Buckingham Palace offers £30,000-a-year to run the Queen’s personal Twitter feed

BUCKINGHAM Palace is offering a £30,000 salary for a job as the Queen’s personal tweeter.

A job advert has been placed on the Queen’s official website seeking a new ‘digital communications officer’ to join a “fast-paced” and “dynamic” team.

The full-time role will involve managing Queen Elizabeth’s Twitter account and letting the world know about her work and the Royal Family’s public role.

Tasks will include writing posts on Her Majesty’s social media accounts including Facebook and YouTube as well as documenting state visits, award ceremonies and Royal engagements.

The Royal job comes with a “comprehensive benefits package” and the perks include 15 per cent employer contribution pensions scheme as well as training and “personal development”.

The online advert reads: “It’s knowing your content will be viewed by millions.

“It’s finding new ways to maintain The Queen’s presence in the public eye and on the world stage.

“This is what makes working for the Royal Household exceptional.”

According to the ad, the right candidate must be university educated with an “eye to the future” and experience of managing websites.

They also need to be “innovative and with creative flair” and have good photography and video skills.

The add, which is posting a maternity cover role, reads: “The reaction to our work is always high-profile, and so reputation and impact will be at the forefront of all you do.

“And having your work shared around the world will be the biggest reward.”

The Queen posted her first tweet in 2014 when sent a message about the opening of an exhibition at the London Science Museum.

She wrote: “It is a pleasure to open the Information Age exhibition today at the @ScienceMuseum and I hope people will enjoy visiting. Elizabeth R.”

According to the ad, the right candidate must be university educated with an “eye to the future” and experience of managing websites

The Queen also personally tweeted on her 90th birthday in June last year.

She posted: “I am most grateful for the many digital messages of goodwill I have received and would like to thank you all for your kindness. Elizabeth R.”

The monarch has 2.77 million followers on Twitter, as well her own website and Youtube channel.


source: omojuwa


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