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 (a role in arts administration; retail management, fundraising or buying perhaps); are looking for a new challenge or a better work-life balance; or you want weekend or casual work, we probably have something that will suit you.

Please see below for our current vacancies. If there is nothing that suits you right now please keep visiting this page or feel free to send us your CV and let us know what you are interested in. Alternatively take a look at our work experience and volunteering opportunities.

Current Vacancies

Sales Manager (Home, Interiors & Furniture)

Working within the wonderful historic setting of Snape Maltings, the main purpose of this role is to manage the retail team within our House and Garden shop.

Candidates will be experienced managers with excellent leadership and commercial skills.  Familiarity with retailing kitchenware, decorative homewares/interiors and similar product ranges is preferred. You will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of an 8,000 sq ft (approx.) retail space with a £1m+ annual turnover. Priorities will include setting retail standards, customer service, overseeing the flow and merchandising of stock onto the salesfloor and staff development.

We pride ourselves on offering customers a different experience to the usual high street retailers and the ability to apply your skills in our setting is essential.

To apply please send your CV and a covering email or letter to Helen Fletcher, HR Manager:

Weekend Retail Assistants

Working within the wonderful setting of Snape Maltings, our shops retail a wide range of merchandise including homeware, food, fashion, furniture and gifts. Relevant experience would be useful but is not essential as full training will be given. Much more important are clear communication skills, a friendly, helpful disposition and the ability to work as part of a team.

To apply please send your CV and a covering email or letter to Helen Fletcher, HR Manager:

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