The Peabody Essex Museum, one of the largest and most dynamic art museums in the nation, is seeking a creative, highly talented Senior Photographer to join our team. Under the direction of the Director of Creative Services, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing a team that creates still promotional, editorial and collection object photography, provides comprehensive digital imaging support, and oversees the organization and distribution of promotional images. Photographic subject matter includes, includes 2D and 3D art objects, PEM programs, events, and activities of staff, visitors, and guests, portraits, exhibition documentation, conceptual images for promotional purposes. The Senior Photographer works with PEM staff and vendors to ensure quality photographic reproduction, equips and maintains an onsite photo studio, and budgets for, procures, and maintains equipment and supplies for overall photography needs. This position has two direct reports.
A Bachelor’s degree is required in a relevant field as well as eight years of progressive experience as a professional photographer with expertise in digital asset management. A background with art and art history preferred. Must enjoy working in a fast paced, collaborative work environment. Expert knowledge of Studio Lighting, Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Lightroom, and Phase One CaptureOne Pro software, is required.Outstanding oral and written communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to forge effective relationships throughout an organization are essential.
Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail to Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970, Attn: Human Resources. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
May 02, 2016