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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.

Current Vacancies

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Assistant Buyer (Maternity leave cover, part time – 3/4 days per week)

Weekend Retail Assistants

Weekend Cleaning Assistant



Head of Individual Giving

Retail Vacancies

Assistant Buyer (Maternity leave cover, part time – 3/4 days per week)

Working closely with our Head Buyer this role provides business-critical support and analysis ensuring that stock levels, for House and Garden and the Craft Shop, are maintained at appropriate levels – right product, right time, right quantities. Initially this is a temporary role for up to 12 months, covering a period of maternity leave.

Key responsibilities are:
• Use EPOS to analyse sales information, produce reports and reorder stock
• Work within budgets to purchase stock, achieving sales and margin targets
• Carry out essential administration such as implementing price changes, stock reports, chasing deliveries, keeping the sales-floor up-to-date with stock information
• Keep stock and sales information up-to-date and accurate.

Candidates must:
• Be able to use Excel to produce and analyse commercial data
• Have retail/salesfloor experience, using EPOS and have a good understand of its reporting capabilities
• Be able to work independently
• Be able to prioritise and achieve deadlines
• Have excellent attention to detail

To apply please send a CV and completed application form to Helen Fletcher, HR Manager (hfletcher@snapemaltings.co.uk)

Closing date: Friday 26 October 2018


Weekend Retail Assistants

We have a number of vacancies for weekend staff. We are looking for reliable people with confident communication and friendly customer service skills. Additional hours are available to cover holiday and peak trading periods throughout the year.

To apply please send a CV and completed application form to Helen Fletcher, HR Manager (hfletcher@snapemaltings.co.uk)


Weekend Cleaning Assistant – Alternate Weekends (7am – 10am on both days)

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.

To apply please send a CV and completed application form to Rachel MacPhail: info@snapemaltings.co.uk.

Music Vacancies

Head of Individual Giving
Competitive Salary and Benefits

We are searching for a talented Head of Individual 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 Individual 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.

To view the information pack for this role please visit our recruitment partners Richmond Associates or to have a confidential discussion with the consulting team contact Drew Lamph, Senior Consultant on info@richmond-associates.com or +44 (0)20 3617 9240.

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.