Want to be a part of the team here at the Kirk? Take a look at the new job postings below!
Duty Events Manager
The Duty Manager assists with the management of events at Greyfriars Kirk mainly at weekday evenings and weekends. Events are usually when the Kirk is used for events such as rehearsals, concerts, wedding receptions, social events, recordings or exhibitions. You will be responsible for the safety and security of the Kirk and occupants. You will be practical, confident, think on your feet, answer questions and deal with issues as they arise. Pay is £11.56ph (minimum of 4 hours). A detailed job description is available here.
Stand-in Church Beadle (verger)
This is a stand-in role when the Beadle is absent/on holiday – a minimum of 6 Sundays per year. The key responsibility is to offer a supportive service to the Ministry Team to facilitate all practical aspects of services of worship in a respectful and dignified way. You will be required to attend the Kirk’s core Sunday services when on duty: weekly at 1100 and 1230; monthly at 0930 and 1900 Refugio. You will be responsible for the safety and security of the Kirk and occupants. You will be practical, confident, think on your feet, answer questions and deal with issues as they arise. Pay is £75 per Sunday / £55 per service (other than a Sunday). A detailed job description is available here.
Assistant Caretaker (Casual)
The Assistant Caretaker (casual) is essential to ensure the efficient operation of the Kirk which is used as a church and host to many other events. He/she will enhance logistic support in preparation for events such as services, concerts and social occasions. Caretakers are usually employed as part of a team. He/she will work with the full-time Caretaker or in his absence will report directly to the Operations Manager/Duty Manager. Pay is £9.53/hr and at evenings/weekends you will be paid for a minimum of 4 hours work and taxis fares home (Edinburgh area) will be reimbursed after midnight. A detailed job description is available here.
For all vacancies, a covering letter explaining suitability on no more than 1 side of A4 plus 2 sided CV (max) with two references should be emailed to email@example.com by 30 March 2019. Whilst the Duty Events Manager and Stand-in Church Beadle roles can be undertaken by two people, they could be undertaken by one.