Jobs & Vacancies

Please see below for our latest vacancies - both voluntary and paid. In addition to these roles, we are always looking for volunteers to join our team. To find out more about volunteering at the Abbey, please click here.

The purpose of Bath Abbey is to “Live and Tell the Good News of Jesus”. To find out more about how that purpose is worked out, through the Abbey’s Vision and Mission priorities, please see our Mission Action Plan and our Values.


Paid Vacancies

Visitor Experience Manager

Bath Abbey is recruiting for the role of Visitor Experience Manager. This role is responsible for delivering day to day visitor operations and ensuring a high-quality visitor experience. This role involves contributing to the financial stability of Bath Abbey by maximising income generation through admissions, guided tours and appropriate add on items.

You will create a positive, professional and productive work environment for your team of staff and volunteers leading by example and supporting their learning and professional development.

For more information and details on how to apply, please review the job description here.

As part of your application, please complete and submit our Equality and Diversity Form here.

Closing date: Sunday 21 April 2024


Deputy Lay Clerks

Bath Abbey Choir is looking for deputy Lay Clerks. The Abbey has 12 Lay Clerks who sing the alto, tenor and bass part in the Abbey choirs and support our boys and girls choristers who sing the treble part. Singers need to have some experience singing chorally, and be confident sight-readers.

In recent months there have been opportunities for our deputy Lay Clerks to accompany the choir on tour and take part in concerts, recording and broadcasts. Deputy Lay Clerks get the opportunity to be associated with the Abbey’s excellent music making in this building, with its fine acoustics and world famous Klais organ.

Bath Abbey takes safeguarding seriously therefore as part of our Safer Recruitment process applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS Clearance check and the relevant Safeguarding training.

For further information, please contact Huw Williams, Director of Music hwilliams@bathabbey.org

Volunteering at Bath Abbey

We have a variety of volunteer positions available at the Abbey, from chaperoning our choirs to welcoming visitors from around the world. Have a look at our open positions below and contact us if you would like to join us at this exciting time in the Abbey's history.

Group of Bath Abbey volunteers