Palace Announces Exciting Job Offer to Work at Buckingham Palace
Excited to join in the long-term renovation work going on in Buckingham Palace? If you’re a creative painter who’s got an eye for design, there could be a spot for you. Read on to find out more about the job offer and what it means.
Queen Elizabeth Wants an Artist to Redecorate Her London Home
For this job, you will have to be available 40 hours/week. The pay is listed as £28,000-£30,000 a year, depending on experience. The ideal candidate will be involved in inspecting the lavish rooms and deciding the ones that need to be worked on.
The required skills include having an eye for detail and a passion for historic buildings. This means that you’ll have to be able to improve the abode, while preserving its ancient feel. Other needed skills are good communication and leadership skills, and the ability to deliver under pressure and within a tight deadline.
This is coming after it was publicly announced that Buckingham Palace will be undergoing a 10-year renovation project, which will reportedly be completed by 2027. This will cost taxpayers £369 million.
The Royal Household’s job advert reads: “It’s adding the decorative finishes, for people to appreciate for years to come. Its feeling inspired to deliver to the very highest standards, and it’s the pride in joining a team at the heart of a world famous institution. This is what makes working for the Royal Household exceptional.
“Joining a small team that provides both internal and external redecoration services across various Royal residences, you’ll make sure that all decorative works are completed to the highest level of finish.”
The job description requires the successful candidate to cover a number of buildings across London’s posh Estates, along with carrying out “inspections and identifying rooms that need your attention, before making sure they are expertly renewed and fit for purpose. Working in such uniquely historic environments means you’ll have the opportunity to expand your existing skills.”
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