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The Wessexes

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

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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 military or central government departments.

Edward & Sophie’s new Assistant Private Secretary will organise all aspects of TRH’s diary, including domestic and overseas visits.

The job advert reads: “Your responsibilities will be diverse, as you assist the Principal Private Secretary and the Private Secretary to The Countess of Wessex with the provision of advice in organising all aspects of official programmes for Their Royal Highnesses, including managing themed projects and patronages.

“Acting as lead in managing the weekly programming priorities, you will be responsible for providing continuity and programme management oversight in support of the Principal Private Secretary.

“Managing a small team of Programme Coordinators, you will supervise the detailed preparation and implementation of elements of TRH’s official programme.”

The successful candidate should have excellent judgement, great interpersonal & communication skills, self-motivated, and be able ti work under pressure.

The job vacancy closes on March 15 2020. Click here to apply.