Work with Visit Bend

Girl jumping on stones across the Deschutes River in Bend, OR

Are you a photographer, artist, filmmaker, influencer, creative person that would like to partner with Visit Bend? Are you interested in working as talent in local photo shoots? We are always looking to expand our circle. There are many ways to collaborate, just reach out via the links below and we will be in touch if it seems like a good fit.

Any employment opportunities will be listed at the bottom of this page.

Bend talent

We work with real people (and sometimes their dogs!) to capture them in photos/videos doing what they love to do together, with a focus on creating authentic, inclusive, and diverse visuals. This is a paid opportunity, too! Our goal is to cultivate belonging through storytelling and representation. We want everyone to see themselves reflected in our visual assets – including but not limited to people who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, Person of Color) and individuals and families of all sexualities, genders, ages, physical abilities, sizes, religions, and countries of origin.

Families: Calling all adventure-loving families! We’re looking for vibrant families to bring their unique energy to our 2024 photo and video productions. Whether your crew is into snowball fights or paddleboarding, we want to capture those unforgettable moments. All families are welcome, so if you’re ready for a fun-filled experience in Bend, hit the signup now button below or click the link in our bio. Let the adventures begin! If you(children/teens) would like to be involved, please fill out this form.

Friends: Attention dynamic duos and awesome squads! We’re searching for friend groups to add a dash of cool to our 2024 photo and video shoots. Whether you’re a couple hitting the slopes, a squad of teens chasing sunsets, or an older couple discovering new joys together, we want your vibe! If you and your pals are up for some epic Bend adventures, hit the signup now button below or click the link in our bio. Let’s make memories together! Individuals and couples interested in photo shoots, please use this form.

Empty Nesters: Embrace the freedom of the empty nest! We’re casting for our 2024 photo and video productions and calling on empty nesters to join the fun. Whether you’re rediscovering your love for skiing, embarking on mountain biking adventures, or enjoying the tranquility of paddleboarding, we want to showcase your zest for life. If you’re ready to turn this chapter into a memorable journey, hit the signup now button below or click the link in our bio. Let’s celebrate the joy of newfound freedom! Individuals and couples interested in photo shoots, please use this form .

Influencers + content creators

Due to the high number of influencer inquiries we receive in a year, we have committed our influencer budget for this fiscal year. We will be reevaluating and planning future influencer partnerships in July of 2024. At that time, you can submit your information.
Please tell us a bit about yourself by filling out this form.

Central Oregon photographers + videographers

Are you a photographer or videographer? There are many ways to collaborate! Please fill out this form and we will reach out when opportunities arise.

Makers and small business owners

Are you a maker or small business owner with a product you would like to see sold in the Bend Visitor Center? Submit your retail catalog and product offerings. Please tell us a bit about your product offerings by filling out this form.

Bend artists

The Bend Visitor Center works with a different artist every month and offers wall space to display their work and brighten our space with all the amazing art there is in Bend. If you are an artist in Bend who is interested in showcasing at the visitor center, please fill out this form to be considered.


Employment opportunities

Visitor Information Specialist

Visit Bend is seeking a Visitor Information Specialist to work in the Bend Visitor Center. This is an in-person, hourly position that is open until filled. Read the complete job description.

Director of Operations

The Director of Operations oversees financial operations; general non-profit organizational operations, procedures, and administration; human resources; contracts, and legal matters Read the complete job description here.