Lifetouch Photography
  • Full Time
  • Immediately
  • $14.00 Hour
  • 116 Glacier Drive, Lolo, MT 59847
  • Travel
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Do you have the passion for children and heart for photography?

School Portrait Photographer - Starting wage $14.00 per hour

Lifetouch has an exciting opportunity you do not want to miss!  We are seeking friendly, responsible, creative individuals with reliable transportation to join our talented Lifetouch National School Studios team.   In this role, you will set up in a new school each day and take high-quality student portraits. This is your chance to earn income by capturing memories! 

You do not need to be a professional photographer to qualify.  We offer paid training and can teach you everything you need to know about taking memorable portraits while delivering a delightful Picture Day experience for students and teachers alike.  You bring your high-energy, customer-focused personality, and we’ll teach you the rest!  

As a School Portrait Photographer, you will:

  • Be responsible to capture high-quality images while displaying confidence and professionalism at all times.

  • Provide clear Picture Day direction and expectations for parents, school personnel and student helpers.

  • Work closely with school staff to establish appropriate classroom work flow and effectively resolve issues.

  • Organize materials, assemble equipment and ensure that all supplies are available on Picture Day.

  • Maintain and transport equipment in a safe manner between schools according to company guidelines.

  • Represent Lifetouch in a professional manner at all times while adhering to all company and school policies.

  • Maintain confidentiality of school and student-related information.

  • Safeguard Lifetouch equipment and money at all times.

  • Need to travel across Montana and Wyoming staying in hotels for multiple days at a time. 

 As a School Portrait Photographer, you should be personable, creative, and customer-oriented. You should possess the ability to work with minimal supervision, and also be able to work as a part of a team. Photographic experience is a plus, but is not required, as we offer comprehensive, paid training.

 Specific requirements for the School Portrait Photographer position include:

  • Must be able to start training on Monday, February 1st , 2021 in Lolo Montana.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Previous customer service experience and the ability with both school-age children and adults.

  • Ability to present a positive and professional image.

  • Willingness to work a varied seasonal schedule, including early mornings and long days as necessary.

  • Willingness to travel overnight as needed throughout Montana and Wyoming.

  • Valid driver’s license as well as reliable, insured and registered transportation (in compliance with state laws) to reach assigned locations and while transporting photography equipment.

  • Ability to lift and operate camera equipment, up to 40 lbs.

  • Ability to pass a background and motor vehicle history check.

 Why Lifetouch?

 As a School Portrait Photographer with Lifetouch, you will be part of an established and industry-leading photography organization.  Employees enjoy our fast-paced, collaborative culture and the ability to directly impact our business. Here is just some of what we have to offer:


  • A nurturing environment where you will learn valuable photographic, business and people skills.

  • Competitive hourly wage - Starting wage $14.00 per hour for photography.  Experienced photographers with a printed portfolio can start at a higher wage, DOE.  

  • Drive time wage is $14.00 per hour with Company Fuel Cards and $0.06 cents per mile driven on a personal vehicle. 

  • Company Paid hotels with a $22 per night meal per diem.

  • Most Weekends & holidays and summers off.

  • Seasonal schedule flexibility-  Currently hiring for our spring portrait season which is February to May.  Employees who excel at this position may be offered employment during our fall portrait season which is August to November.

  • Comprehensive paid photography training.

  • Potential opportunities for advancement and training for other photography programs.

  • Potential to qualify for medical benefits depending on hours worked.

Employment with Lifetouch National Schools Studios Inc. is contingent upon successful results of a criminal background and driving record check.  Lifetouch is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

APPLY NOW! Focused, hard working, SMILING team players can apply in 2 ways:

Email Resume to Shelby Shively at  or   Contact us at 406-652-6855 for any further questions.

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