Lovely and Light by Hayley Lawrence » Charlotte NC Contemporary Portrait & Headshot Photographer

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I’m Hiring // Charlotte, NC Photographer Assistant

Hello, friends! I’m looking for an assistant to work with me at my upcoming weddings. If you or someone you know fits the description below, I’d love to hear from you.


About me //

I am Hayley, a wedding, portrait and event photographer based in Charlotte, NC. I have been in business since 2009. As my full-time photography business grows, I would prefer to have a dedicated assistant I can rely on to help me perform my best.

Details //

This is a contracted position for a dedicated, long-term wedding photography assistant.

  •  Start date: Spring 2014 (needs to be available for weddings already booked through the end of 2014)
  •  Location: Charlotte, NC and surrounding
  • Schedule: 8-32 hours per month depending on season/needs (Fridays, Saturdays and/or Sundays)
  • Compensation: starting at $15/hour

Responsibilities //

The available position is intended for a dedicated wedding photography assistant throughout the year. The primary role of the assistant will be to assist and watch me, not the wedding. The assistant should like photography, but not be seeking an education or apprenticeship in photography. Applicants must not be current or aspiring photographers. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  •  Driving and parking my car
  • Setting up and keeping track of equipment on-location
  • Managing time on wedding day
  • Communicating with coordinators, clients, guests and family members at the wedding
  • Get food/water, as needed
  • Some informal photography, based on experience

Qualifications //

 Applicants should possess ALL of the following qualities:

  • Trustworthy and able to keep confidentiality
  • Reliable and on-time
  • Able to lift/carry up to 50 lbs
  • Has an eye for details
  • You must have an interest in photography and the wedding industry
  • Cannot be a current or aspiring professional photographer
  • Looking to work with me long-term
  • Knows when to be quiet and when to speak up
  • Friendly
  • Patient
  • Available on Friday, Saturday and/or Sundays for 8+ hours
  • Good with time management and organization
  • Able to think quickly on your feet
  • Takes direction well
  • Responsible driver

To Apply //

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