PENN LENS

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2020 - 2021 Penn Lens Executive Director & Public Relations Director

ABOUT

One of the newest agencies in Penn Student Agencies, PennLens is a multimedia solutions operation.  Services offered by this agency include photography, videography, and media consultation.  This agency formed in the Spring of 2020 from a merger between the PSA agency, OhSnap Photography and another student-run business not affiliated with PSA, PennLens.  The services offered by the new PennLens agency are meant to support clients in achieving their brand and marketing visions.

LEADERSHIP ROLES

Each director has their own responsibilies that are paramount to the overall operations of the buisness. These roles are filled internally, as PSA strives to promote growth and promotion opportunites for all of its students. For more information about all students currently in these roles please visit the Student Leadership page. To learn more about the internal promotion timeline for these roles, please visit the Student Leadership Selection page.

Executive Director

The Penn Lens Executive Director supports the agency by supervising overall operations, recruitment, and finances.

Perferred Experience

  • Strong communication skills and professional demeanor are required for contacting prospective clients.
  • Must be reliable, organized, responsible, able to delegate work, and dependable for deadlines and quick turnaround.

Key Acquired Skills

  • Leadership: developed through guiding the employees and business toward a common goal.
  • Time Management: gained through learning how to accomplish academic and director responsibilities in a timely and organized manager for the duration of your employment.
  • Fiscal Management: gained through tracking and building revenue, following a budget, and making responsible spending decisions.
  • Entrprenuership

Operations Director

The Penn Lens Director of Operations supports the agency by supervising the overall client experience, oversee the function of the Project Managers, submit employee payroll, and maintain invoices.

Perferred Experience

  • Strong communication skills and professional demeanor are required for contacting prospective clients.
  • Must be reliable, organized, responsible, able to delegate work, and dependable for deadlines and quick turnaround.

Public Relations Director

The Penn Lens Director of Public Relations supports the agency by acquiring new business partnerships and clients.

Perferred Experience

  • Strong communication skills and professional demeanor are required for contacting prospective clients.
  • Must be reliable, organized, responsible, able to delegate work, and dependable for deadlines and quick turnaround.

Marketing Director

The Penn Lens Director of Marketing supports the agency by executing brand coherence and business merchandising.

Perferred Experience

    • Strong communication skills and professional demeanor are required for contacting prospective clients.
    • Experience with marketing and graphic design is preferred.
    • Must be reliable, organized, responsible, able to delegate work, and dependable for deadlines and quick turnaround.

    Videography Director

    The Penn Lens Director of Videography supports the agency by supervising the operations of the videography branch.

    Perferred Experience

      • Strong communication skills and professional demeanor are required for contacting prospective clients.
      • Experience with videography and video editing is required.
      • Must be reliable, organized, responsible, able to delegate work, and dependable for deadlines and quick turnaround.

      Photography Director

      The Penn Lens Director of Photography supports the agency by supervising the operations of the photography branch.

      Perferred Experience

        • Strong communication skills and professional demeanor are required for contacting prospective clients.
        • Experience with photography and photo editing is required.
        • Must be reliable, organized, responsible, able to delegate work, and dependable for deadlines and quick turnaround.

        EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

        Photographer 

        Penn Lens offers photography services for any customer looking for headshots, event coverage, product photos, promotional material, location highlights etc. This is a great opportunity for our talented student photographers to get more experience working with clients and developing their talents. The Penn Lens Photographer supports the business by covering their assigned photo shoots and editing their photos for delivery.

        Preferred Experience & Skills:

        • Must have photography experience. Having your own equipment is preferred, but not required.
        • Must be able to work in teams and collaborate with others in big projects.
        • Must have a discerning eye for good shots, and experience with some of the following areas is a plus: event photography, portraiture, studio lighting.
        • Preferred experience with photo editing software, such as Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, GIMP
        • We expect you to be dependable for deadlines and provide the clients with quick turnaround on projects.
        • Must be proactive and generally excited about photography, with a passion for learning new skills and developing new techniques.

        Acquired Skills:

        • Photography skills: working with other skilled team members will let you acquire new photography skills and techniques.
        • Time Management: being able to work in productions in a timely manner while balancing school.
        • Editing Skills: expansion of skill set for Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop and GIMP
        • Interpersonal Skills: being able to interact with customers and clients in a professional manner is a highly valued skill in the workforce

        Videographer

        Penn Lens offers videography services for any customer looking to produce commercial clips,  event footage, interviews, music videos, etc. This is a great opportunity for our talented student videographers to get more experience working with clients and developing their talents. The Penn Lens Videographer supports the business by covering their assigned video shoots and editing their footage so that it can be delivered.

        Preferred Experience & Skills:

        • Must have videography experience. Having your own equipment is preferred, but not required.
        • Must be able to work in teams and collaborate with others in big projects.
        • Must have a discerning eye for good shots, and experience with some of the following areas is a plus: gimbal/stable videography, aerial videography, event videography, sound editing.
        • Preferred experience with video editing software, such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Final Cut Pro.
        • Must be proactive and generally excited about videography, with a passion for learning new skills and developing new techniques.
        • We expect you to be dependable for deadlines and provide the clients with quick turnaround on projects.

        Acquired Skills:

        • Videography skills: working with other skilled team members will let you acquire new videography skills and techniques.
        • Time Management: being able to work in productions in a timely manner while balancing school.
        • Editing Skills: expansion of skill set for Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Final Cut Pro or any other video editing software
        • Interpersonal Skills: being able to interact with customers and clients in a professional manner is a highly valued skill in the workforce

        Designer 

        Penn Lens offers videography services for any customer looking to produce commercial clips,  event footage, interviews, music videos, etc, which in many cases include having graphic design and animations. This is a great opportunity for our talented student designers to get more experience working with clients and developing their talents. The Penn Lens Designer supports the business by producing high-quality content to be used in productions.

        Preferred Experience & Skills:

        • Must have design experience. Having your own computer/software is preferred, but not required.
        • Must be able to work in teams and collaborate with others in big projects.
        • Must have a discerning eye for good designs, and experience with some of the following areas is a plus: animations, graphic design.
        • Preferred experience with image editing software, such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Motion.
        • Must be proactive and generally excited about design, with a passion for learning new skills and developing new techniques.
        • We expect you to be dependable for deadlines and provide the clients with quick turnaround on projects.

        Acquired Skills:

        • Design skills: working with other skilled team members will let you acquire new design skills and techniques.
        • Time Management: being able to work in productions in a timely manner while balancing school.
        • Editing Skills: expansion of skill set for Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Final Cut Pro or any other design and/or video editing software
        • Interpersonal Skills: being able to interact with customers and clients in a professional manner is a highly valued skill in the workforce

        To apply, please visit the Join Our Team page.

        WEBSITE

        Please visit our website to learn more about our products and services. You will also be able to find contact information and details relevent to maximize your customer service experience.