King Charles has a lucrative job opening for someone who can assist him and the other royals in responding to letters addressed to them.
The new king is looking for a Head of Royal Correspondence to assist him and his wife, as well as the Prince and Princess of Wales, Prince William and Kate Middleton, in responding to letters sent to them. According to 7News, the position will be based at Buckingham Palace and will pay up to $100,000.
It’s a five-day-a-week job that lasts 37.5 hours. The new king receives a “high volume” of letters that must be “thoughtfully and sensitively handled.”
The person chosen for the position must respond with “standard replies,” though some cases may necessitate “individually crafted responses.”
The successful candidate for the Head of Royal Correspondence position will be in charge of how the letters are handled.
The job advertisement read:
“Our Correspondence team manages correspondence to The King, The Queen Consort and The Prince and Princess of Wales.”
“They manage a high volume of mail, all of which requires thoughtful and sensitive handling, whether by standard replies or individually crafted responses.”
The role requires someone with “strong people management skills” and a “desire to maintain rigorous standards.” The successful applicant must ensure that the team is “well-run, motivated, and delivering to agreed quality and timescales. You will maintain a first-class correspondence function in all that you do.”
The applicant should be an experienced people manager who has used the case management system to develop metrics and improve service delivery.
The position is described as permanent, and the interview will take place on November 28.
A security officer for a 12-hour shift is also needed by the royal household. Its security officers perform an important function: “maintaining a safe and secure environment throughout the Palace of Holyroodhouse.”
The job post read:
“The role will involve working outside during routine patrols of the estate, and also in challenging environments such as heights or confined spaces. The post holder will receive fire safety training, roof access training and first aid at work course.”
The palace needed to fill the position immediately.