ob Description

Imagine your skills as a photographer and leader taking you on adventures across the globe as a Photo Guide/Instructor for Backcountry Journeys Tours, Workshops & Safaris. In this role, you will work to provide outstanding customer care through tour schedule management and top-flight wildlife & landscape photography instruction, all while on location at some of the most beautiful natural locations anywhere.

If you are an experienced outdoor leader, accomplished photographer AND you love people, photography, wildlife and beautiful places please continue reading.

With Great Responsibility Comes Even Greater Reward

You’ll be paid to see the world and to increase your exposure and personal portfolio, all while experiencing some of natures’ greatest accomplishments as you lead, instruct, and provide care for our guests.

Backcountry Journeys offers a variety of Photography Tours, Workshops & Safaris at locations across the country such as Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Glacier, and Yosemite National Parks as well as in Hawaii and Alaska among others. We also offer select International departures to Africa, Costa Rica, Iceland, India, and Brazil.

Being a great photographer is simply not enough, though. We are in need of Leaders who possesses the “it” factor, and we have no qualms about searching every corner of the world to find the perfect person for this position: A natural leader who is never satisfied with “good enough” when it comes to the details.

Is this you? Sound like a dream? That’s because it is!

Tagged as: Conservation, Instruction and Guiding, Teaching/Education


Job Requirements

Two years (minimum) experience leading multi-day trips/tours
Professional Photography & Videography experience
Strong Public Speaker, Teacher, Educator
Good with people & strong group management
Strong writing skills (professional experience writing is a huge bonus)
Strong critical thinking skills
Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Certification
Must be able to teach landscape & wildlife photography at all levels
Must be able to teach Lightroom & Photoshop at all levels
Strong Kn

About Backcountry Journeys

Photography Tours, Workshops & Safaris

Application Instructions

If you’d like to be considered for this role please submit the following via the application on our website (no phone calls or emails please) Cover letter and PDF of your resume A 3-minute video introduction telling us about yourself (we will not review videos longer than 3 minutes) A selection of your photography portfolio to summarize your experience An example of your written work WFR, CPR Card & Driver’s License copies