benefits, including health, vision, dental, disability coverage, and 401(k) plan option
The perfect candidate:
Is excited to travel and see the U.S.
Is a good communicator, relatable and able to easily connect with people
Is Professional, organized and detail-oriented
Is technically knowledgeable about all camera equipment
Has a good sense of visual composition and perspective
Is adaptable to a wide variety of assignments
Is an independent problem-solver who takes initiative
Has the ability to convey the corporate image and values of the company for which you are working
Photojournalism or visual communications degree or equivalent experience
Ability to pass a background check
Based in Nashville
Willingness to travel 50 percent, 24 weeks per year
Must be physically able to work for extended periods, sometimes over days or weeks, in all environments
Must be physically able to travel
Must be able to maneuver or travel long distances while carrying and using photographic field equipment, including ancillary technical equipment
Must be able to physically lift and carry between 25 and 50 lbs. of technology and photography equipment on a regular basis
Send cover letter, résumé and link to 20 of your best images that reflect your on-location lighting, portraiture skills and lifestyle images to firstname.lastname@example.org. Put “Staff Photographer” in the subject line, please. No phone calls.
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