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Durham Cathedral is a living community of worship, welcome and hospitality and a very special place to work. 

Who works here?

Our dedicated clergy and staff, supported by around 700 volunteers, support our mission as we welcome over 750,000 visitors each year.

Join an award-winning team

We are proud to have been awarded the Continuing Excellence Award from North East Better Health at Work


Become a volunteer

Volunteering is a great way to build your CV, find out more about the Cathedral and make new friends.

Take a look at the roles on offer in Volunteering.

Current Vacancies

Project Manager (Capital)

Location: Durham Cathedral
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £17,500 (Subject to Job Evaluation)
Hours: The normal weekly timetable is as follows, (subject to review): 18.75

Job description

Are you passionate about the heritage of the Northeast? Do you want to make a difference?

We’re looking for an experienced part-time project manager to lead the development of a number of exciting conservation projects at Durham Cathedral and around the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

You will have significant experience in delivering heritage projects to time, quality and budget. You are good at maintaining focus and momentum, and creating a supportive environment for the delivery of each project.

This new role will also be acting as the programme manager to the Cathedral’s ambitious Masterplan. An excellent team awaits you here, and there will be potential to grow the role or the project management team. We would like to hear from you.

To apply, please download the application pack below;
Project Manager (Capital) Job Description & Person Specification
Project Manager (Capital) Advert
Project Manager (Capital) Application Form
Application Form Guidence Notes
Values & Purpose Leaflet
Privacy Notice - Recruitment
Safegaurding Policy Statement


Closing date for receipt of completed application forms: Monday 11th July 2022 at 10am
Shortlisting date: Tuesday 12th July 2022
Interview date: Wednesday 20th & Thursday 21st July 2022
Preferred start date: As soon as possible

Advertised from: 14 June 2022
Closing date for receipt of completed application: 11 July 2022