Employment

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 support all efforts surrounding ticket sales, audience development, and audience retention campaigns for the San Francisco Opera. This position also traffics and supports all digital and graphics job requests in the Marketing and coordinates and assists all digital and social content for the Company. 

  • Customer Service and Sales Representative
    Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Exempt

    Summary:
    To assist Retail Manager in Opera Shop with sales, merchandising, and sales register duties during performances.

  • Director of Annual Giving
    Full-time, Exempt

    Summary:
    To develop, plan, manage and execute San Francisco Opera’s annual giving programs targeting donors giving up to $2,999 annually, including all revenue-generating activities (planning, strategy, and budgeting) from direct-response fundraising sources.

  • Donor Benefits Coordinator
    Full-time, Non-Exempt

    Summary:
    To be responsible for generating acknowledgments of donations to San Francisco Opera and administering donor benefits. Communicates directly with donors to answer donation- and benefit-related questions.

  • Donor Services Manager
    Full-time, Exempt

    Summary:
    To manage the Development Department’s fiscal and operational functions essential to the administration of fundraising efforts, including gift processing, acknowledgments, stewardship, maintenance, and supervision of the department’s fundraising database system.

  • Music Operations Manager
    Full-time, Exempt

    Summary:

    Working with the Associate Operations Director and the Chorus and Dance Personnel Manager, manage aspects and issues of the Chorus and Ballet including, but not limited to:  budgets, scheduling, payroll, annual contracts; collective bargaining agreement compliance; as well as other general music-related logistical matters undertaken by the Operations Department.

  • Teaching Artist
    Part-Time, Non-Exempt

    Summary:

    To assist the Education Department in providing high quality music and performing arts opportunities in partnership with K-12 schools and universities, and in family and adult programs. 

  • Residency, Note: This position is through the Opera Guild, not through the San Francisco Opera Association
    Summary:
    Book to Bravo! and Voices for Social Justice are a twelve-week classroom residency programs in which two Teaching Artists (a Dramatist/Director and Composition Coach/Music Director) work with a class of students and their teacher in the creation of an original musical adaptation of a book or story, or matter of social significance and concern which students then design, rehearse, and perform.
  • Residency, Note: This position is though the Opera Guild, not through the San Francisco Opera Association

    Summary:

    Book to Bravo! and Voices for Social Justice are a twelve-week classroom residency programs in which two Teaching Artists (a Dramatist/Director and Composition Coach/Music Director) work with a class of students and their teacher in the creation of an original musical adaptation of a book or story, or matter of social significance and concern which students then design, rehearse, and perform.