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Job listing closed on 15 Jun 2024
2 Jun 2024

Seasonal Photography Assistant - Buffalo Bills

🇺🇸 Orchard Park, NY, USA
1+ year exp.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Create high-end still photography for the Buffalo Bills.
  • Assist in photo asset management process including curation and maintenance of PhotoShelter and physical archive.
  • Creatively handle studio portraits, on-location events, concerts, press conferences, food, and venue photography.
  • Produce compelling content in high-pressure, deadline situations.
  • Provide production assistance to all Bills Media & Content staff as needed.
  • Handle photography equipment with care and ensure proper maintenance.
  • Represent the Buffalo Bills in a professional manner.
  • Other related duties as requested.


  • Candidate is at least 18 years of age.
  • Must submit a digital portfolio to be considered.
  • A minimum of 1 year working for a professional team or university athletics department.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience recommended.
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, PhotoMechanic, Capture One, and Microsoft.
  • Working knowledge of Sony Alpha cameras and Profoto Lights.

Core Competencies

  • Enthusiastic collaborator with a team-first mentality.
  • Willing and able to think big and take risks.
  • Proficient knowledge of professional camera and lighting equipment as well as industry trends across all major brands.
  • Up to date on current social media trends, web content, digital advertising tactics and strategies.
  • An excellent written and verbal communicator.
  • Multi-tasker that is comfortable in an environment of ambiguity, where decisions need to be made quickly.
  • Self-starter that can work independently and show initiative to solve problems in new ways.
  • Strong attention to detail.

Work Environment

This job operates both in an office setting and in the field. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers and phones. Live event coverage consists of being around loud stadium noise as well as walking through crowds of fans.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, run, reach, stop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and focused vision.

  • Ability to operate, transport and manipulate camera equipment up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions for prolonged periods of time, including severe cold and snow.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate camera equipment.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

Ability to work a flexible schedule, including extended hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Must be able to work all Buffalo Bills games, home and away.


Intermittent travel will be expected in this role.