Assistant Photographer

Recruiter
H Tempest
Location
Berkshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Aug 2019
Closes
04 Sep 2019
Ref
1236638085
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Assistant Photographer to Tempest Military
Location: Camberley - GU47 0FD
Salary: £16k
Employment Status: Full-Time, Permanent
The Role:
An exciting opportunity to assist a small team of professional photographers in the Sandhurst/Pirbright area. We are looking for an enthusiastic and efficient Assistant Photographer to provide support to our photographers at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) and the Army Training Centre (ATC) Pirbright. A key aspect of this role will involve recording information and orders directly after the photograph is taken. The accuracy of this recorded information is paramount, as these details will be featured on the finished presentations.
Additionally, the role will entail:
• Creating bespoke artwork using Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop)
• Face-to-face sales at various locations within the UK
• Filming 'Pass Out' parades
• General administrative duties - articulacy, arithmetic, writing & computer skills are therefore essential
• Studio photography, ranging from children all the way through to grandparents
Training will be provided on all aspects of the job including studio and location photography/filming.
The Company: Tempest Photography (H. Tempest Ltd) is a family-owned business specialising in portrait and group photographs for the Education sector - schools, nurseries and universities - and also for the UK's uniformed services. The company's head office and production facility is based near the picturesque town of St Ives in Cornwall, and is staffed by up to 400 employees.
In addition, the company employs around 600 photographers throughout the UK. Our work for the Military market is largely conducted via our permanent satellite offices in Surrey.
Essential attributes of ideal candidate:
• Strong computer skills (specifically experienced in the use of MS Word
and Excel, as well as Adobe design software such as Illustrator and Photoshop)
• Flexibility in working times as early starts/late finishes may be necessary during term-time
• Good standard of basic fitness: There will be physical work involved when carrying photographic equipment from
shoot to shoot, delivering framed photographs and assisting with the erecting & dismantling of our pyramid staging
- Note: All shortlisted candidates must be willing to undergo a DBS (CRB) check prior to employment (or provide verifiable details of any previous such checks undertaken) plus a basic security check and must also provide two referees.
Desirable attributes of ideal candidate:
• Full clean UK Driving License
The successful candidate will enjoy the following benefits:
• Working with a dedicated team of professional photographers based in a historic military establishment
• Peoples Pension scheme after three months, Group life scheme at the next renewal date following the completion
of 12 months service
• Bonus scheme linked to the gross turnover of Tempest Military UK & Overseas
Starting salary: £16,000 Increasing by further increments after the probationary period and as you develop in the role

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