JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Community Relations & Fundraising Lead

The Community Relations & Fundraising Lead will research, initiate, develop and facilitate collaborative partnerships with individual contributors, foundations, philanthropic entities and other relationships that engage support for, as well as increase engagement in Northwest Folklife’s Programs and Events. Additionally, this role would develop and implement onsite fundraising strategies for our year-round events, including the Annual Northwest Folklife Festival, various programs under the Our Big Neighborhood initiative, and relating to our yearly Cultural Focus. Building relationships and community investment should promote the mission of NWFL and cultivate investments centered on equity, community engagement, and artistic excellence.

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INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Youth and Family Programs Internship

The Youth and Family Programs Internship is central to Northwest Folklife youth and family programs and events. This Intern plays a key role in ensuring smooth production and creating a mission-driven programmatic schedule for youth and family specific programming at the Our Big Neighborhood program and the Northwest Folklife Festival.

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Performer Experience Internship

The Performer Experience Intern should be an enthusiastic team member who’s inspired and passionate about learning the behind-the-scenes logistics of the largest community-run festivals in the nation. This personal and unique position allows you to interact with thousands of performers in the Pacific Northwest to ensure all festival participants know vital communications in order to make sure the entire festival runs smoothly- who is doing what, where to go, what to do, when to be somewhere and at what time.

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Assistant Volunteer Coordinator Internship

The Assistant Volunteer Coordinator Internship requires collaborating with almost every department and aspect of Northwest Folklife and therefore is a perfect fit for anyone who wants to learn more about the event planning world. The primary focus of this internship will be to assist with scheduling and Volunteer Registration the weekend of the Festival in addition to supporting the Volunteer Appreciation Program.

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Our Big Neighborhood Volunteer Coordinator Internship

The Our Big Neighborhood Assistant Volunteer Coordinator Internship requires collaborating with almost every department and aspect of Northwest Folklife and therefore is a perfect fit for anyone who wants to learn more about the event planning world. The primary focus of this internship will be to assist with scheduling and Volunteer Registration at our Movin’ Around the World: Winter (February) and Movin' Around the World: Spring (April) week-long events.

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