Photographer / Content Creator


Job Description

Photographer / Content Creator 



Reports to
Marketing Manager  

Works with
All departments

Who we are:
Created by surfboard shaping icon Bob McTavish in 1962, Mctavish is a surfing lifestyle brand born out of Byron Bay, Australia. Today, alongside his son Ben, they draw on almost a century of shared design experience to handcraft a unique range of surfboards, and an apparel range with the sole goal of motivating you to spend more time in the ocean - because we always bring the joy of a surf with us onto land.

Who we are looking for:
We are in the business of Stoke and work toward cementing that as our legacy. We are looking for a talented and ambitious Photographer / Content Creator who will work with the Marketing Team to help develop and execute across various marketing facets in support of McTavish’s strategy.

The Specifics

  • A passion for the surfing lifestyle because of what it brings to your life
  • An engaging communicator, in writing and in person, with the ability to articulate ideas to a team
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in photography, content creation, social media, videography
  • Knowledge, demonstrated passion, or experience in the surf/fashion industry
  • A natural-born creative who is a problem-solver with a solutions-focused attitude
  • The ambition to get your hands dirty on a wide variety of projects 
  • A creatively minded individual who has no shortage of ideas
  • Self-motivated, with a willingness to learn and jump in wherever needed
  • A highly organised individual
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment to assist the team to produce photography and video outputs that are used across all channels and demand a high standard of creativity and quality - produced at a regular cadence
  • Detail-oriented
  • Proven ability to execute on campaigns / creative concepts with multiple outputs across marketing channels
  • Works consistently and competently with all creative software products used in your normal daily duties, especially within Light room, Photoshop, Adobe Creative Suite and Davinci Resolve continually improving your overall knowledge and skills of these important creative products

What you’ll work on :

  • This role is responsible for providing support to the Marketing Team to execute on all marketing activity including creative outputs from surf edits, to eCom, to apparel campaigns and everything in between.
  • Shooting on land and in water surf photography with the ability to turn around high-quality video edits on tight timelines. Water experience is not mandatory but a bonus.
  • Develop photo / video content and schedule social media organic posts and paid ads on a weekly basis.
  • Manage photography and editing for Apparel including eCom Photography, Catalogue Creation and seasonal campaign shoots.
  • Photo editing and retouching 
  • Shoot and source relevant, interesting and artful content (especially for social channels). Continually test new angles and perspectives.
  • Attend and photograph all McTavish Staff Surfs and any external events.
  • Capture photography weekly of team in Surfboard Factory and of finished surfboard for Ecom and social media content , website and campaigns.
  • Liaise with talent, ambassadors and external providers; to coordinate photo / video shoots and ensure the best possible outcomes and relationships for McTavish
  • Assist with campaign production and film editing across Surfboards & Apparel.
  • Execute creative briefs and bring refreshing new ideas
  • Attending weekly MARCOMS meeting with senior management to report on status of various projects
  • Provide ongoing management and best practice of McTavish social media platforms associated with Instagram, Facebook, Youtube and Vimeo, including administration via Planoly and Linktree
  • On the pulse and up to date about new trends, platforms and tools

Other Requirements:

  • Permanent Residency or Australian Citizenship
  • Unrestricted Drivers License

Salary Range: $65,000 - $70,000


  • Being part of a heritage surf brand, well known for quality and tasked with creating its future
  • Taking part in employee-led groups such as weekly ‘Surf Anything Staff Surf Sessions’, ocean clean-ups, SurFebruary for Cancer, events or pitch your own idea!
  • Ongoing development opportunities in your area of interest as it relates to your position
  • Mctavish Apparel and Hardgoods annual credit
  • Access to Mctavish sample sales, discounts on partner brands and events
  • Access to the great Bob and Ben McTavish
  • Byron Bay based

Employment Type

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