CounterPulse is currently hiring for three positions! We’re in an exciting moment of restructure and expansion.

At CounterPulse we value the creation of radical, risk-taking community-based art and culture and supporting emerging artists. We work hard and embody our values deeply in our work.

In this, CounterPulse values a robust work-life balance and creating systems that are as inspiring as they are sustainable for our team. Schedules are encouraged to be flexible and human—we offer generous holiday, vacation and sick leave policy, 50% health and dental, free rehearsal space, weekly work from home days, and mentorship and personalized tracks for advancement. Our culture is creative, as is our work—staff members with an art practice have found a generative home here.

Please apply if you want to play an instrumental role in making Bay Area experimental arts thrive. Be ready to work hard and grow with CounterPulse during this exciting moment of expansion. 

Applications are reviewed and interviewed for as we receive them. Final deadline is October 27th.

Positions we’re hiring for:


Technical Director, info and apply >>

Executive & Development Associate, info and apply >>

Operations Manager, info and apply >>


CounterPulse is building a movement of risk-taking art that shatters assumptions and builds community. We provide space and resources for emerging artists and cultural innovators, serving as an incubator for the creation of socially relevant, community-based art and culture. CounterPulse acts as a catalyst for art and action; creating a forum for the open exchange of art and ideas, sparking transformation in our communities and our society. We work towards a world that celebrates diversity of race, class, cultural heritage, artistic expression, ability, gender identity & sexual orientation. We strive to create an environment that is physically and economically accessible to everyone.

CounterPulse is one of San Francisco’s leading small venues for cutting-edge, interdisciplinary performance. Our studio theater hosts over 300 public events each year, ranging from dance, theater and music performances to political discussions and film screenings. For more information about CounterPulse, please visit


CounterPulse fosters a creative and professional environment that reflects the diversity of San Francisco. We actively recruit a wide pool of applicants representing dimensions of difference that include—but are not limited to—age, national origin, ethnicity, race, religion, ability, sexual orientation, gender or political affiliation.


[Cover photo by Cesar Rubio]