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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, 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.

Current Openings:
Education Manager
On-Call Cinema House Manager


SIFF is seeking a forward-thinking and experienced Education Manager to set the vision for the organization’s education programming for youth and adults. Reporting to the Artistic Director and in collaboration with the SIFF leadership team, the Education Manager will cultivate new and deepen existing audiences with education through filmmaking and film appreciation experiences. This position centers culturally responsive education programs driving engagement with all populations, especially BIPOC and youth communities. They will manage the development of resources, grow partnerships and relationships with community groups, and should be passionate about the SIFF mission to create experiences that bring people together around film.

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Reporting to the Cinema Operations Manager, SIFF House Managers are responsible for the successful onsite management and execution of SIFF’s eventized screenings, including: rental screenings, SIFF Festival screenings, and other highlighted SIFF Cinema screenings. House Managers ensure that screenings stay on schedule and provide excellent customer service to all SIFF customers, guests, volunteers, and staff, all while ensuring SIFF’s policies and procedures are upheld. Part-Time

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SIFF is seeking a transformational Executive Director to lead our organization at a time of restart and revitalization as we gather again as a community and reopen our theaters. This position offers the opportunity to define SIFF's unique role in the international film landscape and as a thought leader for film culture in this region. A successful candidate will lead the organization into the future, serve as the organization's public face, grow our membership, showcase the value and impact of SIFF, and help create a lasting legacy in the arts community of Seattle and beyond. Read the full descripton and apply on Indeed, and direct any inquiries to TiffanyO@lucyyeemc.comFirst review of applications will be Friday, July 30, 2021.

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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.