"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

    Position Detail


    Type: Seasonal
    Department: DEVELOPMENT


    Responsible for assisting the Special Events staff with the preparation and execution of special events associated with the Opera’s Board of Directors and Donors during the summer season.

    Apply as soon as possible.  Deadline March 11, 2016.


    Events include extensive participation with Opening night events, the Gala Celebration, pre-performance Donor benefit luncheons and dinners, Cast and Company recognition parties following performances, recognition events for the Board of Directors, and various Development sponsored Donor cultivation events. 

    Duties are varied and will include:

    • Frequent, professional interaction with donors
    • Designing,printing, addressing and mailing invitations
    • Developing and maintaining an RSVP tracking system
    • Running errands in and around Santa Fe
    • Helping guests with their transportation needs
    • Assisting in the event set-up and take-down, problem-solving and greeting of guests. 


    Ability to multi-task in a very busy & noisy work environment, and adapt to varied work hours including many late nights.  Must be willing to obtain NM alcohol certification.  Must be willing to wear suitable formal or dressy attire.

    Hours - 35 to 40 per week.

    Dates - Monday May 15th through (flexible depending on need) Saturday August 20th, 2016.


    How to Apply

    E-mail the Santa Fe Opera Employment Application, cover letter, and resume to humanresources@santafeopera.org, or mail same documents to:  The Santa Fe Opera, P.O. Box 2408, Santa Fe, NM  87504,  Attn:  Human Resources.  No phone calls, please.  EOE.

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