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.
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Food Hall Manager
Retail Assistant – Concert Hall Shop
Stock Control Assistant
Part Time Cleaner
Food Hall Manager
We are looking for an experienced retail supervisor to manage our food hall, which specialises in local, artisan and seasonal produce. As well as managing the team you will also be hands-on, and will work closely with the Food Buyer to plan stock moves, tastings and promotions.
To apply please send a CV to Helen Fletcher: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Retail Assistant (Part time – 3 days per week) – Concert Hall Shop
This would suit someone who can combine their retail skills with a love of music/the arts. Hours include alternate weekends and some evenings when there are concerts and events on site; particularly during the June Festival and Snape Proms.
To apply please send a covering letter and CV to email@example.com.
Stock Control Assistant – part time, 3 days per week
Supporting our Granary shops which retail a range of merchandise including clothing, books, cards and toys, this role will also assist with the transition to EPOS. Candidates must have retail experience, excellent attention to detail and be able to use IT systems including Microsoft (Word, Excel, Outlook).
Stockroom Assistant – part time – 16 hours per week; 4 x 4 hour shifts
To help with receipt and pricing of deliveries, putting stock out on to the sales floor.
Weekend Assistants (2 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 for the Stock Control Assistant, Stockroom Assistant or Weekend Assistant vacancies, please send a CV and completed application form to Rachel MacPhail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are currently recruiting seasonal and permanent staff for our café’s and teashop. Hours and shifts vary. Seasonal positions are available from May until September. Ideally we would like people who have previous café/front of house/barista experience. Excellent service skills are essential.
To apply for any of these roles, please send a covering letter and CV to email@example.com.
We have the following roles to work as part our morning cleaning team. There is no requirement to use heavy equipment such as buffing machines. Duties include sweeping/mopping/cleaning all retail areas – sales floors, stairs and public facilities including toilets. Candidates must be reliable and able to provide references from recent employers.
Cleaning Supervisor – Retail
16 hrs per week across 5 days (4 x 3 hrs, 1 x 4hrs including weekends on a rota basis).
Hours of work are 7am – 10am
Part Time Cleaner – Retail
12hrs per week across 4 days ( 4 x 3 hrs including weekends on a rota basis. Previous experience is not essential as training will be given.
Hours of work are 7am – 10am
To apply for either of these vacancies please send a CV and completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com.
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.
Hesse Student Scheme
Established by HRH Princess Margaret of Hesse and the Rhine in 1959, this is a fantastic opportunity for young people with a love of music to be part of Aldeburgh Festival which takes place in June each year. Our Hesse Students assist with the day-to-day running of the Festival in exchange for tickets and accommodation.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.