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.


Cinema Programs Manager
Reporting to the Artistic Director, the Cinema Programs Manager will conceptualize and supervise cinema programs for all SIFF year-round venues, contribute to SIFF's overall strategic planning, and collaborate with other staff for approaches to cinema promotions, theatre improvements, community programs and partnerships, and other year-round fundamentals. Click here to download full job description.


Social Media and Digital Marketing Intern
The Social Media & Digital Marketing Intern reports to the Digital Marketing Manager, and is responsible for assisting them in implementing SIFF's overall communications and marketing plan. This position focuses 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 job description.

About SIFF

The Seattle International Film Festival-our annual 25-day film festival founded in 1976-is the largest, most highly-attended film festival in the United States. The Festival is known for its eclectic programming with more than 400 features, short films, and documentaries from more than 80 countries screened at theaters all across Seattle. In addition to the Festival held May through June, SIFF presents films year-round on its five screens across the city (SIFF Cinema Uptown, SIFF Cinema Egyptian, and the SIFF Film Center at Seattle Center, home of our administrative office). SIFF's education programs reaches over 13,000 attendees annually with filmmaking camps, youth opportunities, film appreciation classes, and more.

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.