It’s feeling inspired to deliver to the very highest standard.
It’s expanding your skills in a challenging and exciting environment. This is what makes a career with the Royal Household so different.
The Master of the Household leads the department responsible for the planning and delivery of all entertaining given by The Queen and other Members of the Royal Family, as well as the domestic management of the Occupied Royal Palaces. He is also the lead for the Buckingham Palace Reservicing Programme.
As EA, you will provide specialist support for the Master, using initiative to prioritise and manage multiple requests on their behalf, and helping them to balance strategic and operational priorities, with a strong drive to improve operations continuously. Joining a highly professional and dedicated team, you'll be required to deliver to the very highest standards in a fast-paced and unique environment.
You’ll act as an ambassador for the Master and their department and will have exposure at a senior level across the organisation. Externally, you will build professional relationships with Government Officials, Diplomatic Offices, private guests, and the senior management of both public and private enterprises.
Beyond this, you will be a main point of communication, distributing key information around department teams, tailoring speeches and presentations for a variety of audiences and contributing to the department’s communications to the wider organisation. You will also plan and arrange key meetings, including preparing agendas, reports and minutes, alongside travel and diary management. No two days will be the same, and our unique purpose will inspire all that you do. You'll need to prioritise tasks in a fast-paced environment. Deadlines will often be demanding, and the sheer range of requests will stretch you. Yet, in all that you do, you'll rise to the challenge of delivering faultless accuracy.
Buckingham Palace (with some remote working and travel to Windsor and Holyrood).
You’re used to supporting individuals at the highest level, and you take pride in working as a collaborative team and delivering work to the highest standards. With superb interpersonal and communication skills, you'll be an ambassador for the Master, at ease liaising with and influencing people at all levels. With good judgement, emotional intelligence, and a willingness to get stuck in, you'll quickly become a trusted and indispensable member of the team.
With extensive experience of strategic diary management, as well as excellent prioritisation and organisational skills, you'll be capable of pre-empting situations, while also being confident using initiative to make informed decisions. With a pragmatic and proactive approach, you'll work efficiently with imagination and minimal direction, remaining calm and resilient when under pressure.Confident using a range of IT packages, along with excellent written and proof-reading skills, and exceptional attention to detail, you'll be capable of producing a range of papers, presentations, correspondence, and reports. This is your opportunity to use your proactive and service-focused approach to deliver the exceptional.