Jobs & Volunteering

We work hard to attract top talent to Saffron Hall. If you’re a talented professional, and passionate about how the arts can enrich and transform lives, please take a look at our current vacancies.

Saffron Hall Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Jobs

Box Office Assistant

Casual Working Contract
Predominantly Friday evening and weekend work.
To start A.S.A.P.

Saffron Hall is looking to appoint a Box Office Assistant to work a pattern of shifts to suit our changing programme with the flexibility to cover daytime, evening and weekend openings. The Box Office Assistant will handle Saffron Hall’s box office operations at concerts and events and act as the first point of contact with the public. You will work as part of a team delivering a high standard of customer care to users of Saffron Hall at a range of concerts and events. Candidates should have some experience working with the public in the provision of customer service.

For a full job description and person specification, please click here.

TO APPLY
Please email Saffron Hall with your CV and a covering letter outlining your relevant experience in line with the job description.
Email address: info@saffronhall.com (subject line: Box Office Assistant)
Application deadline: Tuesday 4 June, 1pm.

Event Crew

Casual working contract
Mainly on Friday afternoons/evenings, Saturdays and Sundays. Some weekday evening work will be available as required
£10 – £11p/h + Holiday contribution – Minimum 3 hour shifts

We are looking to recruit physically fit, pleasant and approachable individuals to join our Event Crew. They will work within the existing team and duties will include: general site operation, stage set up/dismantling, premises maintenance, general porterage and building security, key holder. The successful candidate will be required to be flexible and to work over shift times if required.

For a full job description and person specification, please click here (Event Crew) or here (Event Crew – Keyholder).

TO APPLY
Please email Saffron Hall with your CV and a covering letter outlining your relevant experience
Email address: susie.peters@saffronhall.com (subject line: Site and Stage Crew)
Application deadline:
Applications for this role are being accepted on and ongoing basis.

Bar Supervisor

Typically, 3 hour shifts on concert & event days (weekends and evenings)
Mainly seasonal hours (September to July)
£12 per hour

Reporting to the Catering Manager of Saffron Hall, the Bar Supervisor is responsible on shift, for the organising and delivery of bar service at Saffron Hall concerts & events. Duties include managing the team when on shift and briefing staff. Candidates will, ideally, have experience managing a team and possess excellent communication and customer service skills. Some experience of delivering catering services an advantage, but full training will be given.

For a full job description and person specification, please click here.

TO APPLY
Please email Saffron Hall with your CV and a covering letter outlining your relevant experience.
Email address: info@saffronhall.com (subject line: Bar Supervisor)
Application deadline: Applications for this role are being accepted on an ongoing basis.

Bar/Catering casual staff

Minimum 3 hour shifts on concert & event days (weekends and evenings)
Mainly seasonal hours (September to July)

Reporting to the Catering Manager of Saffron Hall, you will be responsible for providing first-rate customer service within the catering team at Saffron Hall concerts & events. Duties include set-up and pack down of the bar, café and artist’s bar areas, serving customers, maintaining the areas in all aspects of hygiene, and cashing up and money management. Successful candidates will have excellent communication and customer service skills, an enthusiastic attitude, and able to work evenings and weekends. Experience working within a bar/hospitality environment is desirable.

For a full job description please click here.

TO APPLY
Please email Saffron Hall with your CV and a covering letter outlining your relevant experience
Email address: info@saffronhall.com (subject line: Bar/Catering staff)
Application deadline: Applications for this role are being accepted on an ongoing basis.

Minibus Driver (Casual)

Casual Working Contract
Predominantly Friday evening and weekend work.

Reporting to the Technical and Operations Director, whilst on shift the Minibus Driver is responsible for the smooth and efficient running of the free minibus service between Audley End station and Saffron Hall. They will provide at all times a warm and friendly welcome for audience members and a safe journey to the Hall.

To continue the running of our well established minibus service, Saffron Hall has a small team of drivers, whose shifts are scheduled across the team.  Successful candidates must hold a category D1 driving licence and be over 21 years of age.

For a full job description and person specification, please click here.

TO APPLY

Please email Saffron Hall with your CV and a covering letter outlining your relevant experience
Email address: info@saffronhall.com (subject line: Minibus Driver)
Application deadline: Applications for the role are being accepted on an ongoing basis.

Saffron Hall Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Tutors required for the Saffron Centre for Young Musicians

Start date: September 14th 2019
Pay rate: £35.00 per hour

SCYM is the part of a national network of the Centre for Young Musicians which is a division of Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and meets at Saffron Walden County High School with performance opportunities at Saffron Hall. Young musicians are encouraged to work in ensembles with professional musicians and develop high levels of performance, musicianship and composition. The positions advertised offer an exciting opportunity to work with fellow professional musicians in a thriving and developing Saturday music centre, partnered with one of the world’s leading music conservatoires and concert halls.

Due to increased student numbers and an expanding curriculum they are looking to recruit tutors of the following disciplines: General musicianship, composition, Dalcroze, cello, piano, popular music and voice (maternity cover).

For full job descriptions and more information, please click here.

If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please contact the Head of Centre Kate Nott on knott@cym.org.uk with your CV and a covering letter.

Saffron Hall Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

Volunteer

Our volunteers are essential to the running of Saffron Hall. Whether they are showing audience members to their seats, selling programmes or setting out interval drinks, our volunteers are the first port of call for our visiting audience, providing a friendly face and a warm welcome! 

As our activities expand we are looking for more people to join our volunteer team to:
• Steward and actively support concerts and community participation events
• Play a role in ensuring a welcoming, safe and accessible environment for all
• Act as an ambassador for Saffron Hall

In return for your time we offer:
• Access to world-class concerts and events
• A volunteering community of like minded people
• Training, social gatherings and our full support to you in carrying out your role

If you are interested in finding out more or signing up to be a volunteer, please get in contact with Steve Hasler, our Front of House co-ordinator, on foh@saffronhall.com or 01799 588545.