Work here

Opportunities to work and develop a career at Snape Maltings are amongst the most varied that you will find.

Whether you are just stepping on to the career ladder, looking for a new challenge or a better work-life balance, or you want weekend or casual work, there are roles in arts administration, retail management, fundraising, and much more here.

Current Vacancies

Scroll down to see more information about the following vacancies.


Weekend Retail Assistants

Part-time Cleaning Assistant


Head of Major Giving

Hesse Students – Aldeburgh Festival


Seasonal Vacancies

We are now recruiting seasonal staff to be part of either our Box Office or Catering/Front of House teams.  In both cases a variety of shifts and hours will be available and we are looking for people who can work from early/mid-April until 30 September or from early June until 30 September.

To apply in the first instance please send a CV and covering letter – with the dates that you are available – to Helen Fletcher;

Retail Vacancies


Weekend Retail Assistants

We now have two weekend vacancies working within our shops.

About the role:

  • Alternating weekends (Saturday and Sunday)
  • 14 hours per weekend
  • Hours – 09.40 – 17.40hrs (Saturday) 09.40 – 16.40hrs (Sunday)
  • Additional hours available to cover busy/holiday periods

Key responsibilities:

  • Providing great customer service – a welcome, smile and assistance – to our customers
  • Working as part of the salesfloor – supporting colleagues
  • Making sure that our stock always looks fresh, is date checked and well merchandised
  • Operating the till accurately – making sure customers have a great experience
  • General retail duties – filling shelves, keeping the salesfloor tidy

To apply, download the application here. Return the completed form, along with your CV, to Helen Fletcher (

Part-time Cleaning Assistant – 4 days, including alternate Weekends (7am – 10am each day)

Working as part of our cleaning team you will help clean all public areas before the shops and cafes open.  Duties will include sweeping and mopping – we do not use any heavy equipment such as buffing machines. You must also be flexible and able to do extra hours to cover holidays and peak periods.

To apply please send your CV and a completed application form to Rachel MacPhail at

Music Vacancies

Head of Major Giving
Competitive Salary and Benefits

We are searching for a talented Head of Major Giving to join the team at a step-change moment in our organisation’s history, with ambitions to embark on a large-scale capital campaign to develop the site significantly and, in turn, its activity.

This is a new role which has been created to underpin our ambitious growth. Working closely with the Director of Development, you will lead on the strategy development for Major Giving to build an ambitious, sustainable future for individual support for Snape Maltings, across both revenue and capital income.

Your extensive fundraising experience will include a strong track record in raising major gifts at the five and six figure level and above. You will have a collaborative and motivational leadership style, and enjoy developing a successful team. Sophisticated communication skills will be required to work effectively with varied stakeholders, many with a high-level knowledge of music, and also with an exceptional Board.

If you are interested in playing a key role in the future growth and success of our unique organisation, please contact our recruitment partners, Richmond Associates.

To view the information pack for this role please visit or to have a confidential discussion with the consulting team contact Drew Lamph, Senior Consultant on or +44 (0)20 3617 9240.

Work Experience

We would love to hear from students who are interested in gaining work experience with us. We have a limited number of placements, mostly of one or two weeks duration, which can be music or retail based and are unpaid.

Depending on the time of year we may also be able to offer a more tailored programme to suit a particular need or interest, eg: buying, arts admin. If you would like more information please contact our HR Manager, Helen Fletcher:

Graduate Placements and Internships

We do not offer a graduate or internship programme, however, we may be able to offer work experience opportunities so please get in touch with us. You may also be interested in becoming a Hesse Student.


To help with the running of exhibitions and concerts at Snape Maltings Concert Hall and other venues we have a wonderful team of volunteer Ushers and Invigilators. Invigilators provide a presence at exhibitions and ushers check tickets, sell programmes and show people to their seats, attending the concert for free in return. We also have qualified volunteer first aiders who attend concerts.

Recruitment and training takes place early in the year and we have a waiting list at other times. For more details about becoming an usher, please call 01728 687100 or email