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Photographer and Visual Media Coordinator at Apricot Lane Farms - 13878

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Photographer and Visual Media Coordinator
Apricot Lane Farms
10700 Broadway Road
93021 Moorpark , CA ,
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Job Description: 

The on-farm photographer & visual media coordinator is a one-of-a-kind position at Apricot Lane Farms, working hand-in- hand with the Communications Manager and Director of Media & Communications to propel the Apricot Lane Farms visual story into the world in a meaningful way. The photographer/media coordinator shoots, edits, and manages, all photography & videography for Apricot Lane Farms social media, marketing, and special projects. The ideal candidate will have a keen aesthetic, with exceptional technical skills in photography (both lifestyle & food), videography, and editing.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Develops and creates visual content in collaboration with Communications Manager and Director of Media & Communications
• Shoots all farm photography and videography for all media-related projects (including social media, marketing, website, recipes & culinary, and other special projects) in the farm’s visual voice that properly represents farm’s practices, principles, and aesthetic standard
• Manages and maintains farm’s photo library & social media materials archive, and makes photo pulls as needed
• Handles overall data management of ALF media including safely and consistently backing up all files
• Edits/retouches photography (Lightroom & Photoshop) and short video material (Premiere Pro) for all farm social media and digital media projects
• Properly maintains photo equipment, including cleaning and trouble shoots technical issues
• Fields and coordinates archival media licensing inquiries & delivery for both Apricot Lane
Farms & Biggest Little Farm
• Coordinates and tracks all appearance releases
• Works collaboratively with external farm and film partners to provide photo and video
assets as needed
• Shoots and edits short videos for social media platforms like IGTV, Instagram reels, and Tik Tok

Education & Experience: 

Interest and enthusiasm around the topics of regenerative farming, agroecology, biodiversity & food. If not already versed, a willingness to deep dive on those subjects.
• A well-trained eye, keen visual aesthetic and aligned creative sensibility
• Ideally experienced in food photography, as well as lifestyle photography
• Ability to take and follow creative direction and deliver visual content that is on brand
• Experienced technically with Cannon 5D Mark II and Mark III cameras with all photo and video functions (Experience with video cameras like Canon C500 a plus)
• Skilled proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Lightroom, Premiere, Photoshop), Google Suite and Microsoft Office Suite
• Extremely organized and detail oriented
• Excellent communication and analytical skills
• Able to manage multiple projects and priorities
• Approaches with curiosity, resourcefulness and investment in the process and final product
• 3-5 years of professional experience in photography, videography and visual media
• BS degree ideal
• Full-time position, in person on-farm (not remote)

Application Instructions: 

To Apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and photography portfolio and/or video reel to Incomplete applications (without cover letter or samples of work) will not be considered.

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