Liturgy and Music Officer

We are seeking a Liturgy and Music Officer to the join the cathedral team. The successful candidate will help to ensure that all administrative requirements of worship and music provision are delivered in a timely and efficient way including:

  • Working closely to support the Canon Precentor in all aspects of booking and scheduling Acts of Worship and Services
  • Organising for appropriate proof-reading of Service Sheets
  • Production and Printing of Service Sheets
  • Support with data gathering and input
  • Production of Music List and ‘What’s On’ Information as required
  • PRS Returns
  • Production of Lectionary
  • Admin Support for Head of Music / Music Department
  • Transcription of music using Sibelius software
  • Responsibility for liaison and booking of visiting choirs in collaboration with Canon Precentor and Head of Music.
  • Organising Volunteer Rotas
  • To digitise recorded sermons and special talks onto the cathedral website
  • Production of Cathedral Notices
  • The role will include several hours a week of PA responsibility for the Canon Precentor – including diary management, printing and operational support
  • An engaged member of the Office-based team, sharing responsibility for answering calls, greeting guests and general support

Please download the job and person specification here.

To apply for this role, please download an application form here and send your completed application form to

Deadline for Applications: Friday 28 August 2020

Interviews will be held at the cathedral or alternatively via video link: Week commencing Monday 7 September 2020 


Please download our chorister recruitment leaflets and contact Head of Music david.hardie@birminghamcathedral for further information.

Boy Choristers

Girl Choristers


If you would like to enquire about the voluntary positions available, please contact