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 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.

Current vacancies

York Minster is one of the world’s most magnificent Cathedrals, and we are seeking an experienced and highly motivated communications professional to help us inspire and engage the many people who encounter York Minster.  Covering a period of maternity leave, you will be leading a dynamic and diverse programme of communications activity to support York Minster’s Mission, to develop audiences and income, and to enhance its brand.


Communications Officer (maternity cover)

£25,100 pa plus pension

Required to start in mid-May, the successful candidate will be able to deliver creative and flexible campaigns harnessing the full marketing mix, including press, website and eComms, design and print, advertising, digital marketing and social channels, and developing inspirational content to engage very diverse audiences and communities.

This is a busy role in a small team, and the successful candidate will enjoy the challenge of adapting workloads and reacting to changing priorities, to make the most of opportunities.

Ideally with at least three years’ experience in a marketing or communications team, you will have an excellent record in both verbal and written communication, demonstrating positive engagement with the media, and building relationships with stakeholders, partners and other teams.

The closing date is 28 April 2014. 

York Minster supports equality & diversity in all aspects of recruitment and employment.












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