Photographer Sales Specialist in Eden Prairie, MN at Lifetouch Church Directories and Portraits Inc.

Date Posted: 1/24/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsibilities

Your Sales Skills and Experience + Photography = Rewarding New Career

The Opportunity:

Let our world-class photography company teach you professional photographic skills that, when combined with your sales experience, will help you to begin an exciting new career. Lifetouch Church Directories and Portraits is looking for highly motivated, responsible, and talented individuals to join our team.

You will have the opportunity to provide our customers with a “WOW!” experience through a high level of personalized photography and portrait sales service. This includes creating an exceptional photographic experience for each customer, providing them a variety of portraits from which to choose and guiding them through a well-defined sales process. The portraits you create will be treasured by our customers for a lifetime. You will play a critical role in a dynamic team environment with the opportunity to define your own income.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:


• Deliver an exceptional experience for each customer beginning with a warm greeting, explanation of what they should expect and gaining an understanding of their expectations.


• Gain an understanding of each customer’s portrait needs.


• Provide a creative photography session that delivers variety and choice or portraiture exceeding customer expectations and create an opportunity to build product options.


• Share ideas in the viewing process that help the customer select images that meet their needs, including an image for inclusion in the directory.


• Build and price a collection (products, frames, finishes) for each customer that meets their needs.


• Complete required paperwork and processes timely and accurately to ensure each customer’s order is fulfilled.


• Thank each customer for their time and ensure any questions they have regarding the photography process have been answered.


• Arrive at the location of scheduled photography in a timely manner to prepare for the arrival of customers.


• Transfer or assist with transfer of photographic studio to host/church location.


• Assist with set-up of photographic studio, calibration of equipment, marketing display set-up.

Requirements

Job Requirements:


• Exceptional one-to-one sales skills


• Passion for photography – training provided


• Enthusiasm for exceeding customers’ expectations


• Ability to work well in a team environment


• Ability to work well without direct supervision


• Excellent customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills


• High school education or equivalent


• Minimum 1-2 years sales and/or photography experience or training preferred


• Must possess basic math skills to be able to calculate pricing options and close out receipts


• Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation


• Must be available and willing to work evenings and weekends


• Must be available for occasional overnight travel


• Must be able to lift 55+ pounds, twice daily, with frequent sitting, standing and moderate physical activity

Why Lifetouch?


• Paid training – become a professional photographer!


• The use of professional photography equipment (complete studio provided)


• Earnings potential based on performance


• Expense reimbursement plan


• A benefits package for full-time employees that includes medical, dental, life and short-term disability insurance (Limited medical benefits also available for part-time employees)

Employment with Lifetouch Church Directories and Portraits is contingent upon successful results of a criminal background and driving record check.

Lifetouch is an Equal Opportunity Employer