Temporary Photo Production Coordinator

at L. L. Bean, Inc. in Freeport, Maine, United States

Job Description

We invite you to be part of our team of trailblazers dedicated to helping people discover and enjoy the outside. Come join us. Because on the inside we’re all outsiders. And if it’s outside, we’re all in.

Position Purpose: The person in this position will p lay a key role i n maximizing our Marketing and Creative team’s output and impact . The person in this role will:

+ Coordinate and prepare merchandise and props for photography projects for all Marketing Brand content.

+ D evelop strong working relationships across all levels of the company and freelance staff.

+ D eliver the highest level of customer service to internal and external par tners while e ffectively manag ing deadlines .


+ Maintain an organized sample room with seasonally current inventory , generate labels/tags, log samples in and out as needed.

+ Review location request document, and/or talent report, identify missing samples and request relisted items to be ordered . C ommunicate to stake holders on the number of missing samples and outfits/shots impacted for a shoot, requesting necessary substitutions.

+ Set up and manage the Merchandise style out (MSO), Pre-Style and Walk-thru meetings, d uring the pre-style function as product specialist, identifying specific products requested for certain shots capturing information throughout preproduction process and update information to ensure accuracy.

+ Communicate all changes from MSO to appropriate stakeholders.

+ Attend the C reative A lignment M eeting with the Art D irector , and Creative leadership to review the shoot strategy and model s

+ Set up pre-production meeting s with Producer, and A rt Director t o review all location photo shoot logistic

+ Or ganize the product , props , shoot supplies , scan all needed product to location , and pack for shipping to location

+ Communicate with internal and external vendors on shipping requirements, determine shipping timeline based on the photography shoot schedule then ship to location (which may involve producing a carnet for international shipping)

+ Provide all applicable shoot information to Art D irector , Producer, and freelance crew information could inc lude: Ring of Fire, Shot ist organized by talent, and Base Codes

+ Serve as Assistant Producer on location photo shoots , working closely with Sr Producers

+ Manage freelance crew ( p roduction assistants, stylist assistants, etc. )

+ Function as a liaison between external parties and crew

+ While on location attend the scheduling meeting with Art Director, Photographer, Stylist and Producer to organize workflow.

+ Set up and organize crew rooms, coordinate samples and props, prep samples, set up shots & manage merchandise.

+ Function as product specialist on set to make sure specific shots are appropriately propped and product is being used accurately.

+ Manage the metadata as it relates to the selected images and upload to DAM ( MediaBank )

+ Support our internal photography studio

+ Attend Merchandise style out (MSO) for hero photography, tracking changes and updating any information in MediaBank , including styling notes, monogramming, and specific propping.

+ E xport hero shot list and CSV files to studio and MSO attendees

+ Provide samples to Studio 1912 as needed.

+ Other related duties as assigned.

Health and Safety Requirement: Every employee is responsible for contributing to a safe and healthy workplace. Employees are expected to be active participants in health and safety by following all safety policies and procedures, reporting unsafe conditions or at-risk behaviors to leadership, and conducting work in a safe manner. Those in a leadership role are also expected to model safe behaviors, evaluate risk, and ensure that risks are reduced to acceptable levels. This position has been identified as a safety-sensitive position. A safety-sensitive position is one in which an impaired worker constitutes a serious and direct threat to workplace health and safety. Employees in this position must agree that they will not come to work or be at work at any time under the influence of alcohol or any drug that could render them impaired . Education Level: High School or GED Years of Experience: 2+ years Skills and Qualifications:

+ Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail

+ Able to balance multiple tasks, prioritize and successfully meet deadlines

+ Work effectively with minimal supervision

+ Strong interpersonal, written and communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the organization.

+ Familiar with Microsoft Office Suite

+ Proven pro-active problem-solver

+ Strong collaborator – able to work well with a team

+ Exhibit a willingness to learn and open-mindedness

+ Adaptability and flexibility

+ Creative professional who would effectively represent L. L. Bean

+ Valid Class C driver’s license

+ Commit to extended travel and time away from home if necessary

If you care about the outdoors, joining L.L.Bean is a great way to feel good about what you do. Our benefits package makes a good thing even better, with programs and perks designed to support your health and financial goals. Plus, maintaining a healthy work-life balance and re-charging outside are all part of the plan. Because, when it comes to the outside-we’re all in. Visit to learn more. Being outside brings out the best in us, no matter where we come from or what we believe. At L.L.Bean, we value individual differences and encourage our co-workers to be themselves – because the uniqueness of each individual makes L.L.Bean better. Over a century ago, company founder Leon Leonwood Bean set out to make a boot to keep hunters’ feet warm and dry. Today, we continue to follow the trail he blazed, adding new paths to help more people discover the outdoors, whether it’s the thrill of sea kayaking, the quiet of early morning fishing or the vigor of a challenging climb. Of course, we remain true to L.L.’s core values, and are committed to quality, service, and putting the outside, inside everything we make. So join us, adventure awaits…

Being outside brings out the best in us, no matter where we come from or what we believe. At L.L.Bean, we value individual differences and encourage our co-workers to be themselves – because the uniqueness of each individual makes L.L.Bean better.

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Job Posting: JC233635174

Posted On: Feb 04, 2023

Updated On: Feb 11, 2023

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