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 coordinate and oversee stagehand and scenic work related to the construction, mounting and running of San Francisco Opera productions.

  • 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.

  • Summary: Manage all Human Resources activities for a Company of 1,000 full time and seasonal employees. To support the achievement of strategic and operational goals of the Company and to provide HR leadership and direction to executive and management teams.

  • Summary: Responsible for providing administrative and organizational base for San Francisco Opera Guild education programs, serving 50,000 students in 200 Bay Area schools annually. This position reports to the Opera Guild Managing Director.  The Education Program Administrator works closely with the Opera Guild Creative Director, Opera Guild Vice President of Education, and staff.

  • Human Resources Associate
    Full-time, Non-exempt

    Summary: To provide support for the day-to-day administration of the Human Resources department. 

  • Individual Giving Officer
    Full-time, Exempt

    Summary: To develop Individual Giving strategies and provide professional management of individual donors, primarily focusing on patrons giving between $3,000 and $10,000.

  • 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.

  • Principal Giving Associate
    Full-time, Non-exempt

    Summary: To provide administrative and project support for San Francisco Opera’s highest-rated donors and prospects.  To support the areas of Principal Giving, Endowment and Capital campaigns, Legacy Giving and Prospect Research in the development department.

  • School Programs Coordinator
    Full-time, Non-Exempt

    Summary: To support all K-12 school programs as well as the Department as a whole; and organizes the new Music Performance Residency working in collaboration with Senior Curriculum and Programs Manager.