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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

Projects Assistant

Artistic Planning and Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme

Full time, fixed term: 16 April – 31 August 2018, Salary c£15,000 pro-rata.

This role will support the Artistic Planning and Artist Development teams during one of our busiest periods of the year. The seventy-first, world-renowned, Aldeburgh Festival takes place in June and Snape Proms hosts a month-long programme of events in August. From June until August the Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme offers orchestral and composition courses and performance opportunities for international emerging artists.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about music and performing arts to develop their skills and experience in Arts Administration, working within in a truly inspirational environment and supporting our unique programmes. You will need excellent organisation and communication skills along with attention to detail and the ability to work flexibly as part of a small team. You must have a full driver’s licence and be able to work additional hours, including weekends as required.

For a full job description and application details, please download the forms below.

Closing date: Monday 5 March 2018.


Projects Assistant – Job Description

Equality and Diversity monitoring form

Projects Assistant – application form

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.