Photographer Liaison in Grand Rapids, MI

Who We Are:

PhotoUp partners with photographers around the world to connect them with young creative leaders in the Philippines through an innovative impact-sourcing model. By providing editing solutions, business tools and leadership training, we focus on helping people to flourish in three areas: Filipino Communities, Leadership and Photography.

Who You Are:

PhotoUp is looking for someone who loves photography, enjoys building relationships and is passionate about working collaboratively with a purposeful company. Strong candidates will have great conversational skills, a passion and knowledge of photography, and an understanding what it takes to run a small business.

Qualifications

– A four-year college degree required. Emphasis in Photography, Marketing or Business Management

– 1 year of international and cross-cultural work experience is highly desirable

– High-level writing skills and ability to communicate effectively with others

– Bright, energetic individual committed to finding innovative solutions to complex problems

– Self-starter and self-disciplined

– Relationally driven, compassionate and professional

– Success in roles requiring execution of multiple tasks while responding to multiple priorities

– Flexible and creative when it comes to problem-solving and conflict resolution

– Keen awareness and empathy for clients

– High self-awareness

– Highly responsive and decisive

– Personal passion/knowledge of photography is highly desirable

Account Manager Responsibilities

– Understand the client’s business goals and assist them in creating a pathway to success using the PhotoUp platform

– Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively with potential clients

– Build and nurture relationships via email, phone, and social media

– Establish new sales channels and partnerships

– Foster existing partnerships and relationships with clients

– Assist CMO with high-level planning, forecasting, and vision

– Work with operations and support departments to ensure success of client onboarding

– Create weekly, monthly and annual sales updates

– Achieve & exceed monthly sales goals

– Manage and update sales database

Additional characteristics we’re looking for in all roles at PhotoUp

– An understanding, commitment to and passion for PhotoUp’s mission to always keep it FRESH:

  1. Flourishing
  2. Respect
  3. Excellence
  4. Setting Goals
  5. Having Fun!

– Solid operational skills including problem-solving and project management skills, including ability to work and deliver projects independently, proactively and under pressure

– Effectively collaborates with and across teams, both local and abroad

– Seeks and provides constructive feedback to/from coworkers at all levels

– Exceptional relationship and interpersonal skills: courtesy, tact, patience and strong team orientation

– Ability to thrive under pressure, remain calm and respectful during conflictive situations, and be flexible in terms of hours worked, working environments and tasks at hand

– Goal oriented when it comes to both business and personal goals

– A sense of humor (seriously… we love a good joke!)

Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Hours per week: Full-time
Salary: Based on experience
Start date: February 2018
Applications will be accepted until position is filled

Please email cover letter and resume to Sales@photoup.net