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Job Vacancies

Commercial Director

The Chapter of Southwark Cathedral has been undertaking a review of governance and management structures and in response to a clear need for greater strategic and commercial direction has decided to create a new post of Commercial Director. This new and exciting senior management role will develop and lead the commercial activities of Southwark  Cathedral  Enterprises  Ltd  (SCE  Ltd)  as  well  as  oversight  of  the  facilities  management of the Cathedral precincts and the Cathedral’s residential property some of which are let out commercially.

The focus will be on maximising the profitability of the Cathedral’s business streams, building year-on-year increases in  the  contribution  the  company  makes  to  the  Cathedral’s  running  costs, identifying areas for business development and improving ways of working, and ensuring that an annual business plan is produced and implemented.

A key aspect of the role will be the management of contracts to ensure best value and the highest possible levels of service to the Cathedral. This will include close management of the performance and delivery of the new catering contract.

For full details of the post and how to apply please visit


Choir Chaperones

£10.20 per hour

The Cathedral is looking to recruit a team of Choir Chaperones to support the music department staff in their work with the choirs and to provide supervision of choristers before, during and after rehearsals and services.

Job Description

For further details please contact our Director of Music, Peter Wright, Director of Music Southwark Cathedral by email or telephone 020 7367 6703.

Volunteer Opportunities

There are also a number of voluntary opportunities at the Cathedral for you to consider, please visit our Volunteer page for further information

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