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Interesting and challenging roles in a unique working environment

Interesting and challenging roles in a unique working environment

Current Vacancies

Historic Royal Palaces has exciting opportunities for the right candidate.

View our current vacancies Skills and qualities we look for

"We know that people are the key to our success, so we aim to recruit, retain, develop and motivate the very best. If you feel you are up to the challenge we would love to hear from you!"

Photo of Tower of London Admissions staff at the Welcome Centre.

Who we are and what we do

We are a team of people who love and look after six of the most wonderful palaces in the world.

We create space for spirits to stir and be stirred. We want everyone to feel welcome and accepted. We tell stories about the monarchs you know, and the lives you don’t. We let people explore and we set minds racing.

We are a charity, and your support gives the palaces a future, for everyone.

About Historic Royal Palaces

What we offer

Historic Royal Palaces is a great place to work, and we are committed to making it even better.

We offer an excellent pay and benefits package as well as promoting health and wellbeing through a variety of initiatives.

Reasons to work for Historic Royal Palaces

It takes a huge team of people with wide-ranging skills to look after and manage our magnificent palaces. Here are just a sample of the exciting roles that make it all possible.

Find out what it's like to work here

As an ‘Investor in People’, we recognise that our employees are key to our success. We want you to improve and develop whilst with Historic Royal Palaces and we offer an extensive Learning and Development programme so that you can really fulfil your potential and enjoy your work.

Development opportunities

"It’s inspiring to work with other staff who are so passionate and dedicated to the charitable cause of HRP."

Lai-Yee Goo, Senior Auditor

Apprentices, interns and work experience

Learn from the experts and gain some real experience at one of our amazing palaces.

We offer a range of opportunities that provide valuable experience and a chance to develop knowledge and skill in a real and exciting working environment.

Learn on the job

"It’s a rare experience to work somewhere in which a building’s art, architecture, history and political significance carry such a degree of importance to the nation."

Emily Thorne, Visitor Services Assistant


Volunteers support the palaces in many different ways, from helping to welcome our visitors to supporting our learning and engagement team with family learning activities.

Volunteer with us and be part of something great
Volunteers at Hampton Court Palace: Three volunteers are shown in the Colonnade in Clock court. One volunteer is a wheelchair user.

Contact Us

General enquiries: [email protected]

Volunteer enquiries: [email protected]

Working with HRP

If you are a supplier and would like to be considered for future purchasing and contract opportunities that may arise, go to our Working with HRP as a supplier page. You can download our supplier manual and register your interest with the Procurement & Contracts Team.

"Working in the palaces provides a completely different atmosphere than working on the high street or in an office."

Chloe O’Hara, Site Facilitator


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