NY Sports Dog: Do You Want to Work for the Mets?

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Do You Want to Work for the Mets?

Well, you can.

The Mets are looking for photographers...ya know, the guys and gals that walk around during the game taking fan photos.

The best part? Minimal experience is required. Click here for the link to the job described below, or click at the bottom of the page to apply.

Internet/New Media: Photography

Where: Citi Field, Flushing NY
When: New York Mets home games: April 5th – October 3rd, 2010
Salary: $10.00/hr with bonus opportunities

Amazin’ Fan Photo staff photographers take photos of fans during games and events, which are then made available via mets.com for purchase.

Games-There are 12-15 photographers working every Mets home game. You are not required to work every game but we do request that you are available to work 75% of games during each homestand (to clarify, a homestand is the number of games played at home, back to back, and can range between 6 and 10 games). Each photographer has a specific section of the park during pre-game and in-game. We require our photographers to be here 2 hours prior to game time to shoot the pre-game crowds. We usually shoot until the 7th inning, after which you are free to watch the rest of the game in the standing room only sections. Shifts are approximately 3.5-5 hours long and you are on your feet moving around the stadium and interacting with fans the entire time.

General-We provide shirts and all digital SLR camera equipment. All you need is to bring is yourself and an outgoing, positive attitude. Although we do not require previous photography experience, it is preferred along with an interest in the field of photography. We are looking for enthusiastic, reliable, social people who have basic camera knowledge.

If this seems like a good fit for you please apply online. Interviews will be held early March (exact dates to be determined). This is NOT a full-time position.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No: I have local housing available in or near Flushing.
2. Yes/No: I have previous photography experience.
3. Yes/No: I am able to work at least 75% of games during each homestand.
4. Yes/No: I am available to work nights.
5. Yes/No: I am available to work weekends.

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Anonymous said...

Awesome...thanks dude!

Stephen said...

Dave, please link up when they advertise for the General Managers job as that's the spot I'm interested in filling thanks

Dave Singer said...

Bahahaha!!! Me too!

Mack said...

not sure I'd pass the security check... DOH

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