Airbnb Plus Photographer (Freelance) - SANTA ROSA

Posted: Nov 8, 2019

Airbnb Plus listings offer guests all the cleanliness and comforts of top-rated Airbnb homes and the standard amenities expected from hotels. These listings are a step above our regular Marketplace listings and showcase only the most exceptional homes?requiring each home to pass a comprehensive, 100+ point home inspection and each listing to come with fresh-looking cover photos, professional shots with details every room, including specific amenities provided.

The Airbnb Plus Team is looking for talented photographers local to Santa Rosa who can provide professional photography for our hosts. Our Ideal candidate should have a passion for Interior, architectural, and editorial photography, a customer service mentality, and be detailed oriented.

You will be working as an independent freelancer and earn a fixed fee for every Home Visit photo shoot. Just come with your professional camera gear and we'll provide all the photo editing after your shoot.

This unique role is designed for experienced photographers who have a keen eye for visual design, a sharp attention to detail, and exceptional client-facing skills.

Ideal candidates are:

  • Interior Photographers: Have an exceptional portfolio with samples of home interiors/exteriors and environmental portraits.

  • Fast learners: Comfortable working on digital media projects and can quickly adapt to new tools and apps with little or no supervision.

  • Independent: As a freelancer and not an employee of Airbnb, you are perfectly capable of managing your own time, and fitting in occasional Plus Photographer/Inspector assignments in addition to your regular work schedule.

  • Great Communicators: Skilled at communicating effectively and professionally with clients and customers.

  • Client-focused: Have a considerable amount of direct client or guest services experience, and deliver results.

What you will do

  • Shoot between 20 and 50+ photos and environmental portraits (depending on number of bedrooms) to highlight the interiors, exteriors, and unique styling of each home. No photo editing required?our in-house editing team takes care of all the post-production work.

  • Manage calendar availability for Home Visit assignments in the Plus scheduling system.

  • Upload RAW files and unedited JPGs using given media upload tools.

  • Maintain regular, email communication with our San Francisco-based Plus Photography team.

Must-have requirements:

  • An online portfolio or relevant samples of photography work?with a strong preference for interior, editorial or architectural photos.

  • Knowledge of bracketing to capture difficult lighting situations with no studio lighting equipment

  • Ability to shoot photos that adhere to comprehensive Airbnb Plus Photography Guidelines

  • Access to an Internet connection suitable for uploading high resolution files

  • Access to professional photography equipment

    • Professional-grade camera with full frame sensor & resolution of at least 24MP

    • Both a wide angle lens (16-20mm) and a detail lens (35-50mm)

    • Professional-grade tripod

  • Availability to take on assignments in your local Plus market/region

  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills and professional demeanor

  • Verbal and written fluency in English

More Information

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