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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.

We currently have one open vacancy:

Graphic Designer

Full time (35 hours) – salary £22-£25k

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 and at least 2 years’ professional experience. You will need an excellent eye for layout, strong team working, written and verbal communication skills, and experience acting as a brand advocate and guardian.

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 agency and oversee print production processes from start to finish.

For more information, please download the job description and application form.

To apply, please send the following to Helen Fletcher, hfletcher@snapemaltings.co.uk by the closing date of Friday 9 February 2018:
– A completed application form
– Your CV
– A PDF portfolio of your graphic design work that you think is most relevant to this job

Closing date: Friday 9 February 2018.
Interviews will take place on 15, 16, 19 and 20 February 2018.

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.