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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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Music

Graphic Designer
Data and Research Manager
Development Assistant

Retail

Visual Merchandiser
Buying Assistant – Food
Retail Assistants (2 vacancies)
Weekend Assistants (3 vacancies)

Catering

Seasonal staff

Cleaning

Cleaning Supervisor
Part Time Cleaner

Music Vacancies

Graphic Designer
Full time (35 hours) – salary £20-£24,000 depending on experience

Based on the Suffolk coast, Snape Maltings is one of the world’s leading centres of music and a visitor destination of outstanding natural beauty. In addition to its concerts, festivals, visual art and independent shops, Snape Maltings’ creative campus is home to some of the most exciting behind-the-scenes artistic activity in the UK, ranging from experiments in music and technology to inspirational projects with young people, dementia patients and prison inmates.

We are looking for a talented Graphic Designer with a relevant degree. You will need:

  • Strong creative ideas
  • Excellent eye for layout
  • Strong team working, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work creatively within brand guidelines

You will have excellent skills in Adobe Creative Suite (including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Lightroom) and will be comfortable creating work for digital, social and print 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 graphic design agency and oversee print production processes from start to finish.

Download a job description for more information, and return your application form and equality & diversity monitoring form to Helen Fletcher hfletcher@snapemaltings.co.uk.

 

Data and Research Manager
Full time, 35 hours, permanent, salary range £30 – 35k

Snape Maltings is a place of energy and inspiration – one of the world’s leading centres of music and a visitor destination of outstanding natural beauty. This is 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.
Our Development Team funds around half of our activity – from the concert platform to our learning and inclusion and artist development work – and this is one of the new roles which has been created to underpin our ambitious growth.

There are two key responsibilities for this role: to manage the fundraising use of our CRM system (Spektrix), ensuring that the right structure and processes are in place to support excellent donor stewardship, and producing analysis and reports which are underpinned by rigorous data management. The role will also be responsible for the team’s prospect research, driving pipeline development for all income streams.

Essential requirements:

  • Experience of managing or working closely with a CRM system, ideally Spektrix
  • Excellent research skills – across a range of media
  • Experience of analysing, reporting and presenting data
  • Excellent written communication skills

Closing date: Friday 1 June 2018, 9.30am
Interviews to be held w/c 4 June 2018

Download a job description for more information, and return your application form and equality & diversity monitoring form to Helen Fletcher hfletcher@snapemaltings.co.uk.

 

Development Assistant
Full time, 35 hours, permanent, salary c £20k

Snape Maltings is a place of energy and inspiration – one of the world’s leading centres of music and a visitor destination of outstanding natural beauty. This is 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.
Our Development Team funds around half of our activity – from the concert platform to our learning and inclusion and artist development work – and this is one of the new roles which has been created to underpin our ambitious growth.

This role will provide essential administrative support for activity across all income streams, including processing gifts, keeping the database up-to-date and accurate, handling renewals, chasing payments, preparing letters, brochures and guest lists, and assisting with the preparation of reports. You will also manage the organisation’s Advanced Booking List members and be required to attend and assist with fundraising events.

Essential requirements:

  • Previous administrative experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to multi-task without compromising accuracy or quality of work
  • Highly computer literate – able to use Excel and databases (preferably a fundraising CRM system)

Closing date: Friday 1 June 2018, 9.30am
Interviews to be held w/c 4 June 2018

Download a job description for more information, and return your application form and equality & diversity monitoring form to Helen Fletcher hfletcher@snapemaltings.co.uk.

 

Retail Vacancies

Visual Merchandiser (Full time)
This is a great opportunity for an experienced Visual Merchandiser, or for someone with experience of retail display, and who has worked with similar product ranges – interiors, homewares, fashion, giftware.  The main purpose of this role is to display and present stock to promote sales in all of our shops at Snape Maltings.  Duties will include dismantling old and creating new displays, helping to plan and implement seasonal displays and promotions, and working closely with the buying and salesfloor teams to ensure that displays are always consistent with our brand values. Although this will usually be a Monday to Friday role it will  include occasional weekend and evening working.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to Helen Fletcher: hfletcher@snapemaltings.co.uk.

 

Buying Assistant – Food
(part time – 2 days per week)

This is a new role, created to support our Food Buyer who sources and selects products for our 2,300 sq.ft Food Hall.  Key responsibilities are:

  • Use our systems to analyse sales information.
  • Carry out essential administration such as raising orders, implementing price changes, stock reports, chasing deliveries.
  • Maintaining EPOS so that it is up-to-date and accurate.

Candidates must:

  • Be able to prioritise and achieve deadlines
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Have a good understanding of Excel and the ability to analyse large quantities of data
  • Be able to work independently
  • Ideally have experience of EPOS.

To apply please send a CV and completed application form to Helen Fletcher, HR Manager; hfletcher@snapemaltings.co.uk
Closing date: Wednesday 30 May 2018


Retail Assistant (Part time) 2 Vacancies
Vacancy 1
to work in the Food Hall, 2 days a week (Week 1: Tuesdays and Thursdays, Week 2: Saturday and Sunday)
Vacancy 2 to work in Little Rascals (toys, children’s clothing and books), 4 days a week

To apply please send a covering letter and CV to cbooth@snapemaltings.co.uk.


Weekend Assistants (3 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 please send a CV and completed application form to Rachel MacPhail: info@snapemaltings.co.uk.

 

Catering

We are currently recruiting seasonal and permanent staff for our cafés 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 hfletcher@snapemaltings.co.uk.

Cleaning Vacancies

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 dhannan@snapemaltings.co.uk

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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.

Volunteer

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.