Internships

SIFF is looking for organized, efficient, resourceful interns. These are unpaid internships with a 10-20 hour/week commitment. To apply for internships, please email your resume with letter of interest to interns@siff.net. Indicate the name of the internship for which you are applying in the subject line.

Development Intern

The Development Intern is responsible for supporting the Community Relations Officer in the adminstrative aspects of the Development Department. The overall focus of the internship is to assist in ensuring a mutually satisfactory relationship between SIFF and sponsors, and to facilitate effective communications and cooperation as an intra- and inter-departmental liaison. Click here to download the full internship description.

Festival Guest Relations Intern

The Festival Guest Relations Intern is responsible for performing a wide variety of tasks to assist the Guest Relations Department with meeting the travel, accommodations and hospitality needs of our visiting filmmakers, celebrities, media professionals, and other guests of the Seattle International Film Fesitval. Click here to download the full internship description.

Festival House Coordinator

The Festival House Coordinator facilitates meeting the front of house needs at a specified festival venue. Under the general direction of a Festival Venue Manager, this position provides onsite supervision and coordination for venue crew volunteers. Click here to download the full internship description.

Festival Publications Intern

The Festival Publications Intern is responsible for assisting the Festival Publications Manager and Associate Editors in the overall production of the Festival Catalogue, Free Guide, Festival flyers, and website. Click here to download the full internship description.

Festival Public Relations Intern

The Festival Public Relations Intern is responsible for assisting the Festival Public Relations Manager in implementing SIFF's overall public relations strategy and executing local and national media outreach to promote and generate favorable media coverage surrounding programming for the 2016 Seattle International Film Festival. Click here to download the full internship description.

Festival Special Events Inventory and Production Intern

The Festival Special Events Inventory and Production Intern is responsible for supporting the Special Events Team in implementing over 50 Festival Events. Reporting to the Special Events Manager and the Festival Special Events Assistant, this position focuses specifically on inventory management, product delivery, event load in/load out, overall event production, and volunteer management. Click here to download the full internship description.

Festival Special Events Photography Intern

The Festival Special Events Photography Intern is responsible for photographing sponsorship activation at various venues and events throughout the Festival for use by the department and that may be featured on SIFF's website and various social media platforms. Reporting to the Special Events Manager and the Festival Special Events Coordinator, the position focuses specifically on brand/commercial photography during the 42nd Annual Seattle International Film Festival. Click here to download the full internship description.

Graphic Design Intern

The Graphic Design Intern is responsible for assisting the Graphic Design Manager with a range of print and web projects, such as print ads, lobby displays, printed collateral materials, and web graphics. This internship will also involve assisting in the creation of materials for Seattle International Film Festival 2016, SIFF Cinema, SIFF Education, Development, and Special Events. Click here to download the full internship description.

Individual Giving Intern

The Individual Giving Intern is responsible for supporting the Individual Giving Department in day-to-day work focusing on prospect research, administrative duties, data-entry, and departmental organization. Click here to download the full internship description.

Marketing Intern

The Marketing Intern is responsible for assisting the Marketing Manager in implementing SIFF’s overall marketing plan -- focusing specifically on community outreach and promotions -- to build awareness about SIFF Cinema, SIFF Education, Development, and Special Events, and for the 2016 Seattle International Film Festival, and to increase attendance and ticket sales. Click here to download the full internship description.

Social Media & Digital Marketing Intern

The Social Media & Digital Marketing Intern is responsible for assisting the Digital Marketing Manager in implementing SIFF’s overall communications and marketing plan -- focusing specifically on digital communications -- to build awareness about SIFF within the community, and to increase film screening attendance and ticket sales. Click here to download the full internship description.