compensation: $18.00 per hour employment type: part-time
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Multi-talented, Kid-Specialist, Studio/Photographer Assistant needed in our Los Gatos studio
Classic Kids Photography is a high-end boutique photography studio for family, children and pets. The Downtown Los Gatos studio opened in September 1997 and has been creating beautiful heirloom artwork for nearly 20 years.
We are looking for a high-spirited individual and THE perfect assistant to be an integral member of our team! Our studio is currently looking to fill this position immediately. The ideal candidate will have an excellent work ethic, love children and pets and take pride in doing the best job possible. They must be able to laugh at themselves and be able to take it in stride if a two-year-old is having a serious "moment". This position calls for confidence, patience, professionalism & strong communication skills.
The candidate hired:
Is outgoing and high energy, great with greeting prospective clients, phone inquiries and organizational skills.
Is fabulous with children and genuinely love being around babies & children. We will be working with newborns to school aged kids. Newborn experience not required.
Is energetic as this job demands jumping, running, singing and holding & playing with kids or chasing silly dogs.
Will distribute our special event brochures within our community, research new retail & educational partners & is comfortable talking about CK with stores & businesses.
Has interest and knowledge of social media to promote CK.
Has professional phone etiquette and general computer skills using Outlook, Word and Excel.
Has great personal style and presence.
Is a self starter, willing to jump right in during shoots, in finding ways to interact with children & open to promoting our studio.
Is not afraid of long hours and an intense work pace when necessary.
MUST work Tues - Saturday 9:00-3. Some flexibility on having one Saturday off each month. *not during holiday time.
This part time position will begin immediately with approximately 24-30 hours per week with up to full time during the holiday season.
Starting hourly rate is $18 per hour. Increases are an option for super stars. Bonuses after 1st year.
Please send a resume AND a cover letter which includes a paragraph explaining what you like about this position and why you would be the perfect candidate. Please include two work references, one including your experience with kids. We are fun, this is a great place and we can't wait to have a new team member.
If you LOVE kids, pets, photography, chatting & sharing about it on social media, please respond from this site or find our email on our company website. Los Gatos studio.
Please learn more about our company by visiting our website at www.classickids.com
We look forward to hearing from you.
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