PCNW Staff 2018, Photo by John Cornicello

Opportunities at PCNW


Current job openings

Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW) is an educational institution facilitating creation, conversations, and experiences of significant photography. We are currently hiring a Partnerships Associate to join our mighty team. 

Seeking highly-motivated individual with experience pitching, developing, and managing sponsor-based partnerships; managing membership programs; and fundraising events. PCNW aims to increase development revenue in 2018-19 by expanding our regional business partners and individual donor base.

The ideal candidate will approach projects and problems strategically and creatively, and is outgoing, detail-oriented, highly motivated, and a quick study. This part-time position is part of the development/fundraising team, supports and reports directly to the Associate Director and works closely with the Marketing Manager.

Full job description here.

To Apply:
Submit a cover letter and resume to opportunities@pcnw.org.  No phone calls, please.
Deadline August 16th. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis, applicants are encouraged to apply early.


Current Internship Positions

Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW) is an educational institution facilitating creation, conversations, and experiences of significant photography.  As a part of our mission we support the professional development of future artists, educators, and arts administrators. Our internships offer hands-on experience and connections to the staff and community that we serve. Generally internships are unpaid but hours can be counted towards college or high school credit when approved.

PCNW is currently seeking a development intern with a focus on assisting with PCNW’s 2018 Benefit: Ways of Seeing. This event, taking place on Friday, October 5th, is our annual fundraiser and auction that raises approximately 25-30% of our annual operating budget in a single night. The event includes cocktail hour, a seated dinner and dessert, and a silent and live auction of more than 40+ photographs. The Development Intern will be responsible for supporting outreach, marketing, and procurement efforts.

Full internship description here.

Internships may last from one quarter to one year. We ask that our intern applicants are able to commit to a minimum of one quarter (10 weeks) and 4-5 hours per week. Preference is given to applicants who have strong organization and communication skills, are able to work well independently, and bring experience to the position or a willingness to learn.

Upcoming application deadline:
Rolling, with preference given to candidates who apply by August 24, 2018.

Email your resume and cover letter to opportunities@pcnw.org by the above dates.  Please include in the subject line of the email the internship you are applying for, and include your full name in the title of both your resume and cover letter.

Instructor Positions

Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW) offers over 40 courses, classes, and workshops each quarter. We have a diverse student body of BFA candidates, Certificate students, professionals and hobbyists. We are looking for adjunct faculty candidates and instructors to teach classes and workshops in:

Digital photography
Color photography
Black and White photography
Ideas & Practice
Various workshops

Classes are typically 30 hours quarterly and workshops can vary from a few hours to multiple sessions. MFA and teaching experience preferred and for certain courses, required. Please send CV and cover letter to Eirik Johnson, Programs Chair, at ejohnson@pcnw.org. We will contact you for an interview or will keep your CV on file for future consideration.