Feb 14, 2017
The Royal Household website has advertised a new role where you will be Tweeting for the Queen! They're looking for someone that will be able to “manage and oversee the daily news flow on digital and social networking platforms, as well as play a key part in some of the digital projects”. Paying £30,000, this is a maternity cover role. Holding the title of Royal Communications you will be "covering a state visit, award ceremony or Royal engagement, you'll make sure our digital channels consistently spark interest and reach a range of audiences." Within the job description it is stated that you need these skills: Educated to degree level with previous experience of managing websites and delivering successful digital communications and projects, preferably in a high profile environment, you're the expert we need. With experience of creating and publishing digital and social media content, you'll be confident using a range of content management systems, social media platforms and analytics tools. What's more, you'll know how to maximise their benefits and minimise risks. Holding supervisory experience, you'll know how to motivate and develop others. Abreast of the latest digital communication developments, you'll put forward and support new ideas to increase our presence on social platforms. Innovative and with creative flair, you'll also have accurate and compelling written and editorial skills, with expertise in designing digital content for different audience groups, purpose and formats. You'll need good photography skills with experience producing live social media content, and video production skills would also be highly desirable. With initiative and a flexible approach, you'll be comfortable managing a varied proactive and reactive workload. Your excellent planning skills, and ability to quickly respond to changing priorities, mean that you're able to deliver in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment. A natural communicator with a genuine user focus, you're self-assured liaising effectively with a broad spectrum of people on a daily basis. And you'll enjoy working within a small, supportive team. Do you think this could be you? Do you have a the boxes ticked? Then you could be looking forward to a comprehensive benefits package, including a 15% employer contribution pension scheme (after 6 months), 33 days annual leave, including bank holidays, and access to training and development to support your continuous professional development. One thinks working for the Royal family all be it to cover someones maternity will look quite impressive on your CV upon looking for one's next role.