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For our staff and volunteers, Glastonbury Abbey is a special place to work. No one day is ever the same. We're one of Somerset's leading heritage attractions with international appeal as the cradle of Christianity in the UK. As many as 20,000 visitors from 77 countries can visit us in one month and our jobs are as diverse as our visitors.

Glastonbury Abbey is committed to equal opportunities. We are building a diverse and inclusive workforce and welcome applications from people in all walks of life.

We value our employees and volunteers as individuals and we are committed to investing in training and development to help us make the most of our talents and meet the challenges we face in our work.

All of our jobs are advertised on our website, so if you can't see a job for you at present, please check back regularly.

Glastonbury Abbey is a Registered Charity No. 1129263

If you wish to volunteer at the abbey please visit our Volunteers page.

Current Vacancies

Edwardian Lady Watercolour Artist - Paid Internship

We are looking for an internship costumed watercolour artist to work within the grounds of the Abbey. The successful candidate will have an excellent portfolio including landscape paintings, at least a qualification in A Level art or above, and will be comfortable working whilst wearing the costume of an Edwardian Lady. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a high level of customer service experience as this role will also require engagement with our visitors.

We are offering a part-time seasonal role during June, July, August, and the beginning of September 2018 for three days each week. Hours will vary and will include some weekend working.

Application forms and a detailed job description are available below or they can be picked up in person at the abbey, from our Visitor Services. For further information, please contact our HR Assistant, Claire Chandler, by telephone on 01458 832267.

Please return completed forms either by hand to Glastonbury Abbey Visitor Services, or by post to Claire Chandler, Glastonbury Abbey, Magdalene St, Glastonbury, BA6 9EL. You can also email your completed application to: ClaireC@glastonburyabbey.com

The deadline for the receipt of completed applications will be:

Noon on Monday 14th May

Interviews will be held on the week commencing 21st May

Start date to be June 19th for induction.

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