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Salisbury Cathedral is currently recruiting the following role;   Canon Precentor 

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Work for Us

Salisbury Cathedral is currently recruiting the following role;


Canon Precentor 

Circa £28,000 Full time

Housing will be provided for the better performance of duties.


The Bishop of Salisbury invites applications for the post of Precentor.


The Precentor oversees the Cathedral’s worship and leads the Liturgy and Music Department. 

A member of Chapter and the Executive Team, the Precentor shares with others collegial responsibility for the Cathedral’s common life and for the delivery of its strategic plan.


It is an exciting time to join this community, whose aim is to make a difference for God through exceptional worship and outreach. 

The successful candidate will be a person of prayer and a confident and creative liturgist who is proactive and innovative, who is able to lead and enthuse others, and who will work fruitfully with a diverse range of people and organisations. 


This is a three-stage application process, for further information please see the Job Description below, along with three supporting documents.


Closing date for stage one is: 30th November 2018

Please send expression of interest letters to




Close Surveyor

Freelance Contract

We are seeking to contract an experienced professional to advise on the condition of Close Properties. 


The ideal candidate will have proven experience of working on the conservation, alteration and adaptation for alternative use of historic buildings.

We are looking for a candidate with an understanding of historic construction and repair methods and experience in the preparation of planning applications.

This role is being offered as a freelance contract, please see the Role description below for more information.


Applicants are requested to submit a CV and cover letter to

Deadline for applications: Friday 30th November 2018

Interviews will take place the week commencing 10th December 2018




Salisbury cathedral is an equal opportunities employer


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