Vacancies for Parish Staff


We are seeking a Manager for the Church Shop

 Work base: Parish Office, Parish Centre, Gosditch Street, Cirencester

Hours:  12 hours per week.  This is currently operated as a job share role with one other Church Shop Manager (working eight hours per week). 

Salary:  £5273 per annum

Main purpose of job:  To manage the efficient day-to-day operation of the Church Shop, to maximise profitability through appropriate marketing and retailing of products and to provide a warm and welcoming point of contact for all Church Shop related enquiries and activities.

Key tasks will include:

  • Ensuring voluntary staffing of the church shop Mon – Sat 10am to 4pm

  • Ordering sufficient stock of cards, Bibles and gifts, meeting with sales representatives by appointment.

  • Responding to requests from local churches for candles, altar breads, baptismal certificates and other church supplies, ordering as required.

  • Reviewing stock displays seasonally and in accordance with church year and local events

  • Reviewing daily sales sheets and working with the bookkeeping administrator to pay invoices and review the shop finances.

Application Form

All applications must be on the PCC application form (attach a CV if you wish in support of your application, but we do not accept CVs on their own). Please send applications to The Parish Wardens c/o The Parish Office or via email to

Deadline for applications: 5pm, 30th April 2017

All enquiries should be directed, by email, to Simon Smith on


Contact details

The Parish Centre, Gosditch Street, Cirencester, Glos. GL7 2AG

Tel: 01285 659317

Children's activities are available during the 10am Sunday morning services.

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