ISO: livestock photographer with a great work ethic and a desire to drive business to the only all-inclusive livestock marketing firm in the country. That’s right, we’re adding to our team! Someone with an eye for cattle and is comfortable directing a picture pen. This individual must love to travel and be ready to jump in to a new, rewarding work environment.
The individual we hire for this position will photograph and video livestock – primarily beef cattle – for sales of all types including private treaty offerings, online sales, live auctions and promotional advertising. Additionally, this photographer will shoot livestock show photos (candids and backdrops) on a small scale [about 6-10 shows/year]. Our team travels from coast to coast every year offering these niche services for producers of all sizes, but a good portion of the existing customer base is in the Plains states.
Ideally, the newest member of FMG will be have extensive knowledge of livestock and have an “eye” for cattle specifically. They must be comfortable shooting with DSLR cameras and using photo editing software — primarily Adobe PhotoShop. Learn more about our philosophy for taking pictures in this article written for Progressive Cattle.
Additionally, the right individual will have a desire to bring other projects to Focus Marketing Group (FMG). FMG is a full-service livestock marketing agency, working within our organization and with many other livestock professionals to assist our customers. A working knowledge of our other services — graphic design, website development, social media management is essential to drive business.
This is not a full-time position, but instead field staff member will be paid on a per contract basis. Additionally, this individual will work regularly with other FMG crew members to promote customers’ sales on social media, web and in other promotional advertising.
FMG is a young business with unlimited potential for growth. All FMG employees work remotely from their homes and are expected to complete tasks in a timely and responsible manner. This position will involve travel to farms and ranches, so all interested parties must have a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle. The right candidate will be independent, a real-world problem solver and able to work with and relate to customers via phone and/or email daily, as well as independently coordinate travel.
Interested parties please answer the questions, upload a resume, cover letter and submit the correct amount of photo examples to the form found here. The deadline for applications is April 23, 2021 at 11:59pm CST.
Questions may be directed to owner Kyla Fawcett (KYLA@FOCUSMARKETINGGROUP.NET) or 785/213-5435.