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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 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. 

 

BASS LAY CLERK

£6,897 per annum plus £4,800 housing allowance per annum

The Chapter of Winchester invites applications for the post of Bass Lay Clerk to join Winchester Cathedral Choir in January 2020. 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.

A full Job Description and Application Pack can be downloaded below.

For further information, please contact:
Andrew Lumsden, Director of Music
E-mail: andrew.lumsden@winchester-cathedral.org.uk
Tel: 01962 857218

Closing date for applications is 12noon Monday 21st October 2019 
Interview and audition date: Wednesday 23rd October 2019

Winchester Cathedral is committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding

Full job description
Application Pack


EXCITING SEASONAL JOB OPPORTUNITIES

The Winchester Cathedral Christmas Market and Ice Rink attract in excess of 300,000 visitors a year and is one of the best known in Europe.  Opportunities exist to join a variety of teams; if you are customer focused and offer exceptional service standards then we’d love to hear from you. Please find a list of our vacancies below.

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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. 

Closing date for all Seasonal applications is Saturday 19 October.

Ice Rink

The Ice Rink Marshals primary role is to assist adults, children and families who have booked to use the hugely popular Cathedral Christmas Ice Rink. A positive attitude, excellent customer service skills and a can-do attitude are vital.

The role will include time in both the Skate Exchange and on the ice, assisting in a variety of positions throughout your time with us. Previous skating experience is preferable but not essential, both part time and full time positions are available.

Current vacancies:

Ice Rink Ticket Office Supervisors – £9.50 p/h

Ice Rink Ticket Office Assistants – £8.85 p/h

Availability: 18th November 2019 – 5th January 2020

Contact: paula.buckell@winchester-cathedral.org.uk

Ice Rink Marshals / Assistants – £8.85 p/h

Availability: 21st November 2019 – 5th January 2020

Training date: 19th November 2019

Contact: phillip.holroyd-smith@winchester-cathedral.org.uk

Returning applicants: Download your application form here

New applicants: Download your application form here

Winchester Cathedral is committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding.


Christmas Market Stewards and Senior Stewards

With the Christmas Market receiving well over 300,000 visitors each year, our Market Stewards play a vital role in greeting people as they arrive and directing them around the site. They also ensure the market is kept clean and tidy as well as providing assistance to traders as necessary.

Whilst no previous experience is required, a positive, friendly and welcoming attitude is vital along with a can-do approach to work. The days are busy and you will be based outside, so a reasonable level of fitness is also important. Both full time and part time roles are available.

Current vacancies:

Christmas Market Senior Stewards – £9.50 p/h

Christmas Market Stewards – £8.85 p/h

Availability: 18th November 2019 – 23rd December 2019

Training dates: 15th and 16th November 2019; further dates to be confirmed.

Contact: phillip.holroyd-smith@winchester-cathedral.org.uk

Chalet Retail Assistants £8.85 ph

Availability: 18th November 2019 – 23rd December 2019

Contact: svetlana.cochrane@winchester-cathedral.org.uk

Returning applicants: Download your application form here

New applicants: Download your application form here

Winchester Cathedral is committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding.