Current Vacancies

We are currently have two vacancies:

Photo/Video Editor and Account Administrator
Optional school hours, term-time only

We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic Photo/Video Editor and Account Administrator with excellent communication skills to join our team. This role will touch a variety of elements across the business and you will be given the responsibility and autonomy to manage your day-to-day tasks.

 

This role has the option to be school-hours, term-time only.

 

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, able to contribute fresh ideas and have the confidence to take responsibility for areas in the business.

 

You don’t need any experience in photo or video editing as we provide on-the-job training.

 

To succeed in this position, candidates should have exceptional communication, computer and problem-solving skills. You should be resourceful, analytical, adaptable and organised with the ability to build rapport with our customers and team members.

About Splaat Photo

Splaat Photo is an innovative, award-winning school event photography company. We create memories for families by capturing photos and videos of their children at school. At the end of each academic year, every student that we photograph will have a comprehensive record of their achievements, across multiple school activities.

 

We’ve been in business for 11 years and have won awards such as “Hertfordshire Business School - Best Growth Business” and “British Library - Innovating for Growth - Scale Up”.

 

Key responsibilities

 

  • Editing the photographs and videos that our team capture in our schools

  • Distributing our photographs to our customers using our tagging and online gallery management software

  • Managing our diary in real-time and assigning our team members to our scheduled work

  • Developing rapport with our existing customers by telephone and email

  • Handling office tasks such as filing, fulfilling customer orders and reordering supplies

  • Providing administrative support to the Managing Director

 

Key requirements


 

  • A positive attitude

  • A creative eye and an appreciation of high-quality photography

  • Excellent communication skills - polite and professional communication via phone and email

  • A desire to be proactive and create a positive experience for all our customers

  • Strong attention to detail

Location

We work in an open-plan office with free parking and free Nespresso coffee in Stevenage. We’re a 10-minute walk from Stevenage railway station.

Start date

We’re happy to be flexible. We’re looking for the successful candidate to start on a date between the 1st and 20th of September 2021.

Rewards

  • Challenging and varied work

  • A starting salary of £18,000 per annum, pro-rata

  • The option to work school hours, term-time only

  • Statutory annual leave

  • Pension scheme

  • Friendly office in a great location

  • Ongoing training and support

  • Opportunity for career development

How to apply

Please email your CV and a covering letter outlining why you should be considered for the role to the Managing Director: greg@splaatphoto.co.uk

Applications close on 6 August 2021.
Interviews to be held from the w/c 9 August 2021.

Splaat Photo operates a safer recruitment process. We will carry out an enhanced criminal records check (Enhanced DBS) on the successful candidate. Two references will be required at the interview stage.
 

 

Photographer / Videographer / Account Manager

About Splaat Photo

 

Splaat Photo is an innovative, award-winning school photography company. We photograph many different types of school occasions and are looking for a motivated, entrepreneurial and charismatic person to join our team.

 

We create memories for families by capturing photos and videos of their children at school. At the end of each academic year, every student that we photograph will have a comprehensive record of their achievements, across multiple school activities, that you will have captured throughout the school year.

 

The role

 

You’ll be photographing many different types of school events, including; portraiture, sports, drama, music, candid/documentary “school life”, prize giving, special guest events and more. Some of these occasions are also recorded on video.

 

On average, we attend each school 80 times each year and you will be responsible for managing several school accounts. You’ll also distribute the photos and videos that you capture to each family. We use innovative technology to do this that we have developed in-house.

 

When you’re not in our schools taking photos, you’ll be working at our office in Stevenage. We’re also happy to provide some flexibility in terms of home working. You’ll need reliable access to a car and a UK Driving License to travel to our schools across Hertfordshire and the surrounding counties.

 

We have an innovative service and are growing each year. You’ll be part of a small team, reporting directly to the Managing Director, and will have the opportunity to contribute new ideas and grow with the company in the years ahead.

 

You’ll need to have the confidence to meet and build relationships with our customers independently.

 

Normal working hours are 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday to Friday however, there may be times when the events that we photograph are outside these hours.

 

You need to have experience taking eye-catching, high-quality photographs however, you do not need to have your own equipment. We have a collection of mirrorless cameras and lenses that we use. You must have a real passion for photography and an eye for detail.

 

You will also need a very good understanding of manual camera controls i.e. how shutter speed, aperture and ISO affect the look of a photograph.

 

Splaat Photo operates a safer recruitment process. We will carry out an enhanced criminal records check (Enhanced DBS) on the successful candidate. Two references will be required at the interview stage.

 

Key responsibilities

 

  • Capturing high-quality photographs that make our customers say “WOW”!

  • Editing and delivering these photographs to the families that we serve

  • Building a strong, positive relationship with the schools that we work with

  • Managing each school account by scheduling bookings and delivering superb service

  • Assisting the families that we serve by answering their enquiries by phone and email

  • Carrying out other office-based tasks such as printing and packaging photos

 

Desired but not essential skills

 

  • Videography experience - both recording and editing videos using Final Cut Pro X

  • Experience using Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop

  • Marketing experience - social media, promotional or sales

 

Remuneration

 

  • Starting salary of £18,000 per annum

  • Travel expenses

  • A performance-related bonus

 

Dates

 

Applications close Friday 6 August.

Interviews w/c 9 August.

Starting early September.

 

How to apply

 

Please email your CV, a portfolio of images and your covering letter to our Managing Director, Greg McClarnon: greg@splaatphoto.co.uk

 

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Splaat Photo Ltd

Caxton Point

Caxton Road

Stevenage

Hertfordshire

SG1 2XU

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Splaat Photo is a trading name of Splaat Media Limited.

Company registered in England with company number 08955857.
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