York Minster is an equal opportunities employer and the organisation's long-term aim is that the composition of our workforce should reflect that of the wider community. The organisation aims not to discriminate on grounds of social economic group; gender; race; colour; nationality; ethnic or racial origin; carer responsibilities; sexual orientation; disability; age; appearance; religious or political belief; trade union activity; or any other conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justified.

Vacancies within the Chapter of York are advertised on the web site and applicants are invited to register their interest in the position following the link on the web page.

If we do not have any current vacancies that suit your skills, please e-mail your details to jobs@yorkminster.org and we will contact you should a position occur that you may be interested in.  Details will not be passed on to other organisations, will not be used for any other purpose and will be disposed of after 12 months. 

Music and Liturgy Manager

York Minster is seeking an experienced manager to oversee budgetary, planning and line management of the Music and Liturgy department.

The Music and Liturgy Manager will provide support for the Precentor on liturgical matters and also liaise with other departments on the scheduling and organising of services and events. This role is also responsible for the line management of the Music Department.

The successful candidate will be proactive in their approach and be able to demonstrate strong leadership skills with an understanding of working with a choir. Crucially, the appointee will need to be able to demonstrate an understanding of the Church of England, its ethos, structures and mission, work comfortably and in sympathy with the worship and mission of the cathedral and be willing to engage in all aspects of the cathedral’s life.

The salary is between £35,000 and £40,000

Application packs are available directly below or contact jobs@yorkminster.org for further information.

Closing date for completed application forms is 19th September 2014.

Interviews are scheduled for week beginning 29th September 2014

Application Pack


Hours: Two 35 hour contracts, working five days over seven and two 15 hour contracts, working at weekends to start w/c 12th October until January 2015. Salary: £7.65 per hour.Duties will cover welcome, customer service and sales.

Do you get a buzz out of welcoming people and playing your part in making their day special? Can you thrive in a busy environment under the pressure of dealing with queues? Do you pride yourself on giving world-class customer service every time, to every visitor?If so, we want to hear from you!

We are seeking professional and confident individuals who are dedicated to delivering a world-class visitor experience at one of the great cathedrals of the world. 

This is an exciting time to join us at York Minster; our interactive Undercroft experience, revealing York Minster’s spiritual, artistic and human stories, remains hugely popular a year after opening. You will also be with us in time to experience the magic of Christmas at York Minster.

Applicants should have a genuine interest in engaging with people, strong communication skills, and previous experience of dealing face-to-face with a broad range of customers. We are also looking for experience using computerised till software and retail sales, and candidates must be available for interview on Monday 6th October and be able to start no later than Monday 12th October. If you are able to speak an alternative language to English, then this would be highly desirable.

Please download an application pack  below or contact jobs@yorkminster.org  for further information.  Closing date Sunday 28th September