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

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We are an equal opportunities employer and believe that diversity strengthens and enriches us. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates of all ages and from all backgrounds, in particular from BAME and disabled candidates who are currently under-represented at Snape Maltings. With prior agreement, initial interviews may be conducted by telephone or Skype.



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Head of Major Giving

Stage Technician


Retail Vacancies

Music Vacancies

Head of Major Giving
East of England or London
Competitive Salary and Benefits

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.

We are searching for a talented Head of Major Giving who with the flexibility to be based in either East of England or London with regular travel to Snape, Suffolk. You will 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 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.
Whether you are an experienced Head of Major Giving, or someone looking to take the next step in their career, you will bring a genuine passion for music and the Arts and a commitment to our work.

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–2 or to have a confidential discussion with the consulting team contact Drew Lamph, Senior Consultant on or +44 (0)20 3617 9240.

Applications will be considered upon arrival 

Stage Technician
Permanent, full time.
Salary range: £18,000 – £19,000

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is at the start of their professional career to develop their experience with the Technical team of a world-renowned concert venue. Based at Snape Maltings Concert Hall, you will assist on the technical preparation and support of programmed events at Snape and other external venues – which have previously included churches, a multi-storey car park, a pop-up bandstand and the Pumphouse at Aldeburgh.

You will already have some professional experience (which can include training) in a technical role within a theatre or concert hall. In particular you should have some experience of stage rigging and flying, stage carpentry and have an understanding of the relevant health and safety requirements. You will be a collaborative member of the team, a clear, articulate communicator and enjoy working with artists and backstage crew.

Job Description
Application Form
Equality & Diversity Form

To apply please send a covering letter along with a CV and completed application form to Helen Fletcher, HR Manager –

Closing date: Monday 2 September 2019

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