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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

Grants & Projects Manager

Location: Durham Cathedral
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £28,000-£31,000 per annum
Hours: The normal weekly timetable is as follows, (subject to review): Full-time

Job description

Durham Cathedral is looking for an exceptional individual to join its Development Team to engage a wide range of grant-giving organisations in support of one of the country’s best-loved buildings.


With a demonstrable track record in developing funder relationships and successfully securing grant income from a range of sources, you will play a key role in the delivery of projects, including a major capital repair programme, to ensure that the Cathedral continues to connect people with their faith, their history and their community. 


This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented and experienced fundraiser who is able to communicate the vision and values of Durham Cathedral and is looking to further develop their skills and creativity within a busy, result-driven and highly committed team.


Download an Application Pack

Application Form

Application Guidance Notes


Job Profile

Employee Benefits

Values and Purpose Leaflet


Closing date for receipt of completed application forms: Midnight Tuesday 7 May                                                     

Shortlisting date: Wednesday 8 May                                                    

Interview Date: w/c 20 May

Start date:  As soon as possible                                          

Advertised from: 09 April 2019
Closing date for receipt of completed application: 07 May 2019