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. 


FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT


No openings at this time. 


CONTRACT


Technical Production Manager
Job Description
To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Karen Komoto, karen@seafair.com. 


WINTER/SPRING INTERNSHIP/SEASONAL OPENINGS


Sales & Sponsorship Intern/Seasonal

Focus: Sales Sponsorship 

Reports To: Director of Sales & Marketing

Openings: One (1)

Duration: January - August: Part-time, 10 hours a week (based on intern's schedule and must fall between Monday - Friday, 8am to 5pm) January - May. Full-time June - August.  

Compensation: This internship is non-paid. Summer seasonal portion is paid a monthly stipend (June - August). 

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Melissa Jurcan at melissa@seafair.com. 

Responsibilities:

Assist with sponsorship research, lead tracking and proposal writing

Support with sponsor implementation and/or activation

Assist with sponsor account management

Attend sponsor recap and potential partner meetings

Update sponsor database

Planning and execution of sponsor events and promotions

Track marketing and operational obligations in Sponsor agreements

Recap client investments for internal use

Other office and event duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Excellent communications skills

Strong writing skills

Access to transportation

Must be a college junior or senior in standing

Comfortable in fast paced environment, ability to multi-task

Must perform in a professional manner at all times, maintaining a positive attitude and able to represent the organization both internally and externally

Must display strong leadership skills, be goal oriented, detail oriented and possess excellent customer service skills

Ability to work with all types of staff utilizing voice mail, email, computers, fax machines, copiers and proper use of memos and other office communications


Marketing & Communications Intern/Seasonal

Focus: Marketing & Communications

Reports To: Director of Sales & Marketing, Communications

Openings: One (1)

Duration: January - August: Part-time, 10 hours a week (based on intern's schedule and must fall between Monday - Friday, 8am to 5pm) January - May. Full-time June - August.  

Compensation: This internship is non-paid. Summer seasonal portion is paid a monthly stipend (June - August). 

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Melissa Jurcan at melissa@seafair.com. 

Responsibilities:

Viral marketing coordination and support, including: website, e-mail newsletter, social networking tools such as Facebook, Twitter and You Tube. 

Media correspondence including building press kits, drafting press releases, credentials. 

Writing content – for publications, viral marketing, scripts, press releases, etc. This includes conducting interview, writing articles/stories and copy for various marketing tools. 

Publicity and promotions

Community relations and support including managing Seafair booths, grassroots outreach, etc. 

Special event/production management

Customer Service – managing surveys, feedback, etc.

Assist with planning and execution of Seafair's 65th anniversary campaign and events (taking place September 2013 and beyond)

Other office and event duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Excellent communications skills

Strong writing skills

Access to transportation

Must be a college junior or senior in standing

Comfortable in fast paced environment, ability to multi-task

Must perform in a professional manner at all times, maintaining a positive attitude and able to represent the organization both internally and externally

Must display strong leadership skills, be goal oriented, detail oriented and possess excellent customer service skills

Ability to work with all types of staff utilizing voice mail, email, computers, fax machines, copiers and proper use of memos and other office communications


Event Production Intern/Seasonal

Focus: Event Operations & Production

Reports To: Director of Event Operations

Openings: One (1)

Duration: January - August: Part-time, 10 hours a week (based on intern's schedule and must fall between Monday - Friday, 8am to 5pm) January - May. Full-time June - August.  

Compensation: This internship is non-paid. Summer seasonal portion is paid a monthly stipend (June - August). 

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Karen Komoto at karen@seafair.com. 


SUMMER SEASONAL & INTERN OPENINGS


Our 2015 summer seasonal and intern positions will be posted in January 2015.