The Carolina Hurricanes are seeking to add a full-time team photographer to help support marketing, creative services and the organization with capturing images from games and events as well as visual storytelling. This position will report to the Senior Director of Creative Services.
Capturing and editing photos before, during and after Hurricanes games at PNC Arena and select road games.
Capturing and editing photos during team events and practices
Assist in maintenance and tagging of photo media, utilizing archival software
Lead “photo room” and designating assignments to photographers on game nights
Lead product shoots for merchandise and promotional needs
Occasional travel with team for road games in order to provide coverage
Provide support for large scale marketing shoots
Provide support for various organizational needs like employee headshots, photos of the arena, photos for corporate sponsors, concessions, etc.
Manage relationships with freelance photographers
Pull photos for various marketing needs, assist with gathering photos for players to use on social media
Provide photography for select concerts and events at PNC Arena, manage freelance photographer support for select PNC Arena events
Other duties as assigned
College degree or equivalent work experience in field of photography
Experience photographing sporting events, preferably hockey
Experience editing photos for marketing and social media usage
Understanding of the sports photography landscape
Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and other relevant photo management and editing software
Comfort in working with professional athletes and coaches
Ability to take a creative and artistic approach to photography, strong understanding of social media landscape and how to capture engaging content for specific platforms
Ability to work in a sports and media environment in a professional manager
This role will occasionally work nights / weekends / holidays on account of the event schedule
Must pass a criminal background check
Hurricanes Holding, LLC reserves the right to change or modify the employee's job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. Hurricanes Holdings, LLC may require an employee to perform duties outside his/her normal description. This description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position 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.