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Photo Curation Specialist (New York, New York)



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

ezCater is the leading food for work technology company in the US, connecting anyone who needs food for their workplace to over 100,000 restaurants nationwide. For workplaces, ezCater provides flexible and scalable solutions for everything from recurring employee meals to one-off meetings, all backed by 24/7 customer service with real humans. ezCater also enables companies to manage their food spend in a single, customizable platform. For restaurant partners, ezCater helps them grow their business by bringing them more orders and new high-value customers. To learn more, visit www.ezcater.com.

The ezCater Photo Team is responsible for managing all product content photography across the ezCater platform. We want our customers to have an easy (and even fun!) experience when searching our platform, and having gorgeous photos on our menus is an integral part of making this happen! Thats why we are dedicated to making it as easy as possible for our restaurant partners to add photography to their menus. It's the job of our Photo Curation Specialists to support the photo needs of a wide range of brands - from mom & pop indies to national enterprise chains. In this role youll provide photo support to our partners, edit, and upload photos (while keeping our standards and guidelines top of mind!), and help us expand our collection of gorgeous menu photos, either by scheduling photoshoots in our CRM or heading to the restaurant to shoot them yourself. Yes - you read that correctly! While we dont have an ezCater office in NYC, your office will sometimes be on-site with our restaurant partners where well expect you to spend a few days each month doing photoshoots that will wow our customers.

What You'll Do:

  • Support. Each day, you'll provide stellar care for our restaurant partners by completing photo-related support ticket management, phone calls, and troubleshooting as needed.
  • Photograph! Oversee photo coverage in your city: 5% of your role will include on-site photo shoots at our partners restaurants and occasional travel to help us build our nationwide ezCater photo supply.
  • Communicate and coach. Manage freelance photography in your assigned US region by scheduling shoots, assessing, editing & uploading deliverables, and coaching photographers to help maintain our helpful, clean style.
  • Be a team player. Collaborate with your team on projects to boost photo coverage, audit our photography catalog, and scale our day to day processes.
  • Edit. When a photo needs it, you know. Youll clean up the crumbs, brighten images, and make a tray of sandwiches look like a star!

What You Have:

  • At least 5 years of experience in food or product photography
  • Located in the New York City metropolitan area and are able to go on-site to restaurants
  • Comfort working face-to-face with clients for onsite photoshoots. Some travel expected
  • Basic skill with Photoshop and Lightroom
  • Experience operating in a high performing culture
  • Productive and clear written & verbal communication skills, with ability to handle multiple emails and phone calls each day
  • Comfort with learning new tech. All of our work is tech-based, so well need you to be able to jump in and learn quickly. Bonus points if you have experience with Zendesk
  • Adaptability were growing quickly and our demand fluctuates unpredictably
  • A beyond helpful attitude, and the scrappy instinct to get things done through hard work
  • You aim high, and want to make us better youll think critically about how we can improve processes, systems, and expectations

The national cash compensation range for this role is $47,000 - $57,000*

*Please note: Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors, including prior experience, expertise and region & may vary from the amount above. This range does not represent additional compensation benefits (such as equity, 401K or medical, dental or vision insurance).

Please have fun with the Cover Letter portion of the application! It does not need to follow traditional cover letter guidelines - we would love for you to write 150-500 words explaining why you are interested in ezCater and the role, and highlighting anything else you think we should know!

ezCater does not sponsor applicants for work visas or legal permanent residence.

What Youll Get from Us:

Youll get a terrifically compelling opportunity, in an environment of radical transparency, open access to all the data, and collaborative colleagues at every level of our organization. Youll also get sane working hours and great flexibility around work/life balance.

Have people in your life of any age who always, often, or sometimes need your help? We make room for that. Have a bad thing or a good thing happen to you? We make room for that, too.

Oh, and youll get all this: Market salary, stock options that youll help make worth a lot, the usual holidays, all-you-can-eat vacation, 401K with ezCater match, health/dental/FSA, long-term disability insurance, remote-hybrid work from our awesome Boston or Denver offices OR your home OR a mixture of both home and office (you choose!), a tremendous amount of responsibility and autonomy, wicked awesome co-workers, cupcakes (and many more goodies) when youre in one of our offices, and knowing that you helped get this rocket ship to the moon.

ezCater is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace humans of every background, appearance, race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, and disability status. At the same time, we do not employ jerks, even brilliant ones.

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