Team Administrator and Co-ordinator

Lord Chamberlain’s Office
St. James’s Palace
Circa £16,532 plus benefits

In this role you’ll join the Lord Chamberlain’s Office, as part of the team who coordinate and manage a busy ceremonial calendar of events.

You’ll provide day-to-day administration for members of The Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms, who undertake a number of ceremonial duties throughout the year.

You’ll handle varied queries and correspondence, as well as oversee the general management of the offices, Mess and other workspaces based in St. James’s Palace.

Responsible for ceremony and function related activity, you’ll plan detailed logistics, from team roles and rotas, to catering and travel requirements. You’ll also oversee the care and maintenance of uniforms and important ceremonial items that are used during events. 

A key part of your role will be liaising with various internal teams across the organisation and external colleagues such honorary members of the Household and Police and Security Services to help ensure the smooth running of events.

You’ll become a key point of knowledge for the historic role of the Gentlemen at Arms, and play an integral part in delivering time-honoured events that are valued by many today.

  • You’ll have previous administrative or clerical experience, potentially in a related environment.
  • Experience in the Armed Forces would be an advantage, but not essential.
  • Well organised with meticulous attention to detail, you’ll be confident co-ordinating a varied calendar of activity and meeting regular deadlines.
  • You’ll have good IT skills, coupled with clear and accurate written communication.
  • With strong interpersonal skills, you’ll be able to establish good working relationships with colleagues at all levels.
  • Self-motivated and proactive, you’ll be an asset to the team, and will enjoy working with others to deliver results.

The position offers the opportunity to work within a dedicated and professional team in a truly unique environment and benefit from a range of excellent terms and conditions.

The role is suited to someone who takes a flexible approach to hours and duties.


We know that to deliver our best work; we need to feel at our best. That’s why at the Royal Household we offer a generous benefits package designed to support your wellbeing and life priorities. 

Enjoy 25 days annual leave, rising to 30 days (plus bank holidays) dependent on the length of time you have worked for us.

Our excellent non-contributory pension plan (we’ll contribute 15% and you can contribute more if you wish) is highly valued by our employees, as is complimentary lunch on-site to keep you fuelled throughout the day.

We also offer a range of leave options to support your life priorities, such as parental pay and leave and volunteering days, as well as benefits to support your physical and mental wellbeing.

Other perks include 20% off at our Royal Collection Trust Shops and complimentary admission tickets across all our locations, along with many more exclusive employee discounts.

Find out more about the full range of benefits available to our employees here.

Vacancy Closing Date: 12/11/2023, 23:55

This vacancy is closed to applications.