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Buckingham Palace lists new PR role after KateGate — and the salary is laughable

Kate Middleton King Charles
Kate Middleton King Charles

Dust off those résumés, because Buckingham Palace is in dire need of help.

Amid the Firm’s seemingly endless parade of media mishaps in recent months — including the handling of Kate Middleton’s abdominal surgery — they are desperately seeking a full-time communications assistant.

The Palace’s Private Secretary department is searching for someone to work a Monday through Friday schedule, who will annually be paid a measly $32,000, according to the job posting.

The monarch is hiring a communications assistant — and it could be you. AP
The monarch is hiring a communications assistant — and it could be you. AP

Benefits include 25 days of annual leave, a pension plan and even 20% off at any of Royal Collection Trust gift shops across England.

“The Royal Communications team promotes the work, role, relevance and value of the Royal Family to a worldwide audience,” the memo read. “The reaction to our work is always high-profile, and so reputation and impact will be at the forefront of all that you do.”

“Whether working on a state visit, ceremonial event or royal engagement, you’ll make sure our communications consistently spark interest and reach a range of audiences.”

The post went on to note that the candidate must have “outstanding interpersonal skills” and be able “to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.”

Middleton shared this photo earlier this month that was riddled with editing issues. The Prince and Princess of Wales
Middleton shared this photo earlier this month that was riddled with editing issues. The Prince and Princess of Wales

Duties include producing content across social media platforms, as well as providing administration assistance and supervising media access during royal events.

“Basic working knowledge of Excel” is a must, too.

The position is for King Charles III and Queen Camilla’s camp. The couple has continued to stay busy as the monarch, 75, receives treatment for his cancer diagnosis.

There has been much concern about the royal as of late. Earlier this month, Middleton, 42, also posted a photo in honor of UK’s Mother’s Day, and was subsequently blasted for editing it.

The image was quickly recalled by photo agencies due to its “manipulation.” The Duchess of Cambridge then swiftly apologized for the Photoshop issues.

Prince William is reportedly “frustrated” over the conspiracies surrounding his wife. Samir Hussein/WireImage
Prince William is reportedly “frustrated” over the conspiracies surrounding his wife. Samir Hussein/WireImage

Middleton has barely been seen in public since she underwent her planned surgery in January.

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Her absence has led to a medley of conspiracy theories, despite Kensington Palace previously confirming she wouldn’t make a public appearance until at least Easter.

The Princess of Wales and her husband, Prince William, 41, are reportedly upset over the chatter.

Royal expert Katie Nicholl told Entertainment Tonight Wednesday that her sources have spoken to the Cambridges, who are “shocked and genuinely surprised by the wild rumors that are circulating on the internet.”

“I think there’s a sense of frustration, possibly even anger, certainly on William’s part,” she continued. “It’s been difficult for them. I think they’re trying to ignore as much as they can.”