Social media enthusiast? This job is offering 30,000 pounds per year
Queen Elizabeth. Pic/AFP
The royal Buckingham Palace is offering a 30,000 pounds annual package for a job to run Queen Elizabeth's personal Twitter account. It has 2.77 million followers.
The job advertisement placed on the Queen's official website says they are looking for 'digital communications officer' to join a 'fast-paced' and 'dynamic' team. 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," it said.
According to the advertisement, 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 full-time role will involve managing the Queen's Twitter account and letting the world know about her work and the Royal Family's public role. The tasks will include writing posts on the Queen's social media accounts including Facebook and YouTube, documenting state visits, award ceremonies and Royal engagements.
The benefits of the royal job is comprehensive and perks will include 15 per cent employer contribution pension scheme as well as training and 'personal development'.
The advertisement, says "The reaction to our work is always high-profile, and so reputation and impact will be at the forefront of all you do". 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.