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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are looking for a head gardener for their Norfolk home.
Prince William, 38, and Kate, 39, advertised the position on the Royal website and stressed they want a green-fingered staff member who is ‘keen to apply principles of organic gardening’.
Although there’s no detail on salary for the coveted job, the ad states that the role, based at the Cambridges’ countryside home of Anmer Hall, involves ‘leading a very small team and working with a garden designer’.
The ideal candidate for this full-time, permanent position ‘will have a strong horticulture focus, excellent plant knowledge, and practical skills and experience in working on a private estate’.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (pictured) are looking for a head gardener for their Norfolk home
Prince William, 38, and Kate, 39, advertised the position on the Royal website and stressed they want a green-fingered staff member who is ‘keen to apply principles of organic gardening’. Pictured, The Cambridges at the Chelsea Flower Show in 2019
The advertisement states that The Royal Household is looking for someone who takes pride in delivering to a high standard, has strong communication skills, and enjoys working as part of a team.
‘Candidates must have relevant experience across all aspects of horticulture, including amenity, ornamental and productive horticulture, and will be keen to apply principles of organic gardening,’ the advert says.
It adds: ‘The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of the garden including project management and implementation.
‘The candidate will be undertaking seasonal maintenance throughout, operating the garden in a compliant manner.’ Applications close on May 20.
Kate is known to be a keen gardener, having designed a garden for the Chelsea Flower Show in 2019.
Last month, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge revealed they are hiring a new senior communications officer, an advert on the Royal Households website showed.
Kate is known to be a keen gardener, having designed a garden for the Chelsea Flower Show in 2019 (pictured)
Based at Kensington Palace, the new team member will be in involved in leading communications plans for the couple’s royal engagements and supporting the delivery and communication of projects.
According to the ad posted to LinkedIn, Prince William and Kate Middleton require a candidate who can ‘handle sensitive information with tact and discretion at all times’.
The successful candidate will also respond to media enquiries about the Cambridge family, as well as working on communication plans for overseas tours.
The ad states that ‘excellent interpersonal skills’ and the ability to work ‘proactively and flexibly’ are required.
It is a permanent position based at Kensington Palace, working 37.5 hours a week as part of a multi-disciplinary team. It’s unclear what the salary will be.