The Queen seeking a cushion and curtain expert
Her Majesty is looking for an “outstanding” candidate to protect the heritage of her opulent furniture, while leaving their legacy within each room.
The advert claims the Queen’s ideal candidate will be a textiles expert who will “aim for the highest standards”.
Working for £22,000-a-year, the worker will look after historical chairs, sofas and cushions in Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and St James’s Palace.
The job description posted on the Royal website reads: “It’s protecting heritage by leaving your own legacy.
“And it’s furnishing some of the most famous houses in the world. This is what makes working for the Royal Household exceptional.
Queen Elizabeth II in pictures Thu, March 16, 2017
Queen Elizabeth II making her Royal visits in her many colourful and elegant outfits.
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The Queen departs the National Army Museum in Chelsea, London, Britain, 16 March 2017.
“Within Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and St. James’s Palace there are more than a thousand rooms, all containing various furniture and furnishings.
“Your challenge will be to provide curtains and soft furnishings that will maintain the presentation and functionality of these unique environments.”
The winning candidate will be “stretched” in order to cope with the amount of projects, according to the job advert.
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Queen Elizabeth views a painting of herselfin her opulent room
The successful application will be based at Windsor Castle to create the “magnificent items that will be enjoyed by future generations”.
The advert added: “Finally, you'll enjoy working alongside your talented colleagues, bringing together specialist skills to deliver collaborative and spectacular results.”
Legacy surrounds each room in Buckingham Palace
It comes weeks after Kate Middleton’s “right-hand woman” announced her plans to step down.
Rebecca Deacon, Kate Middleton’s private secretary since 2012, has worked within the Royal Family for the last 10 years.