Photography Manager in Stoneham, MA at Lifetouch Preschool Portraits

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

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    Stoneham, MA
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Job Description


  • Partners with District Operations Manager (DOM) to determine district staffing needs, photography budget, and to establish photography team goals in alignment with business objectives as well as ensure clear and accurate communication (e.g., conference calls, training) to maintain alignment, improve quality, and drive consistent execution.
  • Works closely with the customer service/operations team on photographer scheduling, ensures productivity opportunities are maximized; understands the needs and limitations of accounts and the abilities of Photographers.
  • Partners with Lead Photographers to evaluate individual photographer work using the Quality Assurance process and tracking individual progress; provide quality and timely feedback regarding portraiture. Addresses quality issues in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Manages the maintenance, inventory, and assignment of photography equipment.
  • Coordinates the photographer Certification Program within the district; works closely with Lead Photographers to implement improvement plans for photography team to reach the certified level or above.
  • Ensures Leads and Photographers maintain current knowledge of all operational procedures, equipment set-up and software procedures based on new and existing software; provide information on new and existing photography programs and equipment.
  • Manages and leads a team (2 or more full-time equivalents), including providing day-to-day work direction, sharing performance feedback, giving recognition and communicating effectively.
  • Monitors and evaluates individual and team performance.
  • Employs techniques to build teamwork in support of business needs to drive results.
  • Safe-guards all customer, employee and company proprietary and personal information ensuring customer and employee data is kept confidential at all times.


  • Performs other projects or miscellaneous duties as requested or assigned.



  • Undergraduate degree in business, marketing, or related field, or equivalent related experience.


  • 2 - 5 years performing a variety of duties in photography related work; experience in children's photography, strongly preferred.
  • 3+ years managing and leading direct reports.

Other (knowledge, skills, and abilities):

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Strong working knowledge of digital equipment systems as well as posing and lighting techniques.
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills.
  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal, listening and presentation).
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Detail oriented in the execution and follow-up of work.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to balance and execute against multiple projects/priorities simultaneously.
  • Takes initiative.
  • Valid driver's license and full use of dependable, insured automobile
  • Ability to travel regularly within district (30-35% during peak season - up to a 300-mile radius); ability to travel outside the district approximately 15% of the time for meetings, training and other work assignments.

Physical Requirements (if applicable):

The physical requirements described here must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary duties and responsibilities.

When performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, stand, walk, bend, squat, climb, kneel, crawl, twist, balance, reach, use hands and fingers to perform repetitive tasks and assemble/disassemble equipment. The employee must be able to frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds (and occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds).