Jobs at City Arts

Editorial Internships 

City Arts is currently looking for editorial interns. Interns provide invaluable support to the magazine, the website, social media and events (such as Art Walk Awards). Interns will gain insight into the editorial, design and production processes. College students and graduates pursuing careers in journalism, publishing or marketing are preferred. These are unpaid positions, but academic credits are possible if needed.


  • 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

How 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 materials from interested parties.

Event Volunteers

Looking for a fun way to volunteer in the Seattle arts community?

City Arts Magazine is looking for energetic, engaging volunteers to represent us at local events and festivals throughout the year! We are looking to add to our team of friendly folks to help us out at various events around the city.

Compensation includes awesome perks such as movie tickets, restaurant gift certificates, theater tickets, guest list invites to City Arts events, and much more!

If interested, please email amandat@cityartsmagazine.com

In your response, please include:

1. Your availability

2. Seattle neighborhood you reside in

3. Professional/social background

4. Your top 3 favorite local art/music events

5. If you are over 21 years of age (Some of our events have age limitations)

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