A job advertisement has been posted to find a personal assistant for the Duchess of Cambridge.
The position was listed on the business networking social networking site LinkedIn three days ago and more than 200 people have applied.
The Personal Assistant to the Deputy Private Secretary to Kate Middleton has been posted by the House of TRH, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
The job summary reads: ‘This is an exciting opportunity to join our PA team in support of Deputy Private Secretary to Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge.
‘This role will provide extensive administrative and operational support to the Deputy Private Secretary.’
The job will be based at Kensington Palace, is permanent and offers a full-time contract with 37.5 hours of work per week. The salary is £27,500 a year.
The responsibilities of the position will include managing the secretary’s diary, organizing meetings, arranging travel, taking minutes and providing support for royal events and visits.
A successful candidate should have previous secretarial and administrative experience, excellent IT skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and good organization.
It also requires candidates to have “the ability to exercise tact and discretion and maintain confidentiality at all times” and “knowledge of the diversity of communities in the UK, in the Commonwealth and around the world”.
The announcement adds that the family of the Duke and Duchess will support their charitable work.
The job person specification reads: ‘The House believes that the diversity of modern society is its greatest asset.
‘We reflect this in policies to attract, employ and reward the best talent, regardless of gender, race, ethnic or national origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age.
‘Our recruitment process allows us to recruit from the widest pool available with an approach that is fair, open and accessible.
‘It is important to us that all employees are able to contribute to their full potential and that we are able to draw strength from our diversity.
“That’s why we continue to work to make our organization diverse and inclusive.”
You can apply for the job on LinkedIn.
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