JOB: Photographer – Hornblower Cruises – San Francisco

Hornblower Cruises and Events • San Francisco, CA


Do you share Hornblower’s passion for providing amazing experiences? If you’re an enthusiastic team player who thrives in an environment where communication, creativity and cooperation are encouraged, this may just be the opportunity for you. As we say at Hornblower, why work when you can cruise?

Shape the Hornblower Cruises & Events guest experience from the moment our guests board! Use your camera to create lasting memories and build a memorable guest experience. Position guests to maximize photographic composition and compose images to include Hornblower branding elements.

Position specific responsibilities:
• Take guest boarding photos, encouraging a fun start to the cruise
• Take guest photos throughout the cruise
• Photography pre-purchased wedding packages
• Assist with the boarding process
• Print digital images for distribution during cruise
• Assist guest services team with distributing photos to guests throughout the cruise
• Sell souvenir photographs to guests, commemorating their Hornblower experience
• As time permits, use guest cameras to take photos of them throughout the cruise
• May assist wedding photographers if needed
• Position requires ability to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays

Desired background:
• Basic working knowledge of digital SLR photography
• Basic working knowledge of flash photography
• Strong customer service skills
• Ability to maintain professional demeanor in a fast-paced, celebratory environment

Pre-employment background check and drug testing required in accordance with Coast Guard regulations.

Hornblower Cruises & Events has been the leading yacht and public dining cruise company in the United States for more than 32 years. The San Francisco-based organization operates more than 60 vessels in northern California (San Francisco, Berkeley and Sacramento) and southern California (San Diego, Newport Beach, Long Beach and Marina del Rey), and the company also launched Hornblower New York in 2012. In addition, Hornblower operates two ferry service concessions for the National Park Service: Alcatraz Cruises provides transportation to Alcatraz Island, and Statue Cruises provides transportation to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. In 2014, the company opened boat tour service in the Niagara Falls Gorge in Niagara Falls, Canada. Hornblower treats guests to a broad range of dining, entertainment and sightseeing cruises aboard U.S. Coast Guard and Transport Canada certified yachts.

Hornblower Cruises & Events is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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