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.


JOBS

Festival Digital Content Associate
The Festival Digital Content Associate is responsible for coordinating and executing the production of SIFF 2018 digital video and photography content for SIFF's digital and social platforms. This position focuses on building awareness of, and excitement for, SIFF and the Seattle International Film Festival within the online community and increasing festival screening attendance and ticket sales. Download full job description. TO APPLY: Email letter of interest and resume to siffjobs@siff.net indicating the position you are applying for in the subject line.


INTERNSHIPS

Festival Marketing Photography Intern
The Festival Marketing Photography Intern position provides learning and professional development opportunities for someone entering the photography, marketing, and/or film festival industry. This internship works with the Marketing Manager and Festival photographers to take photographs of the people, places, and happenings at various venues and events throughout the Festival for use by the Marketing and Communications team. This internship will provide the opportunity to directly assist in the capturing of images in support of our marketing and public relations strategy to increase attendance and engagement with the 2018 Seattle International Film Festival. Internship will provide the opportunity to create a professional portfolio of event photographs. Download full job description. TO APPLY: Email letter of interest and resume to siffjobs@siff.net indicating the position you are applying for in the subject line.


VOLUNTEER ROLES

Festival Volunteer VR Zone Docent
The Festival Volunteer VR Zone Docents help patrons comfortably and successfully experience a range of VR/360 experiences, under the direction of the VR Zone Venue Manager. This includes assisting with setup running and troubleshooting of VR/360 hardware, headsets, and motion controllers. Download full job description. TO APPLY: Email letter of interest and resume to siffjobs@siff.net indicating the position you are applying for in the subject line.

Festival Volunteer House Coordinator
The Festival Volunteer House Coordinator supervises and coordinates venue crew volunteers, under the direction of the Festival Venue Manager. Download full job description. TO APPLY: Email letter of interest and resume to siffjobs@siff.net indicating the position you are applying for in the subject line.


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.