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.
Interim Volunteer Program Manager
The Volunteer Program Manager is responsible for managing the volunteer program for the 2018 Seattle International Film Festival. This position will also consult on the administration and direction of the Volunteer program for SIFF Cinema year-round. This includes improving database management, writing and implementing both process and policy, cultivating culture and community, and reporting best practices going forward. Click here to download full job description.
Procurement & Special Events Intern
The Procurement and Special Events Intern assists the Development Department in procuring donations for the 44nd Annual Seattle International Film Festival Opening Night Red Carpet VIP Gift Bags that are distributed to 500 guests on Thursday, May 17, 2018. Provides event support prior to and during SIFF 2018, May 17-June 10, 2018. Click here to download full job description.
Development Social Media Intern
The Development Social Media Intern reports to the Development Coordinator, and is responsible for assisting them in implementing SIFF's overall Sponsor Social Media plan. This position focuses specifically on digital communications to build engagement, awareness, and partnership with SIFF's sponsors, while also promoting SIFF's overall marketing and communications plan. Click here to download full job description.
Graphic Design Intern
The 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 Designer 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 SIFF Cinema, SIFF Education, Development and for the 2018 Seattle International Film Festival. Click here to download full job description.
Marketing Intern (one February start date, one March start date)
The 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 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. Click here to download full job description.
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.