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.


Full-time, Non-exempt
Summary: To provide administrative support to and work closely with the Director of Artistic and Music Planning

Full-time, Non-exempt
Summary: To perform administrative support for the Director of Communications & Public Affairs, cont'd.

Full-time, Exempt
Summary: To design, direct and manage corporate fundraising in collaboration with the chief development officer and development staff and overall company including members of the board, cont'd.

Full-time, Exempt
Summary: To plan season master schedules and oversee the non-soloist artists of San Francisco Opera

Part-time, Non-exempt
Summary: To provide support for all Education department K-12 school programs

Full-time, Exempt
Summary: To develop Individual Giving strategies and provide professional management of individual donors

Full-time, Exempt
Summary: To develop strategies and manage the cultivation and solicitation plan for each individual in an assigned portfolio of donors who primarily give or have the potential to give at least $25,000 annually

Opera Guild's Book to Bravo! program


Seasonal, Part-time, Non-exempt
Summary: To supervise SFO parking lots during designated hours throughout the Opera’s rehearsal and performance season, or as assigned

Human Resources


  • Elysse Jimenez - Human Resources Coordinator
  • HR Email


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