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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.

We currently have one open vacancy:

Graphic Designer

Full time (35 hours) – salary c£22k

Snape Maltings is one of the world’s leading centres of music, with concerts and festivals throughout the year, from the flagship Aldeburgh Festival to the folk, world and jazz of the Snape Proms. In all our work, we are guided by founder Benjamin Britten’s pioneering vision for a place of international importance, rooted in its local community.

A keen interest in the arts/music is ideal, the ability to work effectively as part of a team is essential.  Candidates must have a relevant degree and will already have gained work experience as a freelance or in-house Graphic Designer, delivering creative concepts from start to finish.  You will have excellent skills in Adobe Creative Suite (including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Lightroom) and will be comfortable working with digital, social and traditional 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 agency and oversee print production processes from start to finish.

Closing date:  Friday 12 January 2018, interviews will take place on 19 January 2018.

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.


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.