If your dream job involves travel, photography, and getting paid mega bucks to do it all, then do we have a job-wanted ad for you.
A super rich family located somewhere on this green Earth wants you to join them as they globetrot around, making memories that will last a lifetime. Of course, your job will be to take their pictures and act as their personal photographer, but you probably expected that from the headline.
What makes this stand out is just how much the photographer would get paid and the awesome benefits he would receive in return.
We’re talking paid time off and medical benefits on top of an awesome salary. Interestingly, the job doesn’t sound like a cake walk either – requiring 10 hours a day on work days – but, again, for those of us that love travel and that sweet, sweet lucre, this really isn’t a bad deal.
The family contacted the photographer booking service called Perfocal according to PetaPixel’s report on the story.
The ad inquiry to Perfocal reads in part: “We need someone to travel around the world with us and take photos. The photographer will be expected to travel for up to 3 months at a time, should work up to 10 hours on days of work, and will receive full sick pay and 30 days of holiday during the year. The family apparently owns homes and property all over the place, including Europe, North and South America, and Australia. The photographer will also be attending some amazing events and locations, including the Formula One Grand Prix in Monaco, Mardi Gras in New Orleans and skiing at Val d’Isere. …[I]t’s important that the selected person is able to leave home at short notice and be okay with potentially traveling for most of the year, sometimes coming home for no more than a few days at a time.”
Of course, not just any old photog will do: You need to have at least 5 years of experience shooting the rich and the famous, whatever that means. We can surmise they’re probably talking about a little more than an Instagram celeb.
Hmmmmm… sounds like an April Fool’s joke to me. I had a photography job where I was required to work with extremely wealthy folks- let me tell you it is no cake walk. Most all of the ones that I dealt with were extremely demanding, and NOT very understanding when things didn’t go their way.