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HTM, the largest management company in Niseko, Hokkaido is looking for an experienced Photographer/Videographer to join our Marketing team.

The Photographer/Videographer will be responsible for creating and cataloging content for a high-quality library of images and video for use in promoting the company’s brands. He/she will support the marketing team by contributing to content strategy in order to achieve specific objectives.

The Role

Photography and Videography

  • Build a portfolio of images for use in promoting the company’s brands including Ki Niseko, Niseko Central, GoSnow, Experience Niseko and HTM
  • Cover all marketing and community events as required
  • Plan, shoot and edit video content for all brands
  • Regularly contributes to, and generates new and innovative image, video and content ideas
  • Delivers all images/video to a high standard to the agreed deadline
  • Provides retouching/editing on general company images where required
  • Represent the company in the best possible light in all guest and community events

File Cataloging and Equipment Maintenance

  • Responsible for file naming and organisation of all image/video files produced as directed
  • Archives and maintains image/video library as per image library requirements
  • Assists in the organisation and classification of the company’s media library as required
  • Maintains upkeep of camera/technical equipment to ensure good operational condition
  • Responsible to manage and back-up own data and files.

Digital Marketing Assistance

  • Contributes to the company’s social media including posts on Facebook, Instagram and Vimeo
  • Plan and write articles for the company’s blogs as required

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Well-developed photography, video, and editing skills.
  • Experience in shooting and editing images and video on a daily deadline basis.
  • Commercially-focused and understands how to ‘sell’ via an image
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be a team player.
  • Confident in directing people on shoot and can work autonomously.
  • Adaptable, “can-do” attitude and is flexible in work hours to meet required coverage.
  • Able to prioritise and time manage own work to achieve objectives and deadlines.
  • Flexibility in taking a variety of images from candid, social media images to high-quality brand images.
  • Well-developed written verbal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrates high levels of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Computer operating skills - Microsoft Office Suite (essential), Adobe Photoshop skills (essential), Video editing skills (essential), familiar with Adobe Suite programs Indesign, Illustrator (preferred)
  • A tech-savvy person with an interest in online media and digital trends.
  • Professional, courteous and friendly manner.
  • Experience using company social media (preferred) and writing ability (preferred).
  • Detailed knowledge of HTM products and services.
  • Experience shooting property and nature/lifestyle (advantageous)
  • Ability to ski or snowboard (essential)

Employment Package Details

Employment Period: year round

Employment Status: 12 months full time contract.

Annual Salary: 3.5 to 5 million yen (includes Free all-mountain lift pass or ¥100,000), depending on experience and language skills.

Location: Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan

Working Hours: average 40 hours per week (5x 8 hour shifts)

Benefits includes:

  • Staff accommodation available for rent
  • Free ski or snowboard lessons
  • Visa sponsorship
  • Access to language and work relevant training subsidy
  • Professional work environment
  • Staff benefits package

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