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. 

WORKING AT COUNTERPULSE

Joining the CounterPulse team means joining a group of incredibly smart and dedicated folks who are driving a growing and changing organization. Our culture is artist-focused and highly collaborative. As a new staff member, you will have the chance to participate in meaningful conversations about the future of our organization, the impact we can have in our community, and the role of art in society. You will participate in selecting artists and envisioning our programming. We value the flexibility and perks of working at a small organization, and we think you will too.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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.

Current Open Positions

Producing Manager

About you and this position:

You’re enthusiastic about the arts and have a vision for the change you want to see in the world. As a hybrid visionary and detail-oriented taskmaster you can’t help but dream big and then build timelines and checklists. With ease you balance overlapping project threads and upkeep multiplicitous relationships. Building and maintaining relationships with all walks of people comes naturally. You’re a salesperson of sorts and a notably warm host.

The Producing Manager (PM) leverages the resources of CounterPulse to best serve our artist communities and advance the technical execution of our programs, and engage the community with our growing work. By ensuring that CounterPulse’s programs are effectively implemented you help make the world a more hospitable place for arts and culture—and that matters a lot to you!

Part time to full time; 25 – 40 hours per week depending on availability

Position open until filled. Apply by June 30 for priority review.

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Communications & Engagement Manager

About you and this position:

Storytelling and community engagement comes naturally to you. You love social media and are up to date on the latest trends and best practices, with a sharp vision for exciting multimedia content. You’re passionate about the performing arts community with experience in promoting artistic works to a growing audience. You’re an avid user of digital tools to generate and evaluate content, with basic skills in graphic design, film/photo editing, and photography.

The Communications & Engagement Manager (CEM) leverages the story of CounterPulse to our public through creative marketing and community engagement strategies. Working closely with the Director of Communications & Advancement, the CEM implements marketing activities, community engagement, supports content creation, and more. 

Part time to full time; 25 – 40 hours per week depending on availability

Position open until filled. Apply by June 30 for priority review.

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[Cover photo by Cesar Rubio]