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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Part-time Cleaning Assistant



Head of Major Giving

Visit East of England: Culture Campaign Coordinator


Retail Vacancies

Part-time Cleaning Assistant – 4 days, including alternate Weekends (7am – 10am each day)

Working as part of our cleaning team you will help clean all public areas before the shops and cafes open.  Duties will include sweeping and mopping – we do not use any heavy equipment such as buffing machines.

You must also be flexible and able to do extra hours to cover holidays and peak periods.

To apply please send a CV and completed application form to Rachel MacPhail:

Music Vacancies

Head of Major Giving
Competitive Salary and Benefits

We are searching for a talented Head of Major Giving to 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 extensive 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.

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

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Thursday 7th February 2019

Visit East of England: Culture Campaign Coordinator
Freelance contract: February 2019 – January 2020 • 75 hrs per month. Monthly fee £1,250

The Culture Campaign Coordinator will work with Visit East of England (VEE) and the Look Sideways East (LSE) Marketing Consortium to put together, promote and attract national interest in the outstanding cultural offer in Norfolk and Suffolk. This is part of the consortium’s ongoing programme of work to make Norfolk and Suffolk ‘must see cultural destinations’. This will coincide with the launch of a new Visit East of England website with a major emphasis on the cultural offer.

The Look Sideways East Marketing Consortium is a network of marketing leads from the major cultural organisations in Norfolk and Suffolk, that are working together to build cultural tourism in the East. It includes Snape Maltings, Norfolk & Norwich Festival, The Apex, Theatre Royal Norwich, New Wolsey Theatre, DanceEast, Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, Norfolk Museums, National Centre for Writing, Marina Theatre Lowestoft and Visit Norwich, All about Ipswich, Visit Suffolk, Visit Norfolk and VEE. We want people to visit Norfolk and Suffolk for the first time, to  return, stay longer and explore further.

Full job description available here.

To apply for the post please email a covering letter and cv to Holly Loxam, Please set out your interest in the job and please describe how you would approach delivering the role. Please detail your skills. The deadline for applications is 12 noon, 31 January 2019.

Interviews will be held on 11 February 2019, in Norwich.

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