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.



Reporting to the Artistic Director, the Public Cinema Programs Manager will conceptualize and supervise cinema screenings and audience engagement programs for SIFF year-round venues to better connect Seattle-area communities, SIFF, our mission and our films. This position will contribute to the organization's overall strategic planning, our vision to expand the reach and impact of our programs to a broader and more diverse audiences and will collaborate with other staff on approaches to cinema promotions, theatre experiences, equity and social justice, community programs and partnerships, and other year-round fundamentals.

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The Institutional Partnerships Coordinator is responsible for supporting the partnerships/development department in all aspects of sponsorship tracking and fulfillment. Not only does the Institutional Partnerships Coordinator work closely with all members of the Partnerships team, they will also engage with all departments within SIFF to ensure timely and accurate fulfillment of sponsor/donor deliverables. The Institutional Partnerships Coordinator reports to the Director of Partnerships.

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The Digital Marketing Manager is responsible for increasing attendance at and engagement with all SIFF programs, including The Seattle International Film Festival, SIFF Cinema, SIFF Educational programs, and special campaigns and events by planning, creating, executing, tracking, and reporting on the digital and communications strategy of the organization (including email marketing, social media, digital content creation, live event coverage, and digital and social media advertising). This position also oversees the SIFF website, including the maintenance, monitoring, and training of SIFF staff and interns on how to use it. The Digital Marketing Manager also manages (hires, trains, supervises) digital marketing interns and Festival digital associates, and works closely with the Director of Marketing and Communications to assign and oversee digital marketing and website projects for the Marketing Coordinator.

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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.