Jobs at City Arts


Events Coordinator

Event Coordinator/Administrative

City Arts magazine and its big sister, Encore Media Group, are seeking a talented, organized, energetic, smart and enthusiastic Events Coordinator. This role also include several other administrative functions, such as responsibility for distribution of City Arts magazine and web and social media support. If you are the go-to person when it comes to getting things done and done right, we are sure this is going to be the perfect job for you!

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to work with changing needs of the day
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


  • 4 year degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in event planning/coordination
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products – Office 365
  • Experience with social media communications and posting/loading online content
  • Must be available to work nights and weekends when there are events
  • Must have reliable transportation (personal vehicle)

Responsibilities include:

All aspects of event logistics, including set up and tear down, on-site management, as well as:

  • Coordination with and support of sales department for events
  • Communications and updates to internal team members
  • Maintain and manage RSVP’s and communications with event attendees
  • Volunteer and entertainment recruitment and coordination

Distribution of City Arts magazine

  • Strategic and ongoing development of effective distribution
  • Interface with management and vendors
  • Field inspections  

Administrative tasks:

  • General office and front desk assignments
  • Assistant to Publisher
  • Data entry and management on assigned projects

For more information on the company, please visit our websites at cityartsonline.comencoreartsseattle.com and encoremediagroup.com. We’re an equal opportunity employer, offering a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package. Please submit your resume and cover letter to info@encoremediagroup.com.

Editorial Internships 

City Arts is always looking for editorial interns. Interns provide invaluable support to the magazine, the website, social media and events. Interns will gain insight into the editorial, design and production processes. College graduates pursuing careers in journalism, publishing or marketing are preferred. These are unpaid positions.


  • Copyediting, proofreading, transcribing and fact-checking as needed
  • Researching and compiling info for print and online event previews
  • Researching feature topics
  • Writing and/or photographing for occasional event previews and blog assignments
  • Securing and organizing digital artwork files
  • Contributing to marketing and in-house ad materials
  • Providing support at sponsored events (for interns 21+)

You do not need prior experience in journalism to apply for a City Arts internship. Ideal candidates will be highly motivated, independent and graceful under pressure. A background in writing, the arts and/or communications is a plus.


  • Minimum commitment of two eight-hour days per week for three months
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, e-mail and Web research
  • Familiarity with standard social media platforms 
  • Ready access to email and Internet outside our offices

To apply, please e-mail your resume and two writing samples to info@cityartsmagazine.com, along with a brief letter of interest describing your interest in City Arts and the subjects we cover (e.g., theater, live music, visual arts, dance) in one document. City Arts editorial internships run in approximate three-month intervals. We are always accepting application materials.

Events Volunteers

Looking for a fun way to volunteer in the Seattle arts community? City Arts is looking for energetic, engaging, friendly volunteers to represent us at local events and festivals throughout the year! Perks include movie tickets, restaurant gift certificates, theatre tickets, guest list invites to City Arts events and more. If interested, please email info@cityartsmagazine.com. In your response, please include:

  1. Your availability
  2. Seattle neighborhood where you live
  3. Professional/social background
  4. Your top three favorite local art/music events
  5. If you are over 21 years of age (some of our events have age limitations)

City Arts lovers, students, music enthusiasts, and artists of all kinds are encouraged to apply.