Job Description: Assignment Manager


Novus Select is in search of a driven, talented, and experienced individual to fill the role of Assignment Manager.


About Novus Select:

Based in beautiful South Lake Tahoe, CA, Novus Select (NS) is a video production company and photography assignment agency managing end-to-end production on commercial and documentary projects ranging from lengthy international video projects to single day still photo shoots. Clients include Apple, Subaru, RedBull, Google, Nike, Discovery, National Geographic and more.


Job Description:

The Assignment Manager will manage all inbound photography assignment requests and cultivate the NS collaborator network.  This position will build project budgets, source crew, and at times produce small to medium sized assignments. They will work closely with the NS Head of Production and NS partners concentrating on photography assignments and occasional video projects.


Assignment Management + Production

• Serve as liaison between clients, creatives, and the NS production team

• Create photo + video production budgets

• Source creative talent + crew based on project needs

• Manage contracts and invoicing for crew

• Manage and maintain a master contact database

• Coordinate with the NS production team and manage workflow

• Occasionally produce photo + video assignments on location


Talent Development + Content Curation

• Curate and maintain still/video portfolios

• Edit photo collections

• Maintain key creative talent + crew relationships

• Find, vet and cultivate new creative talent and crew

• Represent NS at photo + video industry events

• Cultivate client + creative opportunities

• Track contributor work for NS marketing purposes



• Minimum 5 years experience in the photo/video industry

• Top-notch communication and client management skills

• Extensive contacts within the photo/video community

• Picture editing + portfolio curation background

• Willingness to work long hours with a varied schedule

• Experience in a managerial role

• Software Knowledge: MacOS, Google Apps, Adobe Creative Suite, Photo Mechanic, FileMaker

• Detail-oriented self starter, comfortable working both individually and in a team setting 


Location: South Lake Tahoe, CA

Compensation: Full Time, Salary Exempt + Benefits

Application Instructions: Please send PDF cover letter & resume to jobs@novusselect dot com