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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.

Music

Graphic Designer
Data and Research Manager
Legacy and In Memory Manager
Producer; Learning and Inclusion
Administrator; Learning and Inclusion

Retail

Concert Hall Shop Manager
Buying Assistant – Food
Retail Assistants (2 vacancies)
Weekend Assistants (3 vacancies)

Music Vacancies

Marketing

Graphic Designer
Full time (35 hours) – salary £20-24k depending on experience

We are looking for a talented Graphic Designer with a relevant degree. You will need:

  • Strong creative ideas
  • Excellent eye for layout
  • Strong team working, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work creatively within brand guidelines

You will have excellent skills in Adobe Creative Suite (including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Lightroom) and will be comfortable creating work for digital, social and print media. Able to interpret a brief, match it to our brand and work to tight deadlines, you will also develop a close working relationship with our external graphic design agency and oversee print production processes from start to finish.

Download a job description for more information, and return your application form by Monday 18 June and equality & diversity monitoring form to Helen Fletcher hfletcher@snapemaltings.co.uk.

 

Fundraising

Snape Maltings is a place of energy and inspiration – one of the world’s leading centres of music and a visitor destination of outstanding natural beauty. This is 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. Our Development Team funds around half of our activity – from the concert platform to our learning and inclusion and artist development work – and these new roles have been created to underpin our ambitious growth.

Data and Research Manager
Full time, 35 hours, permanent, salary range £30–35k

There are two key responsibilities for this role: to manage the fundraising use of our CRM system (Spektrix), ensuring that the right structure and processes are in place to support excellent donor stewardship, and producing analysis and reports which are underpinned by rigorous data management. The role will also be responsible for the team’s prospect research, driving pipeline development for all income streams.

Essential requirements:

  • Experience of managing or working closely with a CRM system, ideally Spektrix
  • Excellent research skills – across a range of media
  • Experience of analysing, reporting and presenting data
  • Excellent written communication skills

Closing date: Friday 8 June 2018, 9.30am
Interviews to be held w/c 4 June 2018

Download a job description for more information, and return your application form and equality & diversity monitoring form to Helen Fletcher hfletcher@snapemaltings.co.uk.

 

Legacy and In Memory Manager
Permanent, 0.6 FTE; 21 hours, salary up to £30k FTE

Primarily the postholder will manage the relationships with our legacy pledgers and in memory donors, as well as seeking opportunities to grow these income streams.  Balancing the need to achieve fundraising ambitions within what can be a sensitive area will take skilful communication, understanding and empathy as well as a clear understanding of legacy giving and promotion.

Essential requirements:

  • Experience of legacy and in-memory fundraising
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to develop strong relationships based on trust and confidence
  • Accurate and efficient administration skills

Closing date: 22 June 2018, 9.30am

Download a job description for more information, and return your application form and equality & diversity monitoring form to Helen Fletcher hfletcher@snapemaltings.co.uk.

Learning and Inclusion

A wide range of community-based projects is delivered by the Learning & Inclusion team which is entering an exciting period in its development.

Producer; Learning and Inclusion
Permanent, full time, salary up to £21.5k

We are looking for a creative, dynamic and hard-working new member to join our vibrant team. This is a new role which will work collaboratively to devise, design and deliver new and existing music-based work, specifically with and for those who are living in challenging circumstances within the Suffolk.

Our ideal candidate will be:

  • A creative and dynamic thinker who enjoys working within challenging settings
  • A great collaborator and “people person”, who achieves results by developing strong relationships at all levels
  • Energetic and positive, with a great sense of humour
  • Organised and motivated to deliver projects from start to finish

Closing date:  Wednesday 13 June 12noon
1st round interviews: Thursday 21 and Friday 22 June
2nd round Interviews: Wednesday 4 July

Download a job description for more information, and return your CV, application form and equality & diversity monitoring form to Helen Fletcher hfletcher@snapemaltings.co.uk.

 

Administrator; Learning and Inclusion
Permanent, full time, salary up to £18k

This new role will provide essential office-based admin support for L & I team members who deliver projects and activities locally, regionally and nationally.  The L & I team deliver a wide-ranging programme to engage with young people, schools, social justice and care-settings using music and music-based activities to promote inclusion and well-being, specifically for those communities which might otherwise be overlooked.

Closing date:  Wednesday 13 June 12noon
1st round interviews: Thursday 21 and Friday 22 June
2nd round interviews: Wednesday 4 July

Download a job description for more information, and return your CV, application form and equality & diversity monitoring form to Helen Fletcher hfletcher@snapemaltings.co.uk.

Retail Vacancies

Shop Manager – Concert Hall Shop (p/t)
This role is for 4 days per week to include weekends and evenings during peak seasons at the Concert Hall. Candidates must have previous retail experience and ideally a keen interest in music or the arts. Key responsibilities include ensuring that the shop is properly merchandised, assisting the buyer with stock selection, providing excellent customer service and supervising a small team.

Download a job description for more information. To apply please send a CV to Rachel MacPhail – info@snapemaltings.co.uk

Buying Assistant – Food
(part time – 2 days per week)

This is a new role, created to support our Food Buyer who sources and selects products for our 2,300 sq.ft Food Hall.  Key responsibilities are:

  • Use our systems to analyse sales information.
  • Carry out essential administration such as raising orders, implementing price changes, stock reports, chasing deliveries.
  • Maintaining EPOS so that it is up-to-date and accurate.

Candidates must:

  • Be able to prioritise and achieve deadlines
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Have a good understanding of Excel and the ability to analyse large quantities of data
  • Be able to work independently
  • Ideally have experience of EPOS.

To apply please send a CV and completed application form to Helen Fletcher, HR Manager; hfletcher@snapemaltings.co.uk

Retail Assistant (Part time) 2 Vacancies
Vacancy 1
to work in the Food Hall, 2 days a week (Week 1: Tuesdays and Thursdays, Week 2: Saturday and Sunday)
Vacancy 2 to work in Little Rascals (toys, children’s clothing and books), 4 days a week

To apply please send a covering letter and CV to info@snapemaltings.co.uk.


Weekend Assistants (3 vacancies) – to work in any of our shops, 14 hours every other weekend

Candidates must be 16+, be confident working in a customer-facing environment and able to work as part of a team. Previous relevant experience would be helpful but full training will be given. A positive, friendly approach is essential.

To apply please send a CV and completed application form to Rachel MacPhail: info@snapemaltings.co.uk.

 

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: hfletcher@snapemaltings.co.uk.

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.

Volunteer

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 ddann@snapemaltings.co.uk.