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Job listing closed on 1 May 2024
1 Apr 2024

Photography Intern

🇺🇸 Columbus, OH, USA
0+ years exp.


The Columbus Crew are seeking a motivated and creative Photography Intern to join the growing Marketing & Brand Strategy Department. This position will play a crucial role supporting the Team Photographer working closely to support all the Club’s photo needs while gaining first-hand experience capturing all the excitement of our club and its events. This highly collaborative position reports to the Creative Director and works closely across both soccer and business operations.

This part-time, seasonal internship is an onsite role in Columbus, Ohio from May 1, 2024, through the completion of the season; all candidates must be able to work the duration of this time frame. Selected interns are responsible for personal accommodations such as local housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.

This position requires match and event coverage on weekends and outside of regular business hours.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Capture photos at all Columbus Crew and Columbus Crew 2 home matches
  • Capture photos at various community, marketing, and partner events
  • Capture photos at various stadium and facility events
  • On-site presence with weekly in-office hours for photo editing and digital asset management (DAM) organization
  • Assist Team Photographer during studio shoots
  • Proposes creative ways to create content across social media platforms
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Experience with sports photography and photo editing
  • Knowledge of camera, lens, and lighting equipment
  • Knowledge of the Adobe Suite of products
  • Experience working with Photo Shelter or similar programs
  • Experience in Drone Flight and filming techniques preferred
  • Self-motivated with time management skills and the ability to multitask
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends
  • Columbus Crew will retain ownership and all rights associated with all photos taken

Physical Aspects of Position (includes but are not limited to)

  • Sitting for long periods of time throughout matches and events
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 25lbs
  • Occasional walking, standing, bending, kneeling, pushing, and pulling

Please include a link to a photography-based website, portfolio, or Instagram account as part of this application.