Work for us

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!

Who we are and what we do

Our aim is to help everyone explore the story of how monarchs and people have shaped society, in some of the greatest palaces ever built.

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

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, you can register your interest with the Procurement & Contracts Team. Take a look at our Supplier Manual (opens PDF) to understand the requirements for working with Historic Royal Palaces.

If working with us is still of interest, please send through the following information to the Procurement & Contracts Team at [email protected]
1. Description of the goods / services
2. Locations covered
3. Company Name
4. Company Registration Number (if applicable)
5. Contact Name
6. Email Address
7. Telephone Number
8. Website Address
9. Consent to retain details for five years (Yes/No)

We cannot guarantee any opportunities will arise or if they do that we will be in touch. However, we will retain your company and contact details within our files for five years so we can contact you. If you wish to remove your details, please advise us on [email protected].

If you would like to speak to us with regards to the re-sale of retail goods, please contact [email protected]


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

Chloe O’Hara, Site Facilitator