Internship Opportunity

I am so excited to announce that I am looking for an intern to join me for Fall/Winter, and I am now accepting applications!

This position is primarily administrative and social media marketing focused, but some editing, photography, and on-location assisting may be offered based on need and interest of intern.

I am located in NE Portland and specialize in weddings and portraits. I have operated my business full time for 15 years.

Details

– Internship position will run from September 16, 2019 through March 16, 2020

– Location: my home based office is located in NE Portland

– Schedule: 10-12 hours per week (preferably 2 days per week, flexible options, weekdays between 10:30-4:30, and possibly some weekends depending on need and interest of intern)

– This internship is unpaid, but I am happy to work with you if you need school credit

Possible Responsibilities

– Scheduling and captioning Instagram posts

– Writing, scheduling and publishing blog posts

-Managing and creating content for Facebook

– Scheduling Pinterest content

– Running errands

– Placing print orders

– Ordering, packaging and shipping client items

– Managing business Facebook and Pinterest accounts

– Creating video content

-Designing album layouts

-Culling and/or editing images

– Possibility of assisting at weddings some weekends if desired (non-shooting)

Qualifications

I am looking for someone with a great work ethic who is genuinely interested in this line of work in some way (administrative, entrepreneurship, marketing, weddings, photography, etc). Should be organized and have extremely high attention to detail. Photography experience not required.

– Must have own laptop

– Must be familiar with social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, etc.)

– Must have an interest in marketing, photography, and the wedding industry

– Knowledge of Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, InDesign and/or WordPress would be great, but not required

– Must be okay with a cat in the office (the cutest one you’ve ever seen may want some snuggles)

What You Can Expect to Learn

While this is an unpaid internship, it is a great way to gain experience in a competitive field, and learn what it takes to operate a wedding photography business including:

– Providing an exceptional client experience

– Marketing strategy

– Using social media effectively

-Workflow organization

– Networking with vendors

– Client management

– The flow of a wedding day

– Tools and programs to improve workflow

To Apply

To receive application instructions, please send an email, with your resume attached, to:

info@crystalgenes.net

Please type “Fall Intern 2019” in the subject line

Applications due by 10:00am Monday September 9th

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Hello! I'm a wedding and portrait photographer based in Portland, Oregon.  I create colorful and timeless images for couples and families.  Enjoy looking around, and please send me a message, I'd love to hear from you!

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