Snape Maltings Trading Ltd is the wholly owned subsidiary of Britten Pears Arts (BPA), a pioneering music, arts and heritage charity based on the Suffolk coast at two popular, historic visitor destinations: The Red House and Snape Maltings. We emerged from the creative partnership of Benjamin Britten, one of the greatest composers of the 20th century, and his professional and personal partner, singer Peter Pears.

Today, Snape Maltings and The Red House have become cultural destinations. There are independent shops, art galleries, restaurants and cafés, as well as the world-famous Snape Maltings Concert Hall. 100% of the profits from these businesses go towards the charitable work of Britten Pears Arts.

Our year-round catering venues include Malt Café and Takeaway and River View Café and Bar and River View Restaurant at Snape Maltings which is also a licensed wedding venue and hosts a variety of events throughout the year. There is an additional catering outlet at The Red house in Aldeburgh. We currently employ 35 people within the catering teams across our venues, this number increases significantly between Easter and October.

We are currently looking for reliable Bar and Front of House staff to join our friendly team from March to September.

To be considered for this role you must be aged 18+

Requirements for Bar and Front of House Staff:

  • Experience in a customer facing role.
  • Positive, “can-do” attitude.
  • Calm and friendly under pressure.
  • Ability to respond quickly and courteously to complaints.
  • High standard of presentation.
  • Enjoy working with people and are always welcoming.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.

Responsibilities for Bar and Front of House Staff:

  • Greeting and acknowledging customers on arrival.
  • Taking orders, at the table and at the bar.
  • Preparing hot beverages.
  • Serving prepared food and hot and cold beverages.
  • Being vigilant for any problems before they become complaints.
  • Epos Till system operation.
  • Ensuring that restaurant/cafe tables are laid out correctly.
  • Clearing away any spillages as soon as they occur.
  • Adhering to relevant food safety policies and procedures.

Benefits for Bar and Front of House Staff:

  • Competitive hourly salary.
  • Tips.
  • Employee discount.
  • Discounted or Free Food.
  • Free parking.
  • Opportunity for career development.
  • Friendly Team.
  • Stunning views.

We are an equal opportunities employer and believe that diversity strengthens and enriches us. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates of all ages and from all backgrounds, in particular from ethnic minority groups and disabled candidates who are currently under-represented at Britten Pears Arts.

To apply please send a completed application form FAO Sarah Scrivener, HR Administrator –

Closing date for completed applications – 0930hrs Tuesday 23rd April 2024

No agencies please.