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

We are recruiting for a Visitor Experience Manager, who will be responsible for delivering day-to-day visitor operations and ensuring a high-quality visitor experience. You will contribute to the financial stability of Bath Abbey by maximising income generation through admissions, guided tours and appropriate add-on items.

We are looking for a highly organised manager with a proven track record in visitor operations and visitor experience; someone who adopts a “visitor first” approach and is a calm and supportive leader on the ground; someone with vision and imagination who will bring best practice and innovation to help us deliver on our aspirations and vision.

For more information and to apply, please download the job description here.

Please complete and send our Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form as part of your application.


Visitor Experience Assistants

We are recruiting for Visitor Experience Assistants who will help us to ensure the smooth running of the day-to-day on-site visitor experience at Bath Abbey, delivering a 5-star service including delivering high-quality guided tours of the Abbey and the Tower.

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 16 June 2024

For more information and to apply, please download the job description here.

Please complete and send our Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form as part of your application.


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