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Current opportunities to work at Coventry Cathedral

Coventry Cathedral employs a number of staff members who do a variety of jobs ranging from office administration, to maintenance, to teaching music and many more.

We periodically have job opportunities and volunteer roles that are advertised on this page as well as internships that are suitable for students or graduates.

If you are interested in manual sessional work, we employ events crew to rig and de-rig events – activities include chair moving, staging, bar tending, and stewarding. Please call the Events Manager on +44 (0)24 7652 1228 for more details if you are interested in this type of work

If you have any queries about working at Coventry Cathedral or are interested in jobs advertised, please contact us on +44 (0)24 7652 1227.

Welcome Team Member (Fixed term, Part time - 10 hours per week)

£11.44 per hour
10 Hours per week
The role is offered on a 3-month Fixed Term basis, with the potential for extension dependent upon performance during this time.

As Coventry’s most iconic building, Coventry Cathedral is committed to providing a genuinely warm welcome for all, as well as ensuring that everyone who visits has an excellent visitor experience.

As part of the Welcome Team you will be responsible for providing a warm and friendly welcome to all of our visitors, which will include a donation ask. You will also be responsible for manning the Cathedral gift shop whilst on duty.

The role will be based on a fixed shift pattern which will include weekend working, but may include varying shifts if needed so a degree of flexibility and adaptability will be needed.

The role is offered on an initial fixed-term 3 month basis, with the potential for the role to become permanent subject to department performance.

Welcome Team Member Job Description

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to Alice Hayes at email hidden; JavaScript is required

Two Alto Lay Clerks & One Bass Lay Clerk

(£6000 Remuneration)

Coventry Cathedral is well known internationally as a striking example of twentieth century church architecture and for its ministry of reconciliation. It has a committed core of worshippers who delight in the combination of traditional and contemporary liturgy and music and it attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors both from this country and abroad. We are seeking to appoint someone who will join our team of musicians to contribute positively to our fine musical tradition.

These three posts offer an average of 7 hours per week, spread over two to six days and worked mostly over the weeks of term time, together with Christmas, Holy Week and Easter. You will need to operate flexibly to fit the needs of the Cathedral Choir. The contract offered will be for two years with the intention to extend this indefinitely.

These posts are subject to DBS clearance, and will include weekend and bank holiday working.

Auditions and interviews will take place at the Cathedral at a mutually convenient time and if successfully, the position would commence in September 2024 and as soon as the necessary clearance and training have taken place.

For Full Job details and requirements please download the job pack below.

Lay Clerk Job Description

Application Form

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