Job Opportunities

Seattle International Dance festival

TO APPLY – Please, send a cover letter and resume to applications@seattleidf.org

Artist Liaison

Paid Internship

  • Introduce yourself to the artists about one month before their arrival / festival start
  • Schedule who arrives when, be familiar with artist housing
  • Update and send welcome package to artists
  • Be available, for possible airport pickups
  • Coordinate any shuttle or last minute transportation needs
  • Be the point person for artists to call when they arrive
  • Communicate any special needs by artists to Artistic Director and Managing Director
  • Take care and replenish hospitality (mainly water/snack items) in the performance dressing area
  • $250 plus gas for any possible airport runs and any expenses
  • Possibility to extend to a second year, for SIDF 2020 (March – June 2020)
  • Position open immediately and open until filled

Program Copy Editor / Production Assistant

Paid Internship

  • Work closely with Managing Director, Artistic Director, and Technical Director to compose and copy edit festival programs (using a pre-existing template)
  • Contact artists and obtain program copy
  • Send program to printer in a timely manner
  • Potentially pick up programs at printer and bring to performance venue
  • General production assistant duties like: help with administrative duties (emailing, contacting artists etc.), attend festival performances and help with box office, concessions, or behind the scenes support if needed
  • Recruit volunteers and oversee volunteers
  • Attend festival special events and lend production support if needed
  • $250, project-based through end of festival (June 22, 2019)
  • Possibility to extend to a second year, for SIDF 2020 (March – June 2020)
  • Position open immediately and open until filled

Both positions can be filled by one person.

Both positions are project-based for mid March – June 22nd, 2019.

Preferably, the right candidate has a valid driver’s license and access to a car.

 

Get to work with local, national, and international artists! See behind the scenes of the 17-day festival! Be involved in the arts! 

Other jobs at SIDF

Currently we have no other openings, though we always need volunteers for our evening performances (ushers, box office support, concessions.) Please, send us an email if you’d like to volunteer with us!