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The Earl & Countess of Wessex are hiring an Assistant Private Secretary with an attractive £45k-a-year salary

The Earl and Countess of Wessex are looking to employ an Assistant Private Secretary to be based at their Windsor residence of Bagshot Park. The full-time permanent role, which is being advertised on The Royal Family’s website, will come with an attractive £45k-a-year salary. The successful candidate must have good knowledge of current affairs as well as experience working within the…
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The Countess of Wessex puts spotlight on Children's Hospice work

On Wednesday, the Countess of Wessex visited children and carers at Shooting Star Children’s Hospices in Hampton. The Countess received a tour of the recently refurbished and new facilities. Shooting Star is the leading children’s hospice charity. Throughout Surrey and London, over 700 children and their families are supported. The Countess is the patron and officially opened…
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Sophie in Sierra Leone: Day Two

The Countess of Wessex wrapped up a two-day official visit to Sierra Leone on Thursday, visiting a school in Freetown to see how girls and women are empowered through education in the West African country. Sophie’s trip, as recounted on the Royal Family website, notes…
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Sophie in Sierra Leone: Day One

The Countess of Wessex is in Sierra Leone this week, focusing on “addressing sexual and gender-based violence, supporting survivors, and championing women’s roles in peacebuilding.” The visit, which came at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, sees…
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Celebrating Sophie, the House of Windsor's quiet star

The first month of every New Year brings many inevitabilities with it – cold nights, lower than hoped for bank balances and guilt trips when dry January turns out, like the weather, to be slightly wetter than anticipated. But in recent years it’s also brought a brighter sight as the month passes its midway point. For January 20th is the birthday of the Countess of Wessex and…
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Lady Louise joins her mum, The Countess of Wessex, on engagement

The Countess of Wessex and her daughter, Lady Louise Windsor, visited the National Sports Centre training grounds at Bisham Abbey in Buckinghamshire to meet members of England Hockey. Embed from Getty Images Sophie has been the patron of England Hockey since 2006 and has visited the various teams – and attended matches to support them – over the years. The teams Sophie visited on…
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