Current Vacancies

Lincoln Cathedral is a sacred place of worship, a world-renowned heritage site, and thriving community event venue at the heart of the city of Lincoln.

We welcome tens of thousands of worshippers, visitors and pilgrims every year and aim to offer every single one an excellent experience.

There are a wide range of career opportunities at Lincoln Cathedral, so if you would like to share your skills in a unique workplace take a look at our current vacancies below.

Canon Missioner

At an exciting time in the life of the Cathedral and Diocese, the Canon Missioner will play a key role in enabling the Cathedral to fulfil its strategic priorities.

As a member of the Cathedral’s Chapter and Senior Leadership Team, the Canon Missioner will lead on the development of the Cathedral’s mission and outreach, and have oversight of its education department, and pastoral care of its congregations.

For an informal conversation about the post, please contact the Interim Dean of Lincoln, the Revd Canon Dr Simon Jones –

Click here to find out more and to apply for the role.

Closing: Wednesday 20 September 2023

Interview: Thursday 5 October

Organ Scholar

Lincoln is a great place to live and work, and our Choral Scholarship has been outstandingly successful over many years. We’re looking for a talented organist to contribute to the work of our Music Department during the 2023-24 academic year. The organ scholars will take a full part in the work of the department, with one having particular responsibilities for accompanying one of the groups of cathedral choristers whilst the other will have the role of principal organist at Grimsby Minster.

Suitable for post A-level students wishing to take a gap year between school and university or to recent graduates wishing to broaden their experience with a view to taking up a permanent role in a cathedral music department.

Full details of the position can be found in the Application Pack along with information on how to apply. Please submit all applications to

If you have any questions about the scholarships which are not answered in the application pack, please contact Mr Aric Prentice, Director of Music, on 01522 561651 or e-mail

Application pack – Organ Scholar
Lincoln Cathedral job application form


Volunteer Exhibition Gallery Attendant

The Cathedral has a thriving collections team headed by the Cathedral’s Curator, and supported by a group of dedicated volunteers. The collections team helps to showcase the Cathedral and its treasures to help visitors better enjoy, understand and identify with their heritage and also preserve it for future generations.

The opportunity to exhibit objects will be expanded through the creation of a new Discovery Centre within the new Old Deanery Visitor Centre. The Old Deanery Visitor Centre due to open in May 2020 is the result of a £16m project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

As a Gallery Attendant, you will have the opportunity to volunteer in a dynamic, innovative space within an iconic historic environment. You will be instrumental in our visitors leaving the Cathedral feeling inspired.

Full details of the position can be found in the Application Pack along with information on how to apply.

Exhibition Gallery Attendant Application Pack
Lincoln Cathedral Job Application Form

Applications by post or email to
Fern Dawson, Curator
Chapter Office
4 Priorygate, Lincoln, LN2 1PL