In addition to its permanent staff of 80 employees,
seasonal staff of 110 to 130 employees
as well as field operations staff of 450 to 750 employees
support İKSV events every year.

İKSV’s need for human resources increase as events grow more and more comprehensive every year. The Foundation welcomes everyone who are willing to work with İKSV and receives new co-workers with excitement. The Foundation does not tolerate discrimination based on religion, race, ethnicity or gender, and spends the utmost effort to provide equal opportunities to every candidate.

Field Jobs

Field jobs that are offered regularly every year are listed below. Vacancy announcements are made several months prior to the events on our webpage and social media accounts. Successful applicants, upon pre-assessment, receive meeting memos via e-mail at least three days before the group interviews. Applicants that are viewed to match the most with job requirements in group interviews are assigned to an orientation programme before beginning to work.

Istanbul Film Festival
Accreditation Staff, Subtitle Operator, Guest Assistant, Production Volunteer

Istanbul Theatre / Music / Jazz Festivals
Artist Assistant, Event Attendant

Istanbul Biennial and Istanbul Design Biennial
Installation Assistant, Exhibition Guide, Exhibition Staff, Artist Assistant

Event Attendant

Sales and Business Development
Ticket Control, Membership Programme Representative


İKSV accepts internship applications throughout the year and makes placements among the applicants when necessary. You can submit your internship applications via Current Vacancies.

General Application

You may drop your CV anytime with a short motivation statement by going to the a href="/en/human-resources/current-vacancies">Current Vacancies page. You will be called to a meeting in case of a vacancy that suits your profile comes up. 

We welcome applications from everyone who are interested in culture and the arts. You may contact us at for your questions and comments about our human resources policies.