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Multimedia Associate & Photographer

Princeton University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Mar 30, 2023

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Multimedia Associate & Photographer


Job ID: 2023-16780
Type: Temporary
# of Openings: 1
Category: Communications and Public Relations

Princeton University


If you want to contribute to building a sustainable future, look no further than the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL).

You will be part of supporting this exciting period of growth and expansion as a part-time, temporary multimedia associate & photographer. The part-time multimedia associate will photograph high-level events and assist with photo archiving consistent with DOE protocols. Depending on the qualifications of the candidate, the multimedia associate may assist with video/photo/audio editing as needed. The work of this person will appear on PPPL’s external and internal websites, throughout the Laboratory and in Laboratory publications.

A proud U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory managed by Princeton University, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is a longstanding leader in the science and innovation behind the development of fusion energy — a clean, safe, and virtually limitless energy source. With an eye on the future and in response to national priorities, PPPL also has begun a strategic shift from a singular focus on fusion energy to a multi-focus approach that includes microelectronics, quantum information science, and sustainability science. Whether it be through science, engineering, technology or professional services, every team member has an opportunity to make their mark on our world. PPPL aims to attract and support people with a rich variety of backgrounds, interests, experiences, and cultural viewpoints. We are committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility and believe that each member of our team contributes to our scientific mission in their own unique way. Come join us!


In this position, you will support PPPL’s strategic communications team, which works to elevate the national and international reputation of the Laboratory You will be responsible for providing high-quality photography for VIP events and other special events. This imagery will be used across the Lab’s digital marketing channels and in print publications. You will also assist with photo archiving and some technical and creative multimedia work.

Core Duties:

The multimedia associate and photographer will:

  • Photograph VIP and other events as needed, providing imagery for external and internal use (75%).
  • Assist with photo archiving processes and multimedia editing (25%).


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in photography, design, or related field perferred
  • 4 years of experience.
  • Experience working in government or higher education is a plus.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent photographer and multimedia creator.
  • Proficiency in Adobe products, Google products, and photo editing software.
  • Familiarity with online project management tools like Trello.
  • Highly motivated self-starter who can work independently and with a hybrid team.
  • Ability to work well under deadline, turning products around efficiently and effectively.
  • Strong organizational skill.
Physical Requirements:

  • This position requires walking, stair climbing, and equipment carrying.
Working Conditions:

  • This position is only part-time. You must be able to work at the designated times requested.
  • This position requires discretion. You will access scientific laboratory areas with high levels of security.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from participation in certain foreign government talent recruitment programs. All PPPL employees are required to disclose any participation in a foreign government talent recruitment program and may be required to withdraw from such programs to remain employed under the DOE Contract.


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