Photography Recruiter

Photography Recruiter (Contractor, 1-2 Month Position):

Photography plays an essential role in Airbnb’s success and is a significant component of our brand identity today. Our hosts and guests have meaningful, life-changing experiences on Airbnb every day. To commemorate and share these experiences, we rely on rich storytelling through compelling lifestyle-driven photography. At Airbnb, we strive to showcase a collection of museum-quality photography that is both informative and inspiring to wide audiences.

Airbnb has commissioned 2 million professional photographs in fewer than 5 years. We work with many of the best architectural, street and event photographers around the world. Specifically, our listing photography program ensures that our website showcases unique spaces through immaculate imagery.

We are seeking a Photography Recruiter that understands our brand in order to hire the best interior architectural photographers for our Select listings project in various markets. The level of photography will require more demand than our current Marketplace listings. The candidate must be a proactive individual rather than reactive, so forward thinking and resourcefulness is critical to success in this role. He/she must be collaborative in approach, empathetic in nature, and steadfast in intention.

Start Date: ASAP for 1- 2 month duration.

Responsibilities:

  • Stay highly organized and meet deadlines in a fast and ever-changing environment
  • Cull through submissions in Greenhouse and identify on-brand photographers
  • Source photographers in various photographer supply constrained markets
  • Conduct initial outreach and continue correspondence with potential photographers
  • Ability to negotiate
  • Conduct edit tests
  • Perform Skype interviews
  • Work closely with Select team to identify which markets need recruiting.
  • Time management to ensure volume of quality photographers are onboarded in time for each market
  • Be an entrepreneur and find ways to create efficiencies
  • Maintain contracts for freelance photographers and ensure that the documents are organized, accessible internally, and up to date

Essential Skills

Stay highly organized and meet deadlines in a fast and ever-changing environment. Cull through submissions in Greenhouse and identify on-brand photographers. Source photographers in various photographer supply constrained markets. Conduct initial outreach and continue correspondence with potential photographers. Ability to negotiate Conduct edit tests. Perform Skype interviews. Work closely with Select team to identify which markets need recruiting. Time management to ensure volume of quality photographers are onboarded in time for each market. Be an entrepreneur and find ways to create efficiencies. Maintain contracts for freelance photographers and ensure that the documents are organized, accessible internally, and up to date.

 


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