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Buckingham Palace are hiring an ‘assertive but sensitive’ £30k Communications Officer

Modern monarchy! Buckingham Palace is seeking an ‘assertive but sensitive’ £30k Communications Officer – while Prince Charles is hiring a social media whizz

  • Buckingham Palace is hiring a Communications Officer for the royal family
  • The role has a salary package of £30,000 and includes free lunches
  • It is though to be primarily for the Queen as the annual Garden Party is listed
  • Could also include Harry and Meghan as overseas travel is mentioned too 
  • Highgrove Gardens, home to Charles and Camilla, looking for Social Media Exec 

It’s all change in the royal household as Buckingham Palace are advertising a role for a Communications Officer, and Highgrove House are hiring a Social Media Executive.

The role at Buckingham Palace, is described as ‘supporting the official duties of a number of different members of the Royal Family’.

Although it does not specify specific royal family members, it it thought to be primarily referring to the Queen, as attending the annual Garden Part is among the responsibilities listed.

However as there is also mention of travel abroad, the role could also cover duties for Harry and Meghan, who have recently separated from the Kensington Palace household and joined Buckingham Palace as their place of work.

And proving the monarchy is moving with the times, the vacancy at Highgrove House is searching for a savvy social media aficionado to support the work done by Prince Charles and Camilla. 

 

Buckingham Palace are hiring a Communications Officer to join their team in a role described as ‘supporting the official duties of a number of different members of the Royal Family’. The Queen is seen in Malta, but does not travel overseas an more

The Buckingham Palace advert states: ‘You’ll handle queries from the press, prepare editorial website content, as well as manage the media for Royal engagements and official events in the UK and overseas. 

‘You’ll be supporting the official duties of a number of different members of the Royal Family. The reaction to our work therefore is always high-profile, and reputation and impact will be at the forefront of all that you do.

Although it does not specify specific royal family members, it it thought to be primarily referring to the Queen, seen on Saturday, as attending the annual Garden Part is among the responsibilities listed

Although it does not specify specific royal family members, it it thought to be primarily referring to the Queen, seen on Saturday, as attending the annual Garden Part is among the responsibilities listed

‘Although based primarily at Buckingham Palace, you’ll also travel in the UK or overseas to support important visits and engagements, which will expand your skills further.

‘Whether covering a Garden Party, award ceremony or Royal engagement, you’ll make sure our communications consistently spark interest and reach a range of audiences.’

Describing the desired candidate, the advert continues: ‘Your excellent interpersonal skills will also be important, enabling you to develop relationships with a wide range of people, both internal and external. 

The successful candidate will enjoy a salary package of £30,000, as well as free lunches and a generous holiday allowance

The successful candidate will enjoy a salary package of £30,000, as well as free lunches and a generous holiday allowance

‘With good judgement and sensitivity, you’ll be calm and diplomatic but also assertive, and will be eager to proactively contribute new ideas and creative content.’ 

The successful candidate will enjoy a salary package of £30,000, as well as free lunches and a generous holiday allowance.

Meanwhile the role supporting Prince Charles will be based at the picturesque Highgrove Gardens in Gloucestershire, the family residence of the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall.

The advert, posted on the Highgrove Royal Gardens website this week, states: ‘We have an exciting opportunity for a Social Media and Content Executive to join our team with overall responsibility for developing and implementing the digital content strategy across online channels. 

‘You’ll also generate and write engaging content for the website, including blogs and news stories, as well as email campaigns and seasonal promotions.’

It adds: ‘If you have lots of energy, and love being part of a very busy and focused team, then we would like to hear from you. 

‘In return you can look forward to a friendly and lovely working environment (just down the road from the beautiful Highgrove Estate), excellent remuneration and other benefits.’

As there is also mention of travel abroad, the role could also cover Harry and Meghan, who have recently separated from the Kensington Palace household and joined Buckingham Palace as their place of work. Harry and Meghan at Trooping the Colour on Saturday

As there is also mention of travel abroad, the role could also cover Harry and Meghan, who have recently separated from the Kensington Palace household and joined Buckingham Palace as their place of work. Harry and Meghan at Trooping the Colour on Saturday

 

 

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