Lovers of royalty: attention. The dream job they were waiting for is at their fingertips. Kate Middleton is looking for a new personal assistant and the vacancy was posted on the job vacancy portal LinkedIn to make an open invitation to any candidate with the necessary experience and skills.
She will have to work directly with the Duchess of Cambridge’s private secretary, and among the tasks, she will have to perform are handling contacts, organizing meetings, taking minutes, and monitoring correspondence, emails, and phone calls. In addition, it will help manage travel plans, so much of the responsibility of the actual tour claimants will fall into your hands.
According to the application, applicants will need to have writing and organizational skills, “know the diversity of communities in the UK, the Commonwealth, and the world”, as well as administrative experience, know technology, write at 60 words per minute, have excellent interpersonal skills and verifiable experience of having worked with various types of people, and also highlight the common sense, initiative, and the power of self-motivation.
The vacancy shows a special interest in inclusion and is open to “the best talent, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age.”
In addition, it is essential that the candidate is a “fan” of Kate Middleton, or in the words of the announcement, “who knows and is interested in the work and activities of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge”. Obviously, he demands “tact, discretion and extreme confidentiality” because he will be in contact with privileged information of the future queen consort of England.
Whoever keeps the position will work from Kensington Palace for 37.5 hours a week and will have an annual salary of just over 33,689.38 USD.
Anyone interested would do well to take a look at the work of Natasha Archer, a former personal assistant to the dukes, who had to leave for India recently. However, during his time in the position, which began in 2010, he rose to the stylist of the Duchess, so the possibilities for growth – if there is excellence in performance, of course – are many.