Jobs & Internships

BurlyCon is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) not-for-profit arts organization dedicated to providing education about Burlesque as an art form.  Founded in 2008, the organization holds an annual educational and social convention in the Seattle area providing classes, workshops, social events and community development opportunities for Burlesque performers, fans, and aficionados.  The organization is run by a 9-member volunteer Board Of Directors comprised of Burlesque entertainers, producers, and fans. The annual convention is produced by an international, 40-person, mostly volunteer Steering Committee.

It is the policy of BurlyCon to provide equal contractor opportunity to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status.

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BurlyCon not only values diversity, we celebrate it. We welcome applicants from members of historically underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, sex-industry workers and others who would bring additional dimensions of experience to our community. Those that have similar and transferable skills are invited to apply even if their skills and backgrounds do not specifically match the job requirements.  BurlyCon is an educational organization that is committed to the personal growth, educational advancement, and professional success of its constituents.

Internship Opportunities

BurlyCon has Volunteer/Internship opportunities available in the following areas:
Administrative Assistant
Registration Table
Presenter Relations
BurlyCon Merch Booth
Teardown and Clean Up

To apply for an Internship with BurlyCon, please email with “INTERN” in the subject.

BurlyCon Executive Director

As a part of BurlyCon, you’ll be leading an organization that serves a niche community by providing education and community building opportunities.You will work with our committees and Board of Directors to create and develop educational programming, community resources and networking, and lead our annual convention. The scope of tasks of the Executive Director for BurlyCon requires planning and managing the work of the BurlyCon annual Convention and Projects in liaison with the Board of Directors and the Steering Committee. 

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