Employment & Volunteering

Established in 1923, San Francisco Opera is one of the world’s leading producers of opera, presenting a roster of traditional and contemporary lyric theater repertory at the historic War Memorial Opera House. Hailed as an industry leader, San Francisco Opera has been acclaimed for its presentation of the world’s finest opera singers, conductors, directors and designers in innovative and bold productions. The Company is distinguished for producing numerous World and American premieres and for its internationally celebrated young artist training program, the Opera Center. 

San Francisco Opera welcomes your interest in working with us, however, we only retain resumes that are sent in response to specific, posted job openings. 
San Francisco Opera is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity of Staff.


FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2015

August 24, 2015 or earliest availability
Summary: Nicola Luisotti, Music Director


Seasonal Full-time, Non-exempt
Summary: June - December 2015

Seasonal Full-time, Non-exempt
Summary: To be responsible for costume construction with a specialty in hand tailoring.


Full-time, Exempt
Summary: To manage the growth and development of San Francisco Opera’s membership program focusing on patrons giving up to $2,999 annually

Full-time, Exempt
Summary: To provide leadership while ensuring the preservation and availability of San Francisco Opera Archives

Full-time, Non-exempt
Summary: To perform tasks in support of all Individual- and Leadership-level fundraising initiatives as directed.

Human Resources


  • Teri Xavier, Director of Human Resources
  • Elysse Jimenez, Human Resources Coordinator
  • HR Email


San Francisco Opera is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity of Staff.