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.

Operations Support, Bath Abbey

JOB PURPOSE: Working with other members of the Operations team, under the leadership of the Facilities Manager, to ensure the smooth running of the Abbey as a place of worship, visitor attraction, and venue for events and concerts. To support the effective operation and maintenance of building systems, processes and services within Bath Abbey and its buildings.

FULL-TIME: 40 hours over 7 days (some weekend working / evening work is required)

SALARY: £22,297.60 per annum

For more information, including a full job description, please click here.

Application

To submit an application please send a full CV and covering letter of no more than one A4
page which explains why you are a suitable candidate. Please include the details of two
references. References will only be taken up once an offer has been made.

Please send your CV and letter to Natalie Cox-Mullings, Human Resources Officer at ncox-mullings@bathabbey.org.

Visitor Experience Supervisor

Salary: £10.65 per hour

Hours: Hours will include weekdays, weekends and some evening work

Contract: Zero hours

This role will ensure the smooth running of the day to day, on site visitor experience at Bath Abbey by supervising and supporting a team of volunteers to deliver a 5-star service.

For more information, including a full job description and how to apply, please click here.

Tower Tour Guides

Salary: £10.65 P/H (18+) £7.69 P/H (16 & 17-year olds)

Hours: Zero hours contract. Hours worked out according to need and will include Saturdays, bank holidays and the occasional evening.

Guides are primarily responsible for providing guided tours of the Abbey tower and delivering a high quality visitor experience. The role also encompasses welcoming visitors.

For more information, including a full job description and how to apply, please click here.

Bath Abbey Lay Clerk (Counter-tenor or Alto)

Job Title: Lay Clerk (Counter-tenor or Alto)

Reports to: Director of Music

Rate of Pay: £3096.90 per annum

Overall purpose:

The principal duties of a Lay Clerk are to take part in the services and concerts detailed under

Main Duties and Responsibilities below, which include all necessary rehearsals. The duties may be varied from time to time after consultation by the Director of Music and the Abbey Leadership Team.

For more information, including a full job description and how to apply, please click here.

Volunteer Role: Welcomer

Welcome volunteers at the Bath Abbey support the work of the Visitor Experience team, by providing a warm, friendly and sensitive welcome to all who enter the Abbey. Welcomers are the first faces a visitor will see. They give brief initial information to visitors, and accept entry donations.

To view the full role description, please click here.

For further information, or to discuss your interest in this role, please contact: visits@bathabbey.org or call 01225 303315

Volunteer Role: Steward

Stewards make visitors from around the world feel at home in the Abbey, by answering questions about the history, architecture and religious nature of the Abbey, or the City of Bath and sometimes, just by having a chat with someone who will appreciate it.

It’s a varied volunteer opportunity where you might also be asked to help a person in need - by finding one of the Chaplains for a quiet talk, or to be the eyes of the Bath Abbey team with regard to simple housekeeping tasks and health and safety.

To view the full role description, please click here.

For further information, or to discuss your interest in this role, please contact: visits@bathabbey.org or call 01225 303315

 

Volunteer Role: Visitor Research Volunteer

Visitor Research Volunteers support the work of Bath Abbey by collecting information about our visitors and gather feedback on their experience. This helps us better understand who our visitors are, why they come and how we can improve our visitor experience.

This role is based in the Abbey and focuses on engaging with visitors at the end of their visit. Volunteers are provided with a visitor survey, either on paper or an iPad, and actively encourage visitors to complete it. Full training and ongoing support will be provided.

To view the full role description, please click here.

For further information, or to discuss your interest in these roles, please contact: visits@bathabbey.org or call 01225 303315