Opportunities is a one-stop shop for the latest arts-related jobs, funding sources, calls for artists and training opportunities. You may also submit an opportunity in one of the categories below. We moderate submissions, and listings are posted at the discretion of staff. It may take a couple of business days for your listing to appear.
Seeking artist for iconic outdoor public art at Kenmore Town Green, $120,000 budget
Ongoing call for projects in urban forests in Shoreline, WA. $750-$1500 depending on scale.
Join our team! Pratt Fine Arts Center is seeking a marketing director.
Curator for our upcoming Jimi Hendrix exhibition
Town Hall Seattle seeks a Salesforce Administrator to provide oversight of Town Hall's Salesforce nonprofit starter pack database, and to establish the framework for Development, Marketing, and Patron Services departments in their interface with Salesforce.
Town Hall Seattle seeks a Patron Services Manager to provide oversight of Town Hall’s ticketing operations, including management of Patron Services Associates and volunteers.
The Education Associate provides administrative support to the Education Director in order to support and maintain the Education and Outreach programs of Studio East.
international multidisciplinary intensive lab
Funding for arts projects in Bellevue in 2016
If you’re an arts manager/producer/administrator/leader/advocate interested in actively supporting the work of independent arts groups in our community, then this is a great opportunity to join a small but dynamic team that is making a real difference. The person we are looking for must be as passionate about arts management as they are about the art.
Seeking artist for iconic outdoor public art at Kenmore Town Green, $120,000 budget
4Culture’s Creative Justice is an arts-based alternative to incarceration for court-involved youth in King County.
creating site-specific artwork for two highly visible walls in the Airport’s North Satellite Terminal renovation
The City of Bellevue Arts Program invites artists to submit sculptures and proposals for temporary and site-specific sculptures and installations to its juried biennial sculpture exhibition.
Call to Artists - Submit to the 2015 Holiday Art Sale
The Public Area Events Manager supports the work of the Downtown Seattle Association and Metropolitan Improvement District by playing a leadership role in the Urban Parks Activation Partnership, an innovative private/public management model currently being developed in Westlake and Occidental Parks.
The Programs Coordinator is one of the public faces of Northwest Folklife and works closely with all of the communities and performers who support and participate in the work of the organization.
City Stories is a youth program made possible through a collaborative partnership between SAF and Feet First. Through engaging neighborhood walks and design workshops, program participants explore the urban planning process and build skills with digital storytelling and online as well as hands-on design tools. Students share their vision for the future of their neighborhood through the creation and public screening of videos made over the course of the program.
Assist Membership and Donor Services team in the data entry and fulfillment of the Gift Membership Campaign.
Lead museum training and education programs for docents, educators, SAM staff and wider community. Responsible for the development & coordination of school, public/private adult, and community group tours at the Seattle Art Museum’s three sites. This scope of work includes, but is not limited to: include designing & assessing effective tours, gallery learning experiences and docent training programs, creating and facilitating professional development programs, providing ongoing training to existing docents, and working as liaison between the Education & Public Programs Division and the Museum’s docent organization.
Responsible for engaging broad and diverse audiences through the development, implementation, and promotion of community partnerships at the Seattle Art Museum’s three sites. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, cultivating reciprocal relationships with civic, community and cultural partners, evaluating and assessing SAM’s audience outreach and evaluation goals, designing and implementing interactive programming across audiences, and working collaboratively with staff to create strategic partnerships across museum divisions. Logistics and other administrative/programmatic duties as needed are also a function of this position.
Call for scores of string quartet or any combination up to string quartet
The Arts Council of Lake Oswego invites sculptors to submit qualifications and proposals for Lake Oswego’s award winning outdoor Gallery Without Walls sculpture exhibit. The works selected for this public art exhibit will be on loan to the city of Lake Oswego for a period of two years and must be available for sale during that time.
Presented by Tacoma Art Walk and Tacoma Art Museum: Regional Artistic Response Show
A group exhibition at Shoreline City Hall that explores artist's interpretations of history.
A group exhibition at Shoreline City Hall that seeks teams of artists that have worked together or are proposing a new joint venture. l
Ongoing opportunities for Seattle area artists to exhibit 2D and 3D work in Shoreline
Display your arte at Dzul Ink Lounge in Downtown Seattle
Seattle Girls’ Choir seeks a high-energy, charismatic, and dynamic leader to serve as the new Managing Director. The MD is responsible for the oversight and management of all development and administrative functions related to the daily operations of Seattle Girls’ Choir.
After-school art/technology program for Seattle adolescents.
The Art Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for upkeep, documentation, and maintaining standards of the Exhibition artwork and collections. This position will manage all of the all art maintenance operations – including scheduling, coordinating with vendors, communicating the Chihuly Studios, organizing all current documentation, annual planning, and other special projects that pertain to the maintenance of the artwork and collections. This position will also support the Exhibition Department in overall guest experience with a positive and professional attitude. Approximately 50% of time will be dedicated to cleaning and maintenance of artwork during non-operating hours. Approximately 50% of the time will be dedicated to administrative tasks and supervision.
Supervise the strategic planning and implementation of the Museum’s public relations and marketing initiatives, civic engagement, strategic partnerships and social media strategy. Lead SAM’s data research and analysis efforts to strengthen and inform marketing strategies.
The Development Assistant will play an integral role on the two-person Development team at ArtsWest by supporting individual giving, fundraising events, database management, and administrative efforts.
Spooked in Seattle is looking for crafts
New artwork needed for Fall!
Up to four artists/teams are selected to receive 20 hours of free studio time with an engineer to realize the sound component of their project, and to exhibit their completed project in our gallery in the following year.
Twelve writers, selected by an invited curator, create new work during the residency to be presented through live readings, recorded interviews, a published anthology, and as podcasts on our web site.
Up to eight artists/teams are awarded 20 hours of free recording and production time with an engineer at Jack Straw Cultural Center; an additional 10-12 artists/teams receive matching awards.
Hands-on instruction in the industry's most popular digital audio production system.
Learn techniques for high quality field recording of music, ambience, sound effects, and voice with portable equipment.
The Program Coordinator assists the Artistic Director with the development, implementation and evaluation of exciting and innovative dance related programs, classes and events. This includes the the day-to-day coordination of all Velocity Artistic and Education programs including the Strictly Seattle Summer Dance Intensive and the Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation.
Bremerton Symphony Orchestra will hold auditions on the evening of September 8 at the Bremerton Symphony Association office, located at 532 5th Street, in Bremerton.
The Bremerton Symphony Chorale, an all-volunteer chorus under the music direction of LeeAnne Campos, will hold auditions at 6PM on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at the Olympic College Music Building, Bremerton.
We are looking for a person with flexible schedule, who has technical knowledge of theater equipment and can manage the communication of potential renters.
We are looking for an individual who can work with the Director of Education, Kathya Alexander and assist in the duties of organizing after drama programs school and residencies in our 21 area schools with potential of growing to include 30 schools by 2016.
Our Board of Directors is now seeking applicants for the position of Executive Director. A successful candidate will be an experienced, creative leader with demonstrated fundraising experience, who thrives on mobilizing people to explore new possibilities. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to email@example.com by September 30.
The Bookkeeper is responsible for handling the day to day of SIFF’s financial records, including recording cash receipts, managing accounts payable and receivable, processing payroll and cash disbursements.
The 23rd Ave ACT is seeking performers for its 2nd Annual Central Area Block Party—an all-ages community event.
Local arts, crafts & gifts fair
The Special Events Manager is responsible for overseeing and growing all fundraising events. These events focus on raising funds for SIFF’s year round programming, building and maintaining relationships with sponsorships and strategic partnerships, and with local Seattle businesses.
Artist Trust’s I Am An Artist workshop is happening in Seattle! We hope you can attend this career-boosting event
A tactile art exhibit for artists and audiences of all visual abilities
Come and Sing with Northwest Chorale for the 2015-16 Season
60-90 minute musical set at Leschi Art Walk
We welcome submissions of original art by women artists who are inspired by the mission of Women’s Funding Alliance to advance leadership and economic opportunity for women and girls in Washington State. If selected, your original piece of art will be showcased throughout event materials and may be auctioned off during The Art of Dining event, our annual evening gala event with proceeds to support the work of Women’s Funding Alliance.
The fund offers targeted financial assistance and business support to professional visual artists to help them boost their careers and succeed as managers of their art businesses.
Provide a high level of professionalism and customer service as an Admissions Representative at the Seattle Art Museum & Asian Art Museum
Are you looking to take your fund development knowledge, and put it to practice? This position would allow for you to get the experience of the whole grant management process. Get hands on experience from researching opportunities, writing grants, reporting to funders, and other fund development activities. You will get the chance to work with an all star fund development committee, along with a dedicated staff team.
The Washington State Arts Commission seeks a creative, energetic and highly organized professional for strengthening arts organizations in Washington State through grants and partnerships.
The Coordinator will join 7 staff - members at SAL to help strategize and implement our engagement and outreach efforts which will increase visibility of the organization, our mission, and programs through working with the media, partner organizations, social media, and our website.
Seattle Arts & Lectures is pleased to announce that we are seeking a new Program Director to lead the Writers in the Schools (WITS) program in its next phase of vibrancy and growth.
King County’s Equity and Social Justice Program seeks up to eight individual literary artists in King County to participate in one of four readings as part of its Cultivating a Culture of Equity and Social Justice through Literature and Poetry project.
Open Call for New Media Festival in Santa Fe, NM
SAF serves students through after-school programs at middle schools throughout Seattle. As a community partner, SAF provides classes to connect students to the built environment through hands-on design and modeling projects. Our teachers work at school sites with the assistance of local architects and in collaboration with Out-of-School Time (OST) offices.
Pacific Galleries Auction House located in the SODO area is recruiting for a qualified full-time Fine Art Specialist position.
ECA seeks a high-energy, dynamic, creative, and organized and fundraising professional to lead its resource development efforts.
The Major Gifts and Planned Giving Manager is responsible for creating and managing STG’s Major Gifts and Planned Giving programs which will focus on gifts of $25,000 or more. The Major Gifts and Planned Giving Manager will identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward a portfolio of up to 100 donors and prospects to support the annual fund and any special fundraising campaigns; work closely with colleagues and Board Members to inspire and enable personal solicitation of major and planned gifts; mentor staff and Board in successful management of their donor portfolios; and work in collaboration with the Development Director and Team to create and implement donor strategies to help Seattle Theatre Group reach its financial and qualitative goals.
The TwispWorks Foundation is seeking an Executive Director. The Executive Director (ED) leads TwispWorks as the chief executive officer and reports to the Twispworks Board of Directors. He or she is responsible for leading the advancement of the TwispWorks mission, expanding the community support, the scope of the programs and the overall positive impact of the Foundation.
SAM’s Donor Database Manager is central to the success of the museum’s development and reporting efforts. Primary responsibilities are to manage the Donor Services team and oversee the Raiser’s Edge database and all aspects of donor records and data entry. The Manager will also coordinate reporting, research and analysis of member, donor, and prospect data to ensure more effective, engagement/stewardship, cultivation and solicitation. This position also provides support for business intelligence and data analysis and makes recommendations on improving internal processes, in addition to specific operations responsibilities.
WLA will be providing a legal clinic for artists at Microsoft South Lake Union
We’ll give you a framework for understanding how to recognize and resolve the legal issues involved with setting up and operating a business.
Art Instructor for the Seattle Area
Popular one day holiday market at the Rosehill Community Center in Mukilteo
The purpose of the Tech-Specific initiative is to encourage the innovative use of technology in the creation and presentation of original performance work, two/three dimensional installation or sculpture, broadcast media or exhibition, and to foster new partnerships and collaborations between individuals and various sectors of the public and private arenas.
We seek professional teaching artists with ample experience teaching photography to at-risk youth, professionally practicing photography, and writing/implementing a syllabus or lesson plans.
Enjoy storytelling? SAL is seeking a new Community Engagement Coordinator to help us strategize and implement marketing, engagement, and outreach efforts which will increase visibility of the organization, our mission, and programs through working with the media, partner organizations, social media, and our website.
The Vera Project seeks a skilled and well-organized professional to support its ongoing fundraising efforts.
Compassion for Animals Art Show
Manage arts programs at Yesler Terrace
Theme: HOME -- Exhibit 9/10-30
GAS is seeking a qualified bookkeeper that is experienced working with QuickBooks and for nonprofits.
The Youth in Focus' Youth Outreach Coordinator plays a crucial role in recruiting students into our photography program and securing that classes exceed full capacity each quarter.
Part-time sales position at museum's retail store
Part time communications, marketing and membership management position
Project Researcher and Oral Historian for Museum Exhibit
The City of Tacoma is seeking an artist or artist team to participate in the revitalization of Tacoma’s Lincoln Business District and Neighborhood by creating permanent public artwork(s) that will act as gateways to the main business district.
The City of Kirkland, WA is seeking photography for the newly renovated City Hall.
The City of Kirkland is seeking metal artist to complete a commission for City Hall
Seeking art for our open-theme exhibition.
Founded in 2009, Arquetopia is an award-winning, Mexican official nonprofit foundation run entirely by artists. It has since grown to include the premier artist residency program of Mexico and Latin America with extensive collaborative networks in Puebla and Oaxaca. Our resident artists have come from dozens of countries on six continents. We are proud that many of our artists have returned for residencies with us even two and three more times. Arquetopia’s Artist-in-Residence Programs offer important professional opportunities for emerging and mid-career, national and international contemporary artists, designers, curators, researchers, and art educators age 25 and over.
The successful Artistic Director (AD) will have a broad knowledge of choral music repertoire and techniques and extensive experience conducting large choral forces. The candidate will have both passion for and expertise with a wide variety of classical, contemporary, and popular musical genres and performance styles. Experience with theater-style production values strongly encouraged. The candidate should have a demonstrated track record of effectively teaching and motivating volunteer singers. Experience conducting both men and women is desirable. The AD will work efficiently and collaboratively with the Board and staff. The ability to engage and inspire members, audiences, and donors on and off the stage is essential as is comfort and confidence representing an LGBT-identified organization.
The Education & Community Programs Coordinator provides organizational support to Seattle Theatre Group for education and community engagement at the Paramount, Moore and Neptune Theatres as well as offsite locations. Position requires strong skills in organization, multitasking, creativity, and a passion for the arts.
On the Boards has an opening for an Audience Services Assistant. This position is responsible along with the Director of Audience Services and other Audience Services Staff for managing the smooth operation of daily Box Office and Customer Service activities, ticket and subscription sales and management. This includes staffing the OtB Box Office, overseeing the FuBar concessions, overseeing House Management staff and running volunteer relations for the organization. This position reports directly to the Director of Audience Services.
On the Boards has an opening for a Facilities Manager. This position is responsible for the regular maintenance and oversight of our building and parking lot, implements the projects chosen by the Board Facilities Committee, and acts as the main point of contact for our tenants. They are the first response for facilities emergencies, assist with setup for meetings and special events, and maintain various facilities supplies.
Support the management of the Curatorial Division's exhibitions
The Sarah Spurgeon Gallery at Central Washington University, located in Ellensburg, Washington, will host the INTERSTATE national juried exhibit. The exhibition is open to all media and subject matter.
See the World, Feed Your Mind. Northwest Film Forum's Children's Film Festival Seattle is the largest and most respected film festival on the West Coast dedicated to children and their families.
King County and 4Culture are partnering to make a momentous investment in regional cultural infrastructure with a one-time program called Building for Culture. $20 million will support jobs to create large, small, urban and rural arts and heritage facilities, with a dedicated percentage directed towards Saving Landmarks, a program to preserve historic properties throughout King County. This is the largest capital program 4Culture has ever implemented, and is the first major investment in decades to support cultural infrastructure in Seattle and across the county.