Photography Intern

Job Description

    • Do you have a passion for capturing stories and moments through photography?
    • Are you ready to take your next steps towards being a professional photographer?
    • Are you a self-starter? Observant?

    The Role

    What would you say you do here?

    The Reach Photography Intern will help capture stories and moments through photography at Reach. You are detail-orientated, reliable with photography experience and looking to refine your skills in all aspects of photography. You will capture photographs at Reach every Sunday to help share what God is doing in the life of the church. You’ll have other opportunities to capture mid-week events and stories. Through this internship, you’ll become a more experienced and well-rounded photographer who can use these skills in your future photography career.

    The Right Fit

    What qualities does a person in this position bring to the table?  

    Gifts and Abilities:

    • Passionate about storytelling. You love observing what’s happening in a room and capturing that story with thoughtfulness.
    • Detailed orientated, humble, and creative. You notice the small things and focused on improving your skills. You’re open to receiving feedback. You want to try new things, learn from mistakes, and move forward.
    • Self-starter. You’re able to work independently, and as a team member, while using discretion in decision-making.

    Experience & Education:

    • 1+ year of experience with photography
    • College aged or early post-grad aged

    Personal Characteristics:

    • Observant, creative, dependable, humble.
    • Committed to the vision and mission of Reach.
    • Live a lifestyle congruent with the biblical requirements for leaders.
    • Able to collaborate with Reach and staff.

    Your Core Responsibilities

    What does success look like for this position?

    Champion All Things Reach Photography

    Be primary photographer at Reach who’s capturing stories, moments, and events at Reach. You’re taking photographs three Sundays a month and editing the photographs in timely matter during the week. You’re also taking photographs mid-week at various Reach gatherings and events. You’ll partner with the Creative Lead to ensure photographs are in-brand with Reach’s standards and to collaborate on project ideas.

    Build an Extensive Photography Library

    At the end of your internship, we’ll see a library of photographs showcasing the various aspects in the life of the church. We’ll also see many stories told on social media and the Reach website through your photographs.

    The Fine Print

    Hours: The Photography Intern will work 8:30AM to 1:00PM on Sunday mornings, and an additional 5 hours during the week.

    Oversight: The Photography Intern will report to the Creative Lead, Jake Campbell.

    Compensation: $1,000 total stipend for 7 months (see Program Overview below for details).

    Length of Internship: September 2023 - April 2024.

    Additional Expectations: The Photography Intern is expected to work an average of 12-15ish hours per week. Some weeks will be a bit more; some weeks will be a bit less.