Durham Cathedral is one of the world's best known buildings and is a place of worship, welcome and hospitality.   We employ around 150 staff who are supported by more than 650 dedicated volunteers.


Vacancy for Visitor Desk Assistant

Job Title: Visitor Desk Assistant
Location: Durham Cathedral
Contract: Fixed term (This is a 4 month temporary post to assist the Visitor Desk team during our peak summer season at Durham Cathedral)
Hours: 16 hours per week. Normal working days Sunday, Monday and Wednesday
Salary: £6,957 per annum (£8.25 per hour)

The Cathedral Office is seeking to appoint a Visitor Desk Assistant. The Cathedral has opened its new Visitors Desk to create a more professional and efficient response to visitors wishing to purchase an increased range of tickets and guide books. It works in tandem with the volunteer Stewards and Guides who provide a welcome and information service to all. The post-holder will assist in the daily operation of the Visitors Desk, including the sale of exhibition & events tickets, tours, guide books and accepting donations as well as signposting and information to visitors to the Cathedral.

For further information and an informal discussion about this position please contact Vanessa Ward Head of Visitor Services vanessa.ward@durhamcathedral.co.uk

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Closing date for receipt of completed application forms: 12 noon, Thursday 4th May 2017
Shortlisting Date: Friday 5th May 2017
Interview Date: Wednesday 17th May 2017
Preferred start date: As soon as possible