Job Vacancies

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 eight 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.


JOB VACANCIES

Thank you for applying to work at Winchester Cathedral. Due to the exceptional level of interest received for our job vacancies we are unable to contact people individually. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date please assume that you have been unsuccessful in obtaining an interview, but we appreciate the interest that you have shown in Winchester Cathedral. 


Liturgy Clerk

Salary: £23,400 (pro rata)

Part –Time: 30 hours per week

The Liturgy Clerk supports the Canon Precentor to achieve the successful delivery of the Cathedral’s vision. The post holder will deal with all liturgy matters and correspondence and be responsible for the production of orders of service for all the services in the Cathedral. Responsibilities include booking additional resources, liaising with the Virgers and other Cathedral Staff and being the first point of contact for enquiries about weddings, baptisms, funerals and memorial services. They will work closely with the Virgers and the Music Department and produce rotas for Cathedral clergy, arranging cover when necessary.

For further information please contact:

The Revd Canon Andy Trenier on 01962 857211

A full Job Description and Application Form can be downloaded here

Closing date for applications is Friday, 7th February, 2020

Interviews will be held on Tuesday, 18th February, 2020

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Choirs’ Officer

Salary: £23,400 (pro rata)

Part –Time: 28 hours per week

We are looking for an experienced and energetic administrator who will be the first point of contact for general enquiries about the boys’ and girls’ choirs at the Cathedral and who will be able to provide information, as required, about the Cathedral Music team.

The post holder will work closely with members of the Cathedral staff, and with schools, regarding choristers and their schedules. They will arrange sickness cover for choir members and work with the Marketing Department to develop a database for choir specific marketing, arranging open afternoons and auditions and external events the choirs are involved with.

For further information please contact:

The Revd Canon Andy Trenier on 01962 857211

A full Job Description and Application Form can be downloaded here

Closing date for applications is Friday, 24th January, 2020

Interviews will be held on Monday, 3rd February, 2020

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Liturgy and Music Departmental Administrator

Salary: £23,400 (pro rata)

Part –Time: 18 hours per week

We are looking for an experienced administrator who can provide a full range of secretarial/administrative support to the Canon Precentor and the Music Department.

The post holder will assist and support the Canon Precentor with both general and ad hoc projects and take on other duties in relation to the Canon Precentor’s departmental work. An ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion is of paramount importance along with a flexible approach to change and the need for initiative.

For further information please contact:

The Revd Canon Andy Trenier on 01962 857211

A full Job Description and Application Form can be downloaded here

Closing date for applications is Friday, 24th January, 2020

Interviews will be held on Tuesday, 4th February, 2020

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Marketing Officer (Digital)

 Salary: circa £26,000 pa

FULL TIME – 37.5 hours per week

An exciting job has arisen for a Digital Marketing Officer to join our team at Winchester Cathedral. This role will give you the opportunity to develop a lively and interesting presence on social media, websites and blogs to enable you to facilitate the digital marketing campaigns for the exciting programme of events, functions and services we run throughout the year.

You will have a creative and innovative approach together with excellent working knowledge of social media and websites and proven ability to increase engaged audiences on social media. Communication, copywriting and proof reading skills are also essential.

Two years’ experience of working in a marketing environment is desirable but not essential.

For further information please contact:

Annabelle Boyes on 01962 857206

A full Job Description and Application Form can be downloaded here 

Closing date for applications is Thursday, 23rd January, 2020.

Interviews will be held on 30th January, 2020.

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Winchester Cathedral is committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding.