Employment & Internship Opportunities


Join the Seafair team! Our program includes internships with a focus in the following areas: operations, sales,box office, special events, sponsorship & promotions and marketing & public relations! Our goal is to recruit and develop individuals who wish to excel in the sports, entertainment and event industry. We believe that internships are a vital part of a student's professional preparation. Our program provides students an opportunity to get hands-on experience in a professional business environment. 

Seafair has been delighting the city of Seattle for over 65 years - come and be a part of this iconic festival. 


The application process is now closed. 


This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in marketing, promotions and event operations via a part-time position. You'll have the opportunity to serve as an advisor for Seafair's programs and initiatives that target the 18-25 age range. In addition, this will convert to a part-time summer internship June - early August where you will learn the ins and outs of sales, marketing, public relations and event planning/production. Build your resume, hone your marketing skills and get hands on experience! 

Street Team/Brand Awareness Part-Time Intern

Focus: Branding, Community Relations, Promotions, Marketing, Event Planning

Reports To: Director of Sales, Marketing & Communications

*Please note that these positions are PART-TIME/weekend positions that are non-paid.


Seafair Festival Season (June - August)

Schedule: Mondays 8am to 5pm in office, at least one promotional event per week and all Seafair signature events. This will be approx. 20 hours per week June 15 - July 20 and then bump to 30 hours the last two weeks of the festival, July 21 - August 3

Monday in office day, weekly department meeting which will include an industry guest speaker

Social Media

Greeter/welcoming crew

Customer service


Managing fan feedback

Grassroots marketing - including flyering, passing out samples and products

Promotions & Publicity

Goodie Bag Stuffing

Sponsorship client inventory, tracking and management


Outgoing and enthusiastic 

Highly motivated 

Excellent customer service and communication skills

Must be enrolled in college and pursuing a degree in marketing or public relations

Seafair Provides:


-Brooks Athletic Shoes (You choose style)

-Seafair Swag! 

-Tickets to Seafair Weekend

-Invitation to Seafair Gala  

Seafair Signature Events:

-Festival Kick Off - January 15

-Rock N Roll Seattle Marathon & ½ Marathon - June 21

-Seafair Pirates Landing - June 28

-Seafair Summer Fourth - July 4

-Seafair Battle for the Paddle: Seafair Milk Carton Derby & Seafair Stand Up Paddleboard Competition - July 14

-Seafair Triathlon - July 21

-Seafair Torchlight Night: Seafair Torchlight FanFest, Michelob ULTRA Seafair Torchlight Run, Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade - July 26

-Seafair Fleet Week & Boeing Maritime Celebration - July 30 - August 3

-Seafair Weekend: Albert Lee Appliance Seafair Cup, Boeing Seafair Air Show and Seafair Wakeboard Experience - August 1 -3

To apply, email melissa@seafair.com.