Employment opportunities

Have a look at the job opportunities below. If you think there’s one that’s right for you, go ahead and apply.

Please only apply for roles advertised as we do not accept speculative applications.

Our pre-employment checks will include a criminal record check, receipt of references satisfactory to Westminster Abbey, right to work in the UK, proof of professional qualifications and medical clearance, which may include a medical assessment by an occupational health doctor.

 


Current vacancies


Deputy Director, Westminster Abbey Institute - Ref: WA182

Westminster Abbey Institute is seeking to appoint to this exciting new role, which requires an experienced professional to take responsibility for the Institute’s public programme of lectures and symposia; to be responsible for all the Institute’s publicity, including its contribution to the Abbey’s digital presence, to support the Director in providing creative and strategic thought leadership about morality in public life; to deputise for the Director from time to time, and to be an ambassador of the Abbey.

Closing date Friday, 6th January 2023 at 12.00 PM

Permanent - Full time (40 hours)

Salary: £51,000 per annum

Ref: WA182

You will have regular contact with senior internal and external contacts, and will need to identify, invite and brief speakers for events, ensuring a diverse representation, as well as undertaking research content for public events through a combination of academic research, consultations within academia, think tanks, social and political commentators, the Institute’s Fellows and Council of Reference and various other key audiences.


You will be degree qualified with an enquiring and intellectually nimble mind, whilst also being experienced in public engagement, including creating and delivering events. You will have experience of effective working or communicating with parliamentarians, senior government officials, and other representatives of public life. You will have proficient IT skills, with experience of using various Microsoft and other relevant software and systems to ensure creative and innovative delivery of a range of presentation content and communication with a variety of contacts.

How to apply

Please download the Application Pack and return your completed application form and equal opportunities form to [email protected].

Closing date 

All applications must be submitted no later than noon on 06 January 2023 via email: [email protected]. CVs will not be accepted. Interviews are scheduled for 17 January 2023.

Safeguarding

We are committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk. To prevent them from harm, we undertake appropriate checks on staff and volunteers and require them to complete relevant safeguarding training and a basic DBS check. Westminster Abbey is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Documents

Application Form Basic (docx, 54kb)

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Marshal - Ref: WA188 (2 posts)

Westminster Abbey is looking to appoint two full-time Marshals. Working within the Visitor Experience Team, you will be helping to provide a warm and friendly welcome to all worshippers and visitors to the Abbey.

Closing date Thursday, 8th December 2022 at 12.00 PM

Full-time, permanent (40 hours)

Salary: £28,956.40 per annum

Ref: WA188

You will have a positive and flexible approach, and be able to show evidence of a commitment to delivering great customer service and of anticipating and responding to customer needs. You should also be able to work effectively under pressure and to take and follow instructions.

Your contracted hours will be worked on a five-day rota basis that incorporates weekend and bank holiday working.

How to apply

Please download the Application Pack and return your completed application form and equal opportunities form to [email protected].

Closing date 

All applications must be submitted no later than noon on Thursday 08 December 2022 via email: [email protected]. CVs will not be accepted. Interviews are scheduled to take place on Wednesday 14 December 2022.

Safeguarding

We are committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk. To prevent them from harm, we undertake appropriate checks on staff and volunteers and require them to complete relevant safeguarding training and a basic DBS check. Westminster Abbey is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Documents

To save the files to your hard drive (on a PC), right-click on the link and choose 'save target as' (if using Internet Explorer) or 'save link as' (if using Safari).