The Queen is hiring someone to tweet on her behalf

The Queen is hiring someone to tweet on her behalf


On the hunt for a new career path? Consider yourself proficient in all things royal? Well it might be worth applying to the new employment opening as the Queen’s tweeter.

Posted to the Royal Household‘s official website, they say that they are on the hunt for someone “to manage and oversee the daily news flow on digital and social networking platforms, as well as play a key part in some of the digital projects”.

Twitter app on an Apple iPhone
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The position is as a Digital Communications Officer and pays out £30,000 – although it is maternity cover.

The Private Secretary's Office adds: “Whether you’re covering a state visit, award ceremony or Royal engagement, you’ll make sure our digital channels consistently spark interest and reach a range of audiences.”

Interested? Then what qualifications do you need to get the job?

Queen Elizabeth II meeting well wishers
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The description states that you should be:

“Educated to degree level with previous experience of managing websites and delivering successful digital communications and projects, preferably in a high profile environment.

“With experience of creating and publishing digital and social media content, you’ll be confident using a range of content management systems, social media platforms and analytics tools.

“Holding supervisory experience, you’ll know how to motivate and develop others.

“Innovative and with creative flair, you’ll also have accurate and compelling written and editorial skills, with expertise in designing digital content for different audience groups, purpose and formats.

“You’ll need good photography skills with experience producing live social media content, and video production skills would also be highly desirable.”

The Queen
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Tick all those boxes? Then you could be looking forward to a comprehensive benefits package, including a 15% employer contribution pension scheme (after 6 months), 33 days annual leave, including bank holidays, and access to training and development to support your continuous professional development.