Want to Be the Queen’s Social Media Manager? She’s Hiring

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Does this mean the queen will eventually post her first Instagram selfie?

Queen Elizabeth II has inherited some extraordinary pieces of jewellery Image GETTY
Queen Elizabeth II has inherited some extraordinary pieces of jewellery Image GETTY
  • Queen Elizabeth II is embracing the social media era by hiring a digital communications officer, according to the official online job posting.
  • The full-time (37.5 hours a week) social media-focused role pays at least $38,000 (£30,000) depending on experience, includes benefits, and is based out of Buckingham Palace.
  • Part of the job description reads: “You’ll create content for social networking and digital platforms, including our newly launched website, as well as researching and writing feature articles.”

Queen Elizabeth II visits Hauser Wirth on March in Bruton Somerset England Toby Melville WPA Pool Getty Images
Queen Elizabeth II visits Hauser Wirth on March in Bruton Somerset England Toby Melville WPA Pool Getty Images

If you have a knack for snapping the perfect grid-worthy Instagram, creating witty Tweets, boosting engagement on Facebook posts, and you love the royals, then perhaps you’ll be a good fit to work for the Queen of the United Kingdom.

Queen Elizabeth II is looking to step up her social media game with the help of a witty digital communications officer, whose future office would be located at one highly desirable geotag: Buckingham Palace.

Royal wedding Queen Elizabeth II did not attend Lord Fredericks wedding in 2009 Image GETTY
Royal wedding Queen Elizabeth II did not attend Lord Fredericks wedding in 2009 Image GETTY

So what exactly makes someone qualified to join the queen’s payroll?

According to the official job posting, there are a few standard requirements including a college degree, previous experience managing websites and digital projects, and using various content management systems, social media platforms, and analytics tools.

In addition to knowing how to create content appealing to the queen’s target demographic, your photography skills should be top notch. You’ll also need to be comfortable working with a high-profile figure, be “innovative and with creative flair,” and be ready to join a “fast-paced and dynamic team.”

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