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Each year we look for enthusiastic individuals to help us produce and market Rose Festival events. We’re looking for people who are interested in gaining valuable career experience in a fast-paced environment. Openings for internships and full-time seasonal assistant positions will be posted to this page when available (typically in fall/winter).

Current Employment Opportunities

The Portland Rose Festival Foundation is actively recruiting for the following:

Rose Garden Store Retail Specialist (Part-Time)
Seeking a friendly and upbeat customer service-oriented individual looking for part-time work in a unique environment in the Rose Garden Store at Washington Park. Being a people person is a must; retail sales experience is a plus. Must be available weekends and some holidays. Join the team to work in one of Portland’s most memorable small retail spaces! Click below for the full job description. Learn more about the Rose Garden Store. Please submit your cover letter, resume, and completed employment application (below) by e-mail - multiple positions are available and are open until filled (updated 3/25/22).

Seasonal Administrative Specialist/Receptionist
Position Details: Full-Time Seasonal (non-exempt), based in Portland, Oregon
We're looking for a "people person" to help us behind-the-scenes at Portland Rose Festival headquarters in April, May, and June 2022. You'll be the professional front office first responder for phone calls and visitors, working on administrative projects that are essential to the function of the team that produces Portland's Official Festival. It's a fast-paced office environment with daytime hours on weekdays (Monday-Friday 8am-5pm), and the possibility for some weekend hours/overtime in late May & early June. Come work where the magic happens!
To apply: Please review the job description, then submit your Cover Letter, Resume, and completed Employment Application as soon as possible. Please e-mail your materials with "Administrative Specialist Application" as the subject. Position is open until filled (posted 3/25/22).

Internship Program

Rose Festival thanks the Pacific Power Foundation for their support of our intern program. We’re happy to be able to provide this unique work education experience to college students, including past Court Princesses, who are enrolled at an accredited college or university, or recent college graduates who have an interest in learning a myriad of skills while helping produce the annual Rose Festival.
The Portland Rose Festival Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

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