Saint Patrick’s Cathedral has been at the centre of our history and culture for over 800 years. Dating from the 13th Century and built in honour of Ireland’s patron saint, Saint Patrick’s is the national Cathedral of the Church of Ireland and is also one of Ireland’s most popular tourist attractions. The Cathedral is the third most visited admission-charging tourist attraction in Dublin city, and is also popular as a venue for concerts, graduation ceremonies and other events.
We now have vacancies for Events Assistants to work alongside our verger team to support in the set up and de-rig of events. Assistants work under the direction of Cathedral Management and the Marketing & Events team.
Hours will be offered subject to requirements and availability and contracts will run for an initial period of 6 months commencing as soon as possible. Minimum shifts will be based on a four-hour call with at least 7 days’ notice. The rate of pay is €12.62 per hour with an additional €1.00 per hour payable for working unsociable hours.
Ensuring a warm welcome to all attending the Cathedral
Constructing staging for events
Setting out seating for services and events
Guiding people to their seats
Staffing emergency exits
Assisting at receptions
Clearing up after events and ensuring the Cathedral is clean and tidy ahead of worship
Other duties as directed by Cathedral management.
Ideally, prior experience working in an events environment
Please note this is a rolling campaign where roles may arise over the coming months
Saint Patrick’s Cathedral is committed to ensuring it provides a safe, caring, and supportive environment for all.
As part of this, all successful candidates for employment and volunteering opportunities will be required to undergo comprehensive safer recruitment protocols before commencing their role. These may include – but are not limited to – Garda Vetting, international police criminal records checks, reference checks, and safeguarding training.
For more information about safeguarding at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, visit the Safeguarding page.