The Queen is hiring a Social Media Manager and this is how to apply

Let's get digital

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Let's get digital

Looking for a new job? Consider yourself a bit of a social media pro? Want to work for the Queen herself?

Then you're in luck. Queen Elizabeth II is actually on the hunt for a digital whizz to manage her online presence.

The role of Digital Communications Officer has been advertised on the official Royal Household website as well as professional networks and job sites like LinkedIn. The Queen is looking for a 'natural communicator' who will maintain the 'Queen's presence in the public eye and on the world stage.'

The ideal candidate will be comfortable managing and creating content for social media platforms including Instagram and Twitter, as well as the royal family's website. Duties include researching and writing articles in addition to covering the Queen's official royal engagements.

Think you've got what it takes? She's looking for an individual who is 'educated to degree level with previous experience of managing websites and delivering successful digital communications and projects, preferably in a high profile environment.'

The right person will have experience 'creating and publishing digital and social media content', have 'accurate and compelling written and editorial skills', and 'good photography skills with experience producing live social media content. Video production skills would also be highly desirable.

You'll be based in Buckingham Palace (fancy) and the salary is £30,000 p.a, dependent on experience, for 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Benefits include 33 days annual leave, including bank holidays, and free lunch.

You have until the 26th May 2019 to apply for the position, so you'd better get your CV in shape ASAP.

Good luck!

Jadie Troy-Pryde
News Editor

Jadie Troy-Pryde is News Editor, covering celebrity and entertainment, royal, lifestyle and viral news. Before joining the team in 2018 as the Lifestyle and Social Media Editor, she worked at a number of women’s fashion and lifestyle titles including Grazia, Women’s Health and Stylist, and now heads the Marie Claire UK news desk.