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>>> Winter 2017/2018 Seasonal Position

Videographer/Photographer

Want to have the best job in a ski resort? Are you passionate about video production, photography, people, and the snow? Do have a can- do attitude and want to expand your portfolio? Love sharing your life through images on social media?

We are seeking an experienced amateur or professional videographer / photographer to join our marketing team in Niseko, Japan, for this winter

You will be responsible for coordinating and taking the images & video required for our various brands throughout the winter. There are a solid mix of on and off snow photography projects you will be involved in that help to truly capture the magic of winter in Niseko.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working within the Marketing Department 
  • Coordinating and capturing video & images required throughout the season
  • Working as a key part of the Niseko.com Magazine team as primary photographer 
  • Strong post production skills using Adobe PS, Ai, LR, PP
  • Efficient editing and re-touching
  • Daily photos of the resort, town, snow, people & staff
  • On snow action videography & photography
  • Ski School videography & photography
  • Event videography & photography
  • Internal/ External videography & images of accommodations
  • Staff photo-shoots
  • Marketing photo-shoots
  • Product photo shoots
  • Loading images to social media
  • Compiling time lapse videos
  • Some videography and editing required
  • Managing the sorting and categorizing Cataloging of images
  • Managing Online photo management
  • Completing full shot list 
  • Production of end of season staff video

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING

  • Previous video & photography experience as a passionate amateur or professional
  • Some tertiary education in photography, editing, multi- media, marketing
  • On snow action photography
  • Architectural photography
  • Working with kids
  • International Drivers License
  • Sport or lifestyle photography
  • Knowledge of social media platforms
  • Knowledge of photo storing systems such as Zenfolio

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED

  • Energetic, confident & a can- do attitude
  • Exceptional guest service skills
  • Genuine passion for video production & photography
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Mature, flexible approach with the ability to adapt to any situation
  • Reliable, very organised and well presented
  • Ability to work long hours and multi task
  • Show initiative, with ability to think on your feet
  • Easily adaptable to changing situations

VISA REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be eligible for Working Holiday Visa
  • OR have a degree in Photography, Video, Multi – Media, IT with at least 3 years experience in a related field

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:

  • English is a MUST
  • Japanese/ Chinese/ English bilingual applicants are preferred, but not necessary.

SKI/ SNOWBOARD ABILITY:

Applicants MUST be an experienced Skier/Snowboarder as the position requires on piste and off piste action snowsports photography.

REMUNERATION PACKAGE:

Approx 220,000 - 260,000 JPY per month depending on experience and equipment      

Plus free Grand Hirafu Season Lift pass

Subsidised staff accommodation available

EMPLOYMENT DATES:

November 2017 - April 2018

WORKING HOURS:

5-6 x days per week on a varying roster based on need, snow conditions and time of season. Average of 40- 45 hours per week.

Location: Niseko,
Apply for this Position Job code: 1805
Apply at: https://skijapan.hiringthing.com/job/70257/videographer-photographer