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JOB SUMMARY: The Texas Rangers are seeking a highly skilled and experienced individual to join their photography department. As a Photography Coordinator, you will provide comprehensive support to the department, including archival organization, photo requests, and the execution of on and off-field events. You will serve as the primary lead in capturing pregame and in-game entertainment, managing freelance photographers, and assisting with editing tasks when required.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
Fulfill game day needs, including but not limited to capturing pregame and in-game entertainment, game action, wide shots of Globe Life Field, and fan photos as necessary.
Utilize necessary software to apply editing techniques to achieve the highest quality images.
Caption photos for relative platforms in the Texas Rangers' archive ensuring accurate and descriptive information is provided for future reference.
Manage “Incoming Files” collection on Photoshelter, ensuring photos are assigned to the correct archive folders.
Oversee the Heritage Werks archive system, ensuring timely uploading of correctly captioned photographs
Participate in photographing and editing events, as well as fulfilling other visual content requirements for Rangers marketing, partnerships, Rangers Youth Academy/Foundation, REV Entertainment, and other relevant stakeholders.
Manage freelance photographer galleries including ensuring accurate captioning and archiving.
Process and manage invoices from freelance photographers, ensuring accurate and timely payments.
Support the team in fulfilling internal and external photo requests, ensuring timely and accurate delivery of requested materials.
Collaborate on studio shoots, aiding in setting up equipment, lighting, and capturing high-quality images.
Retrieve and select photos for the Rangers Program, showcasing the team's highlights and achievements.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Photography Manager, adapting to evolving needs and priorities.
Travel to Spring Training, Rangers Post Season, and other games as necessary.
All other duties as assigned.
A minimum of 2 years of photography experience, preferably within professional or college sports organizations, or equivalent experience gained through relevant college courses.
Proficiency in shooting action photography at professional, amateur, or college level baseball games, capturing the intensity and key moments of the sport.
Strong skills in using Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, including Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom, to edit and enhance photos.
Proficiency with Photo Mechanic Plus and the ability to write general metadata to ensure proper organization and retrieval of image files.
Experience working with Box and PhotoShelter, utilizing their functionalities for efficient file management and sharing.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, allowing for effective collaboration with team members, stakeholders, and clients.
Physical capability to lift up to 35 pounds, as some equipment and props may require transportation.
Flexibility to work during nights, weekends, and holidays, as sports events often take place during these periods.
Ability to work in various environmental conditions, including both indoor and outdoor settings, and withstand extreme weather conditions such as heat, cold, and rain.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the job.
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