Photography Manager

CoStar Group, US-VA Richmond

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Photography Manager

Job Description

As the Photography Manager, you will be based in Richmond, VA and build a world-class team of full-time photographers that will create compelling media in local markets. You will lead, develop, and motivate your team across a region. CoStar Group photographers provide high-quality photography, 3D virtual tours, drone video & images on high-visibility commercial and residential properties and neighborhoods. CoStar Group customers rely on our team to offer content that drives real estate transactions.



· Build, train, mentor, and coach a growing team of 10+ professional field photographers

· Source and hire experienced, full-time team members in key geographies throughout the US

· Spend quality time with local and regional team members to demonstrate best practice with media collection, postproduction, process optimization, and customer service

· Review incoming media and data to determine its quality relative to standards and guidelines

· Provide constructive and actionable feedback to team members to meet both production and quality expectations

· Create action plans to help team members grow, succeed, and maintain their engagement

· Professional and effective communication with clients and internal partners during all aspects of field tasks and projects

· Continued learning and development of your craft, including staying up to date on new techniques and technology as well as management concepts

· Monthly travel about the US required


· Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years’ experience managing a team

· Demonstrable practical experience as a photographer through submission of past work

· Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, IE: Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, or similar

· Proficiency with MS Office applications including Excel and PowerPoint

· Experience using MAC OS and MS Office


· Leadership and management skills, including the ability to prioritize and control the workload of a team, coaching, and mentoring through professional development

· Experience with creating effective KPIs and meeting performance metrics, being results-oriented

· Ability to work as part of a team

· Success in building strong, cohesive teams by leading and motivating towards action/execution through influence and collaboration

· Ability to articulate and execute corporate strategy, well-communicated with the ability to influence

· Experience and demonstrated proficiency with Excel that includes the ability to manipulate data, filter, and develop basic formulas.

· Creative problem solving, attention to detail, objectivity and the ability to think strategically

· Analytical approach with the ability to interpret information and trends, adapting quickly

· Ability to interact at all levels and establish rapport with both internal and external stakeholders


Working at CoStar Group means you'll enjoy a culture of collaboration and innovation that attracts the best and brightest across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to generous compensation and performance-based incentives, you'll be supported in both your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program.

Our benefits package includes (but is not limited to):

· Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental / Prescription Drugs

· Life, legal, and supplementary insurance

· Commuter and parking benefits

· 401(K) retirement plans, with matching contributions

· Employee stock purchase plan

· Paid time off

· Tuition reimbursement

· Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, prepared foods, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks.

Become part of a team of professionals enjoying the opportunity to learn, do, and grow in a rewarding atmosphere. But don't just take our word for it -- see why our team chose to work at and stay at CoStar Group:

We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply. However, please note that CoStar is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.



CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

About CoStar Group

CoStar Group is the leading provider of online real estate marketplaces, information, and analytics in the commercial and residential property markets.

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