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Photography Intern / Paid Assistant

Work Type: Casual
Classification: Other Jobs
Area: Sydney Any Area
Listed By: Private Advertiser
DESCRIPTION

INTERNSHIPS x 2    

petarudd.com is excited to announce the launch of our new internship program!  

I am currently offering two exciting internship positions for two bright and motivated individuals to work along side me and experience entrepreneurial life in a professional creative industry.   These roles commence, as an unpaid internship however there is potential for ongoing paid work for the right individual/s, after an initial trial period. Impress me, and you will be rewarded!    


ME  

I am a professional freelance Stylist and Photographer working in fashion and advertising. I have worked with some of the industry's biggest brands and my work is regularly published in print magazines.   My business is rapidly growing and I am currently looking for someone to assist me in a supporting role.   You will have the opportunity to assist on advertising campaigns, fashion and bridal editorials, look books, styled portraits and more.  

 

YOU  

Naturally organised Efficient + punctual Switched on Knowledge + awareness of current industry trends Attention to detail Strong communication skills Enthusiasm + willingness to learn, research and develop new skills     As an assistant, the ability to show initiative and anticipate where you can direct your support before being asked is key.   A background and or interest in the following areas is essential:   Photography Fashion Marketing + social media      

 

THE ROLE - STYLING ASSISTANT    

  • Developing + creating engaging social content  
  • Liaising with suppliers to arrange collection + return of product on loan for photo shoots  
  • Collection and return of product  
  • Assistance with packing + unloading vehicle on shoot days  
  • Maintaining an organised working space during photo shoots  
  • Dressing models  
  • Steaming garments  
  • Taping shoes  
  • Writing up credits  
  • Maintaining styling kit contents  
  • Researching industry trends  
  • Liaise with modelling agencies  
  • Additional duties as required      

 

THE ROLE - PHOTOGRAPHY ASSISTANT    

  • Developing + creating engaging social content  
  • Liaising with suppliers to arrange collection + return of equipment on loan for photo shoots  
  • Collection and return of equipment  
  • Assistance with packing + unloading vehicle on shoot days  
  • Setting up/packing up photographic lighting and equipment  
  • Maintaining a safe + organised working space during photo shoots  
  • Ability to foresee + evaluate potential issues and resolve them calmly  
  • Maintaining camera bag contents + checking equipment is functioning prior to each shoot  
  • Arranging maintenance of equipment where needed  
  • Resizing images + uploading to Dropbox  
  • Learning Capture one  
  • Researching lighting techniques, editing techniques etc.  
  • Additional duties as required  

   

LOCATION  

These positions will be based out of my home office in Curtin ACT and on location / in studio as each project dictates.   Ideally, you will be located within 10-15 minute radius. Must have own reliable transport. Punctuality and reliability are incredibly important in both roles.      

 

WHAT I CAN OFFER  

  • Hands on experience in a professional creative role  
  • Exposure to creative industry + current practices  
  • Structured, 'on the job' learning + training  
  • A positive and nurturing work environment  
  • Feedback, support + encouragement in developing your own professional identity  
  • A letter of reference  
  • Industry connections + introductions for the right candidates    

It is important to me that this is a mutually beneficial exchange and I will work hard to ensure you are trained and provided with the best tools to succeed in your own right, upon completion. I am offering my own knowledge and experience as well as industry connections and a mentorship to the right candidates, in exchange for support and assistance. Please note that many professional photographers are now charging $1,000 upward to mentor emerging artists. I would like to offer an exchange of services and knowledge - with a view to negotiate an hourly rate to the candidates that prove to me they are well suited and committed to the role.

My end goal is to take on two dedicated assistants on a paid casual/per project basis, who can grow with me. One for Styling and one for Photography. 

     

HOW TO APPLY  

Please email a brief resume outlining your relevant experience. Please include a few paragraphs about yourself, your hobbies and interests and goals. I'd also like to know what or who inspires you and who your favourite stylists and or photographers are.  

peta@petarudd.com      

 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE  

Thursday 1st June 2017

 





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