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Coordinator, Team Photographer, Chicago Blackhawks

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Claws for Concern, Jul 4, 2009.

  1. Claws for Concern

    Claws for Concern Active Member

    From NHL.com jobs board ...

    Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing

    Coordinator, Team Photographer - Chicago Blackhawks (Chicago, IL)
    General Responsibilities:
    Use photography to coordinate and participate in the creation and implementation of the Chicago Blackhawks marketing, and branding strategies.

    Specific Duties: (Other duties may be assigned.)
    • Use photography skills and equipment to properly capture any community events, press conferences, practices, team functions, staff functions, marketing initiatives, player appearances, sponsorship captions, etc.
    • Organize and manage photo archiving, including the transfer of old photos to digital formats.
    • Create a photo catalogue system to allow for efficient photo searches.
    • Become familiar with any/all still photos in photo database and have ability to recommend photos for various departmental needs, such as media, website, print articles, advertising, etc.
    • Assist and work along side any other photographers that may be contracted to cover major events and games.
    • Work with web development department on enhancing the photo gallery on our website.
    • Attend any events and respond to any projects that may develop where photographs can enhance the overall strategy.


    • Exceptional photography, digital computer skills.
    • Proven ability to interact with a diverse group of co-workers, players, and high profile people and events.
    • Expertise in digital imaging and catalogue software.
    • Ability to respond quickly to any photography needs.
    • Ability to work independently in an extremely fast-paced setting.
    • A good understanding of sports marketing helpful.
    • Ability to travel as needed.
    • Ability and willingness to work nights, weekends, and possibly holidays as dictated by game and event schedule.

    • BS/BA degree in Digital Photography with some marketing and/or business coursework preferred.
    • Experience in a business and/or sports marketing environment helpful.
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