The British Royal Family is currently recruiting a Director of Royal Travel to help them out with their travel plans and you can apply right now if you so wish!
Everyone needs a travel agent, including the Queen of the United Kingdom.
If you’re extremely good at your job and love the Royals, this could be the opportunity of a lifetime.
The Royal Family travels a lot. In 2019, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle took a tour of several African nations, while Prince William and Kate Middleton visited Pakistan.
The Queen likes to travel between her UK homes, and Charles and Camilla are getting ready for their own African tour in 2020.
Could you be the one to book it all?
Director of Royal Travel
It’s a pretty cool job title, isn’t it? But what does it actually mean?
“This role is critical to ensuring that the Royal Household operates and purchases safe, efficient, cost-effective and appropriate travel services for the official duties of Members of the Royal Family and their Households,” the job posting for Royal Travel Director reads.
In the role, the new hire will have “overall responsibility for organising air travel and overseeing the operations of The Queen’s Helicopter Flight and usage of scheduled train services and the Royal Train.”
“You will also liaise with the relevant authorities to provide advice and recommendations on travel, taking into account security, safety, and environmental considerations.”
Here are some of the other skills you’ll have to bring to the table:
- Experience of operations and financial management of travel and logistics in an environment where safety and high standards are of paramount importance.
- Good understanding of Safety Management Systems, Aviation Safety Auditing and Quality Assurance.
- Proven leadership and management skills.
- Good communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills.
- Negotiating skills.
- Ability to forge good partnerships with stakeholders while delivering results.
- Ability to resolve conflicting demands and to withstand pressures whilst maintaining good working relations.
- Planning skills to ensure that complex air movements are well prepared and delivered on time consistent with security needs.
- Ability to analyse complex situations and provide soundly based advice.
The job will pay £85,000, (Around $110,000 a year) and the right candidate will work from their very own office in Buckingham Palace.
Ready to pack up and move to England?
Click here to apply for the role.
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