PCNW Staff 2018, Photo by John Cornicello

Opportunities at PCNW

Current Staff Positions

PCNW is hiring for an Administrative Assistant on a temporary/contract basis to serve in front desk administration and support to the staff. This person is the “face” of our organization, serving at the front desk of our building, and representing our core values of rigorous education, artistic excellence and fostering creativity. Responsibilities range from registering students for classes to processing memberships to answering questions and providing information about our exhibitions. We are searching for someone who is positive, proactive, detail-oriented, outgoing, and is open to jumping in to help where needed.

Anticipated contract term: March 23 – June 14, 2020. Training may begin earlier and the contract term may start before March 23 depending on requirements of PCNW and availability of applicant.

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To Apply | Priority Deadline: February 17, 2020
Submit your cover letter and resume to opportunities@pcnw.org with the subject line: “Temporary Administrative Assistance Position at PCNW.” Women, POC, and LGBTQ identifying individuals are encouraged to apply. Please no phone calls or other inquiries.

PCNW is hiring a full-time Outreach & Development Associate to join our mighty team of 10. We seek a detailed, highly motivated individual with strong writing and social skills; experience in event planning and production; and a minimum of 1-2 years of fundraising experience. Must be collaborative, able to engage in high-level strategic thinking, and enthusiastic about developing relationships.

The Outreach & Development Associate works alongside the Executive Director to oversee PCNW’s development efforts, which encompasses community outreach, membership, partnerships, events, and some direct fundraising. This position supports the growth and diversification our community and increase of fundraising revenue overall; the development department supports approximately 30-35% of our annual $1M operating budget. This position works also works closely with our Marketing Manager, and is integral to the education and exhibitions teams.

Download the full job description here.

To Apply | Priority Deadline: January 12, 2020

Submit a cover letter and resume to tnovak@pcnw.org with the subject line “Outreach & Development Associate”. Women, POC, and LGBTQ identifying individuals are encouraged to apply. Please no phone calls or other inquiries. Anticipated start date is early February 2020.

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 not currently seeking interns.

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.