"Santa Fe's objectives are distinctly American, and by making opera more compelling and more relevant, it has changed the map of musical America..."

                     Phillip Huscher
                     The Santa Fe Opera
                    
 An American Pioneer


Seasonal Positions

Seasonal employees begin arriving in the spring and by early July, more than 600 employees are on board to make the upcoming season come to life!

Application Process

 Send completed general employment application, along with resume and cover letter, to Human Resources or by mail to the address below. 

The Santa Fe Opera, Attn Human Resources

Post Office Box 2408
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2408

 

The application process for the PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT for the 2016 season has closed. Applications for the 2017 Season will be available beginning mid-December 2016.

 

2012 Season: Tosca Dome

  • VARIOUS

    SEASONAL POSITIONS - VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS

    The Company's summer performance season is July and August.  There are a number of various seasonal positions available, some of which may begin as early as April or May.  Such positions include maintenance and groundskeeping jobs, drivers, retail (gift shop), bartenders, and front of house (usher) assignments.  (Please note that the deadline for submission of usher applications is May 30, 2016.)  If you would like to submit an application, please indicate information regarding your preferred type of work.

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  • House Management

    HOUSE MANAGER

    House management oversees activities in the theater during the rehearsal phase and throughout the performance season. The house manager is repsonsible for activities in the theater and surrounding areas. Knowledge of theater management and the ability to provide superior customer service, while keeping a cool demeanor under pressure, are the qualities necessary for success.

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  • Office Services

    SEASONAL RECEPTIONIST

    During the summer season, the volume of visitors and phone calls to our offices increases dramatically.  The individual in this position greets guests and callers in a professional and efficient manner, and offers assistance on a variety of general topics.  Many other administrative duties are also performed.

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  • Administration

    BUSINESS OFFICE ASSISTANT

    The Business Office Assistant will support the projects and workload of the Opera’s various business functions.  This individual will be a responsible team member, working under the direction of the Director of Finance and Accounting or appropriate staff member, as required for each task.

    Application deadline April 15, 2016.  The position commences mid-June, and ends at the end of August.

    Credit toward an internship program can be provided if requested.

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  • Marketing

    MARKETING INTERN

    Assist with projects and workload of the marketing department to promote the current and upcoming seasons, thereby gaining an understanding of the scope of its functions.

    Application deadline April 18, 2016.

     

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  • Box Office

    Seasonal Box Office Customer Service Rep

    Position Starts On: various

    Position Ends Approximately: various

    Representatives provide excellent service to patrons of the Opera by assisting them with ticket purchases and program questions. Therefore, it is important to become familiar with the season's repertoire, the layout of the theater, and the general rules of the house.

    There are several positions with weekly hours fluctuating between 20 and 40, dependent on the needs of the box office. Start dates are from mid-April to early June.

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  • Maintenance

    Ranch Night Porter

    On performance evenings, prepare and maintain the Cantina and surrounding areas to receive the patrons and guests of the Opera.

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