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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 Manager
Seeking an organized, motivated individual who would love to work in a unique environment - inside a beautiful Rose City landmark - to manage all facets of operation for the Rose Garden Store at Washington Park. The Rose Garden Store Manager will lead a seasonal staff in providing visitors with a welcoming experience, select and manage merchandise inventory, and work as a team with stakeholders to market and promote the garden and the store. The ideal candidate will apply their retail and management skills and experience to make this memorable small retail space flourish and thrive. This position offers a certain amount of flexibility in the store's off-season (winter months), but will include weekend and holiday work in spring, summer and fall. Click below for the full job description. Learn more about the Rose Garden Store.
Interested candidates please send your resume to

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. We do not currently have any intern positions available for the Rose Festival Season. Please check back.
The Portland Rose Festival Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.
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