Jobs at Seattle's Child

The Company

Seattle's Child was the first local parenting magazine in the country when it started in 1979. A media company, we publish Seattle's Child monthly magazine, special annual guides, our website and digital newsletters. We are dedicated to supporting and informing parents, as well as telling and celebrating the unique stories of families in our community.



Two positions open:

Marketing Manager

Seattle's Child is searching for the right person to grow both of our customer bases - advertiser and reader.  This is a challenging and fun opportunity for someone who excels at building partnerships and developing and executing short and long-term marketing plans by working with a talented and highly capable creative team. The position requires understanding the "big picture" and excelling at getting all the little details right. Must be highly goal-oriented.

Work independently with flexible hours, from home. Ideal opportunity for someone who excels at marketing and promotion and is seeking a flexible, family-friendly work environment. 


BA in Marketing or Business desirable

Experience in online, print and event marketing

Knowledge of and interest in the parenting local community and the businesses that serve them


Half-time Position - work virtually

Please send resume and cover letter to 


Virtual Office Administrator

All employees work virtually at Seattle's Child and we need an "office" administrator to be the hub of the wheel. This position is ideal for the type of person who loves developing systems and processes, as well as managing multiple projects with lots of autonomy. Tasks vary from sales support to distribution monitoring, developing readership surveys and doing basic SEO work on our website.
Half-Time Position - work virtually
Send resume and cover letter to Publisher Ann Bergman


Calendar Editor

Are you one of those parents who loves to research events going on around Greater Seattle of interest to families - always looking for off-the-beaten path fun? Looking for satisfying work that is truly family-friendly with you setting your own work schedule? This might be the job for you.

Seattle’s Child is hiring a Calendar Editor to be in charge of our online and magazine event calendar content. Primary responsibility is to collect and post content on our events calendar and to cull from our comprehensive online calendar the events calendar content for our monthly magazine.

Other responsibilities include posting calendar content on social media, providing event content for enewsletters and writing short articles about family events to be posted on

The Seattle’s Child Calendar Editor must:

Be a fast, accurate and succinct writer with a compelling, lively writing style.

Have been previously published in a print and/or digital magazine or newspaper.

Have a passion for upholding our reputation for publishing the most comprehensive family events calendar in the region.

Be meticulous about accuracy by employing compulsive fact checking

Have a broad knowledge about things to do with kids in the Greater Seattle area and a passion for continually discovering more events of interest to families.

Be tech-savvy - quick to pick up new software and offer suggestions on how to improve the user experience online

Have exceptional social media skills required to do regular posts about things to do with kids

Be a parent with children ages 10 or under and regularly go out to activities with your kids

Live in the greater Seattle area.

Enjoy working independently from your home, with highly flexible work schedule

Embrace the opportunity to join the small but highly dedicated Seattle’s Child team and participate in the development of Seattle’s Child as an ever improving, source of support and information for families in our community.

Approximately 70 hours monthly - work virtually.

Send cover letter and resume to Publisher Ann Bergman at

Applications accepted thru July 31st


Freelance Writers

Join a talented pool of writers with journalism chops. You don't have to be a parent writer (although most are) if you have the gumshoe goods. We pay the old-fashioned way, per word (not page views) based on experience and copy quality.

Please apply to with a resume, references and links to 3-5 clips. 



Directory Listings Manager

You'll be responsible for listing sales for our online and print directories. Sales experience or fundraising experience required. Excellent opportunity to grow your income with flexible work hours in your home office. Position expected to expand to hiring and supervision of additional employees. 

Interested applicants please send resume and cover letter to Publisher Ann Bergman at




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