Interesting and challenging roles in a unique working environment
9 April 2021. Following the death of His Royal Highness, there will be changes to opening hours for the gardens at Hampton Court Palace and Hillsborough Castle. For further information, please read our FAQs page
It takes a huge team of people with wide-ranging skills to look after and manage our magnificent palaces. Here are just a few of the exciting roles that make it all possible.
Our themed shops at each of our palaces sell a large variety of merchandise to visitors from all over the world. It is the job of the retail team to make each palace an unforgettable experience for every single customer
The main task for our warding and explaining teams is to welcome our many visitors and help them make the most of their day exploring the palaces. They have an important role bringing history to life through the true stories of palace life.
First impressions are lasting impressions! We consider welcoming our visitors a very important role at all our palaces. The roles within our Welcome Centres include selling entrance tickets, guidebooks and assisting visitors within any queries they may have.
Our team of gardeners based at Hampton Court Palace, Kensington Palace and Hillsborough Castle and Gardens are responsible for the upkeep of our stunning formal gardens and grounds to ensure they look their best throughout the year, guaranteeing an unforgettable visit for our thousands of visitors.
With approximately 250,000 educational visitors every year, our goal is to deliver a stimulating, engaging and valuable learning experience for everyone from infant school age to families and adults. The Learning team works with colleagues and costumed presenters to deliver a range of learning opportunities to diverse audiences. Our Events and Partnership team delivers interactive learning activities for families onsite, offsite and online.
Our team of highly skilled conservators are constantly striving to save our priceless artefacts for future generations. These can include priceless 500-year-old tapestries to royal wedding dresses.