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

Assistant to the Minor Canons

Westminster Abbey is seeking an Assistant to support the Minor Canons of Westminster.

Closing date Friday, 28th January 2022 at 12.00 PM


Full Time (40 hours per week)

Salary: £34,377 per annum

Ref: WA124

You will assist the Minor Canons of Westminster in the administration necessary for religious services within the precincts of the Abbey, with a particular focus on special services and liaising with visiting choirs. You will also prepare service materials (orders of service, ceremonial notes and others) under the guidance of the Minor Canons and in collaboration with the other Assistant. The role also involves managing the printing of service materials, both in the office, and in liaison with an external printer, as well as maintaining office supplies and equipment.

In order to apply for the role, you will be qualified to degree level or equivalent in a discipline where producing written work with a precise focus on attention to detail is a key requirement. You will also have an interest in liturgy and church music, as well as the ability to work consistently to deadlines with a high degree of accuracy.

How to apply

Please download the Application Pack and return your completed application form to [email protected]. CVs will not be accepted.

Interviews will be held in early February, on a date to be confirmed, at Westminster Abbey.

Closing date 

The closing date is noon on 28th January 2022.

Further information

For any queries regarding the role, please feel free to email HR via [email protected] after you have reviewed the Application Pack.


Westminster Abbey is 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.


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