Visual Assets Manager

Visual Assets Manager
Full-time, salary position 

Overview:

At Pikes Peak Region Attractions Association (PPRAA), we believe in people more than job descriptions.  We believe in your contribution more than your past experience or formalized education.  Self-starters, creatives, and contributors don’t fit in a box.  If you have a passion for our region, an interest in marketing, and a can-do attitude, you might be the perfect fit to join our growing team. 

Summary: 

The Visual Assets Manager (VAM) is responsible for gathering and managing photos and videos for all 29 of Pikes Peak Region’s Attractions members on a regular rotating schedule. The VAM reports directly to the Executive Director and works closely with the Social Media Strategist, brainstorming and editing video and photos to coincide with PPRAA content calendar. 

Requirements: 

  • Prior photo and video experience, including editing.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize and take direction in a fast-changing environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and organize shoots at member attractions.
  • General familiarity with the Adobe Suite, particularly Premier and Photoshop.
  • Ability to learn other software programs quickly.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
  • Ability to brainstorm and assist with overall marketing strategy as part of the marketing team.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • General familiarity with various marketing platforms, particularlyYouTube, TikTok and Instagram.
  • Ability to follow trends in current media with an eye toward future opportunities.
  • Occasional evening and weekend availability.
  • Comfortable in front of and behind the camera.
  • Ability to participate in member attractions ranging from indoor museums to outdoor thrill rides,  white water rafting, biking, horseback riding and more.
  • Willingness to capture content outdoors in weather and seasonal changes.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Schedule shoots at member attractions, coordinating models when applicable.
  • Gather content at each shoot both photo and video with attention to horizontal or vertical needs or other shot lists discussed with the team.
  • Work collaboratively with the whole team and participate in brainstorming sessions, content discussions, and board meetings.
  • Manage and organize media libraries, following naming conventions and file hierarchy for ease of search-ability and usability by all current and future staff.
  • Maintain PPRAA’s company brand throughout media offerings with consistent tone, fonts, colors etc.
  • Create content appropriate for a number of different platforms, i.e. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, TikTok, etc.
  • Track and schedule member-directed shoots, prioritizing based on member agreements and time available.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Previous photo and video experience – samples of work required
  • Experience in Adobe Suite
  • Commercial drone license or desire to acquire

 

Salary and Benefits:

  • $45,000 – $60,000 
  • 80 hours paid vacation + 10 federal holidays a year, available after 6 months
  • Mileage (set at annual national rate)
  • $75 monthly cellphone stipend
  • Exclusive access to attractions and opportunities to experience available rides and activities
  • Use of company equipment and input toward new equipment acquirements
  • Flexible schedule and part-time work-from-home opportunities

 

Background: Pikes Peak Region Attractions Association (PPRAA) is a privately held, collaborative-marketing trade organization, created by a small group of attraction owners in 1973 to collectively promote the region to leisure travelers.  Each member attraction has a seat on the board of directors, currently a total of 29 area attractions.  The association is run by an Executive Director who answers to the board and all employees of PPRAA report directly to the Executive Director.

For a complete list of member attractions, see pikes-peak.com/attractions

Visual Assets Manager

Answer these questions honestly to the best of your ability. There are no wrong answers, we're just trying to get a feel for your level of experience and potential. We're looking for someone who can grow with us!
Name(Required)
How long have you been taking photo and video? Which is your favorite? What's your favorite subject matter? What kind of equipment have you used? Is there anything you're interested in learning?
Are you familiar with the Adobe Creative Suite? Which programs do you use the most?
Have you used a drone for fun? Do you have a commercial drone license or are you interested in getting one? Are you inexperienced but interested in learning?
What platforms are you on? Do you have a favorite that you use? Do you have a favorite influencer, celebrity, or brand account that you follow and why? Anything else we should know about your social media experience?
Are you comfortable participating in some of our more adventurous attractions, like zip lining, horseback riding, biking or rafting?(Required)
Are you comfortable calling and emailing member attractions to setup shoots?(Required)
Are you comfortable shooting in all kinds of weather?(Required)
Safety is alway paramount. We would never ask you to go out when it's unsafe. We need a wide variety of content in all the seasons, from bright sunny days to the perfect winter wonderland.
Are you comfortable with being on camera?(Required)
Do you use a digital calendar?(Required)
Do you have experience with a web or app-based storage platform?(Required)

What kind of computer do you prefer?(Required)

Have you used project management software?(Required)

Have you used WordPress?(Required)
One of the best things about this job is all of the fun attractions we get to visit. What is your favorite attraction, hiking trail or place in Colorado Springs?
What other activities do you like to do in your free time? Any other special skills or special interests we should know about? We're looking for anything you're into here, hiking, biking, video games, food -- whatever it is, it's possible your passion might be surprisingly useful so share anything you feel comfortable telling us.
Level of Education(Required)
Do you have reliable transportation?(Required)
Available evenings and weekends?
We don't have a lot of "out-of-hours" work but there are some special events we'll need captured. Probably 2-3 times a month.
Are you able to work on location in and around Colorado Springs?(Required)
Are you looking for full-time or part-time work?(Required)
If you have a resume and want to share it, great! If you have some work you'd like to upload, you can do that here too.
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