Photo & Design Correspondent

Freelance
Burlington
Posted 10 months ago

ROLE SUMMARY

Reporting to NPH Production Manager, the Photo & Design Correspondent is responsible for attending & providing high-level coverage of @nphshowcase events by capturing photos of teams, players, game action & overall event atmosphere. Additional responsibilities will include editing photographs and creating graphics for social media content. To be considered for this role, applicants must own a DSLR camera (or similar) with an appropriate lens for sports & portrait photography and a laptop for photo editing and graphic design.

Deliverables will include Photos and online albums, Player of the Game Headshots & Social Media graphics. All Media Correspondents will work directly with the Creative Director & Production Manager in execution & rollout of content.

The Photo & Design Correspondent is expected to follow and promote our philosophy of: 1. lead yourself, 2. support your team and 3. execute tasks.

 

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Photograph game action across all courts
  • Coordinate with Game Ops to capture Team Photos and Player of the Game Photos
  • Editing photos and producing social media graphics during designated editorial period
  • Uncover creative ways to cover the league, players, teams, and community
  • Manage and post on social media account
  • Grow the following & overall audience reach of select NPH social media accounts
  • Participate in weekly marketing meetings, describing the department’s activities from the past week and the planned activities & goals for the upcoming week
  • Analyze content performance through platform analytics, to constantly elevate engagement and growth through adjustments based on audience, AKA “Listen to the community / market”
  • Work closely with other departments within the company, to learn about the organization’s operation and build relationships
  • Will serve as a subject matter expert in all elements related to Canadian basketball.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • Marketing/Media or related education is preferred
  • Proficiency in Photography & Design software (Lightroom, Photoshop, etc)
  • Basic understanding of Sports Photography Concepts
  • Basic understanding of Graphic Design concepts
  • Ability to frame Photographs creatively
  • Ability to problem solve
  • General understanding of basketball dynamics
  • DSLR Camera or similar + Lenses
  • Laptop for Photo Editing & Graphic Design
  • Possess superior understanding of the target audience
  • Good understanding of digital marketing
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, and participating in multiple, complex projects across a number of brands simultaneously
  • Team player with great interpersonal skills and a passion for the sport of basketball
  • Available to work in-person as well as online, and to travel to various venues for event coverage as required

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