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The Queen Is Hiring a New Head of Digital Engagement and the Perks Are Incredible

Could you manage Her Majesty's Snapchat?


    If you're a social media whiz with a keen interest in the royal family, then you might be in luck. Queen Elizabeth is currently advertizing for a new member of staff, and if you're confident with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat, that person could be you.

    The Royal Household's Head of Digital Engagement position is currently listed on LinkedIn. According to The New York Times, the salary is around £50,000, which equates to approximately $67,000 per annum. And that's not all. The position carries a number of covetable benefits, including free lunches, 33 vacation days per year, and access to training and development.

    As the ad explains, "It's about never standing still and 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."

    The palace is looking for someone "with experience of managing and editing high profile websites, social media and other digital formats."


    They describe the ideal candidate as being "an expert in your field, looking for a new environment and challenge for the next step in your career." Most importantly, "The role of Royal Communications is to engage a worldwide audience with the public role and work of The Royal Family."

    So if you're ready to take control of Her Majesty's Instagram account, you should most definitely apply. As the application reveals, "Whether you're 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." Talk about a dream job!


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