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Job Opportunities

For over 100 years, National Camera Exchange has been the premier dealer of photographic, video, imaging, and field optics equipment in the Midwest. Since 1914, our business has been founded on a large selection of quality merchandise and outstanding customer service.

At National Camera Exchange, our mission is to “do everything possible to help customers capture and create images to preserve memories and inspire others.” We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated people who have a strong interest and knowledge in photography or videography and a desire to help others.

You will have the opportunity to work with the latest technology and highest-quality merchandise at National Camera Exchange. We promote a casual, team-oriented, and friendly work environment with flexible scheduling. Benefits for full-time employees include dental insurance, 401(k) retirement/profit sharing, vacation pay and sick pay, along with life and disability insurance. Excellent product discounts are available for both full- and part-time employees.

Interested in being a part of the National Camera family? Please download a PDF of our employee application in order to work at a company that cares about our employees as much as we care about our customers. Please call 763-591-5181 to request a paper application or ask for one at our Golden Valley location. Completed applications can be dropped off at our store, emailed to jimb@natcam.com, or mailed to:

National Camera Exchange
Attn: Human Resources
9300 Olson Memorial Highway
Golden Valley, MN 55427



Current Job Openings:

Photo Sales Associate

Job type: Full-time, Part-time
Department: Sales
Reports to: Department Manager

National Camera Exchange is looking for full- and part-time Sales Associates at our Golden Valley location. Excellent customer service and teamwork are two things that make us stand apart from our competition. These objectives are achieved within this position by selling photo/video equipment and accessories and ensuring that the customer’s expectations are met and exceeded by problem-solving and answering questions. Starting pay of $17/hr.


Assist customers with the purchase of new equipment and/or the trade-in of old equipment, accessories, and supplies. (70%)

  • Assist customers in the store
  • Answer phones after first page
  • Qualify customer’s needs
  • Accurately ring all transactions through GERS
  • Prepare items for shipping when necessary
  • Accurately write up and ring repairs with all required information into GERS
  • Resolve customer problems
  • Provide additional customer support after the sale
  • Attend product trainings and keep updated on current product information
  • Accurately evaluate used equipment; has manager approve values if necessary 
  • Prepare and label returned and/or open box products for resale
  • Assist in Photofinishing Department when necessary by writing up and ringing out orders 

Contribute to keeping store/department and assigned area clean. (30%)

  • Stock merchandise as needed
  • Organize, straighten, and clean merchandise
  • Front and face merchandise
  • Ensure all merchandise is accurately tagged and priced
  • Stock supplies (bubble packs, invoices, shopping bags, marking tags, etc.).
  • Transfer equipment to repair and other store locations
  • Help set up products and displays
  • Call customers regarding returned repairs, special orders, and/or backorders


Education and/or Experience: 

  • High School Diploma or GED

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Knowledge of photographic, video, and digital equipment and related products
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Computer skills
  • Sales ability and experience
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Math skills
  • Ability to take direction and ask questions

Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • Standing for long periods of time 
  • Stocking shelves – bend, carry, and reach
  • Lifting 25 lbs.

Working Conditions:

  • Retail store environment/standing/locating product
  • Some noise level exposure 
  • Some exposure to lab chemicals

Job descriptions are not exhaustive lists of all skills, responsibilities, or efforts associated with supporting NCE, its staff, and its customers. These descriptions reflect principal job elements essential for performing the job and evaluating performance. You may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned.