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. 
San Francisco Opera is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity of Staff.
  • Summary: To provide administrative support to the Office of the General Director.

  • Summary: To work closely with the Director of Operations on the planning and implementation of a wide variety of company matters and logistics, focusing on the oversight of the non-soloist artists of San Francisco Opera, related union agreements and negotiations, select special projects and presentations, internal communication and efficiency, and day-to-day operations.

  • Development Associate
    Full-time, Non-Exempt

    Summary: To provide administrative support to the Director of Development.  Works closely with all areas of Development to support a comprehensive fundraising campaign and provides general administrative support with emphasis on organization, and maintain schedules and records.

  • Summary: To develop, plan, and manage and execute San Francisco Opera’s Principal Giving Programs for individuals who give or have potential to give a minimum of $250,000; to manage the Opera’s Campaign for the Second Century and other special Principal Giving Level initiatives at the staff level; to oversee planning, management and execution of the Company’s Legacy Giving programs.

  • Summary: To provide human resources support for the San Francisco Opera Association.

  • Lighting Director
    Full-time, Exempt

    Summary: Responsible for the general management, coordination, documentation and execution of lighting and projection designs and special effects for San Francisco Opera productions, including designer communication and design logistics coordination, as well as the related stage and rehearsal work associated with the construction, mounting and running of San Francisco Opera productions by the electrics, lighting and projections crews and staff members.

  • Summary: To attract, retain and engage new audiences in targeted segments for the San Francisco Opera across all product lines.

  • Merola Production Manager
    Full-time, Seasonal

    Summary:  Recruits, hires and supervises seasonal Opera Center production staff, oversees production design and build process, and executes all production related task involved with producing the Merola Opera Training Program.


  • Rehearsal Assistant
    Seasonal, Part-time

    Summary: To provide support for guest artists and staff members by assisting in the scheduling proces and the general facilitation and needs of rehearsals, performances, and performers.