Work at SIFF

Work at SIFF

SIFF employees not only champion diverse voices in film, but are experts in fun. Our team consists of passionate film-lovers, esteemed nonprofit leaders, skilled box officers and ushers, innovators in creative marketing, programmers with a collective encyclopedic knowledge of film (and impeccable taste), popcorn aficionados, and more.

Join our team and become a champion of creating experiences that bring people together to discover extraordinary films all year long.


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INTERNSHIPS

FESTIVAL GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN

The Festival Graphic Design Intern position provides learning and professional development opportunities for someone entering the graphic design, marketing and/or film festival industry. This internship works with the Graphic Design Manager and Festival Graphic Design Associate with a range of print and web projects, such as advertising, lobby displays, printed collateral materials, and web graphics. This internship will provide the opportunity to directly assist in the creation of materials for the 2020 Seattle International Film Festival. Part-time (15-20 hours/week) January - June 12, 2020

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FESTIVAL MARKETING INTERN

The Festival Marketing Intern position provides learning and professional development opportunities for someone entering the marketing and/or film festival industry. This internship works with the Marketing Manager, Marketing Coordinator, and Festival Marketing Associates in the implementation of SIFF's overall marketing and communications plan. This position focuses specifically on promotions and community outreach, providing hands-on experience on how to build brand awareness within a community, and to increase attendance and ticket sales. Part-time (15 - 20-hours/week) January - June 12, 2020

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FESTIVAL PUBLICATIONS INTERN

The Festival Publications Intern position provides learning and professional development opportunities for someone entering the publications, editing and/or film festival industry.  The internship works with the Festival Publications Manager and Festival Publications Associate Editors in the overall production of the Festival Catalog and Free Guide. This internship will provide the opportunity to directly assist in the creation of materials for the 2020 Seattle International Film Festival. Internship will provide the opportunity to create a professional portfolio of editing and publication pieces. Part-time (15-20 hours/week) March - May 8, 2020

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FESTIVAL PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERN

The Festival Public Relations Intern position provides learning and professional development opportunities for someone entering the public relations and/or film festival industry. The internship works with the Festival Public Relations Manager in the implementation of SIFF's overall public relations strategy and executing local and national media outreach to promote and generate favorable coverage surrounding programming for the 2020 Seattle International Film Festival. Internship will provide the opportunity to create a professional portfolio of editing and publication pieces. Part-time (15 - 20 hours/week) March - June 12, 2020

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FESTIVAL SOCIAL MEDIA & DIGITAL MARKETING INTERN

The Festival Social Media & Digital Marketing Intern position provides learning and professional development opportunities for someone entering the social media, digital marketing, and/or film festival industry. The internship works with the Digital Marketing Manager, Festival Digital Marketing Associate, and Festival Social Media Associate and will provide the opportunity to directly assist in the implementation of SIFF's overall communications and marketing plan, specifically with digital and social communications - to build awareness about SIFF within the community, and to increase film screening attendance and ticket sales. Part-time (15 - 20-hours/week) January - June 12, 2020

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About SIFF

Founded in 1976, SIFF creates experiences that bring people together to discover extraordinary films from around the world with the Seattle International Film Festival, SIFF Cinema, and SIFF Education. Recognized as one of the top film festivals in North America, the Seattle International Film Festival is the longest, most highly attended film festival in the United States, reaching nearly 140,000 annually. The 25-day festival is renowned for its wide-ranging and eclectic programming, presenting over 400 features, short films, and documentaries from over 90 countries each year. SIFF Cinema exhibits premiere theatrical engagements, repertory, classic, and revival film showings 363 days a year on five screens at the SIFF Cinema Uptown, SIFF Cinema Egyptian, and SIFF Film Center, reaching more than 175,000 attendees annually. SIFF Education offers educational programs for all audiences serving more than 10,000 students and youth in the community with free programs each year.

SIFF is an equal opportunity employer. We seek to hire candidates that reflect the cultural diversity of our community. We believe every employee has the right to work in an environment free from unlawful discrimination as is consistent with our commitment to diversity, respect, and inclusion. Consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws, SIFF provides all employees and applicants with equal opportunity in all aspects of the employment relationship.

All employees of SIFF share the responsibility of ensuring that our EEO policy is fully supported throughout all levels of our organization and in our business relations.