Real Estate Photographer / Videographer Job Description Template

This Real Estate Photographer job description template is optimized to get the best results from posting to online job boards or careers pages and is easily modifiable. Feel free to customize this sample with your firm’s unique content.

Photographer / Videographer Job Titles (pick one)

• Real Estate Photographer / Videographer

• Real Estate Photographer

• Photographer / Videographer

•Photographer/Videographer / Real Estate

Example Job Description #1

Our agency is currently offering exciting opportunity for motivated individuals having a passion for architectural or interior photography.

Photography is at the heart of a successful real estate company for many reasons, but the most important is to stand out. In the age of social media, Facebook, Twitter and mobile devices, having the best pictures can make all the difference.

We are seeking a photographer who has a gift and a real passion for all things photography. For this position we value people who are thorough and detailed-oriented, creative, organized, conscientious, enjoy working with others and are great team players.

A proficiency and expertise in taking photographs, video and drone footage is a must as well as uploading, editing and creating marketing materials at the office. The saying ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’ is perhaps more relevant in our industry than any other. The best visual representation of our properties is critical in order to best market and sell the homes in our portfolio.

Example Job Description #2

We have an immediate opening for a Full Time Real Estate Photographer to photograph the homes of our clients and also our team and events. You should be super smart, an organizer, a fast learner, a positive person, and a great communicator able to find creative solutions while being polite, polished, professional and discreet.

You’ll work independently photographing homes of our seller clients and doing some portrait photography of our team and events. Full time work may include up to 3-4 shoots per day while part time work may include up to 1-2 shoots per day. Flexible schedules are necessary and day time shoots are typical (some Twilight hours, Saturday, and Sunday shoots necessary but are not the norm). Generally, the photographer will be on location between 1 and 3 hours. We offer an exciting atmosphere in a people-oriented business.

Job Responsibilities (pick 3-6 responsibilities)

Photograph homes listed for sale to meet the online marketing and print needs of Realtors and their Brokerage firm

• Meet brokers/clients on site and perform photo session

• Label and upload images to our in-house studio, the same day of the shoot

Take photo shoots of interior space of residences – common room, living room, bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchen, etc., and show the flow of the space

Ensure good photo composition, angles and positioning of the space taken

Be available for multiple shoots a week

Have a strong real estate portfolio

Photography of real estate properties

Editing and manipulating photos for lighting, contrast, and watermarks

Video real estate properties

Edit videos for web content with navigation structures and text/graphic overlays

Help homeowners stage their homes to achieve the best visual results

Training real estate agents on taking photos, video, and basic manipulation

Assistance with web marketing tools and social media

Job Qualifications (pick 3-6 qualifications)

• Possess a good driving record and reliable transportation

• Own a reliable computer and smart phone, and have high speed Internet connection

• The ability to prioritize multiple tasks, follow detailed instructions, and balance multiple deadlines

• Maintaining tact, finesse, discretion and empathy for the client’s concerns in sometimes stressful situations

• Good computer skills are a must including high technical proficiency in computing, multiple software platforms and mobile technology

• Have an eye when it comes to color, luminosity balance and overall photographic quality

• Real Estate Photography Experience is a plus, but we will train the right person

• Have a comprehensive knowledge of photography, lenses, lighting, video equipment

• Be familiar with Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Creative Suite

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience (or nearing completion of a degree)

• Able to work during regular business hours but also be flexible to accommodate homeowners

• Be comfortable working with many different kinds of people

• Able to take constructive feedback and make adjustments


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