With a finger on the pulse of what is currently trending, the royal family is looking to engage a new head of digital engagement to grow the monarchy’s online coverage and effectively connect Queen Elizabeth II and the rest of the family with a wider audience. Not only will the new digital role be paying between £45,000 and £50,000 per year but also you will be able to tell your friends, family and complete strangers that you tweet for the Queen! This is a perk you can’t put a price on and one that would definitely make your CV stand out to recruiters in the future.
According to the job description, the position involves informing a worldwide audience about the public work and the role of the royal family. The successful applicant will be joining a dynamic and fast-paced team and the main challenge will be to develop and lead the digital communications strategy, ensuring that effective use is made of a range of digital platforms. This sounds like a very interesting role and one that somebody creative could make their own.
The advertisement goes on to say that the role will include the management of a small team, the ability to post engaging content across multiple social platforms, and the responsibility for ensuring that the royal family has a positive and appealing online presence. Any potential candidates must have a wealth of varied digital experience, which should include familiarity with high-profile websites, and they must be able to stay up to date with any tactical content trends and ensure that all digital channels are being utilised in the most effective and efficient manner possible.
If you are the lucky person who lands this job, not only will you gain the prestige that comes with being the social mouthpiece for royalty but also you will receive some great perks, which will include free lunches; good benefits, such as the pension scheme; and a whopping 33 days holiday. Your working day would not be that bad either; according to the job listing, you will only be working.
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