Vacancies for positions at the Cathedral will be listed here. Many jobs are also advertised in the Church Times.

Southwark Cathedral Enterprises Ltd

Needs people with business experience to become volunteer Directors of Southwark Cathedral’s trading subsidiary

Southwark Cathedral Enterprises Ltd manages the commercial operations of Southwark Cathedral, including our special events business, a conference centre, the Refectory catering contract, commercial car parking and tourism. We are currently seeking experienced professionals to join our Board of Directors who share responsibility for the overall policy and strategic development of the company as well as providing support and encouragement to our small, dedicated team of paid staff.

We are particularly interested to hear from you if you have business experience in marketing, retail, or events management but experience in financial management, catering and hospitality and company law would also be very welcome. If you can combine business expertise in one or more of these areas together with enthusiasm and sympathy towards the aims and objectives of Southwark Cathedral, we would like to hear from you.

Board meetings are held four times a year in March, May, July and November. Meetings take place at 5.15pm, normally on Tuesdays. In addition, there are three development workshops for SCE staff and directors which take place in the context of a working lunch in February, July and October.

If you think you can help us and would like to know more, please contact Bridget Abbott on 020 7367 6721 or email

Education Centre Administrator
(part-time, term-time only)

Salary: £20,387.50 pa pro rata (£11,650 for 20 hour week, term-time only, 10:00-14:00) plus contributory pension

Over 10,000 children visit Southwark Cathedral Education Centre each year. The Education Centre is entering an exciting new stage in its existence as it seeks to become more fully integrated into the Cathedral’s life and mission. We are looking for a part-time Administrator to support the Education Officer as we move forward.

You will fulfil a vital role in communicating with schools and other visiting groups, as well as with the Education Centre’s team of volunteers. You will be responsible for taking groups through the booking process, building relationships with them and helping to ensure that their experience of visiting the Cathedral is positive.

We are looking for someone with good inter-personal skills, able to deal effectively with people from all backgrounds and of all abilities, an ability to work collaboratively and familiarity with Microsoft Office, including Excel. Experience of working in a team as well as being a good self-starter with initiative and drive will be essential. The appointment will be dependent on a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

Southwark Cathedral values the diversity of skills and talents that people of all backgrounds bring.

Downloads below - or ring 020 7939 9402 or e-mail:

Closing date for applications: 12pm on Friday 9 December

Interviews will take place on: Wednesday 21 December

There are also a number of voluntary opportunities at the Cathedral, in the Shop, the Cathedral Office and as Welcomers, Guides and Day Chaplains.