Job Type






Photographer Switzerland

Holland America Line

Holland America Line Switzerland Switzerland

3 weeks ago

Application Deadline: 31 May 2023


Employment Type:
Fixed Term Contract

Reporting To:
Photo Video Manager

You must be a US citizen/resident and hold a valid Passport in order to be considered for this position. The Alaska season is from April 2nd - October 7th.

Welcome If you are a photographer who is interested in seeing the world while doing what you do best, we have an exciting opportunity to share with you, as a member of our Photography Team.

The person selected for this role will help create lasting, positive memories for our guests by taking photos at various places onboard and at many of our exciting port destinations.
If this opportunity interests you, read on Key Responsibilities
Image production
Responsible for capturing images in portrait stations, events, decks, dining rooms & gangways; Responsible for maximizing individual image counts and image quality to reach performance goals; Willing to animate mascots and costumes inside/outside... the ship for photo shoots, engaging guests with lively energy and enthusiasm; Cover all photo events as deemed necessary by the Photo Manager;
Customer Service

Demonstrates excellence in providing positive customer service to guests and crew.; Fosters a culture of good customer service with the photo team.
; Aims to resolve customer service challenges onboard to reach an amicable resolution with guests before disembarking the ship;
Gallery Sales & Promotion
Deliver excellent customer service while handling sales of photo and retail items and dealing with guest requests and minor complaints; Interacts with every passenger, observing and identifying passengers' preferences and adjusting service, accordingly, anticipating passengers' needs, and engaging in conversation; Thoroughly understand the HAL product and Photo-Video operations, products, and services; Promote and make client bookings for Black Label and Premium studio photo sessions;
Professional Development
Receptively listens to and conscientiously acts upon feedback from management; Participates productively in training and staff meetings with management.; Ensures image quality standards are met;
Equipment Maintenance
Takes accountability for correctly protecting issued equipment and company assets as directed in the policies and procedures; Photographers will be financially responsible for any negligent loss or damage to inventoried equipment that has been assigned them; Constantly ensures that equipment is always used and maintained correctly and that any malfunctions or breakdowns are timely resolved;
Safety, Rules & Regulation
Maintains safe working practices within the department and is knowledgeable in all aspects of safety on board the ship regarding the continued safety of the crew and guests;

Government Regulations:
The Photo manager must comply with US Customs, Immigration and USPH regulations; Personal Qualifications
United States citizen/resident with a valid Passport; Formal photography education and training preferred; Two years of event photography experience, including experience shooting portraits in large event settings; Advanced knowledge of Photoshop, Darkroom & Centrics; Basic working knowledge Outlook, Excel and Word; Effective English communications skills including both written and verbal skills; Organized & responsible, always project a professional image; Creative thinker, ready to think outside the box; Demonstrates the capacity to motivate and encourage teams; Team player who lives & shares positive attitude; Must be willing to work in inclement weather; Must be willing to work a full 6-month contract; The Good Stuff/ Why Work for Us?
Enjoy working in Alaska's beautiful landscape; Seasonal opportunity - great way to spend your summer; Competitive salary; Professional camera equipment provided onboard; Free onboard accommodation and meals; Free flights to and from the vessel; Free medical coverage while on assignment; Free uniforms (shoes not included); Learning and development opportunities; Develop your craft; Enhance your portfolio;
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