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Winchester Cathedral is a special place to work.

Like all major heritage attractions, there is an awful lot going on behind the scenes… Our community of clergy, staff and volunteers support the Cathedral’s mission, preserve and maintain the fabric of the building, and provide an excellent experience for over 130,000 annual visitors.

We employ around eighty permanent staff, and offer seasonal vacancies in the Gift Shop and Christmas Market. We also offer apprenticeships.

The Cathedral is supported by around seven hundred volunteers – click here to find out about our volunteer opportunities.

There can’t be many better locations to work. Situated in the heart of historic Winchester, the Cathedral is within easy reach of shops and places to eat, and has its own on-site Refectory. The city itself is beautiful and bustling, with excellent road and rail links.

We offer an excellent benefits package, and actively invest in staff training and development.

Winchester Cathedral is committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding. Download our Equal Opportunities statement and a copy of our safeguarding policy for young and vulnerable people.

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The Chapter of Winchester invites applications for the post of Bass Lay Clerk to join Winchester Cathedral Choir in September 2018.
They will be involved in the daily sung liturgy at the Cathedral, as well as concerts and recordings.
At least three years’ choral experience and advanced sight-reading skills required.

Job Description
Application Form

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 1 May 2018
Interview and audition date: Tuesday 8 May 2018

Please contact the Choirs Administrator for an application form and information pack: 01962 857219 /

Winchester Cathedral is committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding