ADVERTISMENT:PHOTOGRAPHER

We require glamour photographers to photograph those who advertise on our website. Vacancies are available in a range of geographical locations including Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Durban, and various smaller South African Towns and Cities. Part and full time placements are available. Photographers are generally allocated an area close to where they live, thus making it easier for them to access our potential client base.

We require full time, part time and freelance photographers, successful applicants will be required to fulfil a certain criteria.

Escort South Africa is experiencing phenomenal growth due to the increase of internet users in South Africa.

Escort South Africa was created on 11 October 2001. The owner wanted to develop a cutting edge on line escort listing service, with dynamic interactive properties for both the advertiser and the punter/viewer. Over time the concept has grown into the most successful online escort listing service in South Africa and the African continent.

  • esa.co.za is ranked the 64,439 th most popular  .co.za domain in the world (source: Alexa Top Sites) as on 17 February 2012 @ 12:59.
  • esa.co.za is ranked the 308th most popular site in the world visited by South Africans (source: Alexa Top Sites) as on 17 February 2012 @ 13:02.
  • esa.co.za is the number 1 Adult South African content website in the country.

    Escort South Africa has the largest range of online marketing tools than any escort listing service in the world today.


PHOTOGRAPHER DUTIES:

To be successful in the roll, the photographer will have to undertake the following:

  • Visit the advertiser at his/her location,
  • Take 6 images, in 6 different poses and meeting Escort South Africa's photography guidelines.
  • Edit and resize the images in an efficient time frame (The current norm being 7-10 minutes per new profile creation).
  • Load edited images into the Escort South Africa client management system. Within an 24 hour period from when images were taken.
  • An opportunity for videographers with knowledge and experience of Dslr video and video editing is also available.

Photographer Willingness and Ability:

This role will suite a Photographer willing to:

  • Spend time at the location of the advertiser. Photographing subjects in a wide range of often challenging environments (Poor lighting, small spaces, uncooperative subjects, busy backgrounds, etc.),
  • Have a genuine love on photography and working with people from all walks of life.
  • Desire to work minimum of 8 hours per day.
  • Willingness to work at a flexible work pace with an amenable attitude to change of tempo and work flow.

    This role will suite Photographer wiht the following ability:

  • Ability to shoot for use and to produce content ready for publication with minimal or zero editing.
  • Ability and knowledge in assisting advertiser with posing for glamour shoots and a further ability to assist advertisers with fuller figure poses.
  • Ability to follow instruction and complete tasks as requested without further formal supervision.
  • Ability to work with limited or no supervision with a great degree of self motivation and initiative.

Qualifications, Education and Experience:

  • Preference for photographers with a matriculation certificate.

  • Photographers must have a moderate computing and internet background.

  • Digital photo editing and enhancing abilities are essential but must be undertaken in an minimal time frame (The current norm being 7-10 minutes per new profile creation).

  • Preference for a photographer that has a formal photography qualification from an University, Collage or an exclusive photographic training centre.
  • This demonstrates that the photographer has a genuine interest in photography and that he/she has undertaken some technical training to improve their abilities.

  • Photographer must have at least 1 year previous photographic experience preferably with a people focus, wedding, portraits and glamour photography is highly favoured.

    This role will suite Photographer with the following ability:

  • Ability to shoot for use and to produce content ready for publication with minimal or zero editing.
  • Ability and knowledge in assisting advertiser with posing for glamour shoots and a further ability to assist advertisers with fuller figure poses.
  • Ability to follow instruction and complete tasks as requested without further formal supervision.
  • Ability to work with limited or no supervision with a great degree of self motivation and initiative.
  • Photographer Provisions:

  • The photographer is responsible for their own equipment and maintenance, support and supply thereof.
  • Photographer candidates will need to provide the following equipment for their equipment

    Their own reliable vehicle with current license and insurance.

  • GPS
  • Laptop
  • Mobile Internet via Dongle/USB Stick
  • Mobile phone
  • Card reader/Camera connection cable for the efficient transfer of images from camera to Laptop.
  • Dslr/Bridge Digital camera
  • External Camera Flash
  • Spare batteries for camera and Flash
  • Necessary stationery
  • Photoshop Image Editing Software
  • Remuneration:

  • Remuneration is variable and depends on level of experience of candidate.
  • Escort South Africa is a highly competitive employer particular as it refers to experience and talented photographers.
  • Interview and Selection Process:

    The candidate interview and selection process will include;

  • Candidate submission of a current non plagiarized portfolio will be required (Do not submit any photograph that you have not personally taken and that you in future are able to replicate if required).
  • Candidate submission of a current Curriculum Vita.
  • Candidate submission of a Certified Copy of the candidate Identity Document and Proof of Residence.
  • Proof of 1 month bank statements required to ensure that you have an active bank account (As all payments will only be made via EFT).
  • Candidates will be requested to undertake 3 trial photo shoots at their cost so we may evaluate their abilities under real world conditions.
  • Candidates will have their role position outlined so they may fully understand the requirements of their role.
  • Escort South Africa will communicate all necessary requirements and expectations in a Cleary understood format.

Studio Photography:

Escort South Africa has a Fully Equipped Photographic Studio available in Bryanston, Johannesburg, available of advertisers and for commercial hire.

I thank you, for taken the time to review this advertisement and very much look forward to meeting with you.

Kind regards,
Jemma Daniels

Escort South Africa

Tel: 011 027 2535
Fax: 086 503 6279
International: +27-11 027 2535
Email:jemmaesa@gmail.com
Website: www.esa.co.za