The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are hiring a senior communications officer who can handle “sensitive information with tact and discretion”.
The post, which is advertised on the Royal Household website, is a permanent position that would see the right candidate working about 37.5 hours a week.
The new team member would be responsible, among other tasks, for leading communications plans for Prince William, 38, and Kate Middleton’s engagements.
The role will also involve responding to media inquiries relating to the Cambridges.
Among the essential criteria to be successful is having strong writing skills with the ability to translate for a range of mediums, from press releases to social media.
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The applicant will also have to have an ability to be creative and deliver information in “new and innovative ways”.
They should also expect to work “closely with The Royal Foundation, Patronages and other third party organisations to achieve shared communications objectives”.
“Excellent interpersonal skills” are listed as a must as well as “good awareness of the media landscape and experience of news handling” .
The ability to handle “sensitive information with tact and discretion at all times” is also an essential.
The same appeal for discretion was made by the Cambridges when they searched for a housekeeper in October.
But candidates were warned they had to be “discreet” while living with the Cambridges five-strong family.
The plum royal housekeeper role starts at £19,140, with the the offer to ‘live-in’ at the palace, with all meals and travel expenses provided.
The latest ad doesn’t specify just how much the new senior communications officer will be paid for the job or whether they will get to live in the palace.