Lincoln Cathedral is seeking a lay member to join the Chapter. As the Cathedral’s governing body its duty is to direct and oversee the administration of the affairs of the Cathedral and offer strategic leadership. The Chapter is chaired by the Dean and contains up to three residentiary canons and five other members, of whom four shall be lay members.

Each person who sits as part of the Chapter brings with them unique gifts and professional experience: which we hope are deployed to fulfil both the key responsibilities applicable to all members of chapter and any specific areas of responsibility allocated to the individual chapter member on which to lead.

Chapter members are appointed by the Bishop of Lincoln who first consults with the Dean. Full details of the role can be found in the job description, to compliment the skills base of Chapter the Cathedral is particularly interested in speaking to potential Lay Chapter members with expertise in Communications, Marketing and Digital Technologies.  

If you would like to arrange an informal and confidential conversation before applying please contact Katie Grainger, PA to the Dean, 01522 561611 or [email protected]

To apply, please send to [email protected]

  • A CV
  • A supporting statement, explaining how you believe your skills and experience match the requirements of the role and critically your affinity to Christianity
  • Details of two referees (who will not be contacted without your prior consent).

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 28 October 2020.