CoStar Group is the world’s leading provider of information and marketing solutions for the Commercial Real Estate industry. We are a NASDAQ listed company with a market cap of over US$30B and sit alongside other notable names such as Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple. As a technology company, we are the trusted partner for all commercial real estate professionals empowering many of the most well-respected landlords, development companies, brokerage firms, banks, lenders, investors and government agencies.
We do this by actively researching the commercial real estate markets and providing data, analytics, innovative tools and powerful marketing platforms in the U.S. and Internationally to help our clients transact with one another. CoStar continues to win multiple awards including one of Forbes most innovative companies (2017) and Fortune’s fastest growing companies (2018).
The Research team is the heart of CoStar, capturing market-critical information that enables our commercial real estate clients to make informed, high impact business decisions daily. CoStar Group’s research contributes to the most important segment of our economy, helping businesses open offices, retail stores, warehouses, and manufacturing facilities. CoStar Group is seeking a Field Photographer to join our growing research organization.
As a CoStar Field Photographer, you will be at the foundation to the company’s media and data collection efforts and play an integral part of our Marketing Research ecosystem. The collection of accurate and timely data and professional photography are essential to CoStar Group customers and the goals we are eager to meet. Use your invention, imagination, creative expertise and talent to produce original professional quality photography and video on assigned commercial properties.
Support our customer’s marketing efforts on our industry-leading marketplaces by capturing beautiful exterior and interior photography, 3-D virtual tours, and videography of their properties
Use Photoshop, Lightroom, and non-linear editing tools (Premiere, Final Cut Pro X) to edit captured media
Own the downtown Boston market! Navigate one-mile square grids to ensure complete coverage and that all critical database fields are collected and properties photographed
With the company vehicle as your office, identify among dozens of key data points such as new inventory, “for lease” and “for sale” availabilities, commercial building occupancy, and more
Leverage optimized field research mobile and web software as you explore buildings inside and out
Professionally communicate with customers, sales, Marketing Research partners, and management to strategically evaluate priorities, initiatives, and tasks
Abide by CoStar safety standards
Maintain company vehicle and equipment
Represent the Company at occasional trade functions, conferences, and events
High School Diploma required
1+ year experience with digital photography using DSLR camera
1+ year experience with image post-processing tools including Photoshop and/or Lightroom
1+ year video post-processing experience with tools such as Premiere, Final Cut Pro X
Architectural and/or Real Estate photography and videography experience
Candidates are required to submit portfolio of work supporting above listed experience
Satisfactory completion of a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check prior to start. Driving history must reflect responsible driving behavior and compliance with traffic laws
Ability to pass FAA Part 107 certification to commercial fly drones in first three months of employment (fees paid by Company). Willing and able to participate in three-day drone training in Atlanta, GA
Repetitive and frequent standing, seeing, sitting, walking, and driving up to eight hours per day
Holding five pounds in one hand for five minutes (photography and videography)
Repetitive hand and arm movements needed to type and write
Occasional bending, stooping, squatting, lifting, twisting and carrying are necessary to perform job functions
Must be able to work on computer and or mobile devices from vehicle throughout work day
Will be exposed to both vehicle noise and possible car exhaust
Ability to conduct job duties outside in various weather conditions each day
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
Experience functioning autonomously in the field while achieving key performance and quality indicators
Possess excellent oral and written communication, as well as organizational skills
Drone flight experience
OVERVIEW OF COMPANY
Founded in 1987, CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availability. Behind some of the most well-known brands in the industry, CoStar Group includes CoStar, the largest provider of CRE research and real-time data; LoopNet, the most heavily trafficked mobile and online real estate marketplace; Apartments.com, the premier rental home resource for renters, property managers and owners; STR, the leading provider of performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to the hotel industry; BizBuySell, the largest online marketplace for businesses-for-sales; and Lands of America, the leading operator of online marketplaces for rural real estate.
Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar Group maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe, Canada, and Asia with a staff of over 4,300 worldwide.
WHATS IN IT FOR YOU
Working at CoStar Group means you'll enjoy a culture of collaboration and innovation that attracts the best and brightest across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to generous compensation and performance-based incentives, you'll be supported in both your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program.
Our benefits package includes (but is not limited to):
Company vehicle provided for business use
Company-paid and insured photography kit including computer, camera, lenses, tripod, drone, and more
Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental / Prescription Drug
Life, legal, and supplementary insurance
Commuter and parking benefits
401(K) retirement plan with matching contributions
Employee stock purchase plan
Paid time off
Be part of a team of professionals enjoying the opportunity to learn, do, and grow in a rewarding atmosphere. But don't just take our word for it -- see why our team chose to work at and stay at CoStar Group:
We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply. However, please note that CoStar is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.
CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testingPosted YesterdayFull timeR22990
Founded in 1987, CoStar Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CSGP) is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces.
CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. CoStar data powers the $17 trillion world of real estate – delivering the sale, lease, property, tenant, contact, reporting and industry information that makes connections happen. We help our clients make smart investments and decisions. Eighty-three percent of the nation’s commercial real estate transactions involve a CoStar subscriber, and the top 95% of the leading 1,000 brokerage firms use CoStar to inform their decisions.
We also help create lasting experiences through our family of marketplaces. In addition to CoStar, CoStar Group brands and marketplaces include LoopNet, Apartments.com, BizBuySell, and Lands of America – collectively attracting more than 25 million monthly unique visitors. The Apartments.com Network is the nation’s #1 most visited apartment listing network, with 45 million monthly visits, allowing renters to find their perfect homes. LAND.com connects landowners to their perfect properties, spots and open spaces. BizBuySell allows small business owners to bring their dreams to life. And LoopNet connects investors, sellers and brokers with clients who fall in love with their properties.
Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe and Toronto, Canada with a staff of approximately 3,700 worldwide, including the industry's largest professional research organization.
CoStar is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. CoStar is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.
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