EA to the Deputy Master of the Household, Operations (Maternity Cover)

Master of the Household’s Office
Central office
Buckingham Palace
Fixed Term Contract
January 2020
July 2020
£28,000 - £32,000 per annum, dependent on experience
37.5 hour per week, Monday to Friday

It’s knowing you’re the support behind some truly exceptional events

It’s being valued for the role that you play. And it’s delivering extraordinary service in incredible surroundings. This is what makes working for The Royal Household so different.

Joining the team responsible for event, hospitality and catering operations across the Royal residences, you'll take on a role of unique variety.

Working at the heart of our organisation, you'll provide comprehensive EA and business support to our Chief Operations Officer, the Deputy Master of the Household.

You'll prioritise tasks in a fast paced environment, handling multiple requests and, correspondence alongside travel arrangements and changing diaries.

As a key point of contact for the team, you’ll liaise daily at a senior level, and build strong working relationships with colleagues and external organisations.

You’ll also plan and co-ordinate various meetings, preparing agendas, presentations, documents and reports wherever needed, all of which will grow your expertise and knowledge.

You’ll be vital support to the delivery of our busy and complex annual programme, and will be involved in some truly unique events. This, along with the many opportunities to learn and grow, will inspire you to deliver.


With previous experience in providing administrative support to a senior level you’ll be ready to hit the ground running in a new and dynamic environment.

You'll have superb interpersonal and communication skills, and will be at ease working as part of a collaborative team and liaising with people at all levels. With good judgement, resilience, sensitivity and a willingness to help others, you'll quickly become a trusted and indispensable member of the team.

With excellent planning and organisational skills, and experience of strategic diary management, you’ll be able to balance multiple priorities and deadlines. What’s more, you’ll be able to adapt quickly to changing plans, taking initiative to make decisions in the moment, even when things get busy.

Confident using a range of IT packages, alongside exceptional attention to detail and strong written skills, you’ll always produce faultless work of quality.

Above all, your positive approach means you’ll enjoy every challenge that comes your way, and take pride in delivering work to the highest standards.

In return you will be rewarded with a comprehensive benefits package, including 33 days holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays), a 15% employer contribution pension scheme (with the option for flexibility to increase contributions or draw down as salary) and support for your continued professional development.


Vacancy Closing Date: 25/09/2019, 23:55

This vacancy is closed to applications.