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.


JOBS

INDIVIDUAL GIVING MANAGER

The Individual Giving Manager will lead SIFF's individual giving program through building SIFF's major gifts pipeline and overseeing the individual giving moves management process. SIFF currently has over 2,500 individual donors and raises over $300,000 annually through direct gifts. This position is responsible for helping SIFF grow its individual giving systems and returns. Reporting to the Director of Philanthropy, the position works as an integrated part of the Philanthropy team of the Development Department.

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SPECIAL EVENTS MANAGER

The Special Events Manager is responsible for overseeing and growing all fundraising events through the negotiation and stewardship of relationships with sponsors, partners, and local businesses, and the logistical aspects of all SIFF events. This position supervises the Festival Special Events Coordinator, Festival Special Events Assistants, and Special Events and Procurement Intern. Reporting to the Director of Philanthropy, the position works as an integrated part of the Philanthropy team of the Development Department.

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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.