The Merchant Adventurers’ Hall is one of York’s Medieval Marvels. Set in beautiful gardens in the heart of York, it is open for public use as a fully functioning museum, wedding and hospitality venue and meeting place some 660 years after construction began in 1357.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Coffee House and Visitor Experience Manager to join the existing team at the Merchant Adventurers’ Hall.


Full time, 40 hours per week (typically 8.30am – 5.00pm) 5 days out of 7, to include weekends and bank holidays.

Permanent contract.

£26,500 – £28,000 depending on experience.


As the Coffee House and Visitor Experience Manager; your working day will be running the Merchants’ Coffee House and front of house operations to high standards and overseeing an excellent overall visitor experience.

This is an exciting opportunity for experienced and dedicated individuals to shape, influence and deliver a 21st Century welcome in this 14th Century guild hall.

Experience of staff line management in a catering and/or retail environment is essential.

We ask for a CV and a cover letter to be emailed to: For more information please see the Job Description


Closing date for all applications is 5.00pm on Sunday 15th November 2021.

Interviews will take place on Monday 29th November 2021.


For further assistance, please contact the Hall via email or 01904 654818


Sunday - Friday 10:00am - 4:30pm
Saturday 10:00am - 1:30pm

Admission charges apply
Merchants’ Coffee House open to all
Occasionally the Hall is closed for private functions, so you may wish to contact us in advance of your visit.

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