Fed up of your boss? How about working for the Queen?The Royal Household is looking for someone to make cushions and curtains in Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and St James’s Palace.The successful applicant will look after 1,000 rooms in the palaces for £22,000 a year.However, to apply, experience in furnishing is required.The job is described as: “knowing your curtains add the finishing touch to the state rooms”.The advert continues: “It’s protecting heritage by leaving your own legacy. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily Front Page newsletter and new audio briefings. “Your extensive experience with soft furnishings and curtain projects will make you the expert we need.”Your practical skills will be outstanding, and you’ll be able to produce soft furnishing work (both machine and hand stitching) of the highest standard in terms of structure and finish.”Having a thorough understanding of conservation and significant experience of making new items, you’re able to identify, survey and accurately evaluate soft furnishings as to condition, materials and the techniques used in their manufacture.”Organised, with a structured approach to work, you can prioritise and deliver work to meet multiple and sometimes challenging deadlines.”Finally, you’ll enjoy working alongside your talented colleagues, bringing together specialist skills to deliver collaborative and spectacular results.”Applications close on April 6. “And it’s furnishing some of the most famous houses in the world. This is what makes working for the Royal Household exceptional.“Within Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and St. James’s Palace there are more than a thousand rooms, all containing various furniture and furnishings.“Your challenge will be to provide curtains and soft furnishings that will maintain the presentation and functionality of these unique environments.“You’ll manage and deliver multiple soft furnishing projects, designing new items, estimating materials, costs and timings, and cutting fabrics.“From tailoring furniture covers, to creating new curtains to scale the heights of state rooms, you’ll consistently aim for the highest standards.“Working with numerous historic items, you’ll survey and evaluate the condition of furnishings, prioritising work to both repair and preserve items, whilst also meeting the operational needs of working Royal residences. Show more “You’ll carefully record all your handlings of historic furnishings, as well as keeping workrooms in good condition, fully equipped and stocked.“The range of projects will stretch you. And knowing that you’re conserving and creating magnificent items that will be enjoyed by future generations will give you the greatest sense of reward.
Larvik HK ← Previous Story Kjelling plans to come back to Norway? Next Story → EHF CL: Fuchse in TOP form – 40 goals in Schaffhausen! Women’s EHF CL derby match TOP 8 Round 3 will be played in Norway between Larvik HK and Hungarian Gyor. Only a few days before the first whistle the hall is almost sold out. About 3.000 spectators can watch handball in Larvik Arena, but right there are only 300 tickets left.– We will not be surprised if Arena Larvik get a new attendance record on Saturday – says Larvik’s administration chef Roger Bakke.Both teams beat Buducnost Podgorica at the beginning og TOP 8, what put them among the biggest favorite to win the EHF CL this season.Match time is 16.45hrs.